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Proposed Reduction to Family Subsidy Size Postponed

Proposed Reduction to Family Subsidy Size Postponed

San Jose / California In an effort to begin closing the widening gap between federal housing assistance and skyrocketing rents in Silicon Valley, the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) is raising the maximum monthly rental housing...
Settlement Ends Indefinite Solitary Confinement in California

Settlement Ends Indefinite Solitary Confinement in California

A settlement agreement announced Tuesday ends long-term, indefinite solitary confinement in California prisons. Credit: markrhiggins/iStock Suzanne Potter/ California News Service Up to 2,000 people in solitary confinement will be re-evaluated for release...
Congressman Honda Responds to Inflammatory Comments on Asian Americans

Congressman Honda Responds to Inflammatory Comments on Asian Americans

Silicon Valley /CALIFORNIA On Tuesday Donald Trump offensively parodied Asian negotiators, stating, “Negotiating with Japan, negotiating with China, when these people walk into the room, they don’t say, ‘Oh hello, how’s the weather, so beautiful...
White House Names San Jose A TechHire City

White House Names San Jose A TechHire City

San Jose/CALIFORNIA The White House announced Tuesday that San José has been named a TechHire City, joining nine more cities nationwide that have committed to creating pathways to better, well-paying tech jobs and meeting urgent employer demand. There...
San Jose Tamale Fest 2015

San Jose Tamale Fest 2015

(LEFT)Magdalena Carrasco – Councilmember District 5 (East San José)(RIGHT)Angel Rios Jr. – Director of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (San José) San Jose /CALIFORNIA Thanks to these community leaders for their gracious support...
PG&E’s “Call Before You Dig” Service Highlighted at Day Worker Center

PG&E’s “Call Before You Dig” Service Highlighted at Day Worker Center

Retired Gas Service Rep Rudy Herras explains how to properly examine and report dig sites using PG&E’s free “Call Before You Dig” service. Photo Courtesy: Arturo Hilario. Arturo Hilario / El Observador On Tuesday morning New America Media in partnership...
CHILD ADVOCATES TO LAUNCH “YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE”

CHILD ADVOCATES TO LAUNCH “YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE”

Milpitas / CA Child Advocates of Silicon Valley will launch its “You Can Make A Difference” campaign July 20th to recruit more Latino and male volunteers to work one-on-one with children in the foster care system. Child Advocates recruits, trains...
Local Police Chiefs, Oakland Youth to Discuss Community Relations at Empowerment Forum

Local Police Chiefs, Oakland Youth to Discuss Community Relations at Empowerment Forum

OAKLAND On Thursday Police Chiefs from the City of Oakland, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and the City of San Francisco engaged in a forum with students attending Oakland Leaf’s Peace Camp, a project-based arts and culture summer program...
Deputy Sheriffs’ Association Offers Safety Tips

Deputy Sheriffs’ Association Offers Safety Tips

Don Morrissey /Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of Santa Clara County Deputy sheriffs absolutely hate having to respond to a car crash that has injured anybody; it’s particularly hard when it’s a child who is sobbing and bleeding in the street. It wrings...
Es ahora más fácil hacer una cita con más opciones en su búsqueda

Es ahora más fácil hacer una cita con más opciones en su búsqueda

Nueva herramienta al sistema de citas por Internet le ahorra tiempo a los clientes   Sacramento /CALIFORNIA Los clientes que necesitan hacer una cita por Internet con el Departamento de Vehículos Motorizados de California (DMV) ahora pueden ver las...

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