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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,...
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    Declaraciones de Pelosi sobre los planes de deportaciones masivas 
del Presidente Trump

    San Francisco – La Líder Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes Nancy Pelosi hizo esta semana las siguientes declaraciones sobre los memorandos del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional subrayando la implementación de las leyes migratorias bajo la Administración de Trump que llaman por las deportaciones masivas y que disminuyen el...
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    Dealing With Unsanitary Floodwaters

    Santa Clara County Health Officer Statement Regarding Potential Risks in Coming in Contact With Floodwaters   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. After the flooding incidents throughout the South Bay, Dr. Sara Cody, Santa Clara County Health Officer, provides the following information for people living in areas that are flooding. Specifically, contact...
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    NEW REPORT SHOWS THE IMPORTANCE OF WALKING

    Also highlighted are safety risks and offers recommendations for improving safety Santa Clara County, CA: A report released February 15th shows the connection between walking and health, environmental, and community benefits. The Walking for a Healthier Santa Clara County report, released by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department...
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    County Against Mass Deportations

    County Board Votes Unanimously to Plan Expanding Legal Representation Mass Deportation Victims  Santa Clara County, CA—On December 6th the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to direct Administration to come back with a plan to provide community outreach and legal representation to victims of mass deportation at its...
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    County of Santa Clara 12th Annual BHW

    The Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the Consulate General of México in San José have partnered to co-sponsor Santa Clara County’s 12th Annual Binational Health Week (BHW). The series of health education and health promotion events includes workshops, fairs and screenings with community-based organizations and volunteers, to...