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Celia

In August we celebrate the treasure of our 63 National Parks

The SVGOP joins the nation in celebrating the treasure of our National Parks.  These 63 parks offer us the opportunity to connect with wonders of nature as varied as glaciers, caves, reefs, canyons, forests, deserts, rivers, lakes, and so much more.  This heritage is managed and protected by the US National Park Service whose thousands of employees deserve to be recognized.  Can you imagine going to work as a Grand Canyon park ranger?  Some parks are remote making them difficult

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Statue of Liberty with Fireworks
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SVGOP

Fourth of July 2021

We proudly celebrate the Fourth of July but mourn Santa Clara County Restrictions on our Freedom We celebrate the 4th July 2021 but mourn Santa Clara County’s restrictions on our Freedom In Santa Clara County, we reflect on whether this past year has been a friend to Freedom or rather a foe. On Independence Day, we celebrate our country’s independence from a far-reaching colonial England but mourn Santa Clara County’s restrictions on our Freedom.  America became its own free nation

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Celia

Commemorating Juneteenth

Today we celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican President of the United States, issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which declared more than 3 million slaves to be freed. However, it would take two years before the news would reach parts of Texas. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and ordered all enslaved people to be freed. The first Juneteenth celebration was

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CAGOP Launches Election Integrity Day in Santa Clara County

June 15th kicks off election integrity awareness We encourage all citizens to engage in California’s election process by checking your voter registration, signing up to volunteer as a poll observer, and more! CA Election Integrity is our hub for people to get involved and find resources to stay educated and up to date. Partnering together we can secure our elections! Our Democracy works when people have full faith in our elections. Help protect election integrity, apply to be a Poll

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Poverty
California Politics
Alexander Glew

One Out of Every Five Californians Survives in Poverty

CA Poverty is Extensive One Out of Every Five On this week’s self-promotion media tour, Gavin Newsom seemed to gloss over the economic hardship that so many Californians are still dealing with as a result of his incompetence. The Mercury News shined a light on an unemployment crisis that continues to devastate California, noting unemployment claims jumped to their highest level in three months, with 145,400 filings last week. California accounted for 19.6% of the week’s jobless claims nationwide, or

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