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Palo Alto Seeks Greater Say in Stanford Growth Plan

As Santa Clara County prepares to adopt a new plan to govern Stanford University's growth, Palo Alto officials are pushing for more housing, expanded shuttle services and a seat at the table in the coming negotiations.

(Dec. 5, 2022) → Read the full Palo Alto Online report
Former San Jose Official Appointed to County Education Board

The search to fill a Santa Clara County Board of Education seat is over after an expedited selection process. Sitting members appointed former San Jose Councilmember Donald Rocha to represent Area 3.

(Nov. 28, 2022) → Read the full San Jose Spotlight report

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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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Texas A&M-San Antonio Prez Tapped to Lead San Jose State

Cynthia Teniente-Matson has been recognized world-wide, nationally and in San Antonio for her leadership and service.

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Altman-Palm expands slim lead in MHUSD Trustee election

Nancy Altman-Palm has widened her lead to nearly 80 votes over incumbent Wendy Sullivan in the Morgan Hill Unified School District Trustee Area 1 race.  As of 5pm Nov. 14, Altman-Palm had received 1,953 votes, to Sullivan’s 1,874, according to …

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Gutierrez leads Gavilan College race

For the Trustee Area 3 seat on the Gavilan College Board of Trustees, school psychologist Gabriel Gutierrez held a more than 1,000-vote lead over education nonprofit executive Tara Bevington, according to the most recent results available. The seat represents western …

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Altman-Palm leads by 10 votes in MHUSD race

With potentially thousands of ballots still uncounted in Morgan Hill Unified School District Trustee Area 1, only 10 votes separate the incumbent and challenger in the Nov. 8 election. As of 5pm Nov. 9, Trustee Wendy Sullivan has received 1,165 …

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Results mixed for school board incumbents so far

Results tabulated so far in two of four races for Morgan Hill Unified School District Board of Trustees’ seats show clear preferences for board newcomer Terri Eves Knudsen and incumbent John Horner.  The other two races are too close to …

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Los Gatos’ elementary school district to pay $5.1 million in child sex abuse case

Updated: 11:58 am, Oct. 21, 2022 Los Gatos' public elementary school system has agreed to pay a total of $5.1 million to two men who were sexually abused as children by Blossom Hill Elementary School teacher Joseph Brian Houg, the …

Image caption: Sacramento City College in Sacramento on Oct. 3, 2022.
The Equity Gap: Community Colleges Won’t Reach Newsom’s Aspirational Goals

California’s community colleges aren’t on track to reach ambitious goals of closing the gaps in graduation rates between racial and ethnic groups. Its central office leaders doubt they’ll reach those goals, including new ones laid out by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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Meet the candidates: MHUSD Trustee Area 2

Running for the Morgan Hill Unified School District Trustee Area 2 seat are James Dill and incumbent John Horner.  Horner is running for his second four-year term on the MHUSD Board of Trustees. His professional experience started out as an …

Image caption: Yusbely Delgado Medrano, a UC Davis College Corps fellow, speaks during a swearing-in ceremony for the fellows in Sacramento on Oct. 7, 2022.
This State Program Could Help Undocumented Students Find Jobs

California’s estimated 75,000 undocumented students don’t qualify for federal work-study or most job opportunities. A new state service program launched last week, College Corps, will give hundreds of them as much as $10,000 per year to perform community service.

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