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Ending child sexual abuse: Speak out
District Attorney, public safety, Santa Clara County, Youth

Ending child sexual abuse: Speak out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgBn3s7fQNE Santa Clara County symposium fights culture of silence Each year more than 200 people in Santa Clara County are charged with child molestation, and prosecutors know that the actual number of people who are molesting children in the county is much, much greater. “Research has shown that fewer than 10% of child victims actually…

An interview with Tony Bowden, Santa Clara County’s new fire chief
Santa Clara County, public safety, Fire, Health, News, Tech

An interview with Tony Bowden, Santa Clara County’s new fire chief

Goals for New Santa Clara County Fire Chief Tony Bowden Healthy workforce, strong infrastructure and ‘servant leadership’ Santa Clara County’s new fire chief assumed his post recently. One of the main things on Tony Bowden’s mind is reducing the cancer rate among current and former firefighters. By having dozens of firefighters agree to be closely…

Most Santa Clara County offices closed for Independence Day
Santa Clara County, public safety, fireworks, Parks, Events, Weather

Most Santa Clara County offices closed for Independence Day

Most Santa Clara County offices closed for July 4th As residents anticipate fireworks, Santa Clara County offices mostly closed for Independence Day. Most offices of the County of Santa Clara will be closed Monday in observance of Independence Day. Normal business resumes Thursday, July 5. Most County workers will be joining other Americans in celebration of…

law enforcement, violence, public safety, Santa Clara County, Public Health

Santa Clara County community discusses gun violence — with civility!

Wise people learn the lessons of history. And history says gun violence has been somewhat less of a problem in Santa Clara County than in many places in California and beyond. Nor has the County endured spectacular mass slayings. Yet. But history also says that dozens of Santa Clara County die in firearms-related violence every…

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