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Who painted the East Highland sign such atrocious colors?

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bulletNNV – A Brief History of Time – A million thanks to the NNV community
bulletNNV Farewell – You’re invited from Tanya Freudenberger & Edie Pricolo
bulletARNNE (“Arnie”) Ready For You to Add Your Voice - It’s free! by Andrea Flores Shelton
bulletNext Steps for a New Neighborhood Newsletter - Meeting set for sharing ideas
bulletA Silent Voice by Victoria Emmons
bulletA Tribute to Bonnie Bamburg: The Epitome of the Committed Citizen by Bill Zavlaris
bulletMy Father Remembers 1941 - Portuguese immigrants shaped Foothills by Lara Gularte
bulletEast Foothills Turning - A poem by Lara Gularte
bullet“Operation: Sharper Image” by JLHS Music Teacher Tomoko Nakajima
bulletCalvary’s Carlos Rascon Rescues 78 - Abandoned remains find sanctuary – at last
bulletNNV Briefs
bulletVote for Kim Mesa, Gustavo Gonzales, Patricia Potter for ARUESD Board
bulletLighting of the Village - “Let there be light - in Alum Rock!”
bulletPlease Re-elect Trustee Kim Mesa to Alum Rock School District Board by Edie Pricolo
bulletClareview Avenue ARUESD Candidates’ Night by Edie Pricolo
bulletThe Real Estate Market in Perspective - Don’t panic! by Eileen Parks
bulletScrumptious One-of-a-Kind Fine Jewelry Designed Just for You
bulletKudos to Alum Rock Neighborhood Coalition and Veronica and Richard Wildanger
bulletRauhs Celebrate Grape Harvest With Flair - East Valley Art Leaguers enhance vineyard
bulletTeresa Faz - New San Jose Redevelopment Agency, Business Manager for ARVBA
bulletDavid Cohen for Berryessa School Board from David Cohen
bulletLinda Vista and Ryan Elementary Schools Earn Awards
bulletNeighbor Illustrates Professionally and For Fun - Ritch Waldron welcomes assignments
bulletRobust YSI Wildlife Festival Dampened by Fall’s First Rainfall - Dorothy Johnson honored
bulletNew  Preservation Ordinance - County Cannot Impose “Landmark Status” On Your Home
bulletFarewell Party for Nora Conte - Retiring Alum Rock librarian by Tanya Freudenberger
bulletCalifornia’s First Lady Declares Mathson’s Arbor Society Model of Volunteerism
bulletRichard Brown’s Alum Rock Park - Vivaldi's Choice
bulletCounty Parks and Recreation Celebrates 50 Years from Supervisor Pete McHugh
bulletNeighborhood Health Pro Takes On Eastside Real Estate - Gaby Figueroa wants to help!
bulletAlum Rock Park Railroads to be Commemorated - Get on board by Bonnie Bamburg
bulletJoan Elenore Petersen Balcom, 3/29/25 – 10/22/06 by Karen (Balcom) Hokanson
bulletEast Foothills Community Wildfire Protection Plan – Part 2 - Results? Judy wants to know!
bulletYou Dig It?
bulletNovember Hot Topics by UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Bracey Tiede
bulletNative Streetscaping - Lake Cunningham’s Tully Road frontage facelift by Arvind Kumar
bulletCo-Existing With Wildlife: The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley by Jamie Evans
bulletFAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
bulletWill Starbucks move into the Rafiki’s Coffee Shop space?
bulletWhen will the ultra-colorful new retail building on White Road open?
bulletWho bought the old Alum Rock Stables and what do they intend to do with it?
bulletWhat’s going to go into the old PEO Home cum Marguerite Terrace site?
bulletDid the Porter Lane and Piazza Way neighborhood group make any headway?
bulletWho on earth painted the lettering of the big East Highlands sign black recently?
bulletWhatever happened to Saint John Vianney’s plan to build a new structure?
bulletWill the Farmers’ Market in the Lick parking lot become an annual event? Year-around?
bulletWhat was accomplished at the Comcast Cares Day at James Lick?
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Home Care Network, Inc., Home Care Professionals,
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ALUM ROCK VILLAGE Business Association, "Shop the Rock"
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