Work Daze

Santa Clara Unified Faces $1.5 Billion Worth of Capital Needs, Considering $825 Million Bond Issue

  • By Carolyn Schuk
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Silicon Valley leads the world in generating wealth—it's a valley of the "haves." But its school buildings tell a different story—a valley of the "have nots," so to speak. A visit to many local school districts will reveal overcrowding, temporary classrooms, buildings sorely in need of renovation, and a long list of unfunded maintenance needs. Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD)...

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Work Daze: Work Less. Make More.

  • By Bob Goldman
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Congratulations, thought leader. You have once again proven yourself to be ahead of the curve and ahead of the crowd. It's true. It took University of California professor of management Morten T. Hanson decades of study to come up with his breakthrough idea, but you -- a tenured professor of mismanagement -- knew intuitively that the way to get to the top as fast as possible was to do as...

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Police Report

  • Submitted by SC Police Department
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Sunday, February 11, 2018 Disturbance                                                              Location:  3400 Block of Warburton Avenue Police units responded to the 3400 block of Warburton Avenue on the report of several people fighting on the balcony of the apartment. Upon arrival, officers contacted approximately fifteen...

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Santa Clara this Week

  • By The Santa Clara Weekly
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 Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, February 22 Welcome Back the Bellomy Ladies: Central Park Library—Heritage Pavilion. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Three beautiful portraits of members of the Bellomy family will be unveiled at a reception.   Friday, February 23 The Marshmallow Incident by Sean Mendelson and Katie D’Arcey:  Historic Hoover Theatre—1635 Park Ave., San Jose. Runs...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of February 21st Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 22, 1918) *The Rev. James Falconer Delivers Impressive Farewell Sermon at Santa Clara Presbyterian Church *England's Women Machinists Build Motor Trucks, Buses and Other Vehicles *Praise Kindly Accepted:  San Jose Mercury Herald Compliments Santa Clara News for Its Special February 15th Issue on San...

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Milestones

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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Coming up on February 24 is one of the great events held in Santa Clara. What used to be known as “The Old Bag Lunch” was recast a few years ago as “The Classy Bag Affair.” Apparently the “Old Bag Lunch” name had such appeal, that a firm on the East Coast copywrited the name and wanted $5,000 for its use. The Santa Clara Soroptimist’s Club, sponsors of the lunch, are a...

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Work Daze: Homework 101

  • By Bob Goldman
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There is one good reason why you shouldn't work from home. You will no longer be able to purloin gourmet luncheons from the brown bags of your co-workers. When you work from home, all the moldy, green tuna sandwiches available will be yours. Other than that, there is no limit to the advantages of working from home. There is no dress code. You can work in the nude and no one will...

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Police Report

Police Report

  • Submitted by SC Police Department
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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, February 15 Chamber Music Concert: The Hubbard Quartet: Central Park Library—Redwood Room. 4-5 p.m. The Music Man: Historic Hoover Theater—1635 Park Ave., San Jose. Running Feb. 15-18. Tickets: $10-$15 http://playfulpeople.net/tickets/   Friday, February 16 Lunch at the Senior Center: Santa Clara Senior Center—1303 Fremont St., Santa...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of February 14th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 15, 1918) *City Trustees Issue Building Permits: No Action Taken in Regard to Peninsular Railroad Tracks *For the Honor of our Soldier Boys: For $1 Each, Christian's Jewelry on Franklin Street Producing Plates with Inscription: 'This is the Home of a Soldier Defending the Cause of God and Humanity and...

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