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Santa Clara, California: City in California
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California. The city's population was 116,468 as of the 2010 United States Census, making it the ninth-most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located on the southern coast of San Francisco Bay immediately west of San Jose and 45 miles (72 km) southeast of San Francisco, the city was founded in 1777 with the establishment of Mission Santa Clara de Asís, the eighth of 21 California missions. The city was later incorporated in 1852. The mission, the city, and the county are all named for Saint Clare of Assisi.


Making room for the jury: How a California court goes back to work [Video]

Making room for the jury: How a California court goes back to work

Wearing face masks and seated six feet apart, jurors have returned to a California courthouse, as the state eases sweeping lockdowns imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

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For Those Who Must Enforce Coronavirus Lockdowns in California, the Decisions Are Wrenching

Angela Alvarado, a veteran prosecutor in the Santa Clara district attorney’s office in California, has to weigh safety, freedom and the law as she fields complaints about stay-at-home violations.
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Cuban merchants stage unusual march in central town of Santa Clara

Dozens of small vendors staged a rare independent march through the central Cuban town of Santa Clara on Thursday against what they called excessive regulation of the private sector, according to..
Reuters - Published

White House task force recommends anti-coronavirus strategies for four counties

The White House coronavirus task force on Wednesday recommended strategies to combat the outbreak in the hard-hit counties of King, Pierce and Snohomish in Washington state and Santa Clara in..
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