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In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

Hours before polls closed, Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Neil Ferrari stood in the road before Foothill College to attract voters by the curbside. “As long as you stay 100 feet away from the polling areas you can demonstrate. So I’m using my rights right now. I checked with the town to make su...

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

David Pitt, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Featured, Local News, Politics

Proposition 11 resurfaces a decades-long debate over labor conditions between emergency workers and medical response companies.

Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Sarah Hamidi, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Politics

A panel of award winning journalists and professionals spoke during Foothill College’s first ever Immigration Teach-In last week. Keynote speakers included everyone from Pulitzer Prize winning authors to community college leaders -- and each lecture revealed another aspect of the immigrant experie...

How to register to vote

How to register to vote

Logan Keifling and Script Staff

October 22, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

The deadline for voter registration in California is today, Oct. 22.

California Primaries: How We Voted

California Primaries: How We Voted

Devaki Dikshit, Managing Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Local News, Politics

On June 5, 2018, voters throughout California participated in the primary election. The votes decided the top two candidates for a variety of offices. Most notably, they confirmed the top two contenders for governor of California. Democrat Gavin Newsom, current lieutenant governor of California, snagged a spo...

The Story of Work-to-Contract

The Story of Work-to-Contract

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

June 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Politics

“Fellow faculty, At the negotiations session this afternoon, FA and the District reached a tentative agreement for compensation for 2017-18 and 2018-19.  While all the details are not yet finalized, we are happy to announce that the work to contract is over.” The previous email was sent o...

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

Foothill instructor, Santa Clara City Council Member, and 2018 County Supervisor candidate has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple sources.

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Local News, Politics

Election day is fast approaching, with less than a month left for Californians to prepare for the first round of voting. Midterm year elections are often associated with November, but plenty of decisions are on the ballots much earlier. State and local propositions, as well as primary elections, are ...

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