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Santa Clara County braces as first omicron COVID case detected in California

Local health officials are racing to get ahead of a newly discovered COVID-19 variant, worried about a potential increase...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by ProfvilleResident, on Dec 3, 2021 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 8425 Views

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Six months after reopening, the Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center sees enrollment grow

Since reopening in July, enrollment at the Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center, an adult day care program in Mountain View, has...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3235 Views

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Holiday Fund: Taking a Fresh Approach to expanding access to healthy, high-quality foods

Fresh Approach is a nonprofit focused on expanding access to healthy, locally grown food throughout the Bay Area through...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
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Holiday Fund: Where learning English is 'medicine for the people'

The Rosalie Rendu Center empowers Latino mothers and families to break the cycle of poverty through English as a second language,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4575 Views

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Bay Area district attorneys form alliance against organized retail theft

In response to recent organized theft schemes seen across the Bay Area this week, seven Bay Area district attorneys created...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Marian Beck, on Nov 24, 2021 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2581 Views

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Becker pushes for state government to reach zero emissions by 2035

State Sen. Josh Becker announced new legislative initiatives for a cleaner California during the United Nations Climate Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 24, 2021 at 1:33 pm | 27 comments | 5218 Views

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Another COVID holiday: Is California in a better place this year?

The answer is no in many parts of California: Eighteen counties, mostly rural ones, have more hospitalized COVID-19 patients...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 24, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 4696 Views

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Santa Clara County to create mental health navigator to better connect residents to services

The county is developing a new program to help residents navigate its mental health system, including public and private...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by cmarg, on Nov 20, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 2670 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors pick new boundaries for future elections

The board agreed to move forward with new boundaries for Santa Clara County's five supervisorial districts, shifting the...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 19, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 4969 Views

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Holiday Fund: Friends for Youth is in the business of making human connections

Every year, Friends for Youth matches anywhere from 30 to 50 mentors with mentees, asking them to commit to spending time...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Nov 19, 2021 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 3137 Views

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'People-fying' poetry and politics: Antonio López on his new book, gentrification and optimism as social justice

On a recent morning in front of Menlo Park's Cafe Zoë, East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio López, 27, sat down to...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4086 Views

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Sara Cody: COVID-19 could be with us indefinitely

Living with -- not vanquishing -- the COVID-19 virus is likely to become the norm, with people getting booster shots to protect...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Nov 18, 2021 at 7:03 pm | 11 comments | 5313 Views

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Couple invests decades of work to improve local education

For Bill and Gay Krause, most of the other "giving back" flows from their shared passion for education. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3082 Views

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Fauci: 'The country still has a long way to go to be safe'

Despite millions of vaccine doses administered across the country, the COVID-19 threat is still real, Dr. Anthony Fauci said...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 16, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 7 comments | 9651 Views

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Weekly sets $500K goal for Holiday Fund charity drive

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund campaign to support local nonprofits that provide critical help to those in need is kicking...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
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Opinion: Record-breaking Holiday Fund demonstrates the power of local giving

The past year has been a time of immense need, with the ongoing pandemic wreaking havoc on the health and well-being of our...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3036 Views

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Supervisors propose expanding program to provide health care to over 20K uninsured residents

Santa Clara County supervisors Joe Simitian and Otto Lee want to increase eligibility for the Primary Care Access Program. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 11, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2854 Views

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Congress wants to cut Medicare Advantage programs

Reports that Congress is planning to cut the Medicare Advantage program to pay for other items in the big "human infrastructure"...

Original post made by Julie Parker on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Paul Church, on Nov 9, 2021 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 959 Views

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East Palo Alto police chief announces retirement

East Palo Alto police Chief Albert Pardini is retiring after 40 years in law enforcement, city officials announced Friday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Nov 9, 2021 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5050 Views

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Census: Midpeninsula's population of kids, teens is shrinking

The number of young people on the Midpeninsula is shrinking, even as the overall population grows, mirroring a trend throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by S. Underwood, on Nov 7, 2021 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 6782 Views
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