Milestones (OPINION)

  • By Miles H Barber, Publisher
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In an abrupt, delicate, complimentary and unexpected letter, City Clerk Rod Diridon Jr., submitted his resignation as Santa Clara City Clerk Tuesday night. Diridon has been one of the brightest members of Santa Clara City staff for years. His work has been recognized by his peers from other California cities who have acknowleged him with the highest honors and awards. While he has been...

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Police Report

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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Work Daze

Planning Commission Resignation Letter

  • Brandon Reinhardt
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Dear Madam Mayor and City Council, I hereby submit my formal resignation from the Planning Commission effective immediately.  While I have been fortunate enough to live in Santa Clara County for a majority of my life, I can sadly no longer afford to do so.  My family has decided to relocate to the Greater Sacramento Area.  This is indeed an unfortunate case as I am a fourth-generation...

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Work Daze: When You and Your Work Are Not Working Out

  • By Bob Goldman
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Ding-Dong! Ding-Dong! That's the sound of the bell ringing in your head. Yes, you frequently hear strange sounds at work: the rattle of chains, ghostly screams, not to mention the constant sniggering as you walk through the cube farm, but this bell is different. This is the bell that rings when you finally decide to throw off that cloak of misery and passivity and actually do something to...

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Santa Clara this Week

  • By The Santa Clara Weekly
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Thursday, February 8 SCU Presents’ Images: SCU’s Mayer Theater. Runs Feb.8 - 11. Tickets: $10-20. http://scupresents.org/performances/dance-images-2018 Radical Imaginations: Jazz and Justice-panel conversation: de Saisset Museum—500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. 4-6:30 p.m. This event is FREE, but RSVP requested. https://lwcal.scu.edu/cas/#!view/event/event_id/56609   Friday,...

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Looking Back

  • Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara)
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Looking Back February 2018   Week of February 7th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 8, 1918) *City Reduces Electric Rate for Pacific Manufacturing Company Mill *Squeak, Squeak, Squeak -- Advertising in the 'Santa Clara News' is a Powerful Tool for Businesses: Stand by Businessmen in Your Home Town: Spend Your Money Here *Business is Good and Getting...

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