By Hosam Haggag, Santa Clara resident, community activist & thought leader
There is an Attack on Our Freedom of Speech in Santa Clara and WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.
By now, you've probably heard of the lawsuit that Miles Barber from the Santa Clara Weekly has filed against Robert Haugh's new website Santa Clara News Online. I had posted about Miles having registered the same name "Santa Clara News Online" and just as I had thought, he is using that as one of the reasons he's suing Robert Haugh. Read More...Read more
January 16, 2017
City of Santa Clara
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Dear Mr. Diridon,
Thanks for meeting with me last year after we sent our complaint about advertising dollars being wasted in the Santa Clara Weekly. Since our conversation, we’ve done some research.
The Santa Clara Weekly was adjudicated in the City of Santa Clara in 1976, publication number 98550 and was "designated as an official newspaper for the Publication of Legal Notices," on December 15, 1992. This is according to an information box printed in the Weekly.
Today, we're sharing with you a guest column by a new site that covers Santa Clara news -- and sheds light on the 49ers.
Santa Clara Focus
By Robert Haugh
Do the 49ers "Own" the Santa Clara Weekly?
Over the years, have the 49ers slowly bought out the only newspaper in Santa Clara?
Dating back to 2010, the Santa Clara Weekly had a financial relationship with the 49ers - nearly every week a large 49ers advertisement appeared - I remember - I worked there. In addition, the 49ers recently purchased a full page ad just weeks ago.
Associate Editor Carolyn Schuk was very proud of the 49ers' sponsorship of an event she held for her non-profit Santa Clara Performing Arts Foundation - There’s even a story in the Weekly.Read more