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March 3, 2024

Jacob’s Heart has a new home

Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services Family Center ribbon cutting
The doors of the new Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services Family Center were officially opened Thursday during a grand opening ceremony at 567 Auto Center Drive in Watsonville.  Community members joined elected officials, and Chamber of Commerce representatives from Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito...

Vote now through March 5

All voters in Santa Clara County can drop off their March 5 primary election ballot at any ballot dropbox location throughout the county. There are also a total of 104 vote centers open in the county this weekend for the presidential primary election, and...

County seeks resident feedback for proposed supervisorial district maps

Santa Clara County’s 2021 Advisory Redistricting Commission is asking the community to give feedback on Wednesday and Saturday on draft maps of proposed new supervisorial district boundaries.  Residents can review the maps during the virtual meetings at 6:30pm Wednesday or at 2pm Saturday. After every decennial...

LAFCO seeks public input on fire services review

The Santa Clara County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) recently released a draft report for the Countywide Fire Service Review, and will host a series of upcoming public meetings to solicit input, answer questions and provide information.  “The review includes an examination of special districts...

‘Bend the Arc’ grants available for racial justice

Local organizations that are working toward racial equity might be eligible for up to $5,000 from the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office “Bend the Arc” 2022 grant program. The DA’s office will give out a total of $50,000 worth of grants that will aim...

40th anniversary Wildflower Run is March 26

The 40th annual Wildflower Run will take place March 26 at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill and is anticipated to sell out, reaching its maximum capacity of 1,200 runners and walkers. The Morgan Hill branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW)...

Dialysis workers strike includes South County facilities

Tuesday is day two of a strike by more than 500 dialysis caregivers over what they say are unfair labor practices at their clinics. Workers rallied at Fresenius Kidney Care Brentwood Park in Brentwood and at Satellite Healthcare Blossom Valley in San Jose between 11am...

Driver dies in San Martin collision

A 48-year-old man was killed and another man was left with head trauma after a two-vehicle collision Aug. 31 in San Martin.  California Highway Patrol officers responded to the scene at Monterey Road and Highland Avenue at about 1:12pm, according to CHP.  An initial investigation determined...

County and its largest union reach tentative agreement three-year contract

Santa Clara County government’s largest union, Service Employees International Union Local 521, representing more than 12,000 workers, announced July 28 it had reached a tentative agreement on a labor contract providing an effective 13% in wage increases over three years. The announcement came more than...

Gilroy Police arrest Hollister man in relation to shooting

Police arrested a Hollister man on suspicion of shooting a firearm toward several people in Gilroy, authorities said.  The incident happened about 10pm Jan. 20 in the area of the 900 block of Kern Avenue, Gilroy Police said in a recent social media post. Officers...

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