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

  • Submitted by Mission College
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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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Work Daze

Voting Rights Lawsuit To Be Heard April 23

  • By Carolyn Schuk
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Some might think that the apparent formation of a "Yes on A" ballot measure campaign committee and resources being donated to that effort—promoted (paid) Facebook posts, PR services from a national advocacy group—that voter approval is the only thing needed for the Santa Clara City Council's proposed Two Districts/Ranked Choice Single Transferrable Vote proposal to become law. That is far...

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Police Report

Police Report

  • Submitted by the 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 includes...

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Santa Clara this Week

  • By The Santa Clara Weekly
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 Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, April 12 District Elections Public Hearing: Central Park Library. 6 p.m. Questions: 408-615-2210 or communications@santaclaraca.gov   Friday, April 13 Free Friday Night Live Jazz Performance Featuring Charged Particles: Triton Museum. 7:30-9 p.m.   Saturday, April 14 Teen Program - SCHacks 2.0: 24 Hour Hackathon (Grades 9-12):...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of April 11th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 12, 1918) *Taking a Glance Backward: Story of Santa Clara Long Ago: Frank Grant, now 92 and Santa Clara's First Postmaster Remembers When Santa Clara Had Bullfights on Saturday and Sunday Afternoons Followed by Evening Fandangos *Santa Clara and Adjacent Districts Raise Barrel of Money for Third Liberty Bond...

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