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With fingers crossed, summer camps are planning to resume
Just two months into 2021, camps on the Midpeninsula are already looking to make a comeback this summer, which would include, for some, an ambitious revival of their overnight programs. Saturday, 8:10 AM

Santa Clara County could move to 'red tier' next week
Santa Clara County health officials announced Thursday that indoor dining and other currently prohibited activities could resume as soon as this Wednesday, March 3, following a decline in new COVID cases and rising vaccination rates. Friday, 1:52 PM

Los Altos Hills: Sheriff's deputies arrest suspect in child pornography case
Santa Clara County deputies on Thursday arrested a Los Altos Hills man in connection with a child pornography case.
Friday, 9:46 AM

12 months into the pandemic, 'One year in' series seeks readers' perspectives
To mark the anniversary of the first stay-at-home order, the Voice is preparing to publish a two-part series that captures how the pandemic and the shutdown have affected local residents. Friday, 10:27 AM

Mountain View Girl Scout troop shares the love by expanding annual valentines for seniors project
This year marked the 10th anniversary of Girl Scout Troop 61513's valentines for seniors event, and despite the pandemic, the tradition not only carried on -- albeit in a different form -- but it also grew significantly. Thursday, 2:39 PM

Stanford, optimistic about COVID-19 trends, to allow juniors and seniors back on campus
Stanford University will allow juniors and seniors to come back to campus in late March, signaling administrators' optimism about local public health conditions and the university's ability to control the spread of COVID-19. Thursday, 1:41 PM

Who gets a California stimulus check? When?
California will send out roughly 5.7 million Golden State Stimulus payments of $600 to residents struggling during the pandemic. For most recipients, the funds could come in as soon as a month. Thursday, 10:50 AM

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County could soon switch to 'red tier'
County health officials announced Thursday that indoor dining and other currently prohibited activities could be allowed again as soon as this Wednesday, following a decline in new COVID-19 cases. Friday, 1:56 PM

Plans to densify Mountain View apartment complex wins council support
A majority of Mountain View City Council members supported plans to significantly boost the size of a large apartment complex along Middlefield Road, planting four-story buildings in a complex that's been around since the 1960s. Wednesday, 1:01 PM | 7 comments

Sheriff's Office reforms 'use of force' emergency response policies
Tasked with reforming Santa Clara County law enforcement, the Sheriff's Office presented a number of changes it has made regarding policing, use of force and emergency response since late last year. Wednesday, 10:43 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

Santa Clara County unveils plans for a $233M psychiatric hospital serving kids and adults

Palo Alto plans to sell annual passes for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

Blood centers say Bay Area hospitals in need of donations

Windy weather forecast for Bay Area starting late Tuesday

Google seeks to clamp down on public access to its Mountain View tech campus

State bill seeks to take politics out of VTA governance

Ex-Stanford researcher allegedly tied to Chinese military faces more charges

 

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