Santa Clara County

A homeless encampment near the Guadalupe River in San Jose on June 3, 2019.
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Matt Bigler
August 13, 2019 - 9:14 am
Santa Clara County officials are considering a proposal to build more housing for the homeless on unused county land.
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A Persimmon Orchard at Montague Expressway and Seely Avenue in San Jose
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Carrie Hodousek
July 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Agriculture officials are launching an eradication campaign after an invasive species was found in Palo Alto. Two peach fruit flies were found and trapped in residential neighborhoods in recent weeks.
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People walk by Hoover Tower on the Stanford University campus on March 12, 2019 in Stanford, California.
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Jennifer Hodges
May 29, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Stanford University officials should revamp their expansion plans, according to Santa Clara County officials who told the university to build much more housing than was initially proposed.
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Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara
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Mike Colgan
May 21, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The Santa Clara County assessor has thrown the red challenge flag out against the San Francisco 49ers over the team's $36 million property tax refund.
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Matt Bigler
May 17, 2019 - 10:38 am
San Jose's homeless population is growing.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California State Capitol on March 13, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
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Margie Shafer
May 17, 2019 - 6:37 am
Alameda, San Francisco and Santa Clara counties will be part of a single-purchaser system, launched by Newsom when he took office, that will sit together at the bargaining table to negotiate reduce drug prices from pharmaceutical companies.
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Caltrain
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Melissa Culross
May 14, 2019 - 10:42 am
Caltrain's governing board may ask voters to consider a sales tax to fund the agency's future growth as ridership numbers increase.
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Harald Vaernes, operations manager at Christopher Ranch, pulls out a clove of garlic in Gilroy, Calif., on January 9, 2019.
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Matt Bigler
May 13, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Higher water prices are in the pipeline for South Bay farmers as the Santa Clara County Water District may reduce the subsidies that have kept their prices significantly below market rate.
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Santa Clara County firefighters responded to a vegetation fire in San Jose in September 2018.
Santa Clara County Fire Department
Megan Goldsby
April 17, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Santa Clara County’s Fire Department is asking for more help from the county government to prevent fires, including hiring people, staffing a wildfire management team, and purchasing helicopters.
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A sign for voters outside of a California polling location.
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Mike Colgan
April 11, 2019 - 11:10 am
Voters in Santa Clara county will no longer be able to cast ballots at neighborhood polling places.
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