Archive for December 2022
One Bay Area county moves into ‘high’ COVID tier, triggering new mask guidelines.
COVID-19 community levels continue to rise across the U.S., with 14% of Americans now living in a region classified in the “high” tier Friday, based on hospitalization and case metrics used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the Bay Area, Santa Clara County became the first in the region to slip back into the…Read More
San Jose gets millions for homeless motels. Where are the rooms?
San Jose has received millions from the state to add hundreds of permanent and temporary homes in an attempt to alleviate homelessness across the city. But progress is slow with only 76 units available so far. As of December, San Jose has received roughly $74 million from a state program to acquire four local motels…Read More
What’s next in San Jose’s hotly-debated council appointment process?
The pursuit to find who will fill two San Jose City Council vacancies is on, and time is short. Councilmembers are tasked with appointing two people to fill the Districts 8 and 10 seats by the end of January. Applications for the seats will open this week, and those appointed will serve until the end of 2024.…Read More