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April 19, 2024
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Evan Low says, Thanks but no thanks, to recount, accuses Liccardo of Trumpian tactics

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It’s official: Beginning April 15, there will be a manual recount of all ballots cast in California’s 16th Congressional District. Requests for recounts from two men – one from Pacifica in San Mateo County and one from San Jose in Santa Clara County – were...

Students lead charge against global water crisis

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Imagine embarking on a five-hour journey every morning, not to an exotic destination, but to your kitchen sink. Picture a 25-pound container, not filled with books for school, but with water that's scarcely clean, strapped to your back. This is not a challenge from...

Have you met Dashi, the (aspiring) Chamber of Commerce ambassador?

Spring is a time filled with renewal and optimism as we look forward to getting together to enjoy sunshine and longer days. With the arrival of warmer weather, you are sure to find me out and about with my labradoodle (and aspiring Chamber of...

FCC chair highlights net neutrality push in Campbell

FCC chairwoman with Santa Clara County firefighters
As Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel left the Sunnyoaks Fire Station in Campbell Monday, where she’d held a roundtable discussion with emergency and tech industry officials, the solar eclipse was traversing North America and she was in high spirits. Here at the McCormack Training...

Recount demanded in 16th Congressional District race

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Updated: April 10, 2024 at 11:05am The three-way 16th District race for Congress is now in doubt, since paperwork to initiate a recount has officially been filed. Elections officials told the Los Gatan Monday that formal documents had been submitted to double-check ballots in the contest,...

3-way race confirmed for 16th District ballot

Santa Clara Supervisor Joe Simitian and State Assemblymember Evan Low each received 30,249 votes for the runner-up spot for California's 16th Congressional District, ensuring that both will be on the November ballot, alongside frontronner Sam Liccardo, San Jose's former mayor. That’s the report from election...

California may gut two CalWORKS programs helping thousands of families

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Joy Perrin had been living in a van with her two children for several months when she walked into a welfare office in 2018. She had left an abusive partner and had failed her first semester at Laney College in Oakland. A social worker told...

LITERALLY TIED: Low + Simitian each score 30,249

This article was updated at 5:05pm April 3. It's all tied up. Evan Low and Joe Simitian each garnered 30,249 votes for the runner-up spot on the November ballot, for California's 16th Congressional District. That’s the report from the California Secretary of State from the final...

Suspect charged with rape; man reported for smoking pipe outside Visitor Center; $2,425 taken from Sephora (Police Blotter, March 17-23)

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March 17 -At 12:15am, a man was reported for being drunk in public at the Purple Onion coffee shop on East Main Street and striking the reporting party’s vehicle for an unknown reason. Police were unable to locate the individual. -A dark gray Nissan Sentra with...

LGHS taps assistant principal for top job

Dave Poetzinger
The Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District announced last week that Dave Poetzinger will be the new principal of Los Gatos High School. After a comprehensive search process—conducted by an interview team made up of teachers, support staff, parents, students, and administrators—the Board of...