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People living with SCI paddle with pals thanks to Rehabilitation Center
Santa Clara County, Valley Medical Center, VMC, Parks

People living with SCI paddle with pals thanks to Rehabilitation Center

Outing buoys spirits of hundreds living with spinal cord injury Hundreds of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) or traumatic brain injury (TBI) gathered at Vasona Lake County Park this summer for an unforgettable day of paddling, picnicking and playing. Put together by the Rehabilitation Center staff at Valley Medical Center, in coordination with the Santa…

Fair deal: County Fair brings back old favorite
Santa Clara County

Fair deal: County Fair brings back old favorite

  Boy howdy! It sure has been a spell since Santa Clara County Fair patron last wolfed down a classic original sandwich from Angelo’s Pepper Steak — thin-sliced rib eye steak and sweet green peppers seasoned with the original spices and stuffed inside a sweet roll. But that’s about to change. After being absent from…

Rehabilitation Center at VMC helps rebuild lives
Santa Clara County, Valley Medical Center, VMC, Health

Rehabilitation Center at VMC helps rebuild lives

The Rehabilitation Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has built a reputation as a national leader in care for patients who’ve suffered a stroke, a spinal cord damage or a traumatic brain injury. Based in innovation-driven Silicon Valley, the center pioneered an interdisciplinary team approach to care that has since become the standard. The care team…

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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