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    Provide a brief introduction about the city and why you chose it. The city of San Jose is in the heart of Silicon Valley in Northern California. San Jose has the third largest population in California. San Jose is unique because it has a very congested high rise city area as well as suburban and small communities within the city. During my research, at Building Resilient Regions Institute of Governmental Studies, I saw that San Jose was ranked 87th on the RCI list. (RCI) I chose the city of San Jose because I am originally from the East Bay in Northern California and I was not impressed with San Diego’s ranking where I currently reside. I also took the time to check to see how much information I could find on the city’s website about their…

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    Howell’s approach staff reduction is flawed. Inaccurate performance appraisals cannot be used and a different layoff criteria will need to be used. The best option for Howell is to coordinate with Brad Smith, the San Francisco division manager, to determine staffing requirements at the San Francisco division. Through collaboration, Smith and Howell can determine which departments at the San Francisco facility are short on staff and which departments are overstaffed. Once manning levels at the…

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    I was born and lived in San Jose, California up to the age of thirteen years old. Right before high school my parents decided to relocate to Modesto, California. While living in Modesto, my mother was diagnosed with diabetes. I remember how it was difficult to watch my mother go through the symptoms of diabetes. She was losing weight, she was always tired and her vision started to deteriorate. It made me feel so helpless. I recall going with my mother to her doctor appointments, and seeing…

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    Mission San Jose Essay

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    you can gain a deeper understanding of what has occurred. The museum and the site itself give a person a window into the Antebellum time period and what happened to the people that lived in it. Another significant aspect of Mission San Jose is that it allows you to understand the general attitude towards non-Europeans, or in this case, Native American’s at the time. Despite being converted to Christianity, it’s clear that the racism towards non-Europeans was still present towards Native…

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    Spotted Owl Research Paper

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    They are encroaching upon the barred owl’s habitat and lands, and the spotted owl population is diminishing. In an article by the San Jose Mercury News, they stated that, “barred owls are also big bullies that chase other birds from their territory,”(San Jose Mercury News). The barred owls are very territorial and chase away the other spotted owls, and this results in the bullied spotted owls to not call for mates. Consequently, because of the decline in mating, the number of new spotted owls…

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    Must do activities for your Costa Rican vacations in San Jose include museums, restaurants, shopping, and nature. The Tico capital has it all and instead of zipping through on your way to beaches on the coast and or volcanoes in the mountains, consider spending some time to soak in the spirit of this very cultural city. San Jose is also a great base for daytrips to nearby attractions or to break up long trips if your Costa Rica vacation includes multiple destinations on the Pacific and Caribbean…

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    Have you ever seen a fish out of the water? How it flips, flaps, wiggles and gasps for oxygen because it clearly doesn’t belong anywhere but the water? That’s how I felt in the fifth grade. I was born and raised in a very poor community in East Side, San Jose for it was all my dad could afford. No, I did not complain because to me it was like my Mexican castle and I was the queen. East Side, San Jose is known for its immense Latino population. Imagine a little Mexico in California well that’s…

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    The two works of art in focus are San José y el Niño (Saint Joseph and the Christ Child), and Cruzando El Río Bravo (Border Crossing). The first sculpture, San José y el Niño, is made of polychrome and gilded wood, and was created in Santiago de Guatemala by an unknown artist in the 18th century. As the name might imply, this statue is of Saint Joseph holding baby Jesus. This sculpture was created in veneration of him, as people “throughout Spanish America…prayed to him for a peaceful death”…

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    San Jose State University is located downtown San Jose, where there are substantial amount of crimes that happen weekly. San Jose State campus has numerous amount of homeless people wondering around our campus night and day. Students come to this campus to purse their dreams and become successful. What they did not come for nor expected was the lack of safety our school provides. San Jose State students did not take out loans to come into an environment, to worry if they will be attacked. The…

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    Date Safety Precautions in Workplace and Environment Introduction Visibility versus invisibility is a theme that is well covered in both ‘The Clean Room’ and ‘San Jose: A Poem’ poems. The two poems make efforts to address industrial working conditions of workers to describe the way their safety precautions are taken care of or neglected. Similarly, the physical facilities surrounding workers in their workplace are analyzed to give details of how they affect or have a potential of affecting…

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