Milestones: Little Things Cost A Lot (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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Is it our imagination or is Santa Clara going broke? When payrolls climb by millions and revenues remain virtually the same, there is only one outcome. Our budget goes upside down. The Council’s only alternative to date is to raise taxes, fees and charges for all City services. The cost of most everything will now cost us more. “Wait” you say. “What happened to our $50 million...

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The Father Factor

  • The Santa Clara Weekly
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Father’s Day is a day to celebrate dads and thank them for all the things they do for us — big and small. Here are a few facts about dads in America and how we celebrate them.   Fathers By The Numbers There were more than 70.1 million fathers in the United States in 2008, according to census data. According to the Pew Research Center, fathers are more involved at home than...

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Work Daze: New Kid in Town

  • By Bob Goldman
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It's your first day at a new job. What do you think about? If it's you, you think about how long it will take before you reach your last day at your new job. But I'm talking about normal people. Normal people want to do their best from Day One, so they can grow and learn and have long and fulfilling careers. Or so I learned from Julia Malacoff in her recent post on glassdoor.com. Titled "8...

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Police Report

Police Report: June 3 – June 9

  • Submitted by the Santa Clara 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

  • The Santa Clara Weekly
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Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, June 14 Community Meeting on Commercial Cannabis Regulations Update: City Hall Council Chambers. 6-8 p.m. http://santaclaraca.gov/cannabis   Friday, June 15 Concert in the Park Featuring The Megatones: Central Park Pavilion/ 6:30-8 p.m.   Saturday, June 16 Montage Studio Showcase: Prospect High School Theater—18900 Prospect...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of June 13th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 14, 1918) *Patriotic Celebration of Independence Day by Santa Clara District War Work Council to be Great Event: Program of Novel Features Being Planned Under Direction of Postmaster Charles D. South *Invitation to Organizations to Participate in Patriotic Program Which Will Include Parade of Allied Nations, an...

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Milestones: A Rhyme In Time (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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Day time, night time, what does our City offer? Golden parachutes for managers, proffered to prosper. Payrolls like rockets reaching high to the sky, Leaving holes in our budget and draining us dry. With 70 employees making an astounding $300 grand, Our rock-like reserves reduced to quivering sand. “Whoa!” we bemoan at the outflow of cash, “They’re spending like...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of June 6th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 7, 1918) *Allies to Take Part in Fourth of July Event: Santa Clara War Work Council Follows President Wilson's Suggestion: This Year's  Santa Clara Patriotic Celebration and Parade Will Include Foreign Born Citizens and Sons and Daughters of Foreign Born Citizens *Social Problem Agencies Plan Convention: ...

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WORK DAZE: Not Working From Home

  • By Bob Goldman
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Do you hate leaving home every morning to go to work? Do you wish there was a way to avoid going to work, other than doing so little of it that you are eventually fired? Luckily for you, there is a solution. Instead of you traveling to your work, have your work travel to you. According to a recent article in forbes.com, "7 Things To Know If You Want To Work from Home," a 2016 Gallop...

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Police Report

Police Report: May 27 – June 2

  • Submitted by the Santa Clara 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 includes...

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