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City Council clashes over appointments to new housing panel

Palo Alto's effort to craft a new housing vision got off to a rocky start Monday, with the City Council at odds over appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 9 hours ago | 67 comments | 5142 Views

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COVID-19 testing rate drops by 34% in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County health officials are encouraging residents to get tested for the coronavirus, as testing rates have dropped...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2021
Last comment by Richard Calhoun, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 2778 Views

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Newsom blasts 'naysayers and dooms-dayers' as he touts pandemic progress

In his State of the State speech on Tuesday, Gov. Newsom declared that the pandemic is nearly over and reached out to key...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 11, 2021 at 6:21 pm | 59 comments | 3903 Views

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Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 9, 2021 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

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The end of an era: Ann's Coffee Shop to close

After 75 years, Ann's Coffee Shop, known for its 1950s atmosphere, bottomless carafes of coffee and homemade soups and pies,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Apr 9, 2021 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 3361 Views

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Snapshots of retirement: New book looks at how baby boomers are changing the formula

With greater affluence than their parents' generation, boomers are reinventing retirement with more activity, more passion...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Apr 8, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 3737 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council to review proposed office development at 18-acre Bay Road site

The East Palo Alto City Council will review preliminary plans Tuesday for an office development at a 17.8-acre site located...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 8, 2021 at 5:02 am | 3 comments | 1628 Views

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Health leaders encourage residents to seek COVID-19 vaccination appointments despite short supply

In a continued race to stay one step ahead of the mutating coronavirus, health officials in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by casey, on Apr 7, 2021 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 3469 Views

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California sets June 15 goal for full reopening

California's plan to fully reopen on June 15 will largely depend on two criteria: Vaccine supply must be sufficient for anyone...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Apr 7, 2021 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2104 Views

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With COVID-19 variants on the rise, Santa Clara County faces race to vaccinate

Santa Clara County has seen a rise in residents infected with COVID-19 variants, a sign that efforts to curb the pandemic...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Apr 7, 2021 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 5659 Views

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Much more needed than Laura's Law

I appreciated the Weekly's coverage with regard to Laura’s Law. Unfortunately, Laura’s Law, even if approved by Santa...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Apr. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 126 Views

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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...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by chini, on Apr 4, 2021 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 15417 Views

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Is California blowing it on unemployment reform?

The state went deep into debt to keep jobless benefits flowing during the pandemic. And if it doesn't fix its $48 billion...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Erman, on Apr 3, 2021 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 2325 Views

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Hate incidents in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County jump dramatically

While there are far fewer known hate crimes, the number of incidents is likely in the hundreds or thousands in the county,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by John, on Apr 3, 2021 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 14348 Views

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Her worst fear comes true: Daughter loses both parents to COVID-19

Christine Walker had just said her final farewell to her father on Dec. 26, when three weeks later, she found herself saying...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3802 Views

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State earmarks funds for Santa Clara, San Mateo counties to punch up vaccine access

As California anticipates a massive expansion in COVID-19 vaccine supply, the state will provide $7.6 million to nine Bay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 1, 2021 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 3086 Views

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J&J vaccine encounters glitch as state expands eligibility

Word of Johnson & Johnson's manufacturing glitch comes just as California expands vaccinations to people 50 and older. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Apr 1, 2021 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

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Frustrated by searching for COVID-19 vaccination appointments? Bay Area vaccine hunters are here to help

Faced with endless frustration and fruitless searches for COVID-19 vaccine appointments, Bay Area residents have launched...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 1, 2021 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 12841 Views

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Opinion: A teen's perspective on anti-Asian attacks

We are not foreign to America or its racism, and it's time people start recognizing that racism against Asians in this country...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2021
Last comment by Aron Bronski, on Mar 31, 2021 at 3:10 pm | 71 comments | 5609 Views

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Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 31, 2021 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 3503 Views
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