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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers
The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases... Last comment on May 22, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 5 comments

Under a new name, Palo Alto Housing looks beyond its hometown
Palo Alto Housing, a nonprofit developer that has been building affordable housing for 50 years, has changed its name to... Last comment on May 23, 2020 at 9:57 am | 2 comments

 
 
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"Fall color on Gretel Lane"
Several decades ago, someone decided to plant all of these trees on one street. On this day, with the afternoon sun's help, they gave us one beautiful fall color, not only in the trees, but through the snow-like leaves dusting over lawns and sidewalks, and into the street. Submitted by Jay Gonzales on Dec 5, 2011

 
 
 
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What's closed and what to do on Memorial Day during COVID-19
Check out our list of what's closed on Memorial Day this Monday, plus transit agencies' modified schedules and virtual events scheduled to mark the federal holiday. Sunday, 8:06 AM | 1 comments

Coronavirus weekend update: The latest on COVID-19 cases, deaths
Here's the latest news over the Memorial Day holiday weekend about the Midpeninsula's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Saturday, 3:25 PM | 3 comments

County's new coronavirus mobile testing van coming to Mountain View on Monday
Santa Clara County is launching a mobile health van offering easy-to-access testing for residents worried they may have contracted the coronavirus. Its first stop? A visit to Mountain View on Memorial Day. Friday, 7:06 PM | 4 comments

Letters to the editor: Phase 2, budget cuts, notes for seniors
Letters to the editor about Mountain View entering the second phase of the coronavirus shelter-at-home order, budget cuts threatening community-based adult services, and a resident's note-writing campaign for seniors. Saturday, 8:57 AM | 4 comments

New report: State job losses like 'nothing before seen'
Statewide unemployment numbers for April spiked higher than projected, jumping an unprecedented 10.2%, according to a state jobs report released Friday. Two Midpeninsula cities also reached double-digits: Atherton's and East Palo Alto. Friday, 6:02 PM

Mask on, gloves off: How to stay safe as counties loosen restrictions
Even as residents are gradually allowed to step outside, Dr. Jonathan Blum of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center said stopping the spread of COVID-19 is an ongoing mission. Friday, 4:47 PM

Coronavirus central: State to release reopening guidelines for houses of worship
The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,546 coronavirus cases and 138 deaths as of Friday. San Mateo County's total cases rose to 1,783 as of Thursday. Friday, 4:47 PM | 5 comments

Foothill College to remain online-only for summer, fall
Foothill College will continue to operate online for the summer and fall quarters with limited exceptions, officials from the Los Altos Hills community college announced during a virtual town hall on Thursday. Friday, 1:49 PM | 1 comments

Fentanyl-related deaths up sharply in county this year
Reported fentanyl-related deaths in Santa Clara County nearly tripled from January to May 8 compared to the same period in 2019, the county Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office said. Thursday, 3:22 PM | 7 comments

Under a new name, Palo Alto Housing looks beyond its hometown
Palo Alto Housing, a nonprofit developer that has been building affordable housing for 50 years, has changed its name to Alta Housing, a move that signals the expansion of its ambitions beyond the confines of its hometown. Friday, 9:16 AM | 2 comments

Council reluctantly approves razing of 116 rent-controlled apartments
More of Mountain View's older, rent-controlled apartments will be demolished to make way for new ownership housing, after the Mountain View City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to approve a rowhouse redevelopment along Middlefield Road. Wednesday, 12:50 PM | 24 comments

Council picks developer to build affordable housing in downtown Mountain View
A long stretch of parking in downtown Mountain View could soon transform into a five-story affordable housing complex, complete with retail services and no loss in parking for downtown visitors. Thursday, 1:30 PM | 3 comments

Fire scorches Los Altos Hills home Thursday morning
A fire caused major damage to a home in Los Altos Hills early Thursday morning, according to the Santa Clara County Fire Department. Thursday, 10:31 AM

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