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.

Santa Clara County Releases Landmark Report on Stanford University Expansion

The final environment report on the school’s 20-year expansion plans, the largest project ever reviewed by the county, is now available online.

Election 2018: San Jose Councilman Battles SJUSD Trustee for County’s D4 Seat

The race for county supervisor pits a trustee of the South Bay’s largest school district against a councilman of Silicon Valley’s largest city.

Santa Clara County Considers Proposal for $222 Million Youth Psychiatric Inpatient Hospital

Santa Clara County is debating whether to create a new behavioral health center that offers psychiatric services for children and teens.

Santa Clara County Wants a Closer Look at Sheriff Laurie Smith’s Overtime Spending

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has far exceeded its overtime budget in the past six years, according to a newly published audit.

Proposed Carve-Out of Homeless Housing Bond Meets Resistance from Silicon Valley Nonprofits

The county will consider setting aside 5 percent of a homeless housing bond for developmentally disabled people who are already housed.

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.

Top Two Sheriff’s Candidates Make Their Case to Voters

Sheriff candidates Laurie Smith and John Hirokawa sat down for no-holds-barred interviews to make their case for the June 5 primary.

Candidates Vie for LGBTQ Support in Bid to Succeed Santa Clara County Supe Ken Yeager

Several people running to replace Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager made their case Thursday for the BAYMEC endorsement.