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01/25/2024
The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley received a much-appreciated infusion of funding over the holidays: a $3.4 million gift from philanthropist and Amazon shareholder MacKenzie Scott.

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12/14/2023
The San Jose Chamber of Commerce has selected Leah Toeniskoetter as its new president and CEO.

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11/08/2023
“All that money that’s tied up in a vacant house is money that’s lost opportunity for us to do good in the community,” says PACE’s executive director.

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10/26/2023
H4U does constant outreach, bringing food and hygiene packs to Milpitas’ unhoused residents while also doing more intensive work to help them get off the streets and into permanent housing.

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09/07/2023
At Sunnyvale Community Services’ day-long ‘Ready to Learn’ event, staffers at the nonprofit began giving away essential school supplies and gift cards to underserved students.

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09/02/2023
The Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently announced Harbir Kaur Bhatia as the chamber’s new CEO and president. Bhatia brings a rare combination of extensive technology, business, media production, social entrepreneurship, public sector and community leadership and chamber of commerce experience to her new position.

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08/24/2023
The San Jose Chamber of Commerce is searching for its third CEO in three years, and business leaders hope the move restores the once premier business advocacy group back to its glory days.

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08/23/2023
The use of artificial intelligence has spread like wildfire into the world of fire prevention in Santa Clara County. County officials are implementing AI sensors to analyze air temperature and particles in the air to locate fires and prevent larger ones from igniting.

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08/18/2023
County officials are hoping to coordinate support for the Salvation Army’s expansion of Emmanuel House shelter at 359 N. Fourth St. from 70 beds to 112 during a 10-month renovation project.

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08/15/2023
Castle Rock State Park expanded on Aug. 15 when the Sempervirens Fund sold six properties to the state of California for $4.21 million. Nestled on the border of Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, Castle Rock now covers more than 5,400 acres.

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08/14/2023
The California Fire Foundation has set up a disaster relief fund to support the people and firefighters impacted by the recent firestorm in Maui.

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08/14/2023
Palo Alto reaffirmed its commitment to stick with Pets In Need as the city’s animal service provider even as some City Council members urged a broad reevaluation of the rocky partnership.

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08/10/2023
When Laura Toller Gardner stepped into her job as the new CEO of the nonprofit Pets In Need in March, there was no time for a honeymoon. The contract between Pets In Need and the city of Palo Alto was about to expire, and finances had taken a sizable hit.

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07/13/2023
Free food distribution is still essential for East San Jose residents, as evidenced by the line around the block of Mexican Heritage Plaza twice a month waiting for food donated by Second Harvest of Silicon Valley.

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05/24/2023
Image for display with article titled Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Donates $15M to San Jose’s Fistula Foundation

The donation is the largest ever for the nonprofit, and will accelerate its plans to serve women in Africa and Asia with devastating childbirth injuries.

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03/14/2023
Silicon Valley Bank President and CEO Greg Becker, who led the financial institution for more than a decade before its collapse, has resigned from the board of directors of Silicon Valley Leadership Group.

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03/10/2023
Josh Selo—who last month took the reins at the Bill Wilson Center, which helps homeless teens—faced bullying and intimidation as a gay youth.

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01/22/2023
Alex Stettinski has seen a lot of downtowns, and he thinks he can help fix San Jose’s. The new head of the San Jose Downtown Association has about four months under his belt after taking the helm from Scott Knies.

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01/22/2023
The 839-acre Estrada Ranch, in the Santa Cruz Mountains adjacent to Mount Madonna County Park, was purchased for $10.6 million by a Palo Alto environmental group, the Peninsula Open Space Trust.

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01/14/2023
Christian D. Malesic, the president/CEO of the Silicon Valley Central Chamber, has accepted a new position in Texas with greater responsibility and reach.
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