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    County of Santa Clara Declares October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Community Education and Involvement Encouraged to Prevent Violence and Abuse SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors have proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month to call on the community to help prevent domestic violence and abuse. The County is encouraging participation in...
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    Board President Cortese Supports Bill to Expedite Housing for Homeless

    Santa Clara County would benefit from AB 932, a bill that, if enacted into law, would allow the County to expedite the construction of housing for homeless families and individuals if an emergency is declared. The Bill was introduced by state Assembly Member Phil Ting, who represents areas of...
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    STATE-OF-ART PLAYGROUND OPENS AT HELLYER COUNTY

    PARK SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – Santa Clara County Parks is pleased to announce the opening of a newly constructed, innovative playground at Hellyer County Park. Although the winter floods delayed construction and pushed backed the opening of the new playground from earlier this summer, the playground literally opened...
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    Annual CAASPP results show steady performance for Santa Clara County students

    SCCOE working toward closing the achievement gap SAN JOSE, CA – Results from the third year of the student assessment system known as CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) show that Santa Clara County students continue to outperform their state counterparts. The CAASPP assessments measure student progress from grades...
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    Poets May Now Apply for Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Post

    Selected Poet to Serve from January 2018 through December 2019  SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— On August 16th the County of Santa Clara and Santa Clara County Library District, in partnership with SVCREATES, announced the opening of the application process for selecting the 2018–2019 Santa Clara County Poet Laureate. The...
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    First West Nile Virus Positive Dead Bird Detected in Santa Clara County

    West Nile Virus Season is Off to a Late Start  SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) has confirmed that one American crow has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in the South Bay. The bird was found on August 3rd in...
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    Santa Clara Unified Opens Mission Early College Hight School

    Students Earn a High School Diploma and College Credit SANTA CLARA, CA — Santa Clara Unified School District this week announced the opening of Mission Early College High School (MECHS) for the 2017-2018 school year. MECHS, formerly known as the Mission Middle College program, is a small public school...
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    Martial Cottle Park Set For Spring Celebration

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – There may be no better place to experience over 150-years of agricultural history than Santa Clara County’s Martial Cottle Park. The rich history will be on display at the Martial Cottle Park Spring Celebration Saturday, May 6th from 10am to 3pm. The event will...
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    VTA and 2016 MEASURE B’s SALES TAX REVENUES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR What transportation programs will really be funded and implemented by the 2016 Measure B sales tax revenues which will be managed by the County of Santa Clara’s Valley Transit Authority (VTA)? This 2016 Measure, approved by 72% of those who voted last November 8, 2016,...