Despite a depleted police force and rising crime, the council rejected Councilman Ash Kalra’s recommendation to provide neighborhoods with funds to hire private security personnel and deploy other safety measures.
The Mountain View City Council has approved an ordinance to increase the city minimum wage to $10.30 with annual adjustment to inflation, starting July 1, 2015.
Money is pouring into campaigns for and against the citywide Measure M in one of the hottest real estate markets in the country. Measure M is being portrayed as a vote on the future identity of Menlo Park.
The 44th annual Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival took place Oct. 18 and 19 on the coastal community’s Main Street.
With Nov. 15 kick-off for open enrollment via HealthCare.gov fast approaching, Santa Clara County officials are encouraging Latino-American residents to sign up for insurance and to get the health care they need.
Santa Clara County health care professionals are developing new infection control procedures and upgrading protective equipment to prepare in case Ebola were to arise in the area.
Alarmed that several Victorian-era houses have been destroyed or are slated to be demolished to make room for new development, Redwood City officials are exploring ways to protect historic homes in the city.
Stressing the need for a living wage ordinance for its lowest paid employees, San Mateo County’s 5,000 in-home care workers are demanding higher wages and healthcare benefits.
Financial scams in San Mateo County are disproportionately affecting senior citizens, leading to a surge in seniors seeking help from local authorities.