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Clean water: Santa Clara County fights trash
Santa Clara County

Clean water: Santa Clara County fights trash

Federal Clean Water Act focuses on stormwater runoff No one likes seeing litter snagged in the willows edging the creeks winding through the County of Santa Clara’s parks. But that’s exactly what they’d see every time were it not for the federal Clean Water Act and the County workers who enforce it.  The County of…

2020 Census: ‘Trusted messengers’ on front lines
Santa Clara County, Immigration, Census, Video

2020 Census: ‘Trusted messengers’ on front lines

Respected leaders fight fear, mistrust, apathy The Santa Clara County Office of the Census has spent months preparing “trusted messengers” to help hard-to-count populations understand it’s in their communities’ interest to fill out next year’s federal Census 2020 form. With distrust of the federal government soaring among many immigrant groups, the County knows it is…

Visitor survey: Parks wildly popular
Santa Clara County, Parks

Visitor survey: Parks wildly popular

Regular visitors can’t get enough The Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department has long sensed that park users are pretty happy with their experiences. Now there’s fresh data to prove it. The department recently issued the results of its 2018 visitor survey — the second it has ever done — and found that its…

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