San Benito’s Native Son, Anti-Fracking Activist Robert Rivas, Heads to Sacramento

Bold. That’s how Robert Rivas, newly elected 30th District assemblyman describes himself, his leadership style and his campaign. 

Water District Allocates $1.4 Million to Clear Creekside Homeless Encampments

The Santa Clara Valley Water District says it spent $1.4 million this year on 571 cleanups of creekside camps in San Jose and South County.

Pregnancy Centers Battle to Overturn California Law

The Supreme Court appears poised to strike down part of a California law aimed to curb misleading advertising by anti-abortion clinics.

‘Justice for Stevie’ March Demands Answers in Gilroy Resident’s In-Custody Death

The family of Gilroy resident Steven Juarez and about 100 neighbors and friends took to the South County city’s streets on Saturday.

Gilroy Police Department Rocked by Lurid Sex Scandal Lawsuit

Gilroy police are accused of hosting sex parties and having inappropriate relationships with Police Explorers, according to a former dispatcher.

Escaped Santa Clara County Inmates Still on the Run

Two Santa Clara County inmates who broke out of the Main Jail in San Jose the day before Thanksgiving are still on the lam, authorities said.

Metro Picks up Santa Cruz, South County Newspapers

San Jose Inside’s company parent, Metro, picked up some newspaper siblings this week when it acquired the Gilroy Dispatch, Morgan Hill Times, Hollister Free Lance and Good Times in Santa Cruz.