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Palo Alto Weekly
Policing surveillance in Palo Altoabruptly canceled its plan to buy a Stingray after the manufacturer demanded a
Policing surveillance in Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 11 hours ago
abruptly canceled its plan to buy a Stingray after the manufacturer demanded a non-disclosure rule. Now, county Supervisor Joe Simitian is leading an effort to craft an overarching policy on surveillance technology that would require county... Read more
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The Mercury News
Palo Alto aims to straddle fine line between surveillance and privacycoming weeks, the Board of Supervisors will consider an ordinance regulating el
Palo Alto aims to straddle fine line between surveillance and privacy
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
coming weeks, the Board of Supervisors will consider an ordinance regulating electronic surveillance proposed by Supervisor Joe Simitian. Jerry Schwarz, a Palo Alto resident and chairman of the Mid-Peninsula chapter of the ACLU, said the civil... Read more
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The Mercury News
Celebrating the arts in Mountain Viewtireless advocacy. Mrs. Cleary said she had wanted to build a bridge between th
Celebrating the arts in Mountain View
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
tireless advocacy. Mrs. Cleary said she had wanted to build a bridge between the U.S. and Japanese cultures. State Sen. Joe Simitian then presided over the auction, which featured items as diverse as a Magical Tree House Dinner for four, a trip... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Fueling big hopes, South Bay launches alternative utilitygas emissions. Despite its potential, remarkably few people so far know about t
Fueling big hopes, South Bay launches alternative utility
Mountain View Voice / Posted 7 days ago
gas emissions. Despite its potential, remarkably few people so far know about the program -- Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian described it as "the best-kept secret in the county." "When this is available, it will be a wholly new choice,"... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lenny Siegel, John McAlister and Rod Sinks: Highway 85 corridor needs mass transitDirectors, seven of whose 12 voting members are current or former members of th
Lenny Siegel, John McAlister and Rod Sinks: Highway 85 corridor needs mass transit
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
Directors, seven of whose 12 voting members are current or former members of the San Jose City Council. County Supervisor Joe Simitian has published research showing that 80 percent of the funds from the 2000 and 2008 county sales tax measures... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sheriff Laurie Smith should not run againDave Cortese has said oversight is a priority. Last week the board referred the
Sheriff Laurie Smith should not run again
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
Dave Cortese has said oversight is a priority. Last week the board referred the blue ribbon report to a committee of Joe Simitian and Cindy Chavez. Chavez also is working with Judge Stephen Manley on the urgent question of how to deal with... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Hopes rise for teen psych unitWeekly cover story, "Beyond the 5150," explored the topic.) Gentile enlisted t
Hopes rise for teen psych unit
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Weekly cover story, "Beyond the 5150," explored the topic.) Gentile enlisted the support of Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, other parents and concerned mental health professionals physicians, and in December the county invited medical... Read more
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The Mercury News
Page Mill, I-280 bike safety ideas offeredto the California Highway Patrol. Along with the coalition, co-hosts of the me
Page Mill, I-280 bike safety ideas offered
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
to the California Highway Patrol. Along with the coalition, co-hosts of the meeting include Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, the Santa Clara County Roads and Airports Department, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Caltrans... Read more
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The Mercury News
Commission demands new leadership, big changes in Santa Clara County's troubled jailspolicies the commission considers flawed. Instead, the board agreed to have th
Commission demands new leadership, big changes in Santa Clara County's troubled jails
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
policies the commission considers flawed. Instead, the board agreed to have the finance committee overseen by supervisors Joe Simitian and Cindy Chavez begin a close review of the commission's more than 120 recommendations. The county executive's... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital in Mountain Viewday are receiving inpatient psychiatric care outside of the county, from San Ma
Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View
Mountain View Voice / Posted 17 days ago
day are receiving inpatient psychiatric care outside of the county, from San Mateo to Sacramento, according to Supervisor Joe Simitian, who called the local lack of beds a "real and significant need" when he first brought the issue to the board... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital in Mountain Viewday are receiving inpatient psychiatric care outside of the county, from San Ma
Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
day are receiving inpatient psychiatric care outside of the county, from San Mateo to Sacramento, according to Supervisor Joe Simitian, who called the local lack of beds a "real and significant need" when he first brought the issue to the board... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
County Supervisor Says Jail Problems Bigger than the Sheriffdeciding on changes to the system. KLIV contacted all five supervisors for a r
County Supervisor Says Jail Problems Bigger than the Sheriff
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted a month ago
deciding on changes to the system. KLIV contacted all five supervisors for a response to the commission’s recommendation, Joe Simitian and Ken Yeager were out of the office and unavailable for comment, and Cindy Chavez and Mike Wasserman did not... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Millions for meals diverted, leaving Santa Clara County officials steamed over lack of infothat feed the elderly spent more than $3.5 million earmarked for senior meals o
Millions for meals diverted, leaving Santa Clara County officials steamed over lack of info
Oakland Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
that feed the elderly spent more than $3.5 million earmarked for senior meals on other things since 2010. Supervisor Joe Simitian has been calling for the nonprofit, Sourcewise, to reveal what the money is being used for. But, he said, it's... Read more
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The Mercury News
Millions for meals diverted, leaving Santa Clara County officials steamed over lack of infothat feed the elderly spent more than $3.5 million earmarked for senior meals o
Millions for meals diverted, leaving Santa Clara County officials steamed over lack of info
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
that feed the elderly spent more than $3.5 million earmarked for senior meals on other things since 2010. Supervisor Joe Simitian has been calling for the nonprofit, Sourcewise, to reveal what the money is being used for. But, he said, it's... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
County awards $50,000 grant to Immigrant House"There's a history here we would do well to remember and learn from," County Su
County awards $50,000 grant to Immigrant House
Mountain View Voice / Posted 1 months ago
"There's a history here we would do well to remember and learn from," County Supervisor Joe Simitian said in a statement. "It's just so important that we protect these pieces of our history for future generations." Plans are underway to renovate and... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Krause Center for Innovation working to build a better teacherCEO Muhammed Chaudhry, Microsoft Director of Corporate Citizenship Sid Espinosa
Krause Center for Innovation working to build a better teacher
Oakland Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
CEO Muhammed Chaudhry, Microsoft Director of Corporate Citizenship Sid Espinosa and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian. OVERFELT OVER THE TOP: There was some good news at Overfelt High School in San Jose this week, too. San... Read more
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The Mercury News
Krause Center for Innovation working to build a better teacherCEO Muhammed Chaudhry, Microsoft Director of Corporate Citizenship Sid Espinosa
Krause Center for Innovation working to build a better teacher
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
CEO Muhammed Chaudhry, Microsoft Director of Corporate Citizenship Sid Espinosa and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian. OVERFELT OVER THE TOP: There was some good news at Overfelt High School in San Jose this week, too. San... Read more

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