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Supervisors denounce xenophobia as Asian American groups report more harassment

Responding to a reported increase in violence and harassment aimed at Asian Americans during the pandemic, the county passed...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Apr 8, 2020 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 3817 Views


In war against coronavirus, researchers fast-track tests of Ebola drug

An antiviral drug that one Palo Alto woman has credited in her recovery from a severe case of COVID-19 in March is undergoing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 7, 2020 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 3831 Views


Counties change tune on face protection, but not on N95 or surgical masks

Bay Area public health leaders are now asking residents to cover their faces with a cloth before leaving their homes, heeding...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2020
Last comment by Sophie88, on Apr 5, 2020 at 7:22 am | 7 comments | 7013 Views


Volunteers help Stanford search for COVID-19 clues in blood samples

Hundreds of volunteers from throughout the county on Friday and Saturday participated in a Stanford survey that could help...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by Sonya, on Apr 4, 2020 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 9357 Views


Woman arrested after slamming stolen car into Walgreens and police car

A San Jose woman was arrested Tuesday night after she got into a car and, when surrounded by police, struck the front of...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Apr 4, 2020 at 4:46 pm | 6 comments | 30495 Views


Judge sends Atherton mom to prison for college admissions scandal

An Atherton woman who paid more than $500,000 to help her children get into college through a nationwide admissions scandal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2020
Last comment by a Wharton Ol' Seoul, on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 3513 Views


California Grocers Association urges people to stop hoarding goods

The California Grocers Association has a message for people flocking to the grocery stores to stock up on supplies amid the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by indefensible rhetoric, on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:10 am | 10 comments | 4587 Views


COVID-19 testing tents popping up on Midpeninsula

Stanford Health Care is gearing up for larger-scale testing of patients with COVID-19 symptoms, erecting tents on the Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2020
Last comment by Blowing up on Nextdoor too, on Apr 1, 2020 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 6937 Views


Hospitals brace for equipment shortages as coronavirus cases surge

As Santa Clara County braces for a large wave of coronavirus patients, hospitals are also preparing for a shortage of masks,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 31, 2020 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 7299 Views


Mountain View City Council approves $500K emergency relief fund for struggling tenants

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to create a $500,000 renter assistance program to stave off...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 30, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 21 comments | 10967 Views


Coronavirus weekend update: Five more deaths reported in Santa Clara County

A roundup of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6565 Views


More than $11M in assistance planned for COVID-19 affected residents in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County legislators, nonprofits and tech corporations on Monday announced plans for an $11.25 million financial...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Facebook sucks, on Mar 28, 2020 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 3431 Views


With schools closed until May, child care providers face new demands and dilemmas

With schools across the region shuttered until May, parents are facing an unprecedented child care crisis. Child care workers...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 26, 2020 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 5406 Views


Guest opinion: The wrong solution to the housing crisis

In a guest opinion in the March 13 issue, former Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel writes why he opposes state Sen. Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 25, 2020 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 3036 Views


Nonprofits scramble to help Santa Clara County homeless during coronavirus shutdown

California's governor has ordered all residents to stay home. But for the growing homeless population in Santa Clara County,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Polomom, on Mar 25, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 8 comments | 5551 Views


Best way(s) to support local businesses?

Hi all, Just wanted to start a targeted thread in the hope that some local business owners might chime in. What is the...

Original post made by Ron on Mar. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 540 Views


Message from the publisher

These are frightening and disorienting times, and on behalf of our organization I wish you and your families the strength...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2020
Last comment by ZDQ, on Mar 23, 2020 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 2282 Views


Editorial: The coronavirus outbreak is an unprecedented health emergency. Here's how you can help.

The uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has left many people feeling afraid, anxious and helpless. If you're...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Bloom, on Mar 23, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 3618 Views


Council postpones decisions on major housing projects amid COVID-19 concerns

A pair of Mountain View housing projects up for approval Tuesday, including a controversial tear-down of over 100 apartments,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 21, 2020 at 9:56 am | 18 comments | 5785 Views


Feeling anxious about the coronavirus? A Stanford psychiatrist offers tips

The coronavirus, now officially a pandemic, presents some unique challenges to our daily mental health that go far beyond...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Mar 19, 2020 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 3163 Views
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