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Santa Clara County opens 'most fun' mass vaccination site at San Jose roller rink

The "most fun vaccine site in all of California" opened on Friday in San Jose at the Aloha Roller Rink. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by resident17, on Mar 6, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2184 Views

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CHP convince man not to jump off Highway 101 overpass, ending 14-hour traffic jam

The California Highway Patrol spent close to 14 hours and 45 minutes on Tuesday negotiating with a man who threatened to...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ken M. , on Mar 5, 2021 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 7078 Views

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As an educator and a parent, Jessica Clark has experienced the reopening debate from both sides

The biggest challenge of the last 12 months remains living with the stress of the unknown, said Jessica Clark, a kindergarten...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 510 Views

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California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities

Seeking an "equity" approach to allocating COVID-19 vaccine doses across the state, California health officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Mar 5, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 6 comments | 1526 Views

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Silicon Valley Reads emphasizes connection with upcoming programming

From now through March, Silicon Valley Reads is offering a variety of online public programs for all ages, including author...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 883 Views

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Palo Alto plans to sell annual passes for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

After moving to dramatically curtail access to Foothills Park last month, Palo Alto officially agreed on Monday to further...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by Cfrink, on Feb 23, 2021 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1571 Views

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Google seeks to clamp down on public access to its Mountain View tech campus

Visitors to Google's tech campus in Mountain View can walk right up to the front doors of the Googleplex, enjoying the views...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 22, 2021 at 9:06 pm | 4 comments | 29683 Views

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State bill seeks to take politics out of VTA governance

Responding to years of complaints about poor governance at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Assemblyman Marc...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 22, 2021 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 2331 Views

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Newsom, lawmakers agree to $600 stimulus checks plus boost for undocumented workers

California has worked out a plan to provide more cash for struggling residents, particularly undocumented families left out...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Feb 22, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 5 comments | 2104 Views

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Teachers, front-line workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Santa Clara County starting Feb. 28

Educators, food service workers and emergency personnel in Santa Clara County will all be eligible to receive the COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Kay, on Feb 18, 2021 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 6794 Views

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Santa Clara County supports court ruling on the county's indoor gathering ban

Santa Clara County officials are applauding a federal court's ruling that affirmed the county's ban on indoor gatherings,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2021
Last comment by Waldo, on Feb 16, 2021 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2504 Views

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New CEO of LifeMoves poised to take on leadership at organization's 'inflection point'

The Menlo Park-based nonprofit LifeMoves, which is the largest network providing services, shelter and resources to unhoused...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by smorr, on Feb 16, 2021 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2180 Views

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Survey: Santa Clara County residents change habits during COVID-19 crisis

A new survey shows Santa Clara County residents are taking greater safety precautions related to COVID-19, which could be...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2021
Last comment by AC, on Feb 13, 2021 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 4791 Views

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Mountain View police solve 30-year-old homicide cold case

Mountain View police announced Tuesday that they have closed a 1990 murder case after DNA evidence linked a now-dead Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 10, 2021 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 4387 Views

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With 'mixed feelings,' Mountain View Whisman superintendent recommends reopening of schools

After nearly a year of school closures, Mountain View Whisman School District plans to start bringing back students to campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 9, 2021 at 8:24 pm | 5 comments | 8394 Views

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George Shultz, former secretary of state, dies at 100

Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz, who served three American presidents and played a pivotal role in shaping...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 8, 2021 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

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In race to vaccinate, could California see another surge?

Will California's bumpy vaccine rollout, more contagious coronavirus mutations, and decision to open up the state send COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Feb 8, 2021 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2787 Views

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Debate over Foothills Park access continues as Palo Alto weighs new restrictions

Nearly a month after Palo Alto opened the once-exclusive Foothills Park to the broader public, city leaders are preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by HT, on Feb 6, 2021 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 2707 Views

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People age 65+ can now get vaccinated anywhere in Santa Clara County

COVID-19 vaccinations will now be available to all residents and workers in Santa Clara County who are 65 years and older,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Amy Laden, on Feb 5, 2021 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 4906 Views

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Santa Clara County seeks temporary wage hike for front-line workers

Calling it dangerous work worthy of hazard pay during the pandemic, Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors is looking...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by CovidKid, on Feb 5, 2021 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 3607 Views
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