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.

Anderson Dam Seismic Safety Upgrade Postponed to 2022

The Anderson Dam earthquake-proofing project will take at least two years longer and cost much more than initially planned.

San Jose Dramatically Increases Sweeps of Homeless Camps

San Jose cleared homeless people out of their illegal camps this year at more than 11 times the rate it had in 2013, according to a new report.

Governor Approves $7 Million for Flood Protections in San Jose, Palo Alto, Mountain View

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that will bring up to $7 million for flood control infrastructure in the South Bay. 

San Jose Weighs Resolution Condemning President Trump’s Family Separation Policy

San Jose will consider a resolution Tuesday denouncing the Trump administration’s separation of families at the U.S. border.

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.

‘Hope Village’ for the Homeless Served with Eviction Notice Two Days After Setting Up Camp

Hope Village was meant as an emergency shelter for for homeless people, but police are shutting it down just two days after it opened.

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.

Op-Ed: California WaterFix Ensures Clean, Safe Water for Santa Clara County

Participating in the project means that this county will have a better chance of sustaining its imported water supply in future years.

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.