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June 14, 2024

Santa Clara County seeks to add resources for caregivers

Santa Clara County is moving forward with a series of actions to support family caregivers in response to a recent county survey that found caregivers need more resources.  The county Board of Supervisors accepted staff recommendations and instructed them to create ways to address caregivers'...

Gilroy woman arrested in Hollister following police chase

Hollister Police this week arrested a Gilroy woman who carjacked a victim in San Jose and let officers on a vehicle chase through two counties, authorities said.  About 11:57pm June 5, Hollister Police received an alert for a stolen vehicle on the citywide FLOCK camera...

ISPs pick up slack as federal broadband program ends

The Affordable Connectivity Program, a federal program that provides internet access to low-income families, has ended after Congress failed to reach an agreement to keep funding it. Over 23 million households—including thousands in Santa Clara and San Benito counties—will no longer receive federal subsidies...

Local Scene: Preserve celebrates more access with new bridge

Preserve celebrates more access with new bridge A newly completed bridge over Llagas Creek at Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve in Morgan Hill extends the park’s existing wheelchair-friendly trail and leads visitors to a grassland day use area surrounded by riparian woodlands.  The Santa...

Gilroy DMV office closed for renovations June 19-Sept. 3

The Gilroy Department of Motor Vehicles office will be temporarily closed for renovations from June 19-Sept. 3, the state DMV said in a press release. Upcoming renovations at the office, located at 6984 Automall Parkway, include new flooring and furniture, as well as other improvements.  Until...

Grants from DAs office aim to help disadvantaged youth of color

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said that $60,000 will be awarded to community organizations and groups to aid local disadvantaged youth of color. The grant money will be used to invest in the education and future of children in Santa Clara County, according...

Crews respond to fire at Gilroy recycling facility

Firefighters extinguished a giant pile of cardboard and other materials at a recycling facility in south Gilroy the night of June 3, according to authorities. The Gilroy Fire Department received a call about 8:24pm reporting smoke in the area of Obata Way, Division Chief Gerry...

Three arrested for allegedly helping inmate escape San Benito County Jail

Inmate Daniel Lopez Zavala, who escaped from the San Benito County Jail on May 28, was arrested in San Jose May 29 night following a regional manhunt that lasted nearly two days, authorities said.  The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office has also arrested three people...

Valley Water to host meeting Thursday on Anderson Dam in Morgan Hill

Valley Water, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, is hosting a public meeting in Morgan Hill June 6 to provide updates on the reconstruction of Anderson Dam. Water district officials will be reporting on the impacts of the $1 billion dam project on the environment,...

Heat wave descends on South Valley

The National Weather Service is forecasting a heat wave coming to the Bay Area this week, with the hottest day being Wednesday.  A heat advisory is in effect from Tuesday to Thursday. The East Bay is predicted to have the highest temperatures, reaching the mid...

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