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[17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Scarcity of Silicon Valley work visas affecting Canadian entrepreneurs In Silicon Valley — a global hub for technology — many want to move here to fulfill their dreams. However, tightened U.S. regulations are not making it easy to get a visa.

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[14 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County hosts annual Citizenship Day To help green card holders become U.S. citizens, the Santa Clara County Citizenship Collaborative held its annual Citizenship Day at San Jose City College on April 12.

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[3 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Sacred and scarce: An exploration of the Bay Area’s tap water Off Interstate 280, the Pulgas Water Temple serves as a reminder of the Herculean scale of the Hetch Hetchy System that started bringing a reliable water supply to the Bay Area more than 80 years ago.

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[27 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Mountain View bids farewell to Styrofoam containers First went plastic bags. Now, California cities are increasingly banning that constant companion to hot lunches and coffee: polystyrene, a type of plastic better known by its household name Styrofoam.

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[24 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Acclaimed tennis and tutoring program for East Palo Alto youth focuses on parental involvement East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring ushers low-income kids from the tennis courts to the classroom. The program’s focus on parents comes as the Ravenswood City School District has major changes.

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[20 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County officials push for more HIV, STD testing The county has beefed up its efforts to increase and encourage testing by offering free at-home HIV test kits and by refunding a county-funded health center in San Jose.

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[20 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
California Avenue development in Palo Alto pits local businesses against lawmakers Palo Alto’s “second downtown” will soon experience a makeover, with a major renovation project that includes expanding sidewalks and reducing traffic lanes. But some business owners fear getting priced-out.