Santa Clara

[Santa Clara County] Letter: Region is past a piecemeal approach to housing crisis

Editorial was right in saying plan ‘fails to examine how much responsibility employers … have to participate.’

Blog note: this letter-to-the-editor references a grand jury report on the housing crisis.

The Mercury News hit the nail on the head with your editorial “Good and bad in Bay Area plan for housing crisis” (Dec. 19), analyzing the regional CASA Compact for affordable (and overall) housing.

[Santa Clara County] San Jose pays $500,000 settlement to man shot by police in 2015

Ronald Wood was acting erratically and reportedly tried to pull shotgun from patrol car; attorney argues officer knew weapon wasn’t loaded, should have waited for backup

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report on the subject of officer-involved shootings. The media are clearly referencing grand jury reports as sources.

The San Jose City Council approved a $500,000 settlement Tuesday to a man shot multiple times by police after he reportedly tried to wrest a shotgun from a patrol car in 2015.

[Santa Clara County] Palo Alto backs creation of housing 'subregion'

Group would allow Santa Clara County cities to negotiate with each other and the county on housing obligations

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report.

By a unanimous vote, the Palo Alto City Council approved a resolution that authorizes the city to work with the Cities Association of Santa Clara County to form new housing "subregions" at its Dec. 3, 2018 meeting. Weekly file photo.