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Health leaders urge COVID boosters in anticipation of 'deluge of omicron' cases

Health officials urged residents on Thursday to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster if they are eligible, forecasting a wave of...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2021
Last comment by Bob M., on Dec 28, 2021 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 3168 Views

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Berman, Low seek fresh Assembly terms in different districts

Assembly member Marc Berman announced that he will seek a new term, with hopes to represent a freshly redrawn district. He...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Dec 28, 2021 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 3117 Views

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Prosecutor seeks to unseat former boss as Santa Clara County district attorney

A former Santa Clara County prosecutor who says he was fired for criticizing the District Attorney's Office is now challenging...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2021
Last comment by Deborah, on Dec 28, 2021 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 3909 Views

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New district lines could spark heated race for Marc Berman's seat

Most Midpeninsula residents won't see a dramatic shift when California adopts new boundaries for state Senate, state Assembly...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 25, 2021 at 7:48 am | 3 comments | 4534 Views

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Bay Area storm expected to last through holiday weekend

The National Weather Service has revised its rainfall forecast for the storm expected to begin Tuesday. The forecast calls...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by Anneke, on Dec 22, 2021 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2437 Views

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California mandates masks again

Starting Wednesday, Californians will once again be required to wear masks indoors in public places regardless of vaccination...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 22, 2021 at 7:15 am | 16 comments | 3700 Views

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As Palo Alto lags on climate change goals, residents urge bold action

Five years after Palo Alto adopted a goal of cutting emissions by 80% by 2030, the city continues to lag well behind its...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 21, 2021 at 6:31 am | 30 comments | 6181 Views

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Migration to California slowed by 38% during pandemic, according to UC Berkeley study

While some California residents opted to leave the state during the pandemic, far fewer people are also moving to the state...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2021
Last comment by tmp, on Dec 20, 2021 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 3425 Views

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Holiday Fund: What's out there for the blind or visually impaired youth? At Vista Center — a whole lot.

The center's Vista Voyagers program aims to help students learn how to become independent adults through events and activities. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2339 Views

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Nearly half of Bay Area employers expect 3 days of in-person work after the pandemic, survey finds

Nearly half of Bay Area employers expect employees to work in person on three days a week post-pandemic, a market shift that...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2996 Views

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Sheriff Laurie Smith accused of corruption by grand jury

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith faces multiple civil corruption charges that could end her career, detailed in a...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Minimizing Entrophy, on Dec 16, 2021 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 6191 Views

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Santa Clara County begins the search for a new north county clinic

For residents living in the north county and west valley, Santa Clara County's health care services have been tenuous and...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Erman, on Dec 15, 2021 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 2566 Views

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Opinion: Local campaign donations and expenditures: Enough already

The ability to market yourself and your ideas is essential as a candidate for elected office. But in a city the size of Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 15, 2021 at 6:40 pm | 45 comments | 5709 Views

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Protesters rally to protect abortion rights as Supreme Court considers overturning Roe v. Wade

With the Supreme Court poised to overturn or substantially curtail Roe v. Wade, a group gathered outside the downtown Whole...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by SteveDabrowski, on Dec 12, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 10 comments | 3770 Views

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Holiday Fund: Rich May Field offers youth a place to play, get exercise through sports

The legacy of East Palo Alto police Officer Rich May lives on at a synthetic turf field where children can practice and compete...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Local, on Dec 12, 2021 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 4214 Views

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First omicron COVID-19 variant case found in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County has recorded its first case of the omicron variant in a resident who is in isolation, was fully vaccinated...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by No heat, on Dec 11, 2021 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 6710 Views

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Demand soars for COVID booster shots as pediatric vaccinations approach 40%

With the omicron variant spreading in the Bay Area and a possible fifth-wave surge of cases on the horizon, residents in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4125 Views

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Mullin nets Speier's endorsement in race for her Congress seat

State Assembly member Kevin Mullin received a big boost in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Congress on Monday, when he received...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Dec 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors approve draft of yellow map for redistricting

After hours of fierce debate and controversy, the Board of Supervisors advanced a variation of the yellow map, which is backed...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Dec 8, 2021 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4427 Views

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Palo Alto debuts program that pairs officer, clinician on mental health calls

Responding to demands for police reform, Palo Alto on Friday launched a program that pairs an officer with a Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 6, 2021 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 4469 Views
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