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Newsom, Bay Area officials applaud Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ job rights

Gov. Gavin Newsom and Bay Area officials celebrated a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday that extended protections...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Merrick Garland, on Jun 16, 2020 at 5:40 am | 3 comments | 6752 Views


Guest opinion: A message from the Mountain View mayor and police chief

In an op-ed, Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and police Chief Max Bosel write about the Mountain View Police Department's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on Jun 16, 2020 at 4:15 am | 31 comments | 11550 Views


For county, 1,000-strong group of workers and volunteers will be key to keeping a lid on coronavirus

Santa Clara County is calling for the public to help ramp up its COVID-19 contact-tracing program, which needs an estimated...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Also Unemployed, on Jun 15, 2020 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 7085 Views


Guest opinion: St. Francis High School has had long-standing issues with inclusivity. Here’s how it can change.

In a guest opinion, St. Francis High School alumni write about how administrators can change the school for the better following...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 15, 2020 at 2:07 am | 2 comments | 9601 Views


'Meet this moment': Growing coalition calls for Palo Alto to expand access to Foothills Park

Calling it a policy that sends a terrible message, dozens of Palo Alto residents and community leaders are petitioning the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Peter Parker, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:58 pm | 10 comments | 8493 Views


Grocery program throws a lifeline to families at Mountain View's highest-needs school

Schools may be closed during the coronavirus pandemic, but hundreds of families are still showing up at Castro Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by Sandi Puett, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 10262 Views


A new COVID-19 test site is coming to Palo Alto. Here's how to access it.

For the first time, Santa Clara County is opening a pop-up test site in Palo Alto for free COVID-19 tests at City Hall for...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:23 am | 2 comments | 7529 Views


Supervisor Joe Simitian proposes new reforms for the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian announced Friday a package of new policies aimed at curbing police violence and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Korbin, on Jun 12, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 7342 Views


As COVID-19 restrictions ease, transit agencies prepare for returning riders

Public transit agencies in the South Bay on Monday detailed their plans to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 12, 2020 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 6135 Views


County issues order requiring hospitals, clinics to step up COVID-19 testing

Citing a continual lag in COVID-19 testing by hospitals, Santa Clara County issued a new order on Wednesday requiring hospitals...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 11, 2020 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 5670 Views


Meet the class of 2020: Five students, five stories

High school graduation looked different this year in Mountain View and Los Altos. We spoke with five students who overcame...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Shirlee Cunningham, on Jun 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 10931 Views


Locals throng streets of Los Altos in protest of police violence

A throng of people marched through the tony streets of downtown Los Altos Friday afternoon in a peaceful protest against...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by hsnpoor, on Jun 11, 2020 at 11:04 am | 25 comments | 17966 Views


Students' racist Instagram post spurs protest at Saint Francis High School

An estimated 50 to 100 people upset over racist social media posts by Saint Francis High School students marched on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Whoops, on Jun 11, 2020 at 8:51 am | 18 comments | 25814 Views


'The first big exhale in awhile.' After months of takeout, restaurants reopen for outdoor dining

On the first days Santa Clara and San Mateo counties allowed restaurants to reopen for outdoor dining over the weekend, many...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jun 10, 2020 at 7:48 pm | 5 comments | 15911 Views


St. Francis High School launches investigation into racist Instagram linked to recent grads

St. Francis High School officials released a statement Thursday condemning what it calls a "highly offensive" and "racist"...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by daniel, on Jun 9, 2020 at 5:16 am | 18 comments | 29755 Views


Massive march for change calls attention to racism in Midpeninsula

On Saturday, thousands flocked to Palo Alto City Hall, where they grabbed onto the momentum of what's now a global movement...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary , on Jun 8, 2020 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 5776 Views


Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for end of carotid artery restraint by police

Gov. Gavin Newsom expressed his support for ending the use of carotid holds on detainees which is similar to the one used...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by policing police, on Jun 8, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 5224 Views


Support your Local Newspaper

Who would have thought it, but today's episode of Hasan Minhaj's PATRIOT ACT takes on the issue of local news. In his...

Original post made by Mike94040 on Jun. 7, 2020
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Santa Clara County's COVID-19 testing continues to lag

Santa Clara County public health managers have gained significant ground in controlling the coronavirus among vulnerable...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Meow, on Jun 7, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 9298 Views


New Santa Clara County order allows more stores, restaurants to reopen Friday

Churches, retailers and restaurants that offer outdoor dining will be allowed to start welcoming back customers on June 5...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by really inane, on Jun 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm | 11 comments | 20482 Views
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