Received an email today from Zoe Lofgren’s office regarding a Teleconference Town Hall on COVID-19 in Santa Clara County. The relevant portions of the message are detailed below:
On Tuesday, March 24, I will be hosting a Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department (SCCPHD) and Reps. Eshoo, Khanna and Panetta. We want to facilitate an open and honest conversation about how COVID-19 is impacting our Santa Clara community.
WHAT: Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19
WHEN: Tuesday, March 24 2020 — 1:00pmPT
WHO: Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19)
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18)
Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17)
Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20)
Santa Clara County Public Health Department
JOIN: Call 855-962-1194 at the time of the event
If you have questions about the event itself, please call my office at (408) 271-8700. We will be collecting your questions about COVID-19 in our community during the call itself; we will not be collecting questions ahead of time.
If you need help with an emergency health matter, including regarding COVID-19, please call SCCPHD at (408) 885-3980.
Update 3/20/2020 – This event has been postponed indefinitely due to the current public health crisis from the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent shelter in place orders issued by the Santa Clara County Health Officer and followed by the Governor statewide stay at home order.
Stay home! Stay safe!
Los Paseos Neighborhood Association has a grant from the City of San Jose to start a native plant garden in Los Paseos Park this year. I am leading the project along with Hita Bambhania-Modha, and we are looking for volunteers to help us plan and implement the garden. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the community and meet like-minded neighbors. We are going to start getting our hands dirty with a volunteer event on
Do not use this App for actual emergencies! For actual emergencies or crimes in progress, dial (408)277-8911for direct access to SJ emergency dispatch for police, fire, or medical response. Dialing 911 from a mobile device is first routed to CHP and then back to San Jose delaying response times.
Our first meeting of 2020 is next week, Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Again, we are holding the meeting in the gym building of the Los Paseos Elementary School – a close walk-to place, or a quick drive-to place. Check our meeting agenda, with lots of new information for you!
An update from SJPD on current Crime Stats in our neighborhoods
An update on the CALMS camera project – discuss the good, accumulative effectiveness of the program so far
An update from District 2 Office on upcoming events, completed projects, plans for the future
San Jose’s Environmental Services Department – residential recycling. Recycling markets have changed, prompting questions and some confusion around current practices. The presentation covers how to recycle properly, new tips and information, and how San José is responding to global shifts in recycling markets, particularly China’s National Sword policy, which restricts imports of certain recyclables.
What goes where… Bring items of which you have questions
We’re interested in feedback from the community. What do people prefer for a general meeting location? Something within the neighborhood and walking distance, or a more public venue like the library requiring you to drive in order to attend. Let us know via the poll below:
Despite the rains, many families ventured out and attended the event again this year to obtain a Christmas tree, visit Santa, meet SJPD/SJFD personnel, or contribute to the Toys for Tots program. A huge thanks to LPNA, LPHOA, and all the other participants to continue the tradition started by the Mata family 6 years ago. A brief photo album was posted to the facebook page.
For those of you unable to attend the meeting, below are the video recordings for the Nov 14, 2019 meeting. The videos are broken into sections for easier consumption. Unfortunately, the main presenter requested that their portion of the meeting not be recorded. We honored that request, and apologize to the members unable to attend.
00:00 Call to Order 01:10 LPNA Business – Election of Board Members 04:50 San Jose Spotlight