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Survey: Santa Clara County residents change habits during COVID-19 crisis

A new survey shows Santa Clara County residents are taking greater safety precautions related to COVID-19, which could be...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2021
Last comment by AC, on Feb 13, 2021 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 5022 Views

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Mountain View police solve 30-year-old homicide cold case

Mountain View police announced Tuesday that they have closed a 1990 murder case after DNA evidence linked a now-dead Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 10, 2021 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 4641 Views

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George Shultz, former secretary of state, dies at 100

Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz, who served three American presidents and played a pivotal role in shaping...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 8, 2021 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

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In race to vaccinate, could California see another surge?

Will California's bumpy vaccine rollout, more contagious coronavirus mutations, and decision to open up the state send COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Feb 8, 2021 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2958 Views

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Debate over Foothills Park access continues as Palo Alto weighs new restrictions

Nearly a month after Palo Alto opened the once-exclusive Foothills Park to the broader public, city leaders are preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by HT, on Feb 6, 2021 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 2936 Views

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People age 65+ can now get vaccinated anywhere in Santa Clara County

COVID-19 vaccinations will now be available to all residents and workers in Santa Clara County who are 65 years and older,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Amy Laden, on Feb 5, 2021 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 5257 Views

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Santa Clara County seeks temporary wage hike for front-line workers

Calling it dangerous work worthy of hazard pay during the pandemic, Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors is looking...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by CovidKid, on Feb 5, 2021 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 3837 Views

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Despite months to prep, why California lags on COVID vaccination

Gov. Gavin Newsom says his administration has been planning for a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign for months. Why have...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 4, 2021 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2985 Views

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Town Square changes announced

Several changes to the Mountain View Voice's popular reader forum will be implemented over the next few weeks in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by home of registered user, on Feb 3, 2021 at 8:34 am | 13 comments | 2652 Views

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Now under the state's 'purple' tier, here's what is and isn't allowed in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties returned to the state's most restrictive COVID-19 level, the "purple" tier, after California...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by Groot, on Feb 1, 2021 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 10663 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier introduces bill for Bay's environmental health

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, announced a bill on Thursday that seeks to use federal funding to improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1948 Views

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Editorial: We need a real shot in the arm

While talk of ramped-up vaccine distribution is encouraging, it will still take months to get a large swath of the population...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 2280 Views

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Is police information ripe for abuse?

While private information might fall into the wrong hands when the public and the press listen to radio transmissions, there...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Jan 29, 2021 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

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COVID-19 cases are on the rise, but so are failing grades. Here's what the MVLA school board is considering for reopening schools

While COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout Santa Clara County, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by AmyGregory, on Jan 29, 2021 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 5162 Views

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Santa Clara County opens COVID-19 vaccines to residents age 65 and up

Santa Clara County residents 65 years and older are now eligible to get vaccinated, county officials announced Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by Ramone, on Jan 28, 2021 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 5069 Views

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Palo Alto banned from bringing back residents-only requirement for Foothills Park

Palo Alto is permanently barred from limiting access to visitors to Foothills Park on the basis of residency under an injunction...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2021
Last comment by Golden Catamount, on Jan 27, 2021 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2853 Views

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Fearing displacement, cities and counties scramble to reinstate eviction protections

For the third time in less than a year, cities and counties across California are passing a flurry of emergency protections...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2021
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Jan 27, 2021 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

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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 | 4429 Views

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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 | 4286 Views

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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 | 5525 Views
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