Author: Carina Woudenberg (Carina Woudenberg)

San Jose: Senior care facilities take steps to protect residents from coronavirus

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb in Santa Clara County, those caring for the most vulnerable residents — senior citizens — are increasingly on edge. Senior home workers in the South Bay are wiping down commonly touched surfaces more frequently and taking inventory of items such as hand sanitizer, masks and gloves....

Amid spiking gun violence, Santa Clara County announces new gun team

Given an increase in gun violence in Santa Clara County, officials on Monday announced a new law enforcement team tasked with removing firearms from people with domestic violence and temporary restraining orders. The county’s Board of Supervisors is expected to approve funding for two members of the special 5-member team at its meeting on Tuesday. Officials held a news conference...

San Jose: Panel decides two Evergreen schools will close this spring

After several weeks of discussion, an Evergreen School District committee tasked with selecting two schools to shutter before the next school year came to a decision during a meeting Wednesday. If the school district’s Board of Trustees approves the selections at its Feb. 13 board meeting, Laurelwood and Dove Hill Elementary schools will officially close after...

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