Make a Difference Day Did Just That; East SJ Volunteers Remove 708 Tags, Trash

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Alberto Unzeta removes a stop sign tag.

How much of a difference can 158 volunteers armed with paint, littler sticks and trash bags make during two hours in a massive area in East San Jose? Plenty.

Representatives from Most Holy Trinity Church, Overfelt High School, [...]

Safe and Green Event Provides Free Costumes, Environmental Lessons

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Ricardo Rubio, 3, with his decorated pumpkin. He won 2nd place in his category.

Shopping for a costume at the fifth annual Safe and Green Halloween event near McKinley Elementary School was limited to five minutes, but you couldn’t beat the price – free.

About 600 [...]

‘The Worst Is Behind Us,’ County Assessor Tells Neighborhood Leaders

County Assessor Larry Stone

With a caveat that public assessors are better at analyzing the past than predicting the future, Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone gave this financial assessment to neighborhood leaders gathered at the third annual Neighborhood Development Training Conference at San Jose State University:

“The worst is behind us, and there are [...]