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Nov 02, 2020
San Jose

Expanding gambling to raise revenue — a San Jose ballot measure creates a moral dilemma

Measure H, also known as the Cardroom Tax, would increase the gross revenue tax for Bay 101 Casino and Casino Matrix from 15% to 16.5% while expanding the number of gaming tables. Read More

Oct 29, 2020
San Jose

Santa Cruz triples fines for public health violations over Halloween weekend while also encouraging people to come downtown

A recent change in Santa Cruz County’s status on the state’s tiered reopening list means the downtown area won’t be entirely closed down over Halloween weekend. That doesn't mean cops won't be out enforcing public health and open-container regulations. Read More

Oct 28, 2020
San Jose

Santa Clara County law enforcement vows to keep the vote safe from possible election crimes

Polling sites and drop boxes are popping up across the state ahead of Election Day, and Santa Clara County officials are taking steps to ensure safety from things like fraud and voter intimidation with vows from law enforcement. Read More

Oct 26, 2020
San Jose

Haunted car wash, Day of the Dead drive-through offer coronavirus-appropriate Halloween alternatives

In a year that has felt like one of more tricks than treats, one car wash has come up with a clever coronavirus-appropriate alternative, in light of health official warnings against trick-or-treating and parties this Halloween. Read More

Oct 24, 2020
San Jose

Milpitas City Council to sue to stop housing project which aims to place homeless people in an area hotel

Milpitas City Council is reportedly set to sue in order to stop a development in its Hillview neighborhood. The project aims to turn a former hotel into 132 apartment units for homeless people, plus supportive services. Read More

Oct 23, 2020
San Jose

Fauci to join Santa Clara County COVID-19 panel next week, bringing together an array of experts

The nation’s leading COVID-19 expert will be in Santa Clara County Oct. 30 to discuss the region’s pandemic response, and he'll be meeting with local leaders about keeping our communities safe. Read More

Oct 23, 2020
San Jose

Later-night dining to be allowed for San Jose restaurants after unexpected crackdown by police

Enforcement of outdoor dining seemed to suddenly change last Saturday, when police visited and shut down a number of restaurants in Pedro Square. San Jose City Council is now set to extend Al Fresco dining hours, as a result. Read More