Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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Perusing through the political problems plaguing our Province is a powerful and practical pastime. Power can be punishing, pushing people out of positions, pretending it is perfect. Perpetrating the positions of power, piece by piece, produces a powerless public. Pungent penetration of the parameters of purposeful pronouncements, puts power in the paws of pathetic people. Playing the...

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Work Daze: Blame It on the Amygdala

  • By Bob Goldman
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Think it takes years of hard work to convince people that you are unlikeable, unreliable and generally untrustworthy? Think again. Meet the amydgala— a fancy-shmancy hunk of brain matter that detects and delivers a neural spoiler within milliseconds. That's what I learned in "The Mistakes You Make in a Meeting's First Milliseconds," a recent Sue Shellenbarger column in The Wall Street...

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Work Daze

We Need to Publicly Finance Campaigns 

  • Column by Dominic Caserta
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One of my favorite units to teach at Santa Clara High School is Elections and Campaigns.  I start the lesson by showing the students the famous quote “Money is the mother’s milk of politics,” by former California Assembly Speaker Jesse Unruh.  I ask my students if they agree.  Overwhelmingly, the students said yes. “Matthew” looked at the past presidential election: a job that...

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Police Report

Police Report

  • Submitted by 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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Santa Clara this Week

  • By The Santa Clara Weekly
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 Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, March 8 TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Open House: St. Justin’s School­—Room 2, 2655 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara. 5:45-6:45 p.m. Questions? Contact Angela at strongspirit04@sbcglobal.net or call Judy at 408-727-7922.   Friday, March 9 Coffee with a Cop: Coffee Factory­—3787 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara. 8-9:30...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of March 7th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 8, 1918) *Santa Clara Facts & Figures: Founding and Growth of Our Historical Town *Santa Clara Provides Superior Inducements for Those Seeking New Home in Golden West: Prices Reasonable: Orchard Land Available *War Work:  Dr. A.E. Osborne Appointed to Santa Clara District of County War Works...

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