Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber Publisher
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Our City Council has voted to enforce a weekday curfew that limits stadium events to 10 p.m. Yet they have granted more than 20 exceptions to Great America to operate past 10 p.m. on weeknights and weekends. This double standard is argued to be ‘different strokes for different folks’ because Great America doesn’t produce as much noise. So it is a case of apple and oranges. We would...

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Police Report

Police Report

  • Submitted by Santa Clara PD
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The Police Blotter highlights a partial list of incidents in the city and is distributed on a weekly basis. The Blotter provides the date, time, approximate location, a narrative summary of the incident, case number and the most serious arrest charge.  Meanwhile, the Arrest Log provides a timely, chronological summary of all of the arrests made by the Santa Clara Police Department. It...

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Work Daze

Santa Clara Police Department Awarded a California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant

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Santa Clara Police Chief Mike Sellers announced last week that the Santa Clara Police Department was awarded a $79,120 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. The grant funds will be used to reduce the number of alcoholic beverage sales to minors, obviously intoxicated patrons, illegal solicitations of alcohol and other criminal activities...

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Santa Clara Around Town

Santa Clara this Week

  • By the Editorial Board
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Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, September 7 Community Meeting for Proposal at 1375 El Camino Real: Santa Clara Senior Center Room 222—1303 Fremont St., Santa Clara. 7 p.m. Cory Kusich: 408-985-6022 Friday, September 8 Pour for Paws: Big Dog Vineyards—4545 Felter Rd., Milpitas. 6-9 p.m. Humans and dogs are welcome. Tickets: $100....

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Looking Back

Looking Back

  • By the Editorial Board
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Looking Back September 6, 2017 Week of September 6th Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (September 7, 1917) Fred A. Birge Will Manage Fresno Bank of Italy: His Successful Management of Local Santa Clara Branch Leads to Promotion to Big 'Raisin City' Branch Red Cross Holds Mass Meeting Camp Fremont Will Remain Patriotic Farewell for Drafted Men of County: Appropriate...

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Work Daze

An Effort to Diffuse Misunderstandings

  • By The Editorial Board
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The Aug. 24 Stadium Authority Meeting was one for the books. In a seven-hour meeting with many contentious topics on the agenda, statements were made that might have slipped past unnoticed. After Santa Clara Police Chief Mike Sellers’ broadside to the Stadium Authority, Stadium Authority/Council Member Teresa O'Neill followed with a scolding response. Along the way in her long retort,...

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Work Daze

Work Daze – Quitting Time

  • By Bob Goldman
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Ding! Dong! Ding! Dong! Those are sounds you hear every working day. They're the chimes of your own personal Big Ben, telling you it's time to quit a job you hate. But how do you know when it's time to quit a job you like? This is not so obvious; especially if the job you like comes with a paycheck you absolutely love. Like it or hate it, making the decision to quit a job is never easy....

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