2 hrs ago
Palo Alto Weekly
Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools
Palo Alto parent Amy Kacher displays two different EpiPen kits, which enable untrained people to administer the drug Epinephrine in cases of severe allergic reaction.
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6 hrs ago
SJ Volunteers Backstop City In Massive Trash Cleanup Effort
Folks in a San Jose neighborhood who are tired of seeing piles of trash from the homeless are taking matters into their own hands.
10 hrs ago
The Campbell Reporter
Crime and the mentally ill: Courts know how to handle this
Acts of criminal behavior by the mentally ill are reported regularly and often are sensationalized, further stigmatizing people with mental illness.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Lawsuit over Paso Robles basin will be decided in San Jose
Superior Court Judge Jac Crawford on Tuesday approved the transfer to Santa Clara County of one of two lawsuits over the Paso Robles groundwater basin.
The Fresno Bee
Visalia, Tulare men arrested in San Jose armed robbery, kidnapping
Cody Hollinquest, 18, of Visalia was arrested April 17 in Visalia, and Willie Christopher, 24, of Tulare, was arrested in Tulare March 27, according to the San Jose Police Department.
8-Year-Old Girl Killed In Highway 85 Crash Identified
A girl killed in a crash on state Highway 85 in Cupertino that injured three other people Monday has been identified as 8-year-old Megan Yang, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.
City prevails in Milpitas fire union lawsuit over back pay, retiree benefits
In a legal case involving firefighter back pay and retiree benefits, City of Milpitas has claimed victory in a 2013 lawsuit filed by Milpitas' International Association of Firefighters Local 1699.
Homicide Suspected After Man's Body Found On San Jose Street
San Jose police were at the scene Tuesday morning of a suspected homicide after finding the body of a man about a quarter-mile east of state Highway 87, a police spokesman said.
Santa Clara County Looking for Owners of $244K of Unclaimed Money
The Santa Clara County Department of Revenue has published a list of approximately 1,060 people who are potential owners of nearly $244,000 in unclaimed money on deposit with the County.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Pizarro: San Jose State's Wiggsy Sivertsen honored at retirement celebration
Wiggsy Sivertsen spent her 47-year career at San Jose State counseling, cajoling and advocating for the rights of the campus's women, its LGBT community and just about everyone else.
Mountain View Voice
County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather homeless shelter at the Sunnyvale Armory, now being demolished.
San Jose's mayor expresses doubts about deputies patrolling San Jose proposal
San Jose's mayor has his doubts about a proposal to have Santa Clara County deputies help patrol the streets of San Jose.
Homebuilder UCP's major East Coast-to-West Coast growth plans
UCP CEO Dustin Bogue's company is building residential project Fairview at Eagle Ridge in Gilroy.
Courthouse News Service
'The House is Clean ... We're Gonna Spike Him'
A police car dash cam captured Santa Clara deputies plotting to plant drugs in a woman's home after their first illegal search turned up nothing, the woman claims in court.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
3 Arrested For Saratoga Burglary Of Home While Resident Was Napping
At about 8:50 a.m., Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a residential burglary reported in the 15000 Block of Kittridge Road.
Baby found dead in car after father allegedly 'forgot' to take him to babysitter
Neela Debnath is a member of the Independent's Online editorial team. She has an MA in Journalism from Brunel University.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Mercury News editorial: Reject Judge Ritchie, elect Matt Harris
It's rare that an incumbent Santa Clara County Superior Court judge is challenged for re-election.
Beware of Gas Station 'Skimmers' in Santa Cruz County
Area police reported Thursday that many locals are complaining about ATM withdrawals from Southern California that police believe are caused by "skimming" devices at Santa Cruz County gas stations, according to police.
San Jose Mercury News
Pizarro: Rotary PlayGarden breaks ground at San Jose's Guadalupe River Park
It's not often you hear cheers for the development of a grassy spot in a park, but that's what happened on Wednesday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rotary PlayGarden at the Guadalupe River Park.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
No legal need to remove Capitola councilman, city attorney says
Capitola >> The Capitola City Council is not required to remove or censure Councilman Ed Bottorff following his arrest on suspicion of engaging with a prostitute, according to a report released by the city attorney this week.