Santa Clara County OK’s $123M for 1,000 New Affordable Homes

The Board of Supervisors authorized $123 million in Measure A funds for hundreds of below-market-rate housing units in six local cities.

LAFCO Denies Annexation for South County Catholic School

Morgan Hill officials say the city has no new plans in place following the latest annexation denial, which suspends the project indefinitely.

Santa Clara County to Buy St. Louise, O’Connor Hospitals

Santa Clara County emerged as the sole bidder for O’Connor and Saint Louise hospitals, clearing the way for it to buy the two hospitals.

Santa Clara County Offers to Buy O’Connor, St. Louise Hospitals

The county has offered to buy the local hospitals as part of a bankruptcy reorganization by the facilities’ parent company.

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.

Gavilan College Accused of Racial Bias after Recruiting Violations, Improper Benefits Come to Light

Gavilan College faces charges of racial bias after 17 football players—all but one of them African American—were removed from the team.

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.

San Jose Might Declare ‘Shelter Crisis’ to Protect Homeless

San Jose may open up community centers, libraries and other public buildings as cold weather shelters for thousands of homeless residents.