Press Releases

Supervisors adopt new Stanford Community Plan

October 18, 2023

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted an updated Stanford University Community Plan Tuesday, effectively approving new policies for governing the University’s future growth. The new Community Plan is the biggest update to the University's growth policies since the County approved the current Plan in 2000, and enhances efforts to address traffic, housing and open space concerns.

New fire truck "expands" local firefighting efforts

October 17, 2023

To improve firefighting efforts and bolster mutual aid resources in the region,the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today approved an agreement between the Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District (Central Fire) and the Los Altos Hills County Fire District (LAHCFD) for the purchase of a new fire truck to replace an older model, which will become LAHCFD’s new reserve engine, and replace the current 20-year-old reserve apparatus.

Supervisors act to improve road safety

October 3, 2023

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors took action to improve road safety for drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists in the North County. The Board approved funding for a Multimodal Feasibility Study that will identify infrastructure improvements to allow bicyclists, pedestrians, and vehicles to safely share the right of way along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard.

Sanborn Park clean up allows a brighter future

September 20, 2023

Sanborn County Park site restoration moves forward with the remediation and clean-up of the former Christensen Nursery, enabling next steps for the Sanborn County Master Plan implementation, which will facilitate in the creation of new campgrounds, trail connections, and other recreational activities for the community.

County funds more all-inclusive playgrounds

September 19, 2023

Children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities will soon have additional options for inclusive and accessible playgrounds throughout Santa Clara County.