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Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035

In a dramatic move to tackle climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered state officials to ban new gasoline-powered...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 1671 Views


Downtown Mountain View hosts three full days of free COVID-19 testing

Mountain View's Center for the Performing Arts may not be putting on any shows lately, but it's becoming the go-to spot for...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
Last comment by Mike94040, on Sep 23, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 6228 Views


Santa Clara County cracks down on hospitals falling behind on COVID-19 testing

Santa Clara County announced Wednesday a new public health order forcing local health care providers to provide quick and...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 19, 2020 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 5004 Views


Santa Clara County advises businesses to seek legal counsel for customer COVID-19 issues

Santa Clara County officials advised business owners Wednesday to seek legal counsel rather than appealing to the county...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 16, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 46 comments | 5057 Views


Palo Alto green lights 'safe parking' program for people living in cars

A parking lot near the Baylands will turn into a shelter for people living in cars, with a lot attendant and case managers...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Donna Davies, on Sep 15, 2020 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 4454 Views


Months into the pandemic, Santa Clara County's hospitals are still falling short on COVID-19 testing

Amid a steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County, local hospitals are reportedly violating a local health order...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:17 am | 31 comments | 15854 Views


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 | 3459 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 | 6108 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 | 10130 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 | 5742 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 | 20333 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 | 4707 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 | 5128 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 | 5517 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 | 7503 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 | 3604 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 | 4283 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 | 9184 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 | 6050 Views
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