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Police chiefs unite against hate crimes toward Asian Americans

Fifteen Silicon Valley law enforcement leaders have issued a statement against the rising incidents of hate crimes against...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by Cordelia, on Mar 18, 2021 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 3666 Views

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Could new rail project ease traffic gridlock on Dumbarton Bridge?

Interest is picking up in the Dumbarton Rail Corridor, a potential 18-mile public transit route that would connect Union...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 18, 2021 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 3970 Views

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Creativity and joy: Palo Alto hopes to combat the ongoing pandemic blahs with new public art

As the COVID-19 pandemic lumbers on, the Palo Alto Public Art Program is ready to spruce things up with some colorful, uplifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1127 Views

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'Hershey Felder, Puccini' premieres online

Writer, pianist and performer Hershey Felder is at it again, offering another world-premiere show about a musical icon via...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Judy Atterholt, on Mar 16, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1958 Views

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Public meeting on Dumbarton Rail Corridor project to be held Monday

SamTrans will host a virtual public meeting on Monday to discuss the Dumbarton Rail Corridor project, an effort local transit...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 16, 2021 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 3314 Views

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Santa Clara County, nonprofit leaders rebuke state's COVID-19 vaccine distribution program

Outraged that California's new COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan won't get them first dibs on doses meant for the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 14, 2021 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5542 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in connection to downtown stabbing

A Mountain View man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection to a downtown stabbing over the weekend...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 11, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 4004 Views

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With 'mixed feelings,' Mountain View Whisman superintendent recommends reopening of schools

After nearly a year of school closures, Mountain View Whisman School District plans to start bringing back students to campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by Mountain View Parent , on Mar 9, 2021 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments | 8943 Views

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California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities

Seeking an "equity" approach to allocating COVID-19 vaccine doses across the state, California health officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Mar 9, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 3254 Views

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Santa Clara County opens 'most fun' mass vaccination site at San Jose roller rink

The "most fun vaccine site in all of California" opened on Friday in San Jose at the Aloha Roller Rink. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by resident17, on Mar 6, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 7098 Views

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CHP convince man not to jump off Highway 101 overpass, ending 14-hour traffic jam

The California Highway Patrol spent close to 14 hours and 45 minutes on Tuesday negotiating with a man who threatened to...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ken M. , on Mar 5, 2021 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 8555 Views

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As an educator and a parent, Jessica Clark has experienced the reopening debate from both sides

The biggest challenge of the last 12 months remains living with the stress of the unknown, said Jessica Clark, a kindergarten...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1726 Views

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Silicon Valley Reads emphasizes connection with upcoming programming

From now through March, Silicon Valley Reads is offering a variety of online public programs for all ages, including author...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1138 Views

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Palo Alto plans to sell annual passes for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

After moving to dramatically curtail access to Foothills Park last month, Palo Alto officially agreed on Monday to further...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by Cfrink, on Feb 23, 2021 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1831 Views

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Google seeks to clamp down on public access to its Mountain View tech campus

Visitors to Google's tech campus in Mountain View can walk right up to the front doors of the Googleplex, enjoying the views...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 22, 2021 at 9:06 pm | 4 comments | 30737 Views

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State bill seeks to take politics out of VTA governance

Responding to years of complaints about poor governance at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Assemblyman Marc...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 22, 2021 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 2649 Views

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Newsom, lawmakers agree to $600 stimulus checks plus boost for undocumented workers

California has worked out a plan to provide more cash for struggling residents, particularly undocumented families left out...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Feb 22, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 5 comments | 2525 Views

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Teachers, front-line workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Santa Clara County starting Feb. 28

Educators, food service workers and emergency personnel in Santa Clara County will all be eligible to receive the COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by Kay, on Feb 18, 2021 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 7408 Views

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Santa Clara County supports court ruling on the county's indoor gathering ban

Santa Clara County officials are applauding a federal court's ruling that affirmed the county's ban on indoor gatherings,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2021
Last comment by Waldo, on Feb 16, 2021 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2709 Views

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New CEO of LifeMoves poised to take on leadership at organization's 'inflection point'

The Menlo Park-based nonprofit LifeMoves, which is the largest network providing services, shelter and resources to unhoused...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by smorr, on Feb 16, 2021 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2484 Views
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