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December 9, 2022

Historia SJ

PACT confronts City Council candidates with pressing issues in District 5

May 13, 1998 By Yolanda Reynolds Photos by Mary J. Andrade San Jose City Council candidates for District 5, incumbent Manny Diaz and challenger Felix Alvarez, met with the PACT leadership, membership and community residents at St. John Vianney Parish Hall last Monday evening. PACT (People Acting in Community Together) is a “faith based” multi …

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Long-time community and housing advocate finds herself homeless

April 22, 1998 By Yolanda Reynolds “I have always said that many San Joseans are just one paycheck away from becoming homelessness,” explained Rachel Perez, a vocal housing advocate. Perez a 54-year-old grandmother and long-time resident of the Bay Area living and who has been in San Jose since 1980, recently became homeless herself. Perez, …

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Response to the request for a ban on alcohol consumption at the Mexican Heritage Gardens remains stalled

February 25, 1998 By Yolanda Reynolds Some Mayfair community residents and neighborhood representatives met last Wednesday evening in the Mayfair Community Center. They were there because they had been promised answers from the Mexican Heritage Corporation Board (MHC) regarding the sale of alcohol at the soon to be open Mexican Heritage Plaza and Gardens (MHPG) …

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