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OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County holds back batch of Moderna vaccine that potentially causes allergic reactions

A specific lot of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 potentially caused a "higher-than-usual" number of allergic reactions...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by 7x7native, on Jan 19, 2021 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 2691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

California's new goal: Vaccinate a million people in 10 days

Acknowledging that vaccinations have been too slow, state officials aim to ramp up the pace. But many questions remain about...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Jan 18, 2021 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2913 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County inmates report unsafe conditions, go on hunger strike as COVID-19 cases soar

Inmates in Santa Clara County's jails are on a hunger strike as cases of COVID-19 rage through the correctional system amid...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Jan 18, 2021 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations amid chaotic federal allocations

Santa Clara County leaders are concerned they won't have enough COVID-19 doses to continue building up their vaccination...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 18, 2021 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 2837 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: The menace in the White House

Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by home of elitists, on Jan 18, 2021 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 1735 Views

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Santa Clara County unveils COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

Santa Clara County launched a new online dashboard on Friday that tracks the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses received and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 16, 2021 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 6933 Views

RESTAURANTS

Slice of the pie: How this South Bay pizza shop successfully became a worker-owned cooperative

As calls for better treatment of restaurant workers have become louder and louder, particularly during the pandemic, A Slice...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by A, on Jan 16, 2021 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 5842 Views

ELECTIONS

'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Dave Smith, on Jan 15, 2021 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 1960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County works to clear hurdles to vaccinations

One month after the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Santa Clara County, county leaders are hurrying to fix shortcomings...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Jan 15, 2021 at 3:56 pm | 5 comments | 3410 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors to consider requiring health care systems to provide vaccination plans

Seeking to know how many vaccines are being given out, Santa Clara County supervisors will consider requiring large health...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Victor Bishop, on Jan 15, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 5 comments | 3044 Views

ELECTIONS

New Mountain View City Council calls for civility amid election protests

Mountain View's first City Council meeting of the year stuck to tradition as best it could during unusual times, bidding...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Rich Hoemoner, on Jan 15, 2021 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 3071 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County opens up COVID-19 vaccines to all residents age 75 and older

All Santa Clara County residents age 75 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine effective immediately, vastly...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Dave Williams, on Jan 14, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 3170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office forms task force to investigate right-wing extremists

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office has formed a special task force to combat right-wing extremists due to the recent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
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Mountain View police arrest two men following child porn investigation

Police arrested two men in Mountain View on Tuesday after one was found allegedly distributing child pornography over Facebook....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by It's abuse, on Jan 13, 2021 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 3341 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Under assault: data shows Santa Clara County hospital workers routinely attacked on the job

Each year, hundreds of health care workers in Santa Clara County hospitals are punched, kicked, spat on, slapped or worse,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Drew Neckar, on Jan 13, 2021 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 8260 Views

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Stanford Shopping Center was a hot spot of violations when public health inspectors came calling

Eighteen stores in the Stanford Shopping Center were fined for violating Santa Clara County COVID-19 health orders over the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Victor Bishop, on Jan 12, 2021 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 10434 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA plans to run more buses on seven lines, so fewer riders are left behind

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is going to run some bus lines more frequently so fewer passengers get left behind,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jan 12, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's downtown to stay closed to vehicle traffic

Castro Street will remain closed to traffic through at least the end of January, despite a countywide prohibition on outdoor...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by Dave Smith, on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 12627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's who'll be eligible for the next phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program is well underway in Santa Clara County, which could move to...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Jan 11, 2021 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 4770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite Black Lives Matter protests, Mountain View City Council backs 'toothless' advisory board for police reform

The Mountain View City Council voted to create a new advisory board to address community-police relations, falling short...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2020
Last comment by AlishaRendals, on Jan 11, 2021 at 6:19 am | 14 comments | 5437 Views
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