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RESTAURANTS

What will it take for local restaurants to recover? Famed Peninsula brewer Dan Gordon sounds the alarm after closing in Palo Alto

In an interview, Palo Alto restaurateur Dan Gordon spoke bluntly about the ripple effects the coronavirus will have on local...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 28, 2020 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 3827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coronavirus Central: Second COVID-19 patient dies in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County's second fatality as a result of COVID-19 was a woman in her 80s who was admitted to the hospital on Monday....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by drslb, on Apr 27, 2020 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 56720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2849 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: 'Cultural antibodies' to help fight climate change

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Fausto D'Apuzzo and Portola Valley resident Lanier Poland argue why, amidst the coronavirus...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2020
Last comment by salud!, on Apr 27, 2020 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 4719 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 5036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 5751 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 12864 Views

ELECTIONS

Community remembers longtime Sacred Heart teacher who died of COVID-19

Former Portola Valley resident and longtime local teacher Kermit Holderman died from COVID-19 on March 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 24, 2020 at 3:39 am | 1 comment | 3149 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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
There are no comments yet. 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman swerves to avoid collision, dies in rollover crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

A woman who suddenly veered her car away from an oncoming collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2020 at 9:29 pm | 8 comments | 7926 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3127 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Six ideas for helping local businesses during COVID-19 crisis

In a guest opinion, former Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen offers up six ideas for helping local businesses during...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2020
Last comment by Pam, on Apr 21, 2020 at 11:20 pm | 9 comments | 6829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Layoffs. Red tape. Anxiety. Small businesses fight to survive pandemic.

Small businesses throughout the Midpeninsula are facing painful decisions as they seek to weather the increasingly perilous...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 21, 2020 at 4:31 pm | 8 comments | 5040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Families raise $20K to help needy residents at laundromats in Mountain View, San Jose

It may seem like an unlikely place to find generosity during a global pandemic, but local laundromats are the focus of a...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Oscar, on Apr 21, 2020 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 10023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View triples its rent relief package to $1.6M

Mountain View will drastically increase its emergency funding for renters who are out of work due to the new coronavirus,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 21, 2020 at 1:04 pm | 20 comments | 19441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Mateo County to enforce face masks for the public, essential employees

County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow is now requiring residents and essential employees to wear face coverings when out...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1780 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 7623 Views

ELECTIONS

Evictions put on hold: How city and county rules help out-of-work tenants behind on rent

Santa Clara County and several local cities passed emergency laws temporarily banning evictions last week, all of which are...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 19, 2020 at 3:43 pm | 13 comments | 4729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coronavirus weekend update: Mountain View nursing home with COVID-19 cases identified

Less than 11 healthcare workers and patients at the Mountain View Healthcare Center have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2020
Last comment by The source, on Apr 19, 2020 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 17601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reopen California? That's the toughest phase yet, Newsom says

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he will not lift his shelter-in-place order until adequate suppression and mitigation measures are...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by Rent assistance IS for landlords, on Apr 18, 2020 at 6:27 pm | 10 comments | 4504 Views
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