• FACEBOOK AND COMMON SENSE

    Shelly Palmer Mark Zuckerberg is founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, the world’s largest population. In reading his op-ed in the Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg: The Internet needs new rules. Let’s start in these four areas, I was struck by its similarities to Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense, which for all...
  • Bailes y preguntas con Los Amigos Invisibles

    Arturo Hilario El Observador A partir de 1991, la banda Los Amigos Invisibles se convirtieron en un nombre familiar en su tierra natal de Venezuela, y desde entonces han realizado giras por todo el mundo creciendo cada ano su número de fanáticos atraídos por su mezcla energética de funk,...
  • ACHIEVING COMMUNITY SAFETY & SECURITY IS A 24/7/365 TEAM EFFORT

    San Jose Police Department Chief Eddie Garcia addressed anxieties of the undocumented community in his op-ed published by Bay Area News Group (S.J. Mercury News, page A8, 04.11.2019). In his very first paragraph, Chief Garcia communicates the fact that an undocumented convicted felon had killed Bambi Larson. Turning this...
  • EARTHTALK Q&A

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Each year upwards of 500 million people in 174 countries celebrate Earth Day, the largest secular holiday in the world. Earth Day is a great reminder for everyone otherwise just going about their daily lives that we should all be doing more to...
  • CLEANER, CHEAPER ELECTRICITY FROM SAN JOSÉ CLEAN ENERGY IS A WIN-WIN FOR OUR FAMILIES HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

    One in eight Santa Clara County residents suffers from asthma. A recent study by Texas A&M University found that 35% of the asthma cases affecting children in Santa Clara County are caused by traffic-related air pollution. The need to transition away from fossil fuels is clear – smog, air...
  • CA LAWMAKERS MOVE MULTIPLE ANIMAL-WELFARE BILLS FORWARD

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A slew of animal protection bills moved forward in the California Legislature this week – including proposals to limit animal abuse, hunting, poisoning and trapping. Senate Bill 580 would force people convicted of such serious crimes as aggravated cruelty, bestiality and hoarding to undergo mental-health evaluation and...
  • KNOW THE SIGNS OF AN IMPOSTOR SCAM WITH HELP FROM YOUR BBB

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau   Have you received a call from someone claiming to be from a government agency? Or perhaps you’ve received a suspicious looking email from a household brand name? Impostor scams occur every day, so it’s important to know what’s real and what’s...
  • CONOZCA LOS SIGNOS DE UNA ESTAFA IMPOSTOR CON LA AYUDA DE SU BBB

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau   ¿Ha recibido una llamada de alguien que dice ser de una agencia gubernamental? ¿O quizás recibiste un correo electrónico sospechoso de un nombre de marca familiar? Estafas impostor ocurren todos los días, por lo que es importante saber lo que es...
  • EDUCATION GROUPS CALL FOR OVERSIGHT OF CALIFORNIA STATE TAX CREDITS

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Education groups are calling for more sunshine in the Golden State, with a bill that demands greater accountability for the billions of dollars of tax breaks California gives to commercial interests. Senate Bill 468 would sunset many business tax credits by 2023...

0