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Mountain View City Council approves 463-unit housing project in East Whisman

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a seven-story housing project in the city's East...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by DC, on May 8, 2020 at 2:59 pm | 22 comments | 8841 Views

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A lesson from history: How the yellow fever epidemic changed society

Stanford University historian Kathryn Olivarius is seeing parallels between the 19th-century outbreaks of the deadly yellow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on May 6, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 3322 Views

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Judge rules Los Altos violated state housing laws in blocking downtown project

A proposed five-story development in downtown Los Altos must proceed after a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge found...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 1, 2020 at 1:24 pm | 6 comments | 5781 Views

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Michigan man scams Bay Area residents of hundreds of dollars for purported N95 masks

Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that a Michigan man has been charged for allegedly selling non-existent N95 masks for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Covid-Kid, on May 1, 2020 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 5387 Views

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Santa Clara County seeks a roadmap for recovery as COVID-19 cases level off

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a comprehensive recovery plan laying out exactly how...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by Where are all the tests?, on Apr 29, 2020 at 11:50 am | 21 comments | 12968 Views

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Safe parking program flourishes as cities scramble to house the homeless

Placing the unhoused in a safe, clean location during the coronavirus pandemic has been a top priority for cities and counties...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 28, 2020 at 6:06 pm | 4 comments | 5121 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: Local leaders expect summer spike in cases

With other states beginning to relax their public health restrictions, Santa Clara County leaders on Friday predicted a local...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2020
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Apr 28, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 9190 Views

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Living through a major historical moment

The Los Altos History Museum is documenting Santa Clara County residents’ experiences of life during the coronavirus crisis...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by Pearl Kruss, on Apr 27, 2020 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 3078 Views

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Stanford made COVID-19 tests available for health care workers. Now, it's considering wider distribution

As the scientific community races to create tests for COVID-19 and end the shutdown, Stanford University is trying to speed...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by member, on Apr 27, 2020 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 5219 Views

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COVID-19 antibody studies spur debate, skepticism

A pair of studies conducted by researchers in Santa Clara and Los Angeles counties drew national attention this week with...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 27, 2020 at 4:51 am | 14 comments | 6031 Views

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Los Angeles study backs Stanford researchers' conclusion about high prevalence of COVID-19

Days after Stanford University researchers suggested that COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County are far more prevalent --...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 24, 2020 at 8:59 am | 17 comments | 13188 Views

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Home Front: Officials deem real estate an essential; Menlo Park permit center goes virtual

A roundup of local home and garden news, including the California Association of Realtors' advice for agents in the field,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
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Former Stanford President Donald Kennedy dies at 88 of COVID-19

Stanford University President Emeritus Donald Kennedy, who led the way for massive fundraising efforts and improvements in...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by Stanford dad, on Apr 22, 2020 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 3324 Views

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Stanford study: More than 48,000 Santa Clara County residents have likely been infected by coronavirus

The number of coronavirus infections in Santa Clara County could be between 50 and 80 times higher than the officially confirmed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by @mvresident2008, on Apr 20, 2020 at 6:44 pm | 14 comments | 7938 Views

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Looking to help hospitals, local students turn to 3D printing

Despite school closures and bans on social events leaving many kids bored with too much idle time, the last few weeks have...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2020
Last comment by Dan Clemmensen, on Apr 16, 2020 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 5787 Views

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NO on Caltratn tax

While everyone was preoccupied with the virus scare, I was horrified to read that Caltrain, the agency with an overpaid CEO,...

Original post made by Bill on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by I feel I get my $ worth, on Apr 15, 2020 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 899 Views

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Stanford researchers offer 3 ways to kill coronavirus on N95 masks, helping hospitals and first responders stretch limited supplies

A new website spearheaded by researchers at Stanford is helping hospitals and first responders across the globe to decontaminate...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2020 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 7989 Views

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County's halt on evictions is working, but families are already falling behind

The countywide moratorium on evictions appears to be keeping people in their homes through the month of April, with few --...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2020 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 5273 Views

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Letters to the editor: Coronavirus response, safe parking lots, free meal program

Letters to the editor on the response to the coronavirus, a new free meal program in Santa Clara County schools, safe parking...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Apr 10, 2020 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 3910 Views

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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...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich, on Apr 10, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 27 comments | 9373 Views
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