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Series of Spare the Air alerts carries through Monday

As smoke from wildfires continues to cover the Bay Area, officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 11, 2020 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 4015 Views


State moves Santa Clara County to red tier, allowing more businesses to reopen

Santa Clara County has moved to the less restrictive red tier in California's color-coded classification system that determines...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2020
Last comment by SC Parent, on Sep 9, 2020 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 6846 Views


Sunnyvale man arrested for allegedly luring Arizona teen to Mountain View for sex

A Sunnyvale man was arrested last month after he allegedly lured a 15-year-old girl from Arizona to Mountain View and had...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 8, 2020 at 8:52 pm | 7 comments | 11121 Views


High heat, unhealthful air quality likely to last into the week

Record-setting heat and smoky air descended on the Bay Area on Sunday and is expected to only improve slightly over the next...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2020
Last comment by MogensLauritzen, on Sep 7, 2020 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 6351 Views


State revokes Mountain View veterinarian's license following string of complaints by pet owners

The veterinarian running Alta View Animal Hospital lost his license to practice medicine this month, after state officials...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2020
Last comment by Maria Martell, on Sep 6, 2020 at 1:55 am | 15 comments | 22438 Views


Man with alleged 'Boogaloo' ties arrested for threatening county health officer

A Gilroy resident with alleged ties to the militant, far-right "Boogaloo" movement was arrested last week for sending more...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Sep 2, 2020 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 5118 Views


Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to discuss wildfire fighting program

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is set to review numerous solutions to address the increased threat...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on Sep 1, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 5659 Views


CDC's revised COVID-19 testing guidelines are 'bizarre,' says Santa Clara County's top health official

Santa Clara County health leaders on Wednesday put their foot down against changes in federal COVID-19 testing guidelines...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Trump's House is WHITE, on Aug 27, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 6062 Views


SCU Lightning Complex firefighters can't take your donations but appreciate the thought

Officials overseeing the fight against the SCU Lightning Complex fires on Sunday expressed appreciation for offers of donations...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
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Sunnyvale police investigating fatal stabbing at Bay Lands Park

A homicide Saturday afternoon is under investigation after a man was found with stab wounds at Bay Lands Park, the Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 20, 2020 at 2:50 am | 2 comments | 8076 Views


Rolling blackouts possible as heat advisory extended through Wednesday

The National Weather Service extended its heat advisory in the Bay Area Monday as a heat wave continued to blanket the region,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 18, 2020 at 9:14 pm | 2 comments | 3959 Views


They made posters to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Hours later, the project was defaced with racist messages.

A youth group's anti-racism posters were defaced on Aug. 8 by a man seen on video spray-painting the messages with hateful...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by JoanP, on Aug 18, 2020 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 4718 Views


Storm brings fires, power outages to the Bay Area

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning Sunday morning, predicting that frequent lightning and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2020
Last comment by John Joss, on Aug 17, 2020 at 5:39 am | 1 comment | 9589 Views


Hungry for housing, Palo Alto seeks to lure developers to San Antonio Road

After failing to lure residential developments to its main downtown districts, Palo Alto is shifting its sights to a part...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2020
Last comment by Lenny Siegel, on Aug 15, 2020 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 6638 Views


Sheriff's captain, attorneys indicted in gun permit scheme

A sheriff's captain, a gun parts manufacturer and two local lawyers have been indicted by a grand jury on felony bribery...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Lawn Order, on Aug 15, 2020 at 7:52 am | 4 comments | 6436 Views


Health officers face unprecedented threats, intimidation

While working long hours to lead the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, health officers nationwide, including Santa...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Justin Case, on Aug 11, 2020 at 6:38 pm | 24 comments | 7000 Views


What can you do to fight racism in your community? These young activists have some ideas.

Three young Black women expressed on a virtual panel Thursday a mix of optimism and pessimism, motivation and anger about...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2020
Last comment by smorr, on Aug 9, 2020 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 4090 Views


Santa Clara County lines up appointment-based COVID-19 testing sites

Beginning this week, Santa Clara County will provide appointment-based testing sites on a consistently scheduled, rotating...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by short swabs El Camino Hospital, on Aug 6, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 7284 Views


Albuquerque man pleads guilty to sexual assault in 2004 Mountain View case

A man accused of breaking into a motel room and sexually assaulting a woman in Mountain View pleaded guilty Tuesday, prosecutors...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by Pdop, on Aug 5, 2020 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 8324 Views


Santa Clara County COVID-19 testing guru quit last job amid pressure to reopen economy

Three months ago Dr. Marty Fenstersheib was pressured to reopen the economy in San Benito County. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Aug 3, 2020 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 7555 Views
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