Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager, District 4
Tobacco prevention has been one of my top priorities throughout my time on the Board of Supervisors, including authoring majoring new county ordinances in 2010 and 2014.
The 2010 ordinance imposed stiff fines on retailers who sold tobacco to minors and required all tobacco-selling businesses within the county’s jurisdiction to obtain a license. The 2014 ordinance banned the sale of almost all flavored to..
Bold Action Needed to Combat the Childhood Obesity Crisis
By Ken Yeager Santa Clara County Supervisor, District Four Childhood obesity is a topic that is very important to me as a person and as an elected official. It is not just an issue of concern. It is a crisis, and there is no magic bullet that will serve as a solution. It is a multifaceted, complex issue that will require government, businesses, schools, and parents together.
One in four middle school and high school students in Santa Clara County, ages..
Santa Clara County Is First Nationwide to Have Office of LGBTQ Affairs
By Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager
I am proud to announce that the two full-time positions for the Santa Clara County Office of LGBTQ Affairs have been filled. The new staff includes Maribel Martinez for the position of Manager and Ashley Scarborough for the position of Management Analyst. Maribel has more than eight years of experience as Director of the Associated Students at San Jose State University. Ashley comes to us from the California STD..