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September 29, 2020

New website schedules Covid tests up to a week in advance

Santa Clara County on Sept. 21 announced a new website—www.sccfreetest.org—that lets residents schedule a Covid-19 test up to a week ahead of time at certain sites. Appointments for the drive-thru testing at the county fairgrounds can be made five days in advance.

Anderson Reservoir will close to public through 2030

Anderson Reservoir will be closed to boating, fishing and all recreational activities for the next several years starting Oct. 1. That’s when the local water district will begin draining the lake in order to begin construction on a new discharge tunnel and seismically retrofitted dam.

What are ‘Boogaloo Bois’ and what do they want?

Then on Aug. 27, Gilroy resident Alan Viarengo was arrested for allegedly sending 24 anonymous, threatening letters to Santa Clara County Health Officer Sara Cody. Investigators serving a search warrant at his home found 138 firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition and explosive materials.

County tightens Covid-19 testing order for healthcare providers

Santa Clara County on Sept. 16 expanded its existing Covid-19 testing order to tighten up requirements for large-scale healthcare providers to ensure testing is more easily available, without delays to all residents.

South Valley celebrates ‘legend’ Sig Sanchez

Local and regional representatives and public officials held an early 100th birthday celebration last week for South Valley political icon, Gilroy Hall of Famer and longtime farmer Sig Sanchez.

Businesses, churches urge safe reopening

Business owners, city leaders and faith-based organizations implored the county health department Sept. 14 to give them a “fighting chance” to survive the pandemic by allowing indoor operations to resume safely. The Silicon Valley Chamber Coalition joined dozens of...

Some businesses can reopen as Santa Clara County moves into less-restrictive tier

Santa Clara County moved into the less-restrictive “Red Tier” on Sept. 8 as part of California’s new Covid-19 reopening plan, state officials announced. Personal care services can now operate indoors with restrictions, and museums, zoos, aquariums and gyms can...

Gavilan reports Covid-19 case on campus

Gavilan College learned over the weekend that someone who had been working on campus tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the college to do a deep cleaning before it can reopen its doors.   College spokesperson Jan Bernstein-Chargin said they reported...

Child dies in San Martin traffic accident

A toddler died last weekend after he was struck by a vehicle that was backing out of a driveway in San Martin, according to authorities.

Suspected ‘Boogaloo boy’ back in court Oct. 5

Gilroy resident Alan Viarengo, who is accused of repeatedly threatening Santa Clara County’s public health officer over Covid-19 policies, did not enter a plea at a Sept. 1 hearing at the San Jose Hall of Justice.