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  • El Condado interviene en una demanda relacionada con el censo

    Logro es proteger el principio de que los residentes indocumentados son “personas” bajo la Constitución   CONDADO DE SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA. El Condado de Santa Clara solicitó la semana pasada autorización para intervenir en una demanda federal a fin de defender la práctica establecida de la Oficina del Censo de...
  • “Civil Rights Advocates Urge Public to Comment on 2020 Census”

    Mark Hedin Special to El Observador Civil rights leaders joined census policy experts July 17 in an urgent plea, particularly to communities of color, for a show of public activism and force to derail a fast-moving Trump administration effort to officially ignore them. The fight begins by taking full advantage of a narrow...
  • Head-to-Toe: Backpack Day Coming to Sunnyvale

    $150,000 Raised to Provide Low-Income Students with School Supplies and Shoes   Sunnyvale Community Services SUNNYVALE, CA – The Sares Regis Group of Northern California (SRGNC) Education and Community Foundation, in partnership with Hunter Storm and other partners of the CityLine Sunnyvale project have raised $150,000 from the firm’s...
  • Into the Outdoors

    Bay Area Wilderness Training Supports Young People’s Curiosity of the Outdoors Arturo Hilario El Observador In this marvel of a land called the Bay Area, there is treasures in the environment surrounding our diverse natural landscape. These treasures are the outdoor experiences themselves, found by people everyday in hikes,...
  • Mexico blasts US for separating migrant families

    EFE Mexico City – The United States immigration policy of separating migrants’ children from their parents violates human rights, Mexico’s foreign secretary said Tuesday. “I wish, on behalf of the government and people of Mexico, to express our most categorical and energetic condemnation of this cruel and inhumane policy,”...
  • State AGs Slam Congress’ Attempts to Gut Predatory-Lending Laws

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Attorneys General from 20 states, including California’s Xavier Becerra, have signed a letter to Congress, slamming two bills that would gut current state laws meant to protect people from predatory lenders. HR 3299 and HR 4439 would clear the way for payday lenders...
  • Grupos laborales se unen luego de la sentencia SCOTUS

    Trimmel Gomes/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Dado que Florida ya es un estado con “derechos laborales”, no le impactó este miércoles el fallo de la Suprema Corte, el cual establece que los trabajadores de gobierno no pueden ser obligados a pagarle cuotas a los sindicatos que...
  • County of Santa Clara Approves $25 million in First-time Homebuyer Assistance

    Office of Santa Clara County   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $25 million of 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond funds (Measure A) to finance a new, first-time homebuyer down payment loan program. Through a partnership between the County’s Office of...
  • Two California Communities Rank in Top Ten for Livability


    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two California communities scored very high on the new 2018 AARP Livability Index. San Francisco lost points for high housing costs, but still scored number one in the nation as a “livable” large city, for its cultural events, walkable neighborhoods, and...