Santa Clara County Finds 77,300 Previously Unlisted Addresses to Survey for 2020 Census

After budgeting an additional $1 million to ensure a complete count, Santa Clara County has already been gearing up for the 2020 census.

Santa Clara County’s Data-Mining Deal with Palantir Draws Scrutiny From Privacy Advocates

Though Palantir’s work with the county has an altruistic aim, some worry about its role in other controversial law enforcement contracts.

Santa Clara County Supervisors Urged to Consider Housing—Not Parking—for Old City Hall Annex

Plans to convert San Jose’s old City Hall Annex into a parking lot instead of housing for the homeless has drawn the ire of a prominent developer.

Santa Clara County Considers Permanent Prohibition on Pot

While San Jose rakes in $10 million-plus a year in tax revenue from cannabis, Santa Clara County is leaning toward prohibition.

DA Declines to File Charges Against Disgraced Santa Clara Councilman Dominic Caserta

The DA says it won’t file criminal charges against Santa Clara Councilman Dominic Caserta, who resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

‘Slavery Towers’ a Flashpoint in Debate Over Labor Standards, Responsible Development

The 643-unit Silvery Towers climbing 22 stories into the sky from the heart of San Jose have become a monument to unfettered greed.

Public Agencies’ Secret Sexual Harassment Settlements Cost South Bay Taxpayers Millions

While state agencies have undergone a reckoning over sexual harassment, local governments have largely escaped scrutiny—until now.