Author: Lloyd Alaban (Lloyd Alaban)

Grand jury finds Santa Clara County conservators low on morale

Those assigned by the court to manage the affairs of some of Santa Clara County’s most vulnerable are overworked, suffering from low morale and could benefit from better workplace communication, according to a grand jury report. The findings are part of the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury’s review of conservatorships, or guardians appointed by...

South Bay lawmaker, water company donate Thanksgiving gift cards for needy families

Like many of this year’s holiday traditions, Thanksgiving food events, donation stations and canned food drives have taken a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s put a wrench into dozens of free turkey drives this holiday season as charities scramble to figure out socially distanced ways to serve low-income communities and communities of color. And as Silicon...