County of Santa Clara Celebrates International Women's Day
The County, where more than half of executive leaders identify as female, is committed to advancing diversity and gender equity and fostering an inclusive workplace.
County's Road Maintenance Workers Rise to the Challenge of Relentless Winter Storms
While most of us huddled indoors during the nonstop storms that pummeled the Bay Area from Dec. 26 to Jan. 16, the people who maintain 660 miles of unincorporated Santa Clara County roads and expressways were getting soaked by torrential rain and battered by the wind.
Listening With Compassion
Darcy is an English Labrador Retriever who helps children and families at the Children’s Advocacy Center by offering comfort, support, and a calming sense of safety. With Darcy’s assistance, children can begin to process their anxiety about the traumatic events which have brought them to the CAC.
Love Yurts? Santa Clara County Parks Online Reservation System Makes Camping Reservations Easy
For campers who want to begin the New Year with an experience in nature, a Santa Clara County Parks website now offers a convenient online reservation system to help search and select a campsite tailored to their preferred outdoor activities.
County Brings Improvements to Almaden Expressway-Camden Avenue Intersection
Construction and electrical crews aim to complete a $4.2 million project by June that will improve the intersection of Almaden Expressway and Camden Avenue in San José. The project is funded by Measure B, the 30-year half-cent sales tax approved by county voters in 2016.
New Americans Fellowship Program for Immigrants Offers a Cornerstone for Career Building
The paid 10-week leadership training opportunity – recently expanded beyond DACA recipients – has proven to be a springboard to success for eligible and interested individuals eager to contribute to the community.
Dolores Huerta at Gilroy Library: A ‘Full Circle’ of Inspiration
Popular traveling Smithsonian exhibit – and a personal appearance – showcase Santa Clara County Library District’s ongoing efforts to bring connections and lifelong learning to the community.
County Substance Abuse Program Helps Mothers Recover from Addiction
The Perinatal Substance Abuse Program, the only one of its kind in the county, provides comprehensive services at little to no cost to help mothers and pregnant women get clean from drugs or alcohol and turn their lives around.
Santa Clara County Businesses Donate Nearly 5 Million Pounds of Surplus Food to People in Need Under New State Law
Businesses in Santa Clara County donated nearly 5 million pounds of surplus food to local food recovery organizations during the first half of 2022, showing major progress in implementing a new state law designed to combat climate change and reduce food insecurity by diverting food from landfills.
Clay’s Journey: Foster Care Helps Stray Dog Find a Loving Home
Clay, a stray dog with a bad leg, is living the good life now thanks to a volunteer who fostered him and a loving family who adopted him from the County’s Animal Services Center.
A Welcoming Home in Santa Clara County: Tahmina's Story
Tahmina is one of more than 180 refugees the County of Santa Clara has welcomed from Afghanistan as part of the Operation Allies Welcome program. In 2023, this program is projected to serve an additional 200-250 refugees from Afghanistan.
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