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June4, 2020

Guest view: Power shutoffs and fire safety

By Santa Clara County Supervisor Mike Wasserman Like you, I am frustrated with how PG&E has been handling power shutoffs in our county. PG&E’s decision to execute power shutoffs is very costly, both to local governments...

South County year in review

Animal lovers gathered in November to witness a monumental construction milestone: the “topping off” of the new Santa Clara County Animal Services Center in San Martin. After years of planning, the new LEED Silver certified Animal Services Center is on track to...

It’s tax time

The Santa Clara County Assessor’s Annual Report answers the No. 1 question at this time of year: Where do my taxes go? This year’s report contains a special focus that looks back over the past 10 years of assessment...

Guest view: Vote ‘yes’ for safe, modern schools

Measure I will allow MHUSD to attract high-quality teachers and keep them in our district. This bond will provide the necessary funds to update aging classrooms and schools to be equipped with the modern technologies essential to preparing students for their careers.

Guest view: Celebrate Diwali in Morgan Hill

By Poonam Chabra and Manjeet Singh It’s that time of the year again—the Indian Association of South County’s annual Diwali mega event is here! IASC is a nonprofit organization and an initiative of the Indian community...

Equality and housing in Santa Clara County

Last month’s Women’s Equality Day Celebration hosted by the Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women bore witness to the triumphs and challenges women still face. It is staggering to think that 2019 marks the 99th year since the passage...

Our vote: Yes on A. No on I

We think two hotels on the Madrone Parkway site would create less disruption than any other likely use for the property.

Letter: Tell the whole truth about school bonds

The front page article in the Jan. 29 edition of a local publication, “Bond will fix and upgrade schools, facilities for the next 30 years” tells the truth, but not the whole truth.

Letter to the editor: After Hale, bring back ‘road diet’

With the Hale extension, hopefully they will follow through and implement the diet permanently.

Mental illness doesn’t explain gun violence

The notion that mental illness drives the current spate of mass shootings is a dangerous oversimplification. Some shooters, such as the Aurora. Col., movie theater gunman James Holmes, yes, have had diagnosed mental illness, while others have not. To unfairly stereotype people...