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Contagious COVID variant puts Santa Clara County on alert

COVID-19 infections are on the rise in Santa Clara County again, and officials are urging residents to masks up—even in some outdoor settings. In...

Decade of violations documented at Silicon Valley cement plant

A controversial Santa Clara County cement plant has accumulated more than 2,100 violations from different regulatory agencies over the past decade, according to a new...

San Jose animal shelter struggling with cat overflow

Spring is here and cats are birthing kittens throughout San Jose. It’s a source of stress for Jenna Skinner, who says the city’s main...

San Jose nurses rally for more workers, better patient care

Registered nurses and health care workers in San Jose are demanding a hospital owner address staffing shortages and dangerous working conditions. Approximately 145 members...

San Jose city workers must wear masks once again

With concerns about COVID-19 infections on the rise once more, San Jose city workers are required to wear masks for the next two weeks....

San Jose officials tighten water restrictions for new developments

San Jose officials are restricting water use for new developments, but conservationists want to see the city take more aggressive steps. San Jose councilmembers...

COVID vaccine deadline hits Silicon Valley transit workers

Today marks the deadline for VTA employees to get vaccinated for COVID-19 if they want to keep their jobs, and scores of workers still...

Earth Day protesters want San Jose to do more for the planet

With a severe drought and the potential for early wildfires affecting Santa Clara County, Earth Day has protesters rallying to change the way people...

Travelers still masking on flights at San Jose airport

Travelers across the country can now drop their masks in airports, but some flying through San Jose said they’re keeping the protective layer on....

Silicon Valley’s VTA ends COVID-19 mask requirement

VTA is ending the COVID-19 mask requirement on its buses and light rail trains, making it one of the first major Bay Area transit...

Caltrans can’t keep trash out of the bay, Silicon Valley activists say

Environmentalists are concerned Caltrans isn’t doing enough to keep trash from washing off its properties into the San Francisco Bay. The state transportation department...

Valley Water breaks ground on North San Jose flood control project

A new project to reduce flood risks from rising sea levels is underway in North San Jose’s Alviso neighborhood. On Thursday, South Bay officials...

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