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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... Last comment 13 hours ago | 6 comments

Families file $20M defamation lawsuit against Saint Francis, defending sons against blackface allegations
The parents of two former Saint Francis High School students have sued the Mountain View private Catholic school for $20... Last comment 13 hours ago | 9 comments

 
 
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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 Thursday that 40% of vaccine doses will be reserved for low-income and minority communities. Thursday, 11:47 AM | 5 comments

Becerra issues consumer warning about illegal COVID-19 fees
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a warning to consumers Tuesday about some health care providers reportedly charging a COVID-19 fee that many people are not obligated to pay. Thursday, 10:23 AM

Santa Clara County enters the red tier on Wednesday, loosening public health restrictions
Movie theaters, gyms and restaurants can reopen in Santa Clara County starting Wednesday, after county officials announced that the region is returning to California's less-restrictive red tier. Tuesday, 4:24 PM | 1 comments

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 jump off the Old Middlefield Way offramp over Highway 101 in Mountain View. Wednesday, 12:28 PM | 6 comments

Newsom champions new school reopening deal at local campus
The day after announcing legislation to incentivize school districts to resume in-person instruction, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited Barron Park Elementary School, praising the district as a model that proves campuses can reopen safely. Tuesday, 5:47 PM

Santa Clara County launches new site to vaccinate educators against COVID-19
Santa Clara County has opened a new site aimed at vaccinating education workers, officials announced Monday.
Wednesday, 1:49 PM | 1 comments

Highway 101 shut down as Mountain View police investigate 'medical emergency'
Traffic on northbound Highway 101 is shut down at Old Middlefield Way in Mountain View this morning as police crisis negotiators seek to resolve what is being described as a medical emergency. Tuesday, 9:52 AM | 2 comments

Families file $20M defamation lawsuit against Saint Francis High School, defending sons against blackface allegations
The parents of two former Saint Francis High School students have sued the Mountain View private Catholic school for $20 million, alleging their sons were falsely accused of wearing blackface in photograph. Monday, 3:10 PM | 9 comments

Mountain View leads the way in hiring women firefighters, report finds
Fewer than 1 in 20 firefighters are women across Santa Clara County, raising questions of gender bias, discrimination and lack of inclusivity, according to a report by the county's Civil Grand Jury. Tuesday, 1:50 PM | 2 comments

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts
View a map and charts showing updates on vaccinations, cases, deaths and hospitalizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Thursday, 1:19 PM

Governor, state Legislature reach $2B deal for schools to reopen by March 31
California lawmakers are expected to pass a new bill Thursday that would push -- though not require -- school districts across the state to reopen for in-person instruction by the end of March. Monday, 1:51 PM | 2 comments

Menlo School student files suit against state for indoor sports ban
A Menlo School freshman has filed a lawsuit against San Mateo County, the state and state health officials for prohibiting indoor team sports competitions at the high school level. Tuesday, 11:59 AM

California's new COVID-19 vaccine system to start Monday
All California counties will start playing by the same rulebook on Monday, when Blue Shield takes over the distribution of vaccines in the state. Monday, 10:34 AM

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions — answered
We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions and links to resources. Wednesday, 1:09 PM

Guest opinion: Behind closed doors: The pandemic's quiet warriors

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Santa Clara County could move to 'red tier' next week

 

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