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San Jose parents strengthen school safety

One San Jose high school is stepping up its safety measures following threats to students last year. Parents,...

Cupertino greenlights housing development at former Vallco mall

After facing cutbacks and years of delays, the largest single housing project in Cupertino’s history has secured its...

Silicon Valley water director harassed colleagues, probe finds

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San Jose preps plan to rework one of its most dangerous roads

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How a San Jose-inspired bill could uncover public records

A successful lawsuit against San Jose and its former mayor brought by San José Spotlight and First Amendment Coalition has inspired a new state bill, SB 908, that would ensure compliance with California's public records law and bolster government transparency across the state. Editor Nick Preciado learns more from Brittney Barsotti of the California News Publishers Association.

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Contractors building a flood wall along Coyote Creek in San Jose.

Op-ed: Valley Water makes progress on reducing flood risk along Coyote Creek

We are pleased to share that Valley Water is making great progress on two projects aimed at reducing flood risk along Coyote Creek in San Jose. For the past several weeks, our agency has been installing flood walls along various sections of the creek. This is a key step in our efforts to help protect homes, schools, businesses, highways and transportation networks in historically flood-prone areas. Because of Valley Water’s work happening at Anderson Dam in Morgan Hill, our agency split the Coyote Creek flood protection efforts into two separate and independent projects. But together they will help protect against...