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Newsom declares state of emergency for monkeypox outbreak

Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Monday for monkeypox, enabling the state to access more resources to combat...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 15, 2022 at 2:11 pm | 5 comments | 3291 Views

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For seniors, accidental falls a leading cause of injuries

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults -- even those who are fit and active. Local...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
Last comment by Trevor Thompson, on Aug 14, 2022 at 11:19 am | 30 comments | 6094 Views

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State bill on police radio encryption dies in committee

A proposal to require California law enforcement agencies to find alternatives to full encryption of radio communications...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by GTSpencer, on Aug 12, 2022 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 4039 Views

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Cost dispute casts shadow in debate over police radio encryption bill

The fate of a bill that would require police departments to remove encryption from their radio communications was uncertain...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by felix, on Aug 4, 2022 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 2990 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Is the Midpeninsula in a pandemic boom and bust?

The local housing market is cooling down from its record-high prices of the first quarter due to a drastic shift in the economy. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Byron Tate, on Aug 4, 2022 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 11630 Views

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Brand new library in Menlo Park celebrates Chinese traditions and community

Part library, part community center, the Little Bookworm Library provides a place where Chinese families can celebrate their...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 3, 2022 at 7:58 am | 9 comments | 9288 Views

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Google gives an update on its $1B commitment to combat Bay Area housing crisis

Three years after pledging to invest $1 billion toward increasing the Bay Area's housing supply and supporting organizations...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 2, 2022 at 9:07 pm | 9 comments | 5868 Views

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Silicon Valley stinks: The science and mystery behind the rare corpse flower bloom

A giant endangered flower that smells like rotting flesh bloomed for the first time at San Jose State this week. Here's a...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2022
Last comment by Eric Fischer, on Aug 1, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 5 comments | 5550 Views

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Santa Clara County expands eligibility for monkeypox vaccine after receiving more doses

Santa Clara County said Tuesday that it has expanded eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine, making it available by appointment...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Eugene Cunningham, on Jul 31, 2022 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 4643 Views

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Gay, bisexual Latino men disproportionately affected by monkeypox in Santa Clara County

Gay and bisexual Latino men in Santa Clara County have been disproportionately affected by monkeypox, county health officials...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Younger, on Jul 30, 2022 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 3051 Views

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Want to vote on raising California's minimum wage? Judge says not until 2024

A judge rules that a proposition to raise the California minimum wage to $18 an hour can’t go before voters until 2024. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2022
Last comment by Roberta Jensen, on Jul 29, 2022 at 3:40 pm | 14 comments | 2934 Views

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Weeks after Edgewood Fire, Emerald Hills residents frustrated over ongoing power outages

Since the 20-acre Edgewood Fire was contained last month, roughly 1,137 PG&E customers in the area have experienced repeated...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jul 27, 2022 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 3131 Views

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Still have questions about California's composting law? Here's what you need to know.

Many Bay Area cities and counties already had composting ordinances before SB 1383 became law in January. So are people supposed...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jul 27, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 6 comments | 7421 Views

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Low-income students are more likely to be in classrooms with underqualified teachers

A persistent teacher shortage has forced many California school districts to hire teachers who aren’t fully credentialed...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
Last comment by It.is.what.it.is, on Jul 24, 2022 at 9:28 pm | 3 comments | 3603 Views

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State officials call for 600K to 800K monkeypox vaccine doses to mitigate virus

California public health officials called on the federal government this week to supply more than 500,000 doses of the monkeypox...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2450 Views

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Santa Clara County's fentanyl problem is 'a time bomb'

The number of deaths from fentanyl poisoning accounted for a staggering 80% of fatalities from all opioids in 2021 in Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Charlene Johnson, on Jul 24, 2022 at 8:58 am | 15 comments | 6914 Views

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Will a new oversight position help California's high-speed rail plans get on track?

After a decade of cost, schedule, technical, personnel and legal problems, the high speed rail project will be getting an...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Jul 23, 2022 at 9:58 pm | 8 comments | 3946 Views

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Why a Coastside animal sanctuary had to make a new home on the east coast

For years, Kevin the pig, Gizmo the cow, and Paco the llama enjoyed the sprawling pastures of Half Moon Bay’s nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2022
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Jul 23, 2022 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 22095 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier arrested outside Supreme Court at abortion rights protest

Speier was among 17 members of Congress and 35 people overall who were arrested Tuesday in an abortion rights protest outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Scotty, on Jul 23, 2022 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 3310 Views

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Bracing for Stanford growth, county looks to beef up housing, transportation requirements

Santa Clara County is preparing to adopt new policies that would require Stanford University to construct more affordable...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 21, 2022 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 6319 Views
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