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Experts consider how long the coronavirus crisis will last — and how we'll get out of it
Health officials have been reluctant to predict the duration of the coronavirus outbreak, but most measures indicate that... Last comment 2 hours ago | 20 comments

Mountain View school officials, bracing for months of closures, shift gears to online learning
Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are set to unveil a comprehensive roadmap next week for how to teach... Last comment 18 hours ago | 29 comments

Facebook announces $15M to support small Bay Area businesses
Weeks after Facebook announced it would put $100 million into a program to offer grants to small businesses around the world,... Last comment 15 hours ago | 10 comments

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Waldorf Presents: A Renaissance in Education February 7 from 6 to 9 PM Mountain View Campus 180 North Rengstorff Avenue. This new exhibition-style event will feature middle and high school student academic work in the sciences, math, humanities and languages as well as present an array of offerings in music, Eurythmy and the fine and practical arts. For more information about Waldorf School of the Peninsula, see our website at Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jan 28, 2013


Here's how Midpeninsula grocery stores are responding to the coronavirus
Local grocery stores and their employees are on their own front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautions they're taking have intensified as officials doubled down on social distancing. Thursday, 2:29 PM

Students in Mountain View, Los Altos high schools to forgo letter grades this semester
Students in the Mountain View Los Altos High School District won't be receiving letter grades this semester. Instead, their performance for the semester will be indicated one of two ways: credit or no credit. Thursday, 10:02 AM | 4 comments

This year, the faithful go online to celebrate Passover, Easter
Synagogues and churches locally are devising creative ways to virtually connect for their holy traditions of Passover and Easter while following man-made social-distancing orders. Thursday, 1:27 PM

Local construction, once brimming with activity, grinds to a halt
Up until recently, the Bay Area's construction market was red-hot with activity. Now it's at almost a complete standstill. Wednesday, 5:41 PM | 3 comments

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County reports 1,380 cases and 46 deaths
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center official says county health system is well-prepared for a surge of COVID-19 patients. Also, the county registrar is considering the option of a vote-by-mail-only general election in November. Thursday, 11:03 AM | 8 comments

Redwood City company shifts operations to make face shields for hospitals
Before the coronavirus pandemic rocked the world, Carbon used its printing technology to crank out midsoles for Adidas. Now, it has a new mission: supplying health care workers with face shields. Wednesday, 2:24 PM | 1 comments

'Grief is difficult on a good day.' How the coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the ways we mourn
These days, death and the rites that come with it are quieter, more cautious affairs than before the coronavirus pandemic struck. Here's how local death industry leaders are adapting to the shifting needs of mourners. Wednesday, 9:37 AM

Supervisors denounce xenophobia as Asian American groups report more harassment
Responding to a reported increase in violence and harassment aimed at Asian Americans during the pandemic, the county passed a resolution denouncing xenophobia and pledging to combat hate crime. Wednesday, 1:31 PM | 2 comments

Facebook announces $15M to support small Bay Area businesses

Mountain View school officials, bracing for months of closures, shift gears to online learning

County hopeful about slowed growth in COVID-19 cases

In war against coronavirus, researchers fast-track tests of Ebola drug


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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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