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August 19, 2022

Guest view: Pandemic’s economic impact may be permanent in CA

After seemingly retreating during the summer and early fall months, thus allowing many economic sectors to resume hiring, the stubborn disease exploded with a vengeance in late November and Newsom has once again clamped down on businesses deemed to be infection hot spots, such as restaurants.

Guest view: When dementia comes knocking

Nearly nine million Americans have dementia, including more than 1 in 10 over the age of 65. Within the next decade, baby boomers will be the largest older adult population in U.S. history. Their risk of having dementia will double every five years. We have a public health crisis and we are not prepared for it.

Guest view: Unions vs. business on California ballot

The Capitol’s most enduring conflict pits California business interests against a quartet of liberal factions—unions, environmental groups, consumer advocates and personal injury attorneys.

Local veteran releases children’s book about four-legged heroes

My goal in taking on this project and partnering with Mary to create this book was to drive awareness and generate additional revenue for Operation Freedom Paws. I wanted to help Mary continue her mission and grow her inspiring non-profit organization.

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 living in south Santa Clara County. The organization’s mission is...

Guest view: Valley Water moves closer to lowering Anderson Reservoir

By John Varela Early next month, Valley Water will take a significant step toward fixing Anderson Dam so it can safely withstand a large earthquake.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered Valley Water to begin lowering water levels in Anderson Reservoir starting Oct. 1. This effort...

Guest view: Enjoy Freedom Fest at home

It all begins with a broadcast of the Patriotic Singers on July 3 at 6pm. Then, we move into the grand celebration on July 4. At 10am, we will bring you a full live celebration, which will include: over 200 horses, 300 band members and singers, a dozen classic cars, two dozen marching groups and floats, along with special messages from local first responders and essential workers.

Guest view: ‘Meals for Heroes’ supports healthcare workers, restaurants

A collaboration of local nonprofit organizations has undertaken means of expressing gratitude to these healthcare professionals and helping to support our local restaurants at the same time.

Guest view: Prop 16: A new fight over affirmative action

Fundamentally, Proposition 16 is the latest skirmish in a decades-long conflict over the meaning of two words—affirmative action.

Guest view: Wear masks properly

Not wearing a mask properly is like double dipping your chip at a party. Double dipping is not cool and neither is wearing a mask improperly.