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Transportation authorities in the Bay Area have been facing low ridership and higher cleaning costs since the pandemic began. 

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The recent protests against the killing of Black people by police have put racial inequity at the forefront of our national conversation. Santa Clara County witnessed some of the first and largest protests in the Bay Area last month, in San Jose. And the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has promised to address inequity in their county.

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San Francisco and Santa Clara counties became the first in the nation last week to sue the Trump Administration over its controversial "public charge" rule. 

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Santa Clara County’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to retain their sanctuary policy on Tuesday. South Bay officials were compelled to review the policy by a brutal murder earlier this year, which raised thorny questions about immigrants’ rights and public safety.

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When people migrate to the US, they have to deal with lots and lots of paperwork, to be able to live and work in the country. When you’re here and you’re petitioning for your spouse or children to join you from another country, it’s even more paperwork. It can get confusing and overwhelming, especially if you don’t know English.

A Muslim organization has been planning to build a mosque and community center in rural San Martin, in Santa Clara County, for over a decade, but the project has run into opposition and government delays. Is it proper protocol or Islamophobia?

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We’ve heard about kids sent to camps and detention facilities and we’ve seen the images of children in cages, wrapped up in foil blankets. One question we’ve been asking is—what happens to them after detention?

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About 20% of American Muslims are converts — people who didn’t grow up with the religion and often don’t have any cultural ties.

These bikers are guardian angels, not Hell's Angels

Nov 22, 2016
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Child trauma, including child abuse and neglect, is one of the most significant public health issues we face in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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In the next two weeks, more than one million people will flood into the Bay Area to celebrate Super Bowl 50.

 

11/23 - Teachers

Nov 23, 2015


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