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  • Photo Credit: The Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese

Thank You for Making Day on the Bay 2017 a Huge Success

    Dave Cortese   Before the 8th Annual Day on the Bay slips into memory, I want to take a moment to say thank you to those who organized, produced and supported another successful event. First, I and my staff owe the deepest gratitude to our guests – the nearly 10,000...
  • Arturo Hilario/ Outside Lands/ Cal Bingham

    Outside Lands will celebrate its tenth year with an epic food and drink lineup

    78 RESTAURANTS, 40+ WINERIES, 28 BREWERIES & 8 EXPERIENCES IN TOTAL San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands approaches its tenth year anniversary and reveals a culinary lineup to match its epic celebration. As the very first festival to create a truly gourmet food and drink experience, Outside Lands sets...
  • May Day 2017 in San José, CA began at the Mexican Heritage Plaza on Monday May 1st, 2017. Photo Credit: Arturo Hilario

    May Day Marches Bring Voices Out

    Thousands gather to voice their support for immigrants, workers Arturo Hilario El Observador “May Day” for the year 2017 was unique because it brought all of the anxieties of the first 100 days of the new Trump Administration to the forefront. Immigration, economy, and employment were all key ingredients...
  • 2017 started with wage increases for thousands in the Bay Area. But it's not all great for all.
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    Minimum Wage, Both A Positive and Negative Effect in the Bay Area

    Estephany Haro El Observador Cities across the Bay Area received the year 2017 with an increase on their minimum wage.  This has been a victory for the thousands of minimum wage workers across the Bay Area who have been fighting for an increase. This will be positive for the...
  • Day on the Bay Will Be Packed With Fun Activities, Vital Resources

    Day on the Bay Will Be Packed With Fun Activities

    Office of Dave Cortese This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and the 60th anniversary of Santa Clara County Parks. You can celebrate both by visiting Alviso Marina County Park during our 7th annual Day on the Bay Multicultural Festival. The free event will be 10 a.m. to...
  • Conservation groups sent 105,000 petition signatures to the federal government asking that more waters be designated as critical habitat for the Southern Resident orca. (NOAA)

    Groups Petition for Better Orca Habitat Protections

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service MONTEREY, Calif. – On Monday, a coalition of conservation groups sent more than 105,000 signatures to the National Marine Fisheries Service asking the agency to speed up a plan to expand habitat protections for killer whales. The Southern Resident orca spend their summers in...