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SV PRIDE Parade & Festival 2015

SV PRIDE Parade & Festival 2015

San jose / CALIFONIA “Looking Forward from 40”; Silicon Valley Pride Brings Parade Back Downtown for Milestone Birthday This year, the San Jose Pride Festival turns 40, and celebrates this milestone birthday and the momentous year in LGBT history...
iTalent Announces Move to San Jose With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

iTalent Announces Move to San Jose With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Renee La Londe, iTalent Founder & CEO, is joined by (L-R) Johnny Khamis (District 10 Councilmember), Mayor Sam Liccardo, and Executive Sponsor of iTalent Fred Walters during the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday August 20th, 2015. Leader in tech consulting...
British Airways Announces Service at San Jose Airport

British Airways Announces Service at San Jose Airport

Nonstop Service Between London and San Jose Begins in May San Jose / CALIFORNIA Mayor Sam Liccardo announced Wednesday that British Airways will begin nonstop daily service from San José International Airport to London Heathrow beginning May 4, 2016....
Anti-Violence Vigil Looks to Gang-Suppression Program

Anti-Violence Vigil Looks to Gang-Suppression Program

Operation Ceasefire combines the efforts of police, prosecutors, public health and social services to target gang violence hotspots Photo credit: Rich Legg/iStock. Suzanne Potter California News Service The community of San Bernardino came together Thursday...
THE IMPACT OF AMERICA BECOMING A NATION OF RENTERS

THE IMPACT OF AMERICA BECOMING A NATION OF RENTERS

Frank Rolfe /Special to El Observador Recent studies show that home ownership is on a path to decline to around 61% of households by 2020, which is the lowest level in half a century.  If current trends continue, America could cross the line into having...
DON’T RUSH SCHOOL SAFETY CAMPAIGN

DON’T RUSH SCHOOL SAFETY CAMPAIGN

Eden Area law enforcement agencies, Alameda County, advocacy groups, and school district officials highlight student safety at and near schools at the beginning of the school year. Castro Valley/CALIFORNIA In recent years, there has been an increasing...
Tech-savvy teachers flock to SCCOE’s EdTech Innovation Summit

Tech-savvy teachers flock to SCCOE’s EdTech Innovation Summit

San Jose / CALIFORNIA 400 educators gathered at Union Middle School August 14th for the Santa Clara County Office of Education’s EdTech Innovation Summit, a day of world-class professional learning designed to help districts discover and share the...
County of Santa Clara Launches California’s First “Pay for Success” Project

County of Santa Clara Launches California’s First “Pay for Success” Project

“Project Welcome Home” will Improve Housing Stability and Supportive Services for the Chronically Homeless SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA The County of Santa Clara, California, the largest community in Silicon Valley is launching California’s first...
Education Assistance For Prisoners

Education Assistance For Prisoners

Washington, DC U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA 29th District) made the following statement, after the U.S. Department of Education announced its new Second Chance Pell Pilot program to allow prisoners to apply for and receive federal Pell Grants: “In...
State Fines Grocers Over Pesticide-Tainted Produce

State Fines Grocers Over Pesticide-Tainted Produce

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation announced a $10,000 fine against a grocer in Los Angeles – part of a larger enforcement action to stop the sales of foreign-grown produce tainted with illegal pesticides. Comment from Charlotte Fadipe,...

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