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Fire, Weather

Emergency Preparedness Tips

  Disaster strikes in the middle of the night. Are you prepared? Whether it’s fire, flood, or earthquake, it’s always important to be prepared for an emergency.  Use these tips, along with Santa Clara County’s Office of Emergency Services’ smartphone application, ReadySCC, which helps you create an emergency plan ahead of time. Download the app...
Pets

Reduced pet adoption fees at the County Animal Shelter

Home for the Holidays event Santa Clara County Animal Shelter hosted a Home for the Holidays in an effort to find all of their adult dogs and cats new and loving homes. This event, which reduced the price of adult adoption fees to $20 was held from November 24th, 2017 to January 7th, 2018.  ...
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Don't Miss, Health

Miraculous Recovery: Man recovers from a spinal cord injury in VMC’s Rehabilitation Unit

Miraculous Recovery Matthew Wetschler suffered a broken neck from a body surfing accident on November 15, 2017. One month into his recovery at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Unit, Wetschler is making an amazing recovery. Wetschler, who had just started a job as an emergency room doctor at Valley Medical Center, initially...
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Landmarks, Local Getaways, Parks

Holiday Spirit Brings Casa Grande to Life

A local treasure Casa Grande, the quicksilver mining museum located on Old Almaden road, came to life for a day filled with holiday-themed merriment during the Santa Clara County Parks Department’s annual “Holiday Living History Day.”  History of Casa Grande This beautifully restored house was once the home to New Almaden’s Quicksilver Mining Company manager....

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