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San Jose Community Network (SJCN) Newsletter - July 1, 2021

San Jose Community Network (SJCN) Newsletter
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Academic | Education
Education level increasing across Bay Area but disparities persist for minority groups | Local News Matters
Arts | Cultural
Gilroy Museum reopens with sesquicentennial exhibit | Gilroy Dispatch | Gilroy, San Martin, CA
City of San Jose
San Jose City Workers Angry Over Proposed 3% Pay Raise, Planning To Protest – CBS San Francisco
San Jose Wants to Force Gun Owners to Carry Insurance and Pay Fees –
San Jose allowing 22 digital billboards without environmental review - San José Spotlight
Commerce | Retail
Bay Area Reopens: Valley Fair Mall’s $1 Billion Makeover Coincides With Retail Rebound – CBS San Francisco
San Jose Flea Market Vendors: ‘We hope that this is a step forward’ | KRON4
San Jose’s Flea Market is slated for a dramatic change. Here’s what that means for vendors and the community – Silicon Valley
Crime | Safety
San Jose 911 dispatchers call for higher pay, increased staffing - San José Spotlight
San Jose Police Pay Hike Raises Hackles of Other City Workers – CBS San Francisco
California Advances Decriminalizing Psychedelic Substances – NBC Bay Area
San Jose Will Force Law-Abiding Gun Owners to Pay for Cost of Gun Violence by Criminals
Diversity | Cultural
In San Jose, Equity and Connectivity Expand through Partnerships | Data-Smart City Solutions
Downtown San Jose
Dual glass office towers set to bring a new focal point to San Jose’s downtown skyline – Silicon Valley
Environment | Green
County declares local drought emergency | Gilroy Dispatch | Gilroy, San Martin, CA
$425 Million in Rent Relief Never Reached Those in Need | Planetizen News
$2 billion in federal aid, but little to no relief for Bay Area landlords
San Jose City Council
San Jose City Council Votes to Rezone Flea Market Land, Replace With Retail, Housing – NBC Bay Area
Silicon Valley Region
28th annual Bike Blessing brings riders to Hollister | BenitoLink
2021 Silicon Valley Pain Index: Racial and Social Class Inequality on the Rise
California Warns Against Eating Certain Fish from Stevens Creek Reservoir Due to Mercury Levels – CBS San Francisco
Small Business
San Jose Flea Market to Close Its Doors After City Council Vote – NBC Bay Area
Doximity CEO ignored Silicon Valley wisdom and built a $10 billion health-tech company
Apple to add digital driver's licenses to iPhones
Transportation | Driverless
Seamless Bay Area @seamlessbayarea
Utility Services
PG&E monthly bills may rise to cover wildfire, safety, green energy upgrades – Silicon Valley
Thanks to Long-Term Water Strategy, Southern California Is Weathering the Record Drought - Times of San Diego
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