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Report: Bay Area has nation's third-highest homeless population

The nation's third largest population of homeless people, roughly 28,000, reside in the Bay Area, and most of them are unsheltered,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Blame The Excessively Rich , on Apr 17, 2019 at 1:54 pm | 12 comments | 3366 Views

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Santa Clara County confirms its fourth case of measles

The United States is on pace to have the worst measles outbreak since 1994, with 555 cases across 20 states since Jan. 1...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by selfish, on Apr 17, 2019 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 5373 Views

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Webcast: Recycling at the crossroads

Phil Bobel, Palo Alto's assistant director of Public Works, talks about the uncertainty facing the city's recycling operation...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 13, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 3228 Views

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Measles-carrying Caltrain commuter sparks public health warning

Public health officials are warning the public of possible exposure to measles -- this time involving a Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by @Not Afraid of Measles (Really?), on Apr 11, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 16 comments | 7297 Views

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County aims to boost voter turnout by sending mail-in ballots for 2020 primary election

More than 900,000 eligible voters in Santa Clara County will receive ballots in the mail for the March 2020 primary election...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by costs, on Apr 11, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

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Stanford expels student in connection with college-fraud scheme

Stanford University has expelled a student who it determined had falsified his or her college application and who was connected...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Apr 11, 2019 at 11:18 am | 34 comments | 13161 Views

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Hundreds speak out as Board of Supervisors consider policy change to notify ICE of violent inmates

An emotional debate over Santa Clara County's immigration policy unfolded Tuesday as the board considered amending its sanctuary...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by George, on Apr 9, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 3206 Views

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East Palo Alto's new city manager brings real estate, complex negotiation skills to job

East Palo Alto has a new city manager in Jaime Fontes, who brings experience in negotiating complex multimillion-dollar projects...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Winifred, on Apr 9, 2019 at 10:23 am | 5 comments | 6933 Views

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Rain returning to the Bay Area on Thursday, with greater intensity on Friday

Rain will be light on Thursday but will become more widespread on Friday in the Bay Area, producing locally moderate rainfall,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by Wilma!, on Apr 8, 2019 at 6:23 pm | 40 comments | 2937 Views

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Proposed bill would allow homeless students to sleep in community college parking lots overnight

Homeless community college students will be permitted to park and sleep in their cars overnight at any community college...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by RVs Unwelcomed In LAH As Well, on Apr 7, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 31 comments | 7181 Views

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Editorial: The perils of state action

State legislators who are pushing for new laws forcing cities to allow dense, multi-family housing developments in single-family...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 4, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 52 comments | 6114 Views

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Menlo Park father intends to plead guilty to an unspecified charge in college admissions scam

A Menlo Park man intends to plead guilty to an as-yet unspecified charge in the $25 million college admissions scam which...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Apr 3, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 42742 Views

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Thief livestreams for help when self-driving car won't stop

What began as an auto thief's livestream of his joyride turned into a distress call Sunday evening when the man couldn't...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Apr 1, 2019 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 5137 Views

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Bay Area's largest real-estate firm? It's a New York startup

Compass, the venture-funded real-estate startup that launched its first office in the local market just over two years ago,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Same Old Story, on Mar 30, 2019 at 8:27 am | 12 comments | 10718 Views

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Editorial: The audacity of privilege

Sadly, the most frequently heard reaction among local residents last week to the news that 33 parents across the nation,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 29, 2019 at 7:02 am | 39 comments | 8279 Views

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Milk Pail Market, a Mountain View institution for 45 years, to close

After 45 years in Mountain View, the popular Milk Pail Market will be closing its doors permanently. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Dog mom, on Mar 26, 2019 at 9:00 pm | 39 comments | 17379 Views

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CA Quietly Upped Costs to Patients With Flawed Law - What Can I Do ?

I used to use patient discount cards to be able to afford my blood pressure medication. I am not opposed to generics, and...

Original post made by Local on Mar. 17, 2019
Last comment by back yard, on Mar 26, 2019 at 10:20 am | 26 comments | 878 Views

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County to consider contacting ICE about violent inmates prior to release

Santa Clara County officials are shifting their position on contacting federal authorities about inmates convicted of violent...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 23, 2019 at 5:20 pm | 13 comments | 2685 Views

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Why won't developers build housing?

The Mercury News has an interesting read on why San Jose isn't building enough new housing: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/03/20/why-wont-developers-build-housing-in-this-bay-a...

Original post made by Anon on Mar. 21, 2019
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Local parents, Stanford coach indicted in college-admissions scandal

Numerous local parents and a Stanford University coach are among the dozens indicted in a nationwide college-admissions investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by marquis, on Mar 20, 2019 at 12:59 pm | 99 comments | 62686 Views
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