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Kevin Forestieri

Assistant Editor, The Almanac and Mountain View Voice

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About Kevin
Kevin Forestieri is an assistant editor with the Mountain View Voice and The Almanac, joining the company in 2014 as a reporter for the Voice. Kevin has covered local and regional stories on housing, education and health care, including extensive coverage of Santa Clara County's mental health system. He participated in a fellowship with USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism.

Kevin grew up in the Bay Area, leaving for a brief stint to attend Humboldt State University. He graduated in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication.
Stories by Kevin
Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next to NASA Ames
Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the bay is complete and open to employees, marking a major expansion of the tech giant's Peninsula office footprint.
[Wednesday, May 18, 2022]

San Mateo County Community College District vice chancellor pleads not guilty to misusing public funds
Jose Nuñez, the latest district official ensnared in a criminal investigation into the San Mateo Community College District, pleaded not guilty last week to more than a dozen felony charges alleging that he misused public funds.
[Monday, December 27, 2021]

New poll finds 71% of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined
Bay Area residents grappling with the high cost of living, growing homelessness and high taxes say the quality of life has sunk in recent years, with a record number looking to leave the region altogether, according to a new survey.
[Monday, October 11, 2021]

NASA charts a course for lunar rover in search of water on moon's surface
NASA scientists are set to launch an exploratory rover to the south pole of the moon late next year, with a goal of finding pockets of water that can be used for future manned missions to the lunar surface in 2024 and beyond.
[Wednesday, September 22, 2021]

Dignity Health reaches agreement with Anthem Blue Cross following contract standoff
Anthem Blue Cross customers can now go back to Sequoia Hospital and get in-network rates after an impasse over contract negotiations briefly killed a long-standing contract between the insurer and Dignity Health's network of hospitals.
[Tuesday, August 17, 2021]

Spate of ADA lawsuits hits hundreds of local businesses still reeling from the pandemic
Things were looking pretty good last month for Tai Pan, a downtown Palo Alto restaurant known for its Cantonese dim sum. COVID-19 restrictions were lifted and customers were coming back, but now the restaurant is facing an ADA lawsuit.
[Friday, August 13, 2021]

Indoor mask mandates are back in Bay Area as COVID cases surge
Seven Bay Area counties announced Monday that residents will be required to wear masks in nearly all indoor settings, marking the first major step in reversing a statewide rollback of public health restrictions in June.
[Monday, August 2, 2021]

Sequoia Hospital hits impasse with Anthem over contract negotiations, putting patients out of network
Dignity Health, the largest nonprofit hospital network in California, announced this month that it no longer has an agreement with Anthem Blue Cross, claiming the health insurer refuses to pay its fair share for hospital services.
[Friday, July 23, 2021]

LifeMoves CEO's ambitious agenda: Build network of housing projects and end homelessness
When Aubrey Merriman joined the nonprofit LifeMoves as its new CEO in April, he had to hit the ground running. Now he wants to lay out a path to eliminate homelessness, banking on big financial and political support.
[Thursday, July 15, 2021]

A new approach to mental health care: Santa Clara County launches two youth clinics with no barriers
For teens and young adults, access to mental health care can be nearly impossible. But Santa Clara County is looking to change that, launching two clinics with an ambitious approach that's never been tried in the U.S.
[Friday, July 2, 2021]