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[1 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Anti-49ers stadium group takes up other political issues in Santa Clara Originally an anti-stadium advocacy group, Santa Clara Plays Fair is growing into a prominent city watchdog for other city issues. They’ve earned respect of city leaders and local media.

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[3 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
In victory or defeat, Bay Area competitors passionate about mock trial [VIDEO] After two years as reigning county mock trial champions, The Menlo School team was dethroned at the NorCal Mock Trial Invitational.

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[6 Dec 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Obama’s election victory spurs young immigrants to seek temporary legal status A program giving temporary legal status to young immigrants was in jeopardy during the presidential election. Now, local undocumented immigrants are rushing to fill out applications.

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[19 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
New Santa Clara council members say ties to police won’t cause problems This month’s elections resulted in a Santa Clara City Council with strong ties to law enforcement and limited diversity.

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[17 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Voter turnout reached 80 percent in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties Historically, a presidential election year brings out a high percentage of registered voters — and that was the case on the Peninsula earlier this month.

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[9 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
San Jose State students led winning campaign to raise minimum wage On Tuesday night, a grass-roots campaign two years in the making culminated with the passage of Measure D, which raises San Jose’s minimum wage from $8 to $10.

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[7 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
In a city with rapid Latino growth, voters return African-American majority to council When voters elected East Palo Alto’s first majority-Latino City Council in 2008, the political landscape finally caught up to a demographic shift that had happened a decade earlier. But those gains have yet to solidify.