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Santa Clara County works to clear hurdles to vaccinations

One month after the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Santa Clara County, county leaders are hurrying to fix shortcomings...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 16, 2021 at 4:48 pm | 6 comments | 5721 Views

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Sheriff's Office forms task force investigating right-wing extremists

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office has formed a special task force to combat right-wing extremists in response to the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Corey Levens, on Jan 15, 2021 at 8:52 pm | 19 comments | 2889 Views

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Supervisors to consider requiring health care systems to provide vaccination plans

Seeking to know how many vaccines are being given out, Santa Clara County supervisors will consider requiring large health...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 15, 2021 at 5:43 pm | 4 comments | 2853 Views

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Opinion: Contradictions of COVID-19

While city councils all up and down the Peninsula contemplate severe housing shortages in the decades ahead, we are also...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Rose, on Jan 15, 2021 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 1889 Views

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San Mateo County COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues via clinic, partnerships

In San Mateo County, about one-third of the health care workers and long-term care residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2894 Views

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California's new goal: Vaccinate a million people in 10 days

Acknowledging that vaccinations have been too slow, state officials aim to ramp up the pace. But many questions remain about...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Penny, on Jan 14, 2021 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2168 Views

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Here's who'll be eligible for the next phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program is well underway in Santa Clara County, which could move to...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
Last comment by shukaduka, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 7 comments | 55728 Views

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Next COVID-19 vaccine phase rollout could come in weeks

California's Community Vaccine Advisory Committee is preparing to outline who will receive COVID-19 vaccine doses in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 11, 2021 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 12601 Views

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With COVID-19 surge, Stanford frosh-soph students can't return to campus after all

Stanford University announced Saturday that freshman and sophomore students would not be allowed to return to campus for...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 10, 2021 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 5108 Views

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Newsom wants extra $600 stimulus for low-wage Californians

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a $600 stimulus for low-income Californians. He also wants to extend the state's eviction...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
Last comment by Shwonder Sharikov, on Jan 9, 2021 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 2230 Views

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Americans are living 30 years longer on average — and that's a big plus for businesses

A recent Stanford conference looked at everything from business innovations to caregiving to new ways for Americans to work...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by theAlex, on Jan 8, 2021 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 3245 Views

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Fresh off reelection to City Council, Greg Tanaka sets sights on Congress

After winning a second term on the Palo Alto City Council, Greg Tanaka is eying a new venture: a seat in the U.S. House of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 8, 2021 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 5170 Views

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation fined for failing to comply with COVID-19 testing order

Several hospitals, including three Palo Alto Medical Foundation centers, were issued fines for violating Santa Clara County's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2020
Last comment by Common Sense G., on Jan 8, 2021 at 8:43 am | 14 comments | 20996 Views

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Even more contagious? Here's what you need to know about the mutating virus now in California

The new coronavirus variant so far has been detected in six people in the Golden State, after its initial discovery in the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 5, 2021 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 3013 Views

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Mixed reactions accompany South Bay minimum wage increases

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos are among the south bay cities that saw their minimum wage rates increase in the new...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 5, 2021 at 11:20 am | 9 comments | 3951 Views

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Navigating through this upside-down year

Let's face it: 2020 gave us all a run for our money. From March onward, it was one crisis after another. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2021 at 7:01 pm | 5 comments | 3720 Views

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Holiday Fund: With camps shut down, Hidden Villa sends seeds, leaves and lessons to area youth

For decades, Hidden Villa has offered its young campers a unique blend of pastoral beauty and social justice activism. This...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2020
Last comment by Linda Heiliger, on Jan 1, 2021 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 3843 Views

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Stanford vaccine expert: 'They do look very safe'

As initial shipments of COVID-19 vaccines arrive throughout the United States this week and in coming weeks, Dr. Yvonne Maldonado...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Jan 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm | 18 comments | 5047 Views

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Year in review: Challenges, milestones from a turbulent 2020

While we yearn for the early days of 2020, when life was normal, we examine how the year became a turning point for social...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2021
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2020 rewind: A timeline of a year like no other

The past 12 months have been historic, life changing and unparalleled and most likely will stand out as key markers in modern...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2021
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