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OTHER ISSUES

For county, 1,000-strong group of workers and volunteers will be key to keeping a lid on coronavirus

Santa Clara County is looking to ramp up its COVID-19 contact-tracing program, which needs about 1,000 members by July 27. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Selma, on Jun 16, 2020 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 3718 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cannabis business files $900K claim against Mountain View after it was blocked from opening

A marijuana delivery business is seeking $900,000 in damages from the city of Mountain View, alleging that city staff blindsided...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Bill , on Jun 16, 2020 at 7:14 pm | 19 comments | 8806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newsom, Bay Area officials applaud Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ job rights

Gov. Gavin Newsom and Bay Area officials celebrated a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday that extended protections...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Merrick Garland, on Jun 16, 2020 at 5:40 am | 3 comments | 3170 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: A message from the Mountain View mayor and police chief

In an op-ed, Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and police Chief Max Bosel write about the Mountain View Police Department's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on Jun 16, 2020 at 4:15 am | 31 comments | 7900 Views

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For county, 1,000-strong group of workers and volunteers will be key to keeping a lid on coronavirus

Santa Clara County is calling for the public to help ramp up its COVID-19 contact-tracing program, which needs an estimated...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Also Unemployed, on Jun 15, 2020 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 4828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: St. Francis High School has had long-standing issues with inclusivity. Here’s how it can change.

In a guest opinion, St. Francis High School alumni write about how administrators can change the school for the better following...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 15, 2020 at 2:07 am | 2 comments | 5448 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Meet this moment': Growing coalition calls for Palo Alto to expand access to Foothills Park

Calling it a policy that sends a terrible message, dozens of Palo Alto residents and community leaders are petitioning the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Peter Parker, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:58 pm | 10 comments | 5517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grocery program throws a lifeline to families at Mountain View's highest-needs school

Schools may be closed during the coronavirus pandemic, but hundreds of families are still showing up at Castro Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by Sandi Puett, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 7105 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A new COVID-19 test site is coming to Palo Alto. Here's how to access it.

For the first time, Santa Clara County is opening a pop-up test site in Palo Alto for free COVID-19 tests at City Hall for...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:23 am | 2 comments | 4968 Views

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Supervisor Joe Simitian proposes new reforms for the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian announced Friday a package of new policies aimed at curbing police violence and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Korbin, on Jun 12, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 4844 Views

OTHER ISSUES

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, transit agencies prepare for returning riders

Public transit agencies in the South Bay on Monday detailed their plans to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 12, 2020 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 4181 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County issues order requiring hospitals, clinics to step up COVID-19 testing

Citing a continual lag in COVID-19 testing by hospitals, Santa Clara County issued a new order on Wednesday requiring hospitals...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 11, 2020 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 3834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the class of 2020: Five students, five stories

High school graduation looked different this year in Mountain View and Los Altos. We spoke with five students who overcame...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Shirlee Cunningham, on Jun 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 5552 Views

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Locals throng streets of Los Altos in protest of police violence

A throng of people marched through the tony streets of downtown Los Altos Friday afternoon in a peaceful protest against...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by hsnpoor, on Jun 11, 2020 at 11:04 am | 25 comments | 11321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' racist Instagram post spurs protest at Saint Francis High School

An estimated 50 to 100 people upset over racist social media posts by Saint Francis High School students marched on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Whoops, on Jun 11, 2020 at 8:51 am | 19 comments | 14203 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The first big exhale in awhile.' After months of takeout, restaurants reopen for outdoor dining

On the first days Santa Clara and San Mateo counties allowed restaurants to reopen for outdoor dining over the weekend, many...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jun 10, 2020 at 7:48 pm | 5 comments | 10977 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Francis High School launches investigation into racist Instagram linked to recent grads

St. Francis High School officials released a statement Thursday condemning what it calls a "highly offensive" and "racist"...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by daniel, on Jun 9, 2020 at 5:16 am | 18 comments | 20535 Views

ELECTIONS

Massive march for change calls attention to racism in Midpeninsula

On Saturday, thousands flocked to Palo Alto City Hall, where they grabbed onto the momentum of what's now a global movement...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary , on Jun 8, 2020 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 3282 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for end of carotid artery restraint by police

Gov. Gavin Newsom expressed his support for ending the use of carotid holds on detainees which is similar to the one used...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by policing police, on Jun 8, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2809 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Support your Local Newspaper

Who would have thought it, but today's episode of Hasan Minhaj's PATRIOT ACT takes on the issue of local news. In his...

Original post made by Mike94040 on Jun. 7, 2020
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