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Google Employees Protest Involvement in Gaza War

04/16/2024

Google employees protested outside a company facility in Sunnyvale on April 16 over use of company tech in the Gaza war.

PG&E Hit With $225-Million Lawsuit for 2021 Dixie Fire Damages

04/14/2024

A coalition of timber businesses filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the embattled Pacific Gas & Electric Co., alleging $225 million in damages caused by the 2021 Dixie Fire.

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Santa Clara County Nurses Threaten a Second Walkout

Thousands of nurses across Santa Clara County’s strained and overburdened public hospital system may go on strike again — just weeks after taking to the picket line.
Contract negotiations between county management and leaders with the Registered Nurses Professional Association …

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Gourmet Alley Work Begins

Construction began this week on the City of Gilroy’s grant-funded makeover of Gourmet Alley in the downtown, and some business and property owners are concerned about the possible impact the work will have on their operations. 

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Santa Clara County Gives Few Contracts to Minority-Owned Businesses

A study of Santa Clara County’s public contracts shows only a fraction goes to small, local businesses.
The county launched a vendor disparity study in 2022 to examine the number of minority-owned businesses that won public contracts between July 2016 …

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Cupertino Hotels Face More Delays

Cupertino officials had hoped to see revenues funneling in from two hotels — instead they found themselves approving permit extensions.
The Cupertino City Council on Wednesday unanimously extended the development timeline for two upscale hotels by three years, due to …

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Nurses Go on Strike at Saint Louise, County Hospitals

Hundreds of nurses who work at Saint Louise Regional Hospital are on strike, joining the picket line with their colleagues represented by the Registered Nurses Professional Association. The healthcare workers are protesting alleged unfair labor practices exhibited by their employer, …

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Will San Jose Council Lose Its Labor Majority?

Progressive and labor-friendly politicians have enjoyed a majority on the San Jose City Council for the past two years, but the November elections may flip the balance.
Formidable business-backed candidates advanced in every council race during the March 5 primaries, …

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Santa Clara County Nurses Announce Three-Day Strike Beginning April 2

The nurses’ union says county management failed to bargain in good faith around working conditions and safety issues that impact nurses and patient care.

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49ers Give Santa Clara ‘Best and Final Offer’ in Legal Fight

The San Francisco 49ers are offering Santa Clara a deal that would pour millions of dollars in city coffers, a last ditch effort by the NFL team to end litigation that’s dragged on for more than two years.
The effort …

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Santa Clara County Nurses Set to Strike Over Working Conditions

More than 3,000 Santa Clara County nurses are at an an impasse with county officials and are headed to the picket lines over pay increases and workplace conditions.
The Registered Nurses Professional Association plans to strike from April 2-4, with …

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Morgan Hill Schools Face Layoffs as District Cuts Millions

The Morgan Hill Unified School District has begun issuing layoff notices to staff in an effort to cut about $5.5 million from the budget before the 2024-25 school year begins. 

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