Chuck Carroll

County opens door for first-time homebuyers
Santa Clara County, Video

County opens door for first-time homebuyers

Full House: First-time homebuyer program draws crowd The notoriously high price of existing homes in Santa Clara County has made first-time ownership little more than an ever-fading dream for many households. Among them are social workers from community-based organizations, health care professionals, teachers and school employees, and public employees of the County, cities and other…

Santa Clara County Librarian Wins Intellectual Freedom Award
Santa Clara County, Video

Santa Clara County Librarian Wins Intellectual Freedom Award

Santa Clara County Librarian defends patrons’ privacy rights Santa Clara County Librarian Nancy Howe last weekend accepted the Zoia Horn Intellectual Freedom Award from the California Library Association. The award goes to California people, groups and organizations that have made significant contributions to intellectual freedom. In Howe’s case, she turned down grant funding on behalf…

Santa Clara County, Public Health

Cold Weather Shelters Extend Their Availability by Two Months

For the first time, Santa Clara County’s two main dedicated cold weather shelters will be open for a full six months — up from four months in the past.

  • Jesse in his office at VMC
  • Jesse at the White House
Immigration, Valley Medical Center, Health, Public Health

Aiding immigrants: A Tireless Commitment to the Most Vulnerable

It’s safe to say Jesse Castañeda was the only hospital registration and billing supervisor who was a guest at the White House in 2012 — twice — an honor people who know him say is well-deserved.

August 2022
Santa Clara County