At the heart of the debate is a proposed development on an empty lot near the Suburban Park neighborhood that would create affordable housing with priority for teachers and staff in the Ravenswood City School District.
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Staggering health, social, and economic disparities have plagued Vietnamese Americans for decades, both in Santa Clara County and across the United States.
When Geralyn Vasquez’s 24-year-old son, Jacob, came home for Thanksgiving last year, he bought some Xanax from his local dealer, a former high school classmate known as “Chase.” Jacob, who has a history of ADHD and anxiety, occasionally self-medicated with Xanax to relieve his nerves. On Friday, November 27, 2020, Jacob took a Xanax before
Project WeHOPE’s ‘Dignity on Wheels’ teams drive specialized trailers with mobile shower and laundry units to locations across the South Bay to provide a critical service for people living on the streets.
As students across the nation grapple with the challenges of a virtual semester, the University of California is considering expanding its definition of basic needs beyond minimal food and shelter.
The San Diego-based investment company Debt Acquisition Company of America gained control over the land’s development rights through their work helping the property transition from bankruptcy to foreclosure after its former owners, Sargent Ranch LLC, put it up for auction. In 2016, DACA proposed a sand and gravel mining quarry on approximately 320 acres of the land for the next 30 years. There is a plan to work towards restoring the land once the project is completed.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY — Vacancies and turnover is a growing problem for mental health workers in Santa Clara County. In October, workers launched a labor strike to try and achieve better working conditions. The union has since entered into mediation with the county.
SAN JOSE – After finding that existing programs were not adequately serving adults with the most severe forms of mental illness, Santa Clara County is expanding intensive mental health services for adults.
Local health officials scramble to alert, assist medically vulnerable residents during PG&E blackouts
PALO ALTO – Amid a new wave of preemptive power shutoffs by PG&E, San Mateo and Santa Clara County health officials are working to ensure those who depend on electric-powered medical devices know of and are prepared for the blackouts.
When President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, backpedaling on a commitment to join 195 other nations in taking on climate change, Santa Clara County launched a campaign to rebuild that commitment — one local government at a time.
SAN JOSE – The relocation effort drew spectators. Everyone from former students to retired staff waited from behind caution tape as the house was towed — squeezing between trees and rolling over lawns.
PALO ALTO — Voters across the Peninsula took to the polls to cast their votes on a number of local races and propositions Tuesday.