Omar Torres Withdraws Challenge to 22-Year Incumbent in Santa Clara Valley Water District Race

Omar Torres has dropped his challenge to Tony Estremera for the District 6 Santa Clara Valley Water District seat.

150 San Jose Flood Victims Demand Their Day in Court

Some 150 victims of the 2017 Coyote Creek flood are suing San Jose, Santa Clara County and the Santa Clara Valley Water District.

San Jose, Santa Clara Valley Water District Improve Flood Protections in Time for Winter

Since an historic flood in February, San Jose and the water district have spent the past nine months bolstering defenses against future disasters.

More Flood Victims File Claims Against Silicon Valley Agencies

A group of flood victims have filed claims against local agencies that they say failed to protect them from the February flood.

Water District Resists Installing Low-Tech Pumps that Might Have Prevented San Jose Flood

Silicon Valley’s flood protection agency might have prevented the Anderson Dam from overflowing earlier this year, but failed to act.

San Jose City Council Looks to Strengthen Lobbyist Regulations

In a bit to improve transparency, San Jose will consider increasing the frequency of its lobbying reports.

New Emails Show Water District Limited Flow of Information to City Days before San Jose Flood

Newly released emails show the SCV Water District and city were communicating well ahead of the flood. Then the communication ended.