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  • Los activistas de la comunidad se mobilizan a favor de la Medida C y dan pasos para parar la Medida B

    Hay una gran diferencia entre dos iniciativas electorales que se enfrentarán en las elecciones en San José el 5 de junio. El que gane puede tener repercusiones en todo lo asociado con la expansión en la región – desde los embotellamientos de tráfico a la vivienda menos asequible y...
  • District 7: A Fight for the Community

    Maya Esparza is running for District 7 in San Jose and wants you to know why   Arturo Hilario El Observador If you were to ask Maya Esparza what prompted her to run for San Jose’s District 7 council seat in the upcoming June 5th elections, it comes down...
  • Report: Juvenile Probation Should Focus on Help, Not Punishment

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A new report says the current juvenile probation system just doesn’t work – and should be revamped to focus on helping kids rather than punishing them and making them comply with complex rules. The study explored ways of effectively modernizing probation...
  • Ribbon Cutting Celebrates New Story Stations at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

    HHPZ SAN JOSE – Recently Happy Hollow Park & Zoo (HHPZ) revealed five new “story stations” located near benches throughout the park and zoo, providing places for families to learn while relaxing and enjoying books provided by the San José Public Library (SJPL). “The story stations advance the City’s...
  • Common Ground Sought Amid Media, Political Polarization

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. – Three in four Americans believe the inability of people to disagree without being disagreeable has reached a crisis level. That’s according to organizers of the National Week of Conversation, an effort to bring communities together to talk it out. Martin Garnar, dean of the Kraemer...
  • 3rd Annual Concert for Change Benefiting Life Child Mozambique

    Cathedral of Faith SAN JOSE, CA- Cathedral of Faith will host the 3rd annual Concert for Change benefiting Life Child Mozambique on Friday, May 18 from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  Free admission.  The concert will feature performances by bay area music and dance talent including Brother Ig, Jessica Johnson, The Tribe, TURFinc,...
  • California-Mexico Advocacy Day Celebrated in Sacramento

    This year’s theme, “The Students We Share,” focused on binational cooperation on education   Sacramento, CA – Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) and the Select Committee on California-Mexico Cooperation hosted an informational hearing titled “The Students We Share: A Discussion on Expanding Educational Opportunities for Trans-border Students” on Tuesday May 8. ...
  • California Explores New Way to Redevelop Cities, Improve Livability

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SAN JOSE, Calif. – Many California communities are confronting the housing crisis by encouraging higher-density housing near public transportation in ways that also make the area more livable. AARP, the City of San Jose and the Valley Transportation Authority just wrapped up a week-long event...
  • California explora una nueva forma de re-desarrollar sus ciudades y mejorar su habitabilidad

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SAN JOSE, Calif. – La semana pasada se puso en accion, en San Jose, una innovadora manera de re-desarrollar las ciudades mas antiguas, con la organizacion de un evento que reunio a propietarios de inmuebles, desarrolladores, residentes y funcionarios locales para trabajar en un taller...