County to provide recurring COVID-19 testing

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Workers pass out required paperwork to county resident awaiting COVID-19 testing at Mountain View’s Rengstorff Park in May.

Santa Clara County provides appointment-based COVID-19 testing on a rotating basis, including at test sites in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View.

Draeger's, State of Mind reopen after coronavirus-related closures

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Signs posted outside Draeger's and State of Mind last week after employees at both locations tested positive for COVID-19. Both business are reopen as of this week.

Both Draeger’s Market and State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria reopened over the weekend after being closed since late July due to employees testing positive for COVID-19.

El Camino Healthcare District board launches investigation into one of its own

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The El Camino Healthcare District is investigating one of its own members for alleged misconduct.

The El Camino Healthcare District will investigate a member of its own board for alleged misconduct. During a July 15 special meeting, the board voted 3-1 to form an ad hoc committee to review a complaint regarding “disrespectful conduct” by board member Julia Miller toward hospital staff at a recent board meeting.

Santa Clara DA will no longer seek death penalty

The office of Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen will no longer seek the death penalty, Rosen announced in a press conference last week.

Suspects in custody for slew of Los Altos weekend car break-ins

Two suspects were arrested for burglary in connection with several vehicle break-ins in Los Altos over the weekend, the Los Altos Police Department announced in a press release Monday (July 27).

Woman caught on camera using racial slur toward post office employee

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A woman was filmed going on a racist rant at the Los Altos post office on Main Street last week.  

A video showing a white woman using racial slurs toward an Asian employee at a Los Altos post office has been circulated widely on social media since it was uploaded Thursday (July 23) on Instagram.


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