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Sewage shows spread of coronavirus across Santa Clara County
The amount of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in local wastewater has tripled, and in some cases quadrupled, since June 16, indicating... Last comment 7 hours ago | 17 comments

Santa Clara among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy
As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county... Last comment 9 hours ago | 10 comments

Only 60% of Palo Alto police report being vaccinated
Despite getting early access to COVID-19 vaccines, inoculation rates among local law enforcement agencies fall below the... Last comment 9 hours ago | 119 comments

Bike plan in south Palo Alto faces uphill climb
Months after the City Council enthusiastically endorsed the creation of new bikeways south Palo Alto, the effort has run... Last comment 5 hours ago | 38 comments

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COVID vaccinations lag for people on Medi-Cal
In all California counties, Medi-Cal enrollees have been vaccinated at substantially lower rates than the overall population. Experts point to several factors for this economic divide. Sunday, 8:50 AM | 3 comments

Superintendents: Kids should begin school year in classrooms
School superintendents in six counties and the city of Berkeley jointly announced their support Friday for full in-person classes for the entirety of the 2021-2022 school year. Saturday, 8:31 AM | 1 comments

Need to get a building permit? Soon you can do that in person again in Palo Alto
After more than a year of virtual services, Palo Alto is planning to expand City Hall's in-person operations over the next two weeks. But will the delta variant spreading, the city will require all visitors to mask up. Saturday, 8:03 AM

Sewage shows spread of coronavirus across county
The amount of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in local wastewater has tripled, and in some cases quadrupled, since June 16, indicating a much higher rate of infection. Friday, 6:57 AM | 17 comments

Venturing out: Photos capture people in a reopened world
Since the state "reopened" on June 15, gatherings have restarted and business owners are benefiting from the public's growing confidence to come back in larger numbers throughout the Midpeninsula. Friday, 6:57 AM | 6 comments

Stanford's first new school in seven decades takes shape
Stanford University is honing in on climate and sustainability issues at its new school that is dedicated to the environmental sciences and is set to open next year. Friday, 9:49 AM | 3 comments

Board approves private vendor to deliver distance learning in upcoming academic year
During a special meeting on Thursday, the Palo Alto school board approved a contract with Stride Learning Solutions to teach students who are uncomfortable returning to campus. Friday, 9:55 AM

Jon Ferraiolo, tech entrepreneur, dies after battling Lou Gehrig's disease
Silicon Valley engineer, entrepreneur and author Jon Ferraiolo died on July 16 after a seven-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Friday, 6:56 AM | 1 comments

CDC advises most vaccinated Californians to wear masks indoors
Under the CDC's new mask recommendations, vaccinated people in 45 California counties -- all of its most populous areas -- are advised to wear masks in public indoor places. Wednesday, 2:44 PM | 29 comments

State law prohibits law enforcement from posting mugshots on social media
Police departments across California will no longer be able to splash mugshots over social media following a big arrest under a new state law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom last week. Wednesday, 4:18 PM | 11 comments

Federal funds aid city's bid to replace aged fire station

Why are key California affordable housing bills bottled up?

Free school meals for all here to stay in California

State announces proof-of-vaccination mandate

Coronavirus central: CDPH issues indoor mask recommendation regardless of vaccination status

Seven 'breakthrough' COVID-19 cases reported at Stanford in a week

School district fires contractor after trapped squirrels die

Only 60% of Palo Alto police report being vaccinated

High school students challenge own political beliefs through domestic exchange program

Matadero Creek diesel spill, still under observation, appears to be waning

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