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Behind the Headlines: Critical juncture at auditor's office

As the City Council prepares to outsource the city auditor position, former City Auditor Sharon Erickson discusses the auditor's...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 2, 2020 at 1:24 pm | 3 comments | 3751 Views

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Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in Santa Clara County

The widespread coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of people around the world and killed 361 has reached Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 2, 2020 at 12:41 pm | 13 comments | 12471 Views

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Third coronavirus case found in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County public health department leaders have reported a third case of coronavirus (COVID-19) within the county,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2020
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 1, 2020 at 9:56 am | 63 comments | 79989 Views

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Governor: Coronavirus changing 'by the hour' in California

As the number of coronavirus cases increase, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that California is on high alert and working...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by @Casti, on Mar 1, 2020 at 4:19 am | 38 comments | 26747 Views

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The developer bonus tucked into the school bond on your ballot

California voters are being asked to approve a controversial measure making it easier for developers to build apartment buildings...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2020
Last comment by Annette, on Feb 29, 2020 at 6:26 am | 7 comments | 2571 Views

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Guest Opinion: To solve housing crisis, decrease demand

Housing is in short supply in Silicon Valley, especially affordable housing. Unfortunately, no amount of the current sort...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Sense, on Feb 27, 2020 at 9:57 am | 65 comments | 9376 Views

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Life-saving drug costs have soared. Santa Clara County thinks it has a solution.

Three life-saving drugs costing hundreds of dollars a month could potentially be subsidized to patients in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Feb 27, 2020 at 7:13 am | 4 comments | 3373 Views

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Editorial: Yes on community college measures G, H

A vibrant community college system is an essential safety net and path to opportunity for those whose options are limited,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Support Community Colleges too, on Feb 26, 2020 at 6:58 pm | 16 comments | 6805 Views

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Santa Clara County man recovers from coronavirus

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department announced Thursday that a man who became the county's first confirmed case...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Rev. Beecham, on Feb 21, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 5555 Views

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Outside spending in state Senate race ramps up in final days before Super Tuesday

With only 12 days until California's March 3 primary, candidates for District 13 in the state Senate are ramping up their...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Feb 21, 2020 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 3533 Views

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Art Center branches out, pays tribute to the trees

Following in the footsteps of last year's nature-themed exhibitions that focused on the sky and encounters between humans...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Richard H Stafursky, on Feb 21, 2020 at 4:52 am | 1 comment | 3388 Views

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State Senate candidate faces allegations she violated 'non-coordination' rule with real estate political-action committee

A complaint has been filed with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against state Senate candidate Annie Oliva,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 20, 2020 at 5:23 pm | 23 comments | 6546 Views

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A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.

With the establishment of a relatively new foundation to boost their goals, Magical Bridge co-founders Olenka Steciw Villarrea...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by ALB, on Feb 17, 2020 at 1:32 pm | 10 comments | 17208 Views

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Ames wind tunnels put NASA's new moonshot to the test

America's latest bid to send astronauts into space has researchers at NASA Ames hard at work, trying to figure out how to...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
Last comment by Gem in our midst, on Feb 17, 2020 at 3:00 am | 1 comment | 2983 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Congested and frustrated Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2020/02/14/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by TransparentCalifornia.Org, on Feb 14, 2020 at 2:12 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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New state bill aims to integrate Bay Area transit into one 'seamless' system

A newly introduced piece of state legislation seeks to integrate the more than two dozen separate and independent Bay Area...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 12, 2020 at 8:41 am | 22 comments | 4267 Views

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Bonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change?

Given California's international leadership in addressing climate change, it isn't surprising that voters will be asked this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Feb 11, 2020 at 10:01 am | 44 comments | 3670 Views

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New technology-themed institute brings tech-hungry seniors downtown

Downtown Palo Alto has been a longtime mecca for tech startups, and now it could be a destination for retired tech workers...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Annette, on Feb 11, 2020 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 7380 Views

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Contentious housing bill SB 50 dies on the Senate floor

Senate Bill 50, a contentious proposal to relax height and density restrictions for housing developments, suffered a serious...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Feb 10, 2020 at 11:05 am | 51 comments | 8308 Views

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Can Santa Clara County house 100 homeless students in 100 days? Foothill College joins effort

Foothill College announced Wednesday new partnerships that the community college hopes will help Santa Clara County achieve...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 10, 2020 at 10:34 am | 8 comments | 3598 Views
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