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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...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by rsmithjr, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 616 Views

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

Anyone hoping to be vaccinated at one of the COVID-19 mass-vaccination centers in Santa Clara or San Mateo counties is likely...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, 8 hours ago | 15 comments | 8883 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
There are no comments yet. 2383 Views

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Bill Gates predicted a pandemic in 2018. Now that COVID-19's arrived, here's how he wants to control it.

Philanthropist Bill Gates implicated a lack of leadership in the U.S. response to COVID-19 during an Oct. 21 event with Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by Claireberry, on Jan 21, 2021 at 3:51 pm | 12 comments | 32753 Views

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

The L452R variant of COVID-19 -- being identified by viral genomic sequencing in the Bay Area -- has been linked to the Kaiser...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 20, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 3 comments | 17432 Views

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Santa Clara County holds back batch of Moderna vaccine that potentially causes allergic reactions

A specific lot of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 potentially caused a "higher-than-usual" number of allergic reactions,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by jr1, on Jan 19, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 5675 Views

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A harrowing experience with COVID-19

Sequoia and Ravenswood school district adviser Rolando Bonilla shares his experience falling ill with COVID-19 at the same...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Linda, on Jan 19, 2021 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 4870 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 Online Name, on Jan 19, 2021 at 11:14 am | 22 comments | 3346 Views

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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 m h park, on Jan 18, 2021 at 11:39 am | 7 comments | 6737 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 | 3177 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 | 2445 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. 4245 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 | 2553 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 | 56333 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 | 13197 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 | 5401 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 | 2511 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 | 3572 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 | 5412 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 | 21080 Views
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