Santa Clara

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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...
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    Santa Clara County National Heritage Area

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR      Board of Supervisors President Dave Cortese initiated the task force which had its third meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. After reviewing all materials received, I decided that this proposal asking the U.S. Congress to designate the County of Santa Clara as a...
  • Senate sends Wieckowski Santa Clara housing bill to Governor

    Senate sends housing bill to Governor

    Sacramento An urgency bill by State Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) to modif y the terms of a land sale between the state Department of General Services and the Santa Clara Housing Authority, was approved with strong bipartisan support in the Senate today. Senate Bill 680 will allow an innovative...
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    New Whole Foods in Santa Clara

    Through food and connecting to local businesses, new site offers many amenities Yvette Licea Special to El Observador Along highway 101, there has been a sign announcing the arrival of Santa Clara’s first Whole Foods Market. Now, the 50,000 square foot store is ready to serve healthy and organic...