Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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Greeting the New Year is usually with a spirit of optimism. Regardless the tragedy, upset or painful experiences of the past 12 months, turning the calendar page to the New Year offers a fresh approach and outlook on life. This renewal opportunity is not by accident. The New Year has been a celebration dating back thousands of years. The early Romans celebrated New Year’s according to...

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Work Daze: Home for the Holidays

  • By Bob Goldman
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It's good to be home for the holidays, but if you're in your 20s or 30s, it may be far better to be far, far away. Think Tahiti. Think Mozambique. Think St. Paul, Minnesota. Yes, St. Paul, Minnesota. St. Paul is not only an exotic destination, but it is also where Amy Lindgren, the owner of a local career consulting firm, writes the "Working Strategies" column in the St. Paul Pioneer...

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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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Santa Clara This Week

  • By The Santa Clara Weekly
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Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, December 28 Nick’s Kitchen & Vegan Donuts: Normandy House Lounge—30 Washington St, Santa Clara. 6:30-9 p.m. Tickets: http://bit.ly/sbvdnicks. $25 at the door.   Friday, December 29 Central Park Nights with Leomele Hawaiian Dance & Music: Central Park, 969 Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara. 6 p.m. Free event.   Saturday, December...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of December 27th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 28, 1917) *Santa Clara News is 23 Years Old This Week! *Hotel Vendome in San Jose to Hold Costume Carnival on New Year's Eve *Today the Government Seized Control of All Railroads in the Continental United States: Message from President *California Blessed with Much Needed Rainfall on Xmas Day *Many...

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Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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  Have you noticed when organizations or agencies make a bad decision they usually compound it by making another? Santa Clara is certainly not exempt. Because of political posturing and ignoring a threatened lawsuit, our Mayor and Council majority may now spend millions to fix a problem that should not have happened. The 2016 Charter Review Committee was supposed to address...

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Mission City Voices: My Christmas Tree of Life

  • Essay By Carolyn Schuk
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The word "magical" generally makes those of us on cliché patrol reach reflexively for the red pen. Especially when used in close proximity with "Christmas." But clichés are "clichés" for a reason. Their genesis is in the universality of certain human experiences. And one of those experiences is the winter solstice, when dark comes close to devouring light. This works so profoundly on our...

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Work Daze: To Sleep, Perchance to Scheme

  • By Bob Goldman
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It doesn't happen frequently, but every once in a while, science throws us a bone. Like the recently published studies proving that nonfat cottage cheese causes delirium tremors in the pigmy seahorse. (These studies have yet to be replicated with human subjects, but if you want to be part of an experiment, I can hook you up. No pay, but you'll get a sweet 10 percent discount on cottage...

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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, December 21 Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee Meeting: City Hall—Staff Conference Room. 8-9 a.m. All You Can Craft Day!: Central Park Library— Redwood Room. 3-5 p.m. Ages 4+. No registration required. Questions?: 408-615-2916   Friday, December 22 Central Park Nights with Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Dancers: Central Park,...

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