Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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  Fake news is cheap and in abundant supply. The internet has created a haven for the sensational, insensitive wild claims, half-truths, exaggerations, rumors, accusations and yellow journalism. This year, being an election year, we expect there will be a proliferation of illicit rumors, attacks and gossip. Fake news will be directed at candidates, this newspaper, the Chamber of...

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Santa Clara Officer Recognized for Crisis Intervention

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On April 2, Santa Clara Police Officer Samuel Miceli was recognized at the County Board of Supervisors meeting. Officer Miceli received the Santa Clara Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer of the Year Award for two separate acts in which he facilitated peaceful outcomes to two dangerous situations. On July 29, 2017, he responded to a request for emergency assistance...

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Work Daze

Civics 101: An Equal Number of Senators Per State Is Undemocratic

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As we began the unit on the Legislative Branch, “Mark” asked why California ranks in the bottom of receiving federal funding when we are the most populated state and the 5th LARGEST economy in the world.  “Julie” blurted out the Great Compromise, of course.  I said “Julie is right, remember class, unlike today, politics was the art of compromise.” The Great Compromise was the...

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Work Daze: Leave Me Alone

  • By Bob Goldman
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Ever dream of being stranded on a desert island? There you are, totally alone, in the middle of the ocean, doomed to spend the rest of your days with no human company. Sounds good, doesn't it? Thanks to today's trend of open offices, the constant cacophony of co-workers can make work hell. Equally bad are the desk-side pop-ins from employees who have no qualms about disturbing you. Not...

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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...

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Santa Clara this Week

  • By The Santa Clara Weekly
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Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, April 19 Mission College 10th Annual ECO FAIR: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Questions? email theresa.tran@wvm.edu.   Friday, April 20 Teen Movie & Pizza - Maze Runner: The Death Cure (Grades 7-12): Central Park Library—Redwood Room. 3:30 - 5:45 p.m. Register at sccldeathcure.eventbrite.com.   Saturday, April 21 City-Wide Garage...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of April 18th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 19, 1918) *Task of Many Months Finally Concluded: Merritt Company Secures Lease on Town Owned  Property After Two Month Delay *Patriotic School Men: Santa Clara High School Principal Charles Townsend After Attending Statewide Meeting in Oakland Reports that German Language Will be Barred in California High...

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Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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Fool me once shame on you… An old saying that proves true today. Perhaps more so than any time in recent memory. Santa Clara residents are not immune. If you have followed this column for the past year or so, you have come to expect a few points of lucidity. The Screen Actors Guild would be impressed with the orchestration of the hoax being played upon the residents of our...

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Work Daze

Santa Clara’s Mission College Hosts 10th Annual ECO FAIR on April 19

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The 10th annual ECO FAIR is set for Thursday, April 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Mission College. This popular event, which also celebrates Earth Day, is an opportunity to elevate environmental awareness for students, faculty, alumnus, as well as members of the local community. Held adjacent to Mission College’s new Student Engagement Center, the ECO FAIR will include exhibitors from...

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Work Daze: Power Up

  • By Bob Goldman
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"Many young employees are frustrated when their first jobs land them in powerless positions at the bottom of the organization chart after years of leadership roles in school." So reports The Wall Street Journal reporter Sue Shellenbarger in "How to Gain Power at Work When You Have None." It is understandable that a new hire wants to think of their desk as a trampoline to upper management,...

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