Work Daze: Yakety Yak

  • By Bob Goldman
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Talk is cheap, or so they say. According to Joanne S. Lublin, talk is expensive. Really expensive. Of course, you remember Joann S. Lublin, the careers columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and the person whose job I would definitely have if the world made any sense at all. "Talkaholics Sink Partnership, Presentations -- and Careers" is the latest in the Lublin oeuvre. If you can take a...

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Police Report

Police Report

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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 includes...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of January 17th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 18, 1918) *University of Santa Clara to Hold Dedication Service for Inauguration of Reserve Officer Training Corps Program for U.S. Army *Santa Clara Resident is Relative of the Late William McKinley:  Miss. J. McKinley is Cousin of the Martyred President and Treasurer of the Women's Christian Temperance...

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Bernice “Bea” Panetta September 20, 1936 – January 2, 2018

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Bernice "Bea" Panetta September 20, 1936 - January 2, 2018 Resident of Santa Clara Bea, 81, of Santa Clara, died January 2, 2018, with her family and friends by her side. She was born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, to the late Stephen Sokol and Suzanna Zupko. Bea married the love of her life, Alfred "Al" Panetta in 1955 and relocated to California. Bea started her career at Hewlett-Packard...

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Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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  Virtually everyone is familiar with a budget. Whether you have a detailed accounting system or rely on the back of a napkin, you have a pretty good idea of the funds that come in and the money that goes out each month. And yes, it is not uncommon for many households to have more month than money. Your parents probably had influence on your current method of handling financial...

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No Combat – How it did not happen

  • Essay by Rafael Roman Jimenez
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It is a long, long story, but worth repeating. I am referring to doing my duty for “God and Country” during three major wars—world War II because the Japanese Empire sent an invitation on a silver platter by bombing Pearl harbor. The other, because North Korea wanted to consolidate with the South, but we disagreed because the North was saturated with Communism. VietNam? The salvation of a...

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Ro Khanna: Doing the People’s Business by Finding the Common Ground

  • By Carolyn Schuk
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Many politicians can say little in a lot of words. But it's a rare politician who can say a lot in a few words. Congressman Ro Khanna (D-District 17) is one of them. Recently, he took some time from a jam-packed day to talk with the Weekly.   Elected in 2016, Khanna currently sits on the House Budget and Armed Services committees and is a Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive...

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Santa Clara Property Values Continue to Grow, But Assessor Warns of Inevitable Slowdown and Prop 13’s Growing Inequities

  • By Carolyn Schuk
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Silicon Valley property values grew solidly in 2017—7.4 percent, $31 million, over 2016—Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone reports in the agency's annual report. But Silicon Valley's longtime guru of land use notes a slowdown of the growth in local property value. "This is the second longest post-recession recovery in our history," said Stone. "To expect this to continue doesn't make...

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49er Kyle Nelson Wears JW House Designer Cleats for the Win

  • Story by Diane Andrews
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It was a close game for the out-of-town San Francisco 49ers playing against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Dec. 3, 2017. Maybe it was the designer cleats some of the 49ers sported that gave them the extra oomph for a fourth quarter, three-point field goal, resulting in a 15 to 14 narrow victory over the Bears. For a second year, the 49ers were among other National Football League teams...

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