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Santa Clara County lawmakers narrow redistricting proposals

County lawmakers will focus on three possible maps for changing local political boundaries, which were advanced by a 3-2...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Nov 5, 2021 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 2777 Views

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Chef Martin Yan talks wok hei and noodles for longevity in a climate crisis

Yan is one of the featured Bay Area food movers and shakers participating in Acterra's Holiday reFresh program on Nov. 7. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4703 Views

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Long-term COVID-19 could affect millions, particularly younger adults

As COVID-19 infections decline in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, the medical profession is grappling with another facet...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
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'A momentous milestone': COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens up to kids ages 5-11

The availability of the shots for the younger children comes at a time when health officials have expressed concern of another...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6763 Views

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DeVos family adviser sticks to testimony that Elizabeth Holmes misled them into investing $100M

The defense attorney for Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood-testing company Theranos, tried hard at Holmes' fraud trial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Anneke, on Nov 4, 2021 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 3822 Views

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Foothill College president ousted mid-year amid conflict with faculty

Foothill President Thuy Nguyen is out of a job, with the district's board voting Oct. 25 not to renew her contract. Internal...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by KEN HOROWITZ, on Oct 29, 2021 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 11286 Views

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Your guide to Halloween events on the Midpeninsula

There's plenty to do this year on the Midpeninsula in the days before, during and after Halloween as people look to shake...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
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Homebrews to home base: Brewing With Brothas aims to open first microbrewery in East Palo Alto

Friends and craft beer connoisseurs Risean "Bookie" Tinsley and Denzel Jackson, co-founders of Brewing With Brothas, aim...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5093 Views

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Making a local call? Starting Sunday, you'll need to use the area code

Starting on Sunday, Oct. 24, all phone calls on the Peninsula-- even local ones -- will require the three-digit area code,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2021
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 27, 2021 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 9518 Views

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Prosecutors: Elizabeth Holmes used fake Pfizer endorsement of Theranos tech to get Walgreens deal

Prosecutors via testimony Friday backed up their claim that Elizabeth Holmes sent a forged report to Walgreens supposedly...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 26, 2021 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 5440 Views

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New poll finds 71% of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined

Bay Area residents grappling with the high cost of living, growing homelessness and high taxes say the quality of life has...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
Last comment by R. Cavendish, on Oct 25, 2021 at 6:06 am | 107 comments | 15679 Views

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Redwood City news site to launch in early October

A community news site covering Redwood City is set to make its debut next month, providing the city with professional journalism...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Oct 22, 2021 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 8641 Views

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Coming full circle: Former jet pilot pens a book, then a play, about her experiences in the military and beyond

Palo Alto author Loree Draude's autobiographical one-woman play, "I Feel the Need" -- based on her first book she penned...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5476 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors seek to create a new clinic serving north county

Santa Clara County runs a robust network of health care services with three hospitals and 13 primary care clinics, but none...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
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California pulls the plug on gas-powered leaf blowers under new law

Nearly three decades after Peninsula cities began implementing bans on gas-powered leaf blowers, the effort has found a foothold...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2021
Last comment by ndn, on Oct 20, 2021 at 1:54 pm | 19 comments | 14810 Views

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Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

The counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and the City of Berkeley...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 19, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 48 comments | 11518 Views

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A death at the Opportunity Center raises questions about security and care

Jeffrey Cutter's death in his apartment at Palo Alto's Opportunity Center on June 12 has raised questions for his mother,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Neighborhood moms, on Oct 19, 2021 at 1:38 pm | 8 comments | 13781 Views

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Are immigrants getting left out of California's rent relief?

Non-English speaking immigrants face some of the biggest hurdles to receiving California rent relief. Advocates say informal...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Ron Davis, on Oct 15, 2021 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 6615 Views

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End-of-life law now reduces waiting period to 48 hours

The state's process of approving requests by terminally ill patients to end their lives will be streamlined, thanks to a...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by Lillian Taylor, on Oct 14, 2021 at 3:44 pm | 6 comments | 4577 Views

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Yes, we're in a drought — but it's no longer a temporary emergency

California's declining water supply, the current drought and global warming could lead to serious and unrecoverable environmental...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2021
Last comment by Leslie York, on Oct 13, 2021 at 12:33 am | 8 comments | 4586 Views
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