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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 minute ago | 21 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 9 hours ago | 19 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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Santa Clara County launches COVID-19 vaccination site at Mountain View's community center
In short order, 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.
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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

Pedestrian dies in Caltrain collision
A fatal collision between a Caltrain train and a pedestrian at the Churchill Avenue crossing in Palo Alto disrupted service and traffic in the area on Thursday afternoon. Thursday, 6:28 PM

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 | 10 comments

'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 | 20 comments

Rainstorms, potential atmospheric river expected to drench Bay Area in coming week
Multiple rainstorms, cold temperatures and some light snowfall are in the Bay Area's forecast over the next week, culminating in a potential atmospheric river by the middle of the week, according to the National Weather Service. Friday, 2:04 PM

Time running out to extend California's eviction moratorium
Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders need to reach an agreement by Jan. 31 for California renters to avoid the beginning of a statewide eviction tsunami. Friday, 9:34 AM | 1 comments

New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park
After seeing a spike in visits to Foothills Park, the Palo Alto City Council moved on Tuesday to sharply curtail the number of people who can enter the scenic preserve. Wednesday, 12:52 PM | 30 comments

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

Feeling a sense of urgency, Ravenswood moves to reopen schools
Ravenswood is looking to start reopening its campuses as soon as next week for small groups of high-need students, which leaders hope will be a first step toward safely resuming in-person instruction. Tuesday, 4:51 PM

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine batch cleared after safety review

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

City Council signals support for 113-apartment project

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County's total of hospitalized patients falls below 600 for first time in a month

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

A harrowing experience with COVID-19

Biden signs flurry of executive orders, many reversing Trump policies

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

New COVID-19 variant increasing in Bay Area, linked to Kaiser San Jose outbreak

Resignation creates another opening on Palo Alto's planning commission

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

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