Fremont Park's childrens play area is now open. This long awaited
opening follows a prolonged period of construction that started fall of 2004.
Many residents have expressed concerns that the play area was closed for so long.
Overall the new play area is being well received.
Simultaneous with the opening of the children's park, a large part
of the park appears to have been subsumed into a
Citizens Center building expandsion
project. The scope, duration, and final impact to the public park area
is not known. Residents should contact the
Santa Clara with any
questions or concerns about the ongoing park construction, and the extent
to which additional portions of the the park may be repurposed for non-general public use.
Sunday, Feb 22, 2004
The fire at Buchser Middle School
started at approximately noon on Sunday. The fire began in the science
wing of the school. The 911 call was made by a Buchser teacher who smelled
the smoke while he was working in another classroom in the science wing.
The fire spread to several other buildings in that are of the campus,
specifically to two wings which house special education programs.
In all, 8-12 classrooms have been lost. Firefighters plan to be on sight
all night, watching for hot spots and putting out sparks which continue
to ignite. Fire investigators plan to be on site Monday morning.
At this time, no speculation about the source of the fire has been made.
Students will resume school tomorrow morning (Monday), having been on mid-winter break this past week.
photos provided by Monica Coriz
Buchser PTSA President
Santa Clara Historic Ordinance
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covers 150 years of Santa Clara history from 1852-2002.
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1500 Warburton Avenue
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