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Coronavirus weekend update: More parks close, Santa Clara County cases reach 1,148
A roundup of coronavirus news in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The latest available data shows Santa Clara County has... Last comment 8 hours ago | 8 comments

'Keep Parks Safe' -- Authorities plead with visitors to follow social distancing rules or face closures
Across the Bay Area, parks and open spaces, including all San Mateo County parks, have been shut down to slow the spread... Last comment 8 hours ago | 43 comments

 
 
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Coronavirus central: More than 150 new cases reported on Peninsula
The coronavirus continued to take its toll on the Peninsula over the weekend, when Santa Clara and San Mateo counties together reported a collective total of 154 new cases of the coronavirus. Monday, 11:48 AM | 7 comments

Weeks into the pandemic, county public health officials say testing for COVID-19 still falls short
County public health officials say too few people are being tested for the coronavirus, and that it falls on private labs to roll out large-scale testing capacity to see how far the virus has truly spread. Monday, 9:38 AM | 2 comments

Guest opinion: 5 ways to help our community right now
In an op-ed, Midpeninsula residents Sarahi Espinoza-Salamanca, Melanie Bielefeld, Mary Jane Marcus and Barbara Weinstein write about how residents can help one another during the coronavirus crisis. Sunday, 7:57 AM | 5 comments

Volunteers help Stanford search for COVID-19 clues in blood samples
Hundreds of volunteers from throughout the county on Friday and Saturday participated in a Stanford survey that could help us understand how many people actually have COVID-19 virus, even if they aren't showing symptoms. Saturday, 3:47 PM | 1 comments

Voice wins 14 California Journalism Awards
The Mountain View Voice took home 14 awards among all California weekly newspapers in its circulation category in the California News Publishers Association's (CNPA) 2019 California Journalism Awards, it was announced Tuesday. Friday, 6:38 PM | 5 comments

Letters to the editor: Firearms dealer restrictions, remote learning, feeding those in need

In the time of the coronavirus, Zoom and Skype are the new therapist's office

Counties change tune on face protection, but not on N95 or surgical masks

A month after Super Tuesday, some votes are still being counted

 

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