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Health officers face unprecedented threats, intimidation
While working long hours to lead the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, health officers nationwide, including Santa... Last comment 19 hours ago | 16 comments

Santa Clara County considers fines for COVID-19 health code violations
Neglecting to wear a mask in public or failing to socially distance could soon carry a hefty fine of up to $500 in Santa... Last comment 17 hours ago | 15 comments

 
 
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With SF's 11th-hour vote, three-county sales tax measure to fund Caltrain can go before voters
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an eighth-cent sales tax measure for the November election to fund Caltrain during a special meeting Friday -- the last agency needed to place the measure on the ballot. Saturday, 10:22 AM | 1 comments

Sheriff's captain, attorneys indicted in gun permit scheme
A sheriff's captain, a gun parts manufacturer and two local lawyers have been indicted by a grand jury on felony bribery and conspiracy charges, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Friday. Saturday, 9:13 AM

Anxiety mounts over an eviction 'time bomb' in Santa Clara County
A new report finds Santa Clara County could soon face an unprecedented wave of evictions due to COVID-19, which threatens to displace tens of thousands of residents and more than triple the homeless population. Friday, 4:06 PM | 9 comments

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County records over 200 COVID-19 deaths
San Mateo and Santa Clara continue to face issues in reporting complete COVID-19 data due to a glitch in the state's reporting system for communicable diseases. Saturday, 9:28 PM | 15 comments

Santa Clara County considers fines for COVID-19 health code violations
Neglecting to wear a mask in public or failing to socially distance could soon carry a hefty fine of up to $500 in Santa Clara County, according to a new proposal cracking down on those who violate COVID-19 public health orders. Thursday, 8:43 PM | 15 comments

Health officers face unprecedented threats, intimidation
While working long hours to lead the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, health officers nationwide, including Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody, have been subjected to unprecedented threats. Friday, 9:36 AM | 16 comments

Safeway janitors seek more pay, protective gear in the face of COVID-19
Citing the risk of getting COVID-19 at their workplaces, janitors who clean Safeway stores across the Bay Area protested in Palo Alto on Thursday to demand safeguards for their health and financial security. Friday, 9:35 AM

What can you do to fight racism in your community? These young activists have some ideas.
Three young Black women expressed on a virtual panel Thursday a mix of optimism and pessimism, motivation and anger about the roles they've assumed as activists for racial and social justice in their local communities. Friday, 1:44 PM

Bay Area legislators call for Senate to pass stimulus bill
A group of Bay Area federal legislators on Wednesday called on the U.S. Senate to pass a House-approved COVID-19 stimulus bill that includes relief funding for state and local governments. Thursday, 1:31 PM | 3 comments

County lines up appointment-based COVID-19 testing sites
Beginning this week, Santa Clara County will provide appointment-based testing sites on a consistently scheduled, rotating basis, according to County Supervisor Joe Simitian. Thursday, 10:21 AM | 1 comments

Waymo software engineer Paul Roales joins the race for Mountain View City Council
Frustrated by what he calls a slow-moving bureaucracy that has failed to act with urgency on important issues, Mountain View resident Paul Roales said he hopes to join the City Council this November to shake things up. Monday, 1:36 PM | 6 comments

Albuquerque man pleads guilty to sexual assault in 2004 Mountain View case
A man accused of breaking into a motel room and sexually assaulting a woman in Mountain View pleaded guilty Tuesday, prosecutors said. He faces 25 years to life in prison. Wednesday, 12:38 PM | 1 comments

Despite looming deficit, Santa Clara County supervisors reject sales tax hike for the November ballot

Supervisor: Federal relief, mediation needed to avoid large scale evictions in county

Going down? Maybe not. State reports technical glitch led to COVID-19 undercount

 

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