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    ATENCIÓN A LAS PEQUEÑAS EMPRESAS Y SESIÓN INFORMATIVA SOBRE EL PROCESO DE COMPRAS

      ATENCIÓN A LAS PEQUEÑAS EMPRESAS Y SESIÓN INFORMATIVA SOBRE EL PROCESO DE COMPRAS Por la presente se notifica que el Distrito Escolar Elemental de Alum Rock llevará a cabo una sesión informativa sobre el proceso de compras en la cual las pequeñas empresas locales recibirán información importante que...
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    My Banned Words for 2017

    Shelly Palmer Just for fun, here is a list of buzzwords, biz speak, and hipster droppings that should be banned from every business meeting forevermore. In my last banned word rant, I opined about a proleptic conversation that began, Client: “Our Big Data Rock Star ideated a cloud-based, scalable,...
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    La historia de la penicilina

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955) médico bacteriólogo y genio británico, se encontraba en el invierno de 1928 realizando una serie de experimentos científicos que demandaban veinte o más horas al día, en una ocasión que se encontraba  exhausto, se quedó profundamente dormido en su laboratorio....
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    Isabela Moner & “Transformers: The Last Knight”

    A look at the newest robot-vehicle adventure with star Isabela Moner Arturo Hilario El Observador Actress and singer Isabela Moner stars as Izabella in the new film, “Transformers: The Last Knight” and the 15-year old says that the opportunities it has afforded and the experience of making a film...
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    Beyond “Boys” & “Girls”

    How a Local High School’s Restroom Signage Came to Be an Empowering Symbol for Gender Neutrality Todd Miller El Observador When it comes to Pride month, myself and others in the LGBTQ community come to cherish the weeks we can publicly take pride in our identities. It is also...
  • Pride Month celebrates the diversity of the LGBT communities of the world and has its roots in social movements in the 1960's. Photo Credit: Gabe Nuanez

    Origins of Pride Month

    A look at the history that makes Pride Month a time of support, strength and hope Estephany Haro El Observador The month of June is known as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month). It commemorates the LGBT community who is still fighting for equality...
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    Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart Endorses SB 54

    Former U.S. Attorney General Holder Sends Legal Opinion to A.G. Sessions Regarding Policing Bill  LOS ANGELES – The California Values Act, SB  54, by California Senate Leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) picked up important law enforcement endorsements this week from Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck and...
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    Tips for Happy Home Improvement

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Summer’s almost here, and the long days can make you feel like you have extra time on your hands. Maybe the rainy winter damaged your home, or you’re noticing aging parts of your abode that you’d like to renovate. Either way, you’re...
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    San Jose Cooling Centers

    • Almaden Community Center  6445 Camden Ave. San Jose, CA 95120  Phone Number: (408) 268-1133 Hours of Operation: 8am – 8pm Note: Open as cooling center only when temperatures reach mid 90 degrees or higher  • Bascom Community Center  1000 S. Bascom Ave. San Jose, CA 95128  Phone Number:...