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Downtown San Jose's Urban Putt - Latest Updates
Urban Putt is now scheduled to open February 29th. To get super excited, you must watch the 3 minute video on their old Kickstarter page with a preview of what Urban Putt is planning. Th...
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Gilroy Rotary Awards More Than $56K to Local Orgs
Through its long-term giving program, the Rotary Club of Gilroy presented grants to local organizations and programs to fund “unmet needs in the community.”
Wet Weather ‘a Big Boost’ for District’s Reservoir Levels
Santa Clara Valley Water District’s 10 reservoirs are collectively about 130% of their normal water levels for this time of year, spokesperson Matt Keller said.
From Milpitas Beat...
Milpitas High Boys Soccer Team Makes CCS Playoffs
For the first time in 14 years, the Milpitas High School Trojans have made it into the Central Coast Section soccer playoffs.
From San Jose Spotlight...
How Many Santa Clara County Tech Workers Have Been Laid Off?
Silicon Valley made everything the world needed when the pandemic hit—and with that came a hiring frenzy. But after COVID subsided, tech workers started losing their jobs, with nearly 16,800 laid off since July 2021.
Santa Clara VTA Announces Arrival of First of 92 New Hybrid Buses
VTA said it anticipates a steady delivery rate of six buses per week starting this week, with a completely new fleet expected to be operational in the coming month as VTA decommissions most of its remaining diesel buses.
State Parks Recommends Grant for Gilroy Trail
The city of Gilroy would be able to use $200,000 to construct a new 4,500 linear foot multi-use trail segment—known as Lions Creek Trail—with educational signage and distance markers.
From Silicon Valley Voice...
Point/Counterpoint: Measure B, City of Santa Clara
One of the biggest issues facing the city of Santa Clara on the March 5 ballot is Measure B, which would make the position of police chief appointed by the city manager instead of being an elected official.
From Mountain View Voice...
Mountain View High School Student Inspires New Legislation
A new bill that would provide health insurance coverage for wigs is headed to the state legislature, thanks in large part to the advocacy efforts of local youths who have drawn attention to the burdens of hair loss.
Los Gatos Makes New Attempt to Fortify Itself Against Multi-Family Housing
California’s Department of Housing and Community Development seemed on the verge of approving Los Gatos’ residential plan when the backpedaling began.
Art and Artificial Intelligence: Terraforming the Uncanny Valley
A new exhibition inside Kaleid Gallery displays original paintings by Julie Meridian and invites viewers into a realm where the boundaries between nature and technology blur.
East San Jose District Plans to Close a Middle School
At last week’s Alum Rock Union School District board meeting, teachers, parents and students showed up to save Aptitud Community Academy at Goss, a TK-8 public school, after a decision to shut down grades 6-8.
City of Milpitas and ProTech Employee Group Reach New Agreement
After months of negotiations, the city and the Milpitas Professional and Technical Group—made up of office and recreation services assistants, enforcement officers, and accounting techs—have forged a new agreement.
Robert Rivas CA Assembly 29: Speaker Rivas Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Day of Action Presser
City of Los Altos Hosts 2nd Annual Electric Vehicle Showcase
Nordic Naturals Issues Voluntary Recall of Baby's Vitamin D3 Liquid Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D3
Sacramento has more homeless residents than San Francisco. One story about why that happened, and another about an attempt to help. And: Black literature, California style.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve assembled a travel guide to California chocolate.
Taylor Swift is so hated by fans of Donald Trump, they’ve set aside their hatred of San Francisco to root for the ’49ers in the Super Bowl, because Swift’s boyfriend plays for their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs.
Lawmakers in California and other states are now making attempts to prevent the reported harms to children caused by social media platforms. The U.S. Senate got into the act as well, at a dramatic Jan. 31 hearing.
Meet the organizations working to win social justice for African Americans in California and beyond. And: Welcome Yolo County to CALocal.
Here’s a short list of just some of the organizations working to build better futures for African Americans in California.
“Intelligent” speed-limiting technology will be required in all new California cars starting in 2027, if a new law authored by San Francisco Senator Scott Wiener passes.
In San Mateo County, a new law allows police to charge homeless people with criminal offenses if they don’t accept shelter. SCOTUS will soon weigh in with a potential landmark decision in an Oregon case.
While millions of Californians seek affordable housing elsewhere, an ambitious man backed by billionaires dreams of building an urban Utopia in Central Valley farm country.
We’re getting ready to track the progress of California Forever’s plans to build a city of 400,000 in what is now Solano County farm country.
In NYT’s “The Farmers Had What the Billionaires Wanted,” we meet a man who wants to build a city in the middle of nowhere, and folks who are slowing him down.
The California housing crisis is not only weakening the state politically at the national level, it could shift the political balance in Washington, D.C., as Republican-led states add population while California’s exodus continues.
Former Major League Baseball star Steve Garvey, a political rookie, faces off against veteran U.S. House members Adam Schiff, Katie Porter and Barbara Lee in the first 2024 California Senate race debate Monday evening in Los Angeles.
Ten state agencies are dedicated to keeping California scenic. And while you’re out exploring, check out some of our state’s most venerable eateries.
Pea Soup Anderson’s closed before its 100th birthday. Here are 24 restaurants 100 years or older that you can still visit.
Hanna Nakano says her monthly newspaper raises the voices of local residents through “the power of documentation and the power of publishing.”
How California’s 10 state conservancies buy up open land and shield it from developers to preserve the natural environment for public use.
California Forever, the company behind a proposed new city in Solano County, will submit a ballot measure seeking an exemption from local laws to allow development on the massive project to proceed.
With traffic deaths now regularly topping 300 per year, Measure HLA on the March 5 ballot gives Los Angeles voters the opportunity to force their reluctant city to implement new traffic safety measures.
Two causes of unnecessary death: “traffic violence” and COVID-19. Plus: Mickey Mouse is finally free!
Beyond the Obvious: Where Does Each Sharks D-Man Excel & Struggle? (+)
The San Jose Sharks’ defensive corps has been much-maligned this season, and for good reason. Save for their goaltending, the Sharks have struggled at every position and situation this year, en ro...
Cruzio Receives State Grant for Equal Access Summits to the Sea Project
On February 15th, the California Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved Resolution T-17810, giving the green light to Cruzio's Equal Access Summits to the Sea (EAS2C) grant proposal. EAS...
ZIPAIR adding more flights from San Jose to Japan
Finally some good news for SJC. After a series of cutbacks from airlines, we have an international expansion. ZIPAIR is planning to add a sixth weekly flight from San Jose International to Tokyo b...
SJPD Investigating Homicide #8
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SJPD Arrests Suspect for Manufacturing and Sale of Illegal Firearms
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