News

Progress on West Valley Health Clinic!

November 1, 2023

Santa Clara County and the Foothill-De Anza Community College District complete feasibility study to bring a Valley Health Center clinic to the the De Anza Community College campus in Cupertino. A community engagement process is scheduled for late 2023 and early 2024.

Palo Alto interim housing site breaks ground

October 31, 2023

Homekey Palo Alto, an emergency interim shelter, broke ground and when open will serve more than 200 people each year and provide supportive services, including counseling and vocational training. Homekey Palo Alto is partially funded by the County’s “Challenge Grant” program to combat homelessness, a program initiated by County Supervisors Joe Simitian and Otto Lee.

October 2023, Newsletter

October 27, 2023

Read about support for the new Stanford Community Plan, the County's push for mental health parity, support for the "Making Homes Work" program, local events and a Little Joe History.

Supervisors adopt new Stanford Community Plan

October 18, 2023

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted an updated Stanford University Community Plan, 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.