• NEGLECT YIELDS DISAPPOINTMENT – CONTINUED IT BECOMES RAGE AND ANGER

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR    The working class of San Jose, CA often refuse to comment about local issues which have been neglected by City of San Jose Administration and its elected officials. On January 1, 2019 the official minimum wage becomes $15 per hour which equates to $31,200...
  • County of Santa Clara Appoints New Parks and Recreation Department Director

    Santa Clara County Public Affairs   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— On Tuesday December 11, the County of Santa Clara announced the appointment of Don Rocha as the new director of the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department. Rocha, who has served as Interim Director since July 2018, joined...
  • Trump Administration Resurrects Work Requirements for SNAP

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service PORTLAND, Ore. — Hunger-fighting groups thought a work requirement for food stamp recipients was dead after it was taken out of the Farm Bill. But the Trump administration has revived it. The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed to undo states’ ability to issue waivers on the...
  • Census confidentiality concerns worry activists

    Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services As the Census Bureau prepares for its 2020 count, concerns about new plans to question respondents about their citizenship status have taken center stage. But now, civil rights activists and others focused on the importance of ensuring a full and accurate tally of everybody...
  • ¡Vamos a Gozar!

    2019 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP JANUARY 7, 2019 / 5PM Levi’s Stadium 4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054 Tickets: levisstadium.com/college-football-playoff/ticket-packages...
  • Calendar 12.28

    Downtown Ice November 16 – January 27 Circle of Palms Plaza 127 S Market St San Jose, CA Free Winter Wonderland November 21 – December 31 Park Avenue 101 Park Ave San Jose, CA www.winterwonderlandsj.com Historic Trolley Ready to Roll for the Holidays November 23 – December 30 Downtown...
  • MY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED RESOLUTIONS FOR 2019 NEW YEARS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Words used to describe who you are matter because they characterize and assign each of us to social and economic levels in this American community. Several communities are marginalized by these categorizations. Curiously, all three words begin with the letter ‘C’: citizenship; corruption, and communication....
  • County of Santa Clara Approves $123 Million for Nine Affordable and Supportive Housing Developments

    Measure A 2016 Affordable Housing Bond funds 19 housing developments in less than two years   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— On Tuesday December 18, the County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors approved $123 million from the Measure A Affordable Housing Bond for nine supportive housing and affordable housing...
  • UNA MUERTE PREVENIBLE

    Por José López Zamorano Para La Red Hispana Las circunstancias de la muerte de la niña Jakelín Amei Rosmery Caal Maqui, de apenas 7 años, son hasta el momento poco claras. Pero lo que debería ser evidente es que el deceso de una pequeña inmigrante indocumentada fue, en gran...