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'Be the freedom generation,' said Pence at Stanford College Republicans event

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Stanford students to be "the freedom generation" at an event hosted by the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 18, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 3556 Views

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New Foothill-De Anza election map changes how voters pick representatives

The monthslong process to overhaul the way elections operate in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is now complete,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2483 Views

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'SMARTER': Newsom administration outlines future plans for COVID

Newsom's health secretary outlined a "SMARTER" preparedness plan, including stockpiling masks and tests. But has the state...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 18, 2022 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 2698 Views

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Illegally dumped construction debris is piling up along highway exits

Hundreds of mounds of leaves, dirt, tree stumps and construction debris are being illegally dumped on Caltrans property in...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by Sorry to hear this, on Feb 14, 2022 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 5701 Views

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Filoli catches the eye of Antiques Roadshow producer

With a large outdoor space, pleasant weather and a history of filming on the property, Filoli checked all the boxes for a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by dontliveinCA, on Feb 14, 2022 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 7322 Views

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Woodside decides it's not a mountain lion habitat, allows developers to propose housing under SB 9

Facing legal action and national scrutiny, the Town Council backpedaled on claiming a townwide exemption from a state housing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Feb 13, 2022 at 7:06 am | 19 comments | 5614 Views

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East Palo Alto to discuss controversial housing purchase policy

A proposed policy that would give tenants, affordable housing nonprofits and East Palo Alto first dibs to buy property is...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Feb 10, 2022 at 7:38 pm | 15 comments | 9204 Views

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As pandemic outlook improves, San Mateo County health officials say COVID won't disappear

San Mateo County plans to align itself with the state's decision to lift its indoor mask mandate for vaccinated residents...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 9, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 3679 Views

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State's indoor mask mandate to expire for most vaccinated residents

California will roll back its mask requirement next week for vaccinated residents in most indoor spaces, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 9, 2022 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2740 Views

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Becker introduces bill to coordinate Bay Area public transit fare systems, schedules

State Sen. Josh Becker introduced a bill Thursday that would require Bay Area transit agencies to coordinate their fare structures...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 7, 2022 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2665 Views

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How childless seniors can navigate the future without a family caregiver

Without adult children to help in case they're no longer able to care for themselves, "solo agers" have particular challenges...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2022
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Feb 7, 2022 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 5063 Views

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The 'Gateway' to Big Basin has been preserved — thanks to quick fundraising by a local land trust

The Los Altos-based Sempervirens Fund's campaign to save 153 acres of redwood forests near the entrance of Big Basin State...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2022
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Feb 3, 2022 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 2286 Views

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'Astronomical' rise in ghost guns has law enforcement worried

Officials in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties have reported a significant rise in "ghost guns" over the last few years....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 31, 2022 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 6468 Views

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The battle over vaccine rules for kids reignites in California

Lawmakers want to create stricter vaccine mandates, especially for children. They anticipate an especially fierce fight in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 30, 2022 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2836 Views

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Newsom injects $6.1B to speed shift to zero-emission vehicles

Standing outside the Ford Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke about his vision for fast forwarding...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 29, 2022 at 1:11 am | 7 comments | 5450 Views

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East Palo Alto City Clerk Walfred Solorzano resigns

Walfred Solorzano has left his job as East Palo Alto's city clerk after signing a "separation agreement," according to a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Jan 28, 2022 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 4472 Views

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Facing fentanyl crisis, District Attorney's Office to target cartels, organized drug traffickers

Santa Clara County leaders will ask supervisors to form a working group to address ways to combat the spread of fentanyl,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3317 Views

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What's in the California paid sick leave deal for workers and businesses?

California workers will soon again have access to as much as two weeks paid time off for COVID-19-related sick leave, under...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 26, 2022 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 2153 Views

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Santa Clara County makes at-home COVID tests available to residents

Santa Clara County officials announced Friday that people who live, work or go to school in the county will have access to...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by Barbara G, on Jan 24, 2022 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 4030 Views

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Cody: Santa Clara County's huge rise in COVID cases may have peaked, but is still at record levels

The omicron variant has caused an unprecedented rise in new cases, but more data is suggesting that Santa Clara County has...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2022
Last comment by PatrickBurt, on Jan 23, 2022 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 6477 Views
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