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3G’s Demise Could Leave Many Disconnected

If your cell phone is more than a few years old, it might be time for an upgrade, as providers are phasing out 3G service.

(Nov. 17, 2021) → Read the full KCRA NBC 3 report
Wireless Equipment Rules Evolve and Solidify

With residents and local government divided on a solution, Palo Alto works to solidify its rules and guidelines in regards to wireless equipment.

(Nov. 16, 2021) → Read the full Palo Alto Online report

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How Not to Feel the Burn
California residents can turn to these public and private entities to help prepare for wildfires and protect their property.

Image caption: California Local Publisher Michael Gelbman talks about his vision for the site’s future.
Tell Us a Story
California Local gives a voice to community volunteers—and the business leaders who make their work possible.

Image caption: Cal Fire personnel engaged in live fire training in Williams, California.
Fighting Fire With Fire
What is California’s Forest Management Task Force and what does it do?

Image caption: The first wave of lightning lit up the Bay Area's late night sky on Aug. 15, 2020.
The Lightning Fires of August
This year's dry lightning storms left the state scrambling to for climate change solutions.

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Cultural Districts Racked by COVID
Shutdowns have hurt business in Little Saigon, Japantown, Little Portugal, and Little Italy.

Image caption: Non-profits throughout Santa Clara County are stepping up to help families who are struggling through the pandemic.
COVID-19 Heroes: 10 Local Nonprofits Helping Silicon Valley’s Neediest
As requests for basic needs grow, including food, shelter, and financial assistance for rent, non-profits move to help those most at risk.

Image caption: At an April 29 press conference, Dr. Sara Cody defended her decision to push for Bay Area-wide shelter-in-place orders.
Merc Interviews Doctor Who Initiated Lockdown
Santa Clara County Health Officer Sara Cody urged continued caution to prevent the coronavirus pandemic from exploding.

Image caption: Gavin Newsom was the first governor in the U.S. to shutter retail businesses and issue stay at-home-orders. That's how he got this halo.
What California Did Right in the Fight Against COVID-19
California remains a leader in limiting the number of COVID-19 deaths, following the March 19 orders to shut down nonessential businesses, close schools, and shelter in place.

Image caption: The revised Bay Area risk assessment is part of a new National Seismic Hazard Model.
USGS: Earthquake Hazard Worse Than We Thought
Tall buildings in San Jose and Walnut Creek are at a greater risk of earthquake damage.

Image caption: <p>The warning system was developed by the California Office of Emergency Services, U.S. Geological Survey, UC Berkeley and Caltech.</p>
Quake Early Warning App Drops
Statewide system launches on 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake,

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