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California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities

Seeking an "equity" approach to allocating COVID-19 vaccine doses across the state, California health officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Mar 9, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 3238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos schools to reopen for hybrid learning in April

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District will allow students to return to campuses for social emotional activities...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Gerard Shonk, on Mar 8, 2021 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 5134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom signs $6.6 billion school reopening legislative package

Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders celebrated the signing Friday of a $6.6 billion legislative package intended...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by Tina, on Mar 8, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2152 Views

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Santa Clara County opens 'most fun' mass vaccination site at San Jose roller rink

The "most fun vaccine site in all of California" opened on Friday in San Jose at the Aloha Roller Rink. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by resident17, on Mar 6, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 7051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State settles teens' lawsuit, allowing high school athletes to resume indoor competitions

High school athletes will soon be able to resume indoor sports competitions if their county's COVID-19 case rates are below...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 6, 2021 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 2128 Views

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CHP convince man not to jump off Highway 101 overpass, ending 14-hour traffic jam

The California Highway Patrol spent close to 14 hours and 45 minutes on Tuesday negotiating with a man who threatened to...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ken M. , on Mar 5, 2021 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 8529 Views

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As an educator and a parent, Jessica Clark has experienced the reopening debate from both sides

The biggest challenge of the last 12 months remains living with the stress of the unknown, said Jessica Clark, a kindergarten...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families file $20M defamation lawsuit against Saint Francis, defending sons against blackface allegations

The parents of two former Saint Francis High School students have sued the Mountain View private Catholic school for $20...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by LongTime-MV, on Mar 4, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 9 comments | 13325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County launches new site to vaccinate educators against COVID-19

Santa Clara County has opened a new site aimed at vaccinating education workers, officials announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 4, 2021 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 5284 Views

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Santa Clara County launches COVID-19 vaccination site at Mountain View's community center

In short order, the Mountain View Community Center has transformed from a recreational space to a hub for mass vaccinations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Mar 4, 2021 at 6:19 am | 7 comments | 18350 Views

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Santa Clara County enters the red tier on Wednesday, loosening public health restrictions

Movie theaters, gyms and restaurants can reopen in Santa Clara County starting Wednesday, after county officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by JS, on Mar 3, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 3071 Views

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Highway 101 shut down as Mountain View police investigate 'medical emergency'

Traffic on northbound Highway 101 is shut down at Old Middlefield Way in Mountain View this morning as police crisis negotiators...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Chaz9132, on Mar 2, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 24318 Views

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Mountain View leads the way in hiring women firefighters, report finds

Fewer than 1 in 20 firefighters are women across Santa Clara County, raising questions of gender bias, discrimination and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 2, 2021 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor, state Legislature reach $2B deal for schools to reopen by March 31

California lawmakers are expected to pass a new bill Thursday that would push -- though not require -- school districts across...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 2, 2021 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2164 Views

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Silicon Valley Reads emphasizes connection with upcoming programming

From now through March, Silicon Valley Reads is offering a variety of online public programs for all ages, including author...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1126 Views

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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...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by marknn, on Feb 24, 2021 at 11:43 pm | 7 comments | 4153 Views

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Sheriff's Office reforms 'use of force' emergency response policies in Santa Clara County

Tasked with reforming Santa Clara County law enforcement, the Sheriff's Office presented a number of changes it has made...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1708 Views

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

In a bid to create desperately needed psychiatric hospital beds for children and teens in crisis, Santa Clara County officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by RandomNimby, on Feb 24, 2021 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 6281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton couple donates $80M to Stanford children's hospital, medical school

An Atherton couple has given $80 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford University's School...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 24, 2021 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2394 Views

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

After moving to dramatically curtail access to Foothills Park last month, Palo Alto officially agreed on Monday to further...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by Cfrink, on Feb 23, 2021 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1817 Views
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