Milestones – It’s Not Their Money… (OPINION)

  • By Miles H. Barber, Publisher
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City Council leadership of Santa Clara is chipping away the financial foundations of our City. The actions of a corrupt and cunning cast of misfits is costing our City the much sought-after prize of…solvency! With the appointment of Lisa Gillmor as Mayor and the departure of our cash creator and project visionary, City Manager Julio Fuentes, Santa Clara has been heading South. Fuentes...

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Work Daze

Three Myths About Advanced Placement (AP) Classes

  • By Korin Wheaton
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"You have to take five AP classes a year if you want to go to a good college.”  As a sophomore at Wilcox High School, I hear something like this constantly from my worried friends. Many of my peers are stressed with the AP class workload and the high costs associated with taking AP tests. They memorize material at a hectic pace for multiple choice tests. It’s the ultimate “teach to the...

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National Teacher Day

  • By Senator Bill Monning
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As we enter the month of May and children draw near to the end of their academic year, I hope we can all take a moment to reflect on the importance of our teachers and the vital role they play in shaping our nation’s youth.  Tuesday, May 8th is National Teacher Day and serves as an opportunity for all of us to thank and honor all educators. The origins of National Teacher Day began in 1944,...

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Opportunity To Remain For The Time Being

  • By Atoosa Savarnejad
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“Don’t take away opportunity!” That was the resounding cry of half a dozen attendees at the Santa Clara Unified School District’s board meeting on April 26. The board was considering an agenda item on changes to the support structure for 2018-2019 school year, which included eliminating the existing Opportunity classroom at Peterson Middle School. “The decision to shut down...

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Police Report

Police Report

  • Submitted by Santa Clara PD
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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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Work Daze: AI & U

  • By Bob Goldman
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Companies are trying something new: artificial intelligence. Sound scary? It is. But you have to admit, it's better for management to actually have some intelligence, even if it is artificial. Or is it? According to "What's on Your Mind? Bosses Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Find Out," a recent article by Imani Moise in The Wall Street Journal, "Human-resource departments are...

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Santa Clara this Week

  • By The Santa Clara Weekly
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 Weekly Events Calendar Thursday, May 3 Thursday Night Pizza and Ink: Illusive Comics & Games—1270 Franklin Mall, Santa Clara. 6:30-8 p.m. Please bring: pencil, pen (black), a ruler, and sketch book with blank white paper inside.   Friday, May 4 Star Wars Day: Central Park Library. 3:30-4:30 p.m.   Saturday, May 5 Inclusive Makerspace: Central Park...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
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Week of May 2nd Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 3, 1918) *Santa Clara Will Double Liberty Loan Allotment: May Earn Blue Star on Honor Flag *S.E.S. Spends $500 for Liberty Bonds *Benefit at Victory Theater May 8th for 62nd Infantry Stationed at Camp Fremont *Noted Orator, Dr. Newell Dwight Hillis, to Lecture on War at Victory Theater *California Governor...

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