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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman district remains cautious about reopening schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District, hamstrung by state guidelines that restrict schools from reopening until the countywide...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2021 at 9:36 am | 6 comments | 5287 Views

OTHER ISSUES

California health leaders lift regional stay-at-home orders

The California Department of Public Health ended regional stay-at-home orders on Monday morning, effective immediately for...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 25, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 4512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom's school reopening plan puts tight deadlines on districts, legislature

Schools would have to offer in-person learning for primary students starting Feb. 16 in order to get the full funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by bobfily, on Jan 25, 2021 at 2:11 am | 2 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rainstorms, potential atmospheric river expected to drench Bay Area in coming week

Multiple rainstorms, cold temperatures and some light snowfall are in the Bay Area's forecast over the next week, culminating...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 22, 2021 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park

After seeing a spike in visits to Foothills Park, the Palo Alto City Council moved on Tuesday to sharply curtail the number...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 22, 2021 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Racist vandalism discovered at Huff Elementary School

Police are investigating a vandalism case after overtly racist messages were found spray painted on a classroom at Huff Elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by HAB, on Jan 22, 2021 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 8031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View residents poured $370K into campaigns focused on Georgia runoff

Wednesday marks a momentous transition of power in the United States, as President Joe Biden is sworn into office with a...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by Lenny Siegel, on Jan 22, 2021 at 9:45 am | 7 comments | 4404 Views

ELECTIONS

Biden signs flurry of executive orders, many reversing Trump policies

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed a bevy of executive orders that reverse policies of the Trump administration,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 21, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite defeat in court, Mountain View's mobile home residents fight to expand rent control

For years, Mountain View's mobile home residents have waged a legal battle to extend the city's rent control law to its six...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 21, 2021 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 10504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local health care providers reeling from huge spike in demand for vaccine

Health care providers in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are reeling from a massive spike in requests for COVID-19 vaccines...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Jan 20, 2021 at 10:56 pm | 3 comments | 4386 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mass-vaccination centers to open, but only for those without primary care physicians

Anyone hoping to be vaccinated at one of the COVID-19 mass-vaccination centers in Santa Clara or San Mateo counties is likely...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Jan 20, 2021 at 9:57 pm | 2 comments | 5654 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County holds back batch of Moderna vaccine that potentially causes allergic reactions

A specific lot of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 potentially caused a "higher-than-usual" number of allergic reactions...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by 7x7native, on Jan 19, 2021 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 2913 Views

OTHER ISSUES

California's new goal: Vaccinate a million people in 10 days

Acknowledging that vaccinations have been too slow, state officials aim to ramp up the pace. But many questions remain about...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Jan 18, 2021 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 3177 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County inmates report unsafe conditions, go on hunger strike as COVID-19 cases soar

Inmates in Santa Clara County's jails are on a hunger strike as cases of COVID-19 rage through the correctional system amid...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Jan 18, 2021 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations amid chaotic federal allocations

Santa Clara County leaders are concerned they won't have enough COVID-19 doses to continue building up their vaccination...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 18, 2021 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 3150 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: The menace in the White House

Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by home of elitists, on Jan 18, 2021 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 2064 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County unveils COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

Santa Clara County launched a new online dashboard on Friday that tracks the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses received and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 16, 2021 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 7206 Views

RESTAURANTS

Slice of the pie: How this South Bay pizza shop successfully became a worker-owned cooperative

As calls for better treatment of restaurant workers have become louder and louder, particularly during the pandemic, A Slice...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by A, on Jan 16, 2021 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 6281 Views

ELECTIONS

'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Dave Smith, on Jan 15, 2021 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2177 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County works to clear hurdles to vaccinations

One month after the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Santa Clara County, county leaders are hurrying to fix shortcomings...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Jan 15, 2021 at 3:56 pm | 5 comments | 3700 Views
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