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Bay Area Air Quality Alerts: Based on Misleading Data?

For the past 30 years, the Air District has waged a war against wood-burning fireplaces while allowing oil refineries to continue to operate without impunity in the Bay Area.


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Last Sidewalk Saturday of 2022 is on Nov. 26

Sidewalk Saturday unfolded along Third Street in downtown Morgan Hill Saturday. While the outdoor popup retail sale typically draws between 20 and 30 vendors, this event was narrowed down to eight tables as some sellers had spread out to other …


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Christopher High girls basketball looks to pick up where it left off last season: playing with cohesion and winning

Last season, the Christopher High girls basketball team played its best down the stretch, winning its final four league games in impressive fashion and its Central Coast Section playoff opener before losing to a very tough Hillsdale team in the …


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Photo: Tree planting at Sunrise Park

On Nov. 16, the City of Gilroy Parks and Recreation Commission hosted the annual Arbor Day event at Sunrise Park. Twelve trees were planted. The Arbor Day event is part of the criteria for the city to maintain its Tree …


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Photo: Holidays are in the air in Gilroy

The holiday season is beginning to take shape in Gilroy, where the workers pictured here decorate the tree in front of St. Mary’s Parish at the corner of Monterey and First streets. Many festive events are on tap in the …


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Guest View: A profound discussion

On Nov. 12, my wife Lucy and I attended the most powerful and impactful panel discussion ever. The constant theme was the importance of continuing the fight and struggle for social justice, equal rights, dignity and respect for all. The …


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Ex-Chancellor Gets Faculty Post Using Controversial CSU Policy

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo faces backlash over the hiring of former Cal State Chancellor Joseph Castro for a faculty position. Castro resigned the chancellorship in the wake of a scandal over how he handled sexual harassment allegations against a …


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The Silicon Valley Gift Guide

In Northern California’s most populous county, shopping experiences abound. The entire spectrum of the retail experience can be found here. In addition to Northern California’s larger indoor shopping emporium—the Great Mall in Milpitas—other monuments to consumerism blanket the county: outdoor …


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Police Arrest Suspect in Drive-by Shooting at Palo Alto Steak House

A former employee of the steak house at the Stanford Shopping Center, Zachary Michael Ginsberg, 32, of San Jose, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and shooting at an occupied building after allegedly firing at least two rounds that …


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Dead animals spark Gilroy neighbors’ concerns

A growing number of dead and mutilated animals reportedly found within a few blocks in central Gilroy over the past year have residents fearing there may be a serial abuser in the neighborhood. Gilroy Police say that of the few …


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Bonta Aims CA Lawsuits against McDonald’s, Dupont

The defendants in the attorney general’s lawsuits include McDonalds, Dupont and an Indiana school district.


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Cozy Holiday by the Fireplace? Forget It, Says Air Quality District

Wood smoke is the Bay Area's major source of pollution in the winter. One fireplace can pollute a whole neighborhood, air district officials said.


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A Slice of San Jose History on Almaden Road

The ghost of late restaurant critic Joe Izzo walked me from House of Pizza to Sam’s Log Cabin, making Almaden Road a much better place. The history of House of Pizza should be required reading for every politician in this …


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Santa Clara County Educators Fight for Safer Classrooms

As historian Jacques Barzun once wrote, “Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” The underpaid and overworked paraeducators in Santa Clara County might concur. These members of the SEIU 521 union filed …


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MSPAINT Paste Into Playback Studios

Buried deep in the southern tip of Mississippi lies the city of Hattiesburg. With a current population of around 50,000, it’s a city often overlooked by the rest of America. MSPAINT wouldn’t have it any other way. “Trends in music …


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Silicon Valley Organizations Promote Locally Crafted Holiday Gifts

Silicon Valley is home to Y Combinator, the world’s first startup accelerator, and many of its success stories—DoorDash, Dropbox, Quora—are based in the Bay Area. But the soul of Santa Clara County’s entrepreneurial spirit is far from the high-tech world. …


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Tickets to The Original San Jose Nutcracker

Win tickets to The Original San Jose Nutcracker at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Drawing December 5, 2022.


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Letter: Recognizing Cesar Chavez in Gilroy

In a historic vote on Monday, Nov. 7, I along with the Gilroy City Council unanimously approved a resolution to honor Cesar Chavez Day as a recognized and observed holiday for the City of Gilroy! I was honored to have …


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‘Cash for Guns’ Event Scheduled for Dec. 10 in Morgan Hill

Police say that when gun owners surrender unwanted guns at the South County Gun Buyback event at the Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center, no questions will be asked about who owns the guns or where they came from.


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Music Teacher at East San Jose School Arrested for Multiple Sexual Assaults on Students

Israel Santiago, 43, of Morgan Hill, was arrested on a warrant accusing him of sexual assaults on “at least 10” students at Adelante Dual Language Academy, a TK-8 school in East San Jose.


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