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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press)

Water District to San Jose’s Anti-Trump Mayor: You Failed

The Santa Clara Valley Water District wrote to anti-Trump San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Tuesday, placing blame squarely on his administration for mismanaging the Coyote Creek flood last month that caught the city by surprise and forced the evacuation of 14,000 residents.

Anderson Reservoir (Tony Avelar / Associated Press)

Silicon Valley’s Key Reservoir May Collapse

A pricey retrofitting project at one of Santa Clara County’s largest dams has been delayed by a full year after engineers discovered nearby “trace faults” that could elevate the risk of the dam’s collapse in the event of a strong earthquake.