Milpitas Mayor Eyes 2020 Run for Santa Clara County Supervisor

On the eve of his swearing-in to a second two-year term as Milpitas mayor, Rich Tran is now expanding the scope of his political ambition.

Former SCC Supervisor Susie Wilson, a Trailblazer in Silicon Valley Politics, Dies at 90

Susanne Boothe Wilson, who dedicated her life to public service, died in her San Jose home after a months-long battle with cancer.

Santa Clara County Settles Lawsuit Over Jail Conditions for Physically Disabled Inmates

This marks the second consent decree imposed on the county jail system—the fifth largest in California—since last month.

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.

Op-Ed: Homeless People Should be Housed, Not Warehoused

This new practice at HomeFirst will ultimately raise the sense of personal safety and introduce hope as a common practice.

Campaign to Recall Aaron Persky Shifts Focus to Political Activism

Stanford professor Michele Dauber has carried the momentum from a high-profile judicial recall campaign into local activism.

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.

Investigation Launched at Juvenile Hall after Counselor Accused of Breaking Teen’s Arm

A single mother of five is looking for answers after a counselor allegedly broke her son’s arm while trying to break up a fight at Juvenile Hall.