The Communications Office, a division of the City Manager's Office, is the primary hub for media inquiries, coordinating interviews, providing information about City topics, programs, services and events, and conducting news conferences. Our team serves as the connector between the media and the City of Santa Clara in providing responsive communication.
About Santa Clara
City: General media inquiries are handled during office hours between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During regular business hours, contact Director of Communications Lenka Wright, 408-615-5515 or email, or the Communications Office via email.
For urgent matters after hours, call or text the Communications Office at 669-243-8467.
Police: For Santa Clara Police Department media inquiries, contact Police PIO, Captain Wahid Kazem, 408-615-4864 or email.
Fire: For Santa Clara Fire Department media inquiries, contact Fire PIO, Battalion Chief Drew Miller, 408-784-6228 or email.
Electric Utility: For Silicon Valley Power media inquiries, contact Director of Communications
Lenka Wright, 408-615-5515 or email, or
Silicon Valley Power's Public Benefits Program Manager Mary Medeiros McEnroe,
(408) 615-6644, or email.
Logos and Images
The City of Santa Clara, Police Department, Fire Department and Silicon Valley Power logos may not be used without permission. Contact Communications@santaclaraca.gov to request permission to use a logo. Please include a full description of how the logo is to be used.
News releases are archived electronically for 24 months in our News and Stories section.
When the City's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated, the media line (408-615-2181) is also activated as a main phone number, staffed 24/7, for media inquiries regarding significant emergency situations.