The countywide benefit was created in response to a 2022 proposal calling for the formation of a program to support employees at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center who had been on the frontlines of the Covid pandemic.
State test results show California students overall performed much worse in math and English language arts than pre-pandemic, but a persistent achievement gap didn't worsen, as initially feared. The results left education officials and experts neither surprised nor hopeless.
Mark Schena, 59, of Los Altos, president of Arrayit Corporation, was convicted in federal court in San Jose of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, wire fraud, health care fraud and securities fraud, plus conspiracy to pay kickbackd and payment of kickbacks.
BART reversed itself to reinstate masks, even though the California Department of Public Health also announced last week that it would align with the CDC and drop its own mask requirement for public transit and transit hubs like bus stations and airports.
The event has been modified to be a no-contact event, with masks and social distancing, as families will receive food, books, rapid-test kits and gifts at a curbside pick-up April 9 at Santee Elementary