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Prime for housing? College Terrace apartment plan targets 'moderate' earners
A residential block in the College Terrace neighborhood could become the site of a 24-unit apartment building under a proposal... Last comment 1 hour ago | 30 comments

Santa Clara County ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations amid chaotic federal allocations
Santa Clara County leaders are concerned they won't have enough COVID-19 doses to continue building up their vaccination... Last comment on Jan 20, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments

Palo Alto middle, high schools unlikely to reopen this school year
It's unlikely that Palo Alto Unified middle and high schools will reopen for hybrid instruction this academic year, Superintendent... Last comment 7 hours ago | 24 comments

Under assault: Data shows Santa Clara County hospital workers routinely attacked on the job
Each year, hundreds of health care workers in Santa Clara County hospitals are punched, kicked, spat on, slapped or worse,... Last comment on Jan 18, 2021 at 12:39 pm | 7 comments

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Protest in front of Verizon store on University Avenue. Submitted by Harjanto Sumali on Dec 8, 2017


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 health officials lifted statewide regional stay-at-home orders on Monday. Monday, 5:04 PM | 1 comments

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 all regions statewide, including the Bay Area. Monday, 10:24 AM | 3 comments

County launches COVID-19 vaccination site at Mountain View's community center
The Mountain View Community Center has transformed from a recreational space to a hub for mass vaccinations, with a goal of providing the COVID-19 vaccine to 1,000 people each day. Friday, 4:06 PM

Lawmakers propose extending eviction moratorium until June 30
Under a legislative agreement, California would extend its eviction moratorium to the end of June. Landlords would get an incentive to forgive back rent using an extra $2.6 billion from federal relief. Monday, 3:55 PM

Santa Clara County to rethink juvenile justice as state-run prisons shutter
County supervisors are backing new efforts to reform juvenile justice, following a new California law that shutters state-run youth incarceration and tasks counties with housing young inmates. Monday, 8:59 AM | 4 comments

Man working in his yard faces armed would-be robber
Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that targeted a man who was working outside of his home on Wednesday afternoon and refused to hand over his wallet and cellphone at gunpoint. Thursday, 4:51 PM | 11 comments

Pregnant and homeless: Menlo Park resident's documentary aims to raise awareness
Five years ago, a filmmaker in Menlo Park saw a news story about a homeless woman who gave birth at a bus stop. The story inspired her own project to explore and document the lives of local women who are pregnant and homeless. Friday, 9:25 AM

'Persistent' and 'consistent.' Report highlights Palo Alto's legacy of discrimination
The history of Black and brown communities in Palo Alto is blighted by discrimination, exclusion and everyday indignities that make residents of color feel like they don't belong, the Human Relations Commission concluded in a report. Thursday, 9:35 AM | 37 comments

Rainstorms, atmospheric river expected to drench Bay Area in coming week
Rainstorms, cold temperatures and some light snowfall are in the Bay Area's forecast, culminating in a potential atmospheric river by the middle of the week, according to the National Weather Service. Monday, 12:06 PM

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions — answered
We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions and links to resources. Thursday, 5:26 PM

Pedestrian dies in Caltrain collision

Feeling a sense of urgency, Ravenswood moves to reopen schools

Mass-vaccination centers to open, but only for those without primary care physicians

Palo Alto middle, high schools unlikely to reopen this school year

Around Town: Palo Alto native plays at sixth Inauguration Day ceremony

New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park

City Council signals support for 113-apartment project

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County's hospitalized patient count falls below 600 for first time in a month

A harrowing experience with COVID-19

Local health care providers reel from huge spike in demand for vaccine

PUBLIC AGENDA: Discussion on city economic recovery plan; update on Boulware Park upgrades

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