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Santa Clara County will open indoor dining, movie theaters, and gyms

Effective tomorrow — Wednesday, March 3 — Santa Clara County will be back in the Red tier, a strong indicator of decreasing COVID-19 cases...

Santa Clara County will allow youth sports, performing arts activities to resume outdoors

COVID-19 rates are falling in Santa Clara County. The 7-day rolling average number of new cases is currently 296.  As a result, County officials today...

Milpitas approves budget adjustments to manage COVID-impacted revenue

The Milpitas City Council unanimously approved adjustments Tuesday to its current budget to offset an estimated $13.8 million revenue loss due in large part...

Santa Clara County to expand vaccine eligibility to teachers and other essential workers

Santa Clara County has announced that come February 28, access to vaccines will expand to encompass three new groups consisting of essential workers:     —Workers in...

Milpitas temporarily waives late fees for fire permits, business license tax

The Milpitas City Council approved waiving late fees related to business licenses and fire permits Tuesday, hoping to help small businesses impacted by the...

Rose Elementary students create over 700 Valentines for seniors

It all started with a phone conversation.  ViAnna Anderson, a teacher at Rose Elementary School in Milpitas, thought it might be fun for students to...

The South African strain of COVID-19 is in Santa Clara County

Two local COVID-19 patients are carrying B.1.351, the South African variant of the virus. One is in Alameda County. The other is here in...

California’s Eviction Moratorium extended to June 30

Statewide, a week ago, California’s eviction moratorium was extended ‘til June 30. Applications for rent relief can be put in as of March 15,...

Local fitness centers struggle with COVID regulations

Google “male CrossFit instructor,” and you might get an idea of what Austin Begiebing looks like: tall and fit, sporting some stubble and some...

With vaccines in short supply, Bay Area leaders move to vaccinate older adults

Vaccines are in short supply throughout the Bay Area. As a result, officials across eight jurisdictions are making a push to prioritize vaccinating residents...

Santa Clara County passes 100,000 COVID cases

This coming Sunday will mark the one-year anniversary of the day when the first-ever case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in Santa Clara County. In the...

Stay at home order lifted in Santa Clara County

Throughout California on Monday, stay at home orders were lifted, meaning counties including Santa Clara can now return to the tiered, color-coded COVID-19 classification...

New variant of COVID-19 found in Santa Clara County

It’s called L452R. It’s a new variant of COVID-19. Initially, it was detected in other countries and states, namely in Denmark last March. Now,...

Santa Clara County residents 75 and older now eligible for COVID vaccinations

Across Santa Clara County, regular residents aged 75 and older will soon be receiving COVID-19 vaccinations. Those eligible are people who attain their primary...

47,000 healthcare workers in Santa Clara County have received COVID-19 vaccines

The vaccine rollout in Santa Clara County is in full swing, with 47,000 county healthcare workers having received their first of two COVID-19 shots....

Crisis alert: Santa Clara County has only 25 ICU beds left

According to Santa Clara County’s COVID-19 dashboard, county hospitals have only 25 remaining ICU beds available before they reach capacity. Ninety-three percent of available...

During pandemic, Milpitas’ Senior Center continues to find ways to engage older residents

Since the Barbara Lee Senior Center physically closed in March of 2020, after the shelter-in-place order, many seniors have had to adapt, finding new...

Santa Clara County has received nearly 100,000 doses of COVID vaccines

  Across Santa Clara County, healthcare providers have received 40,605 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 54,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine.  Since mid-December, there has...

Santa Clara County continues to see high COVID case numbers and record hospitalizations

To date, 652 Santa Clara County residents have died from COVID-19, making it the county’s third leading cause of death in 2020, behind only...

Shots in arms: Vaccine rollout begins in Santa Clara County

Shots started going into arms on Thursday, administering Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to frontline hospital workers. The 3,900 doses made available to the county’s Healthcare Delivery...

Santa Clara County receives 5,850 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, which Phase III trials have shown to be 95% effective, has arrived in Santa Clara County, with healthcare workers and nursing...

Santa Clara County update: Vaccines on the way as hospitals stretched to their limit

Santa Clara County is on track to receive 39,300 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine created by Moderna later in December, but whether or not...

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