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[20 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County officials encourage Latinos to get health care With Nov. 15 kick-off for open enrollment via HealthCare.gov fast approaching, Santa Clara County officials are encouraging Latino-American residents to sign up for insurance and to get the health care they need.

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[18 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County health care providers prepare for Ebola Santa Clara County health care professionals are developing new infection control procedures and upgrading protective equipment to prepare in case Ebola were to arise in the area.

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[17 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Redwood City seeks to save historic homes endangered by development boom Alarmed that several Victorian-era houses have been destroyed or are slated to be demolished to make room for new development, Redwood City officials are exploring ways to protect historic homes in the city.

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[16 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Home health aids clash with San Mateo County officials over pay Stressing the need for a living wage ordinance for its lowest paid employees, San Mateo County’s 5,000 in-home care workers are demanding higher wages and healthcare benefits.

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[14 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
After pedestrian deaths, Mountain View asks residents to suggest traffic fixes Mountain View is asking residents to propose improvements at major intersections after at least a half-dozen fatalities since 2011 prompted widespread community calls for change.

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[28 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
STEM from the humanities: How visual arts, empathy and storytelling fuel innovation This video series explores how the humanities are not fading but evolving. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are the engine of the future, but the humanities are the oil.

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[16 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The Surfboard Shaper: ‘They see a hobby, I see a project. I’m trying to perfect this craft’ Raja Badr-el-din moved from Jordan to pursue physics at Stanford. But when he started making skateboards and later surfboards, he found an unlikely passion, different from the Stanford “techie” stereotype.

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[11 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
West Nile Virus is alarming example of climate change’s effects The local threat of West Nile Virus is high. As dwindling water supplies and rising temperatures bring tropical disease a lot closer to home, local agencies prep for potentially the worst mosquito season ever.

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[30 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Formerly incarcerated East Palo Alto re-entry center case manager is role model for clients A couple years after Jose Cabrera was released from prison and got help from the David Lewis Reentry Center, he returned to work for the center as a case manager — now helping others get another chance at life.