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PG&E to host wildfire safety webinar Wednesday

PG&E is hosting a virtual meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, for San Mateo and Santa Clara County residents...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 3, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 3488 Views

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Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 2, 2020 at 12:16 pm | 15 comments | 9831 Views

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Target temporarily closes dozens of stores nationwide, including Mountain View location

Target has temporarily closed dozens of stores throughout the country, including multiple Peninsula locations, following...

Original post made on May. 31, 2020
Last comment by Vladimir P, on Jun 1, 2020 at 6:14 pm | 17 comments | 20315 Views

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Interactive: A by-the-numbers look at the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on daily life

To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, we've woven together local, regional and national numbers into...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by , on May 30, 2020 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 4252 Views

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Life in motion

This year's winning images in the Peninsula Photo Contest expose the power of creativity, patience and anticipation of unexpected...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on May 30, 2020 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 3878 Views

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Mask on, gloves off: How to stay safe as counties loosen restrictions

Even as residents are gradually allowed to step outside, Dr. Jonathan Blum of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Your numbers are off, on May 28, 2020 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 4912 Views

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New Bay Area Community Resources website launches

A group of Stanford students and faculty volunteers has launched a new website where Bay Area residents can find a broad...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Audrey, on May 28, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 3339 Views

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After sharp decline, crime climbs back to pre-pandemic levels

Reports of crimes, which dropped during the first weeks of the coronavirus shutdown, are trending back upward in three Midpeninsula...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by MV Observer, on May 27, 2020 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3906 Views

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Free COVID-19 tests available for all county residents at 2 new locations

COVID-19 tests are now available to all Santa Clara County residents at two new locations in San Jose, county and city officials...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Rock, on May 21, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 6506 Views

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Third coronavirus case in Santa Clara County was treated at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View

Santa Clara County public health department leaders reported a third case of coronavirus in the county on Friday, and El...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Davis S, on May 21, 2020 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 164612 Views

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As Stage 2 of reopening begins, county has more to do to meet state requirements

As the state inches toward reopening from the COVID-19 crisis, counties are working to meet the California Department of...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 21, 2020 at 2:14 pm | 7 comments | 4717 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: Santa Clara County could allow car parades in future shelter order

Santa Clara County officials are looking into the idea of allowing car parades and drive-through celebrations, potentially...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by Ella , on May 18, 2020 at 2:44 pm | 5 comments | 5601 Views

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Santa Clara County working to target COVID-19 testing in hardest-hit areas

Bolstered by improved testing capacity and scientific research, a new Santa Clara County COVID-19 testing task force rolled...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 16, 2020 at 8:54 pm | 16 comments | 10942 Views

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Former Palo Alto VA cardiology chief indicted for sexual battery

The former cardiology chief of the Palo Alto VA who is accused of sexually abusing a doctor in 2017 made his first court...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Huh?, on May 15, 2020 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 2380 Views

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County supervisors decline to extend eviction moratorium for now

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors punted Tuesday on a potential extension of the county's temporary moratorium...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 15, 2020 at 12:25 pm | 9 comments | 2499 Views

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County sets aside $55M from budget for hospitals due to COVID-19

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved over $55 million in emergency funding Tuesday for Santa...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on May 15, 2020 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 2235 Views

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Redwood City man arrested in connection with Los Altos slaying

A Redwood City man has been arrested in connection with a homicide in Los Altos a week ago, police said Monday. Read the...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by , on May 12, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 4848 Views

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Coroner's Office identifies motorcyclist killed in Mountain View crash

A 56-year-old San Jose man was killed Thursday night (May 7) after crashing his motorcycle on Highway 237 in Mountain View,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Monica Coulter-Warren, on May 12, 2020 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 9873 Views

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'Keep Parks Safe' -- Authorities plead with visitors to follow social distancing rules or face closures

Across the Bay Area, parks and open spaces, including all San Mateo County parks, have been shut down to slow the spread...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by The Registrant, on May 11, 2020 at 6:28 am | 47 comments | 10970 Views

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Local leaders ask: Where are the COVID-19 tests?

Santa Clara County needs to be able to test roughly 4,000 people per day for COVID-19 before the stay-at-home order can be...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on May 10, 2020 at 1:39 pm | 4 comments | 4095 Views
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