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Newsom: Schools in watch-list counties cannot reopen in person

Original post made on Jul 19, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that all schools in counties on the state's coronavirus watch list -- including currently, Santa Clara County and likely soon, San Mateo County -- cannot reopen for in-person instruction in the fall.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 17, 2020, 2:44 PM

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Posted by Jake
a resident of another community
on Jul 19, 2020 at 1:20 pm

Too bad if San Mateo County makes the list. I was thinking Menlo Park could be the coronavirus test lab for herding school children together in schools and then back home 5 times a week. Maybe we can use the little town of Atwater (Merced County) for the deadly experiment. A couple of months ago, the City Council there declared their town would re-open with no masks. Among the businesses demanding re-opening were several local "pastors." Check out the meeting tape online.


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Posted by Marina Kalugina
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jul 20, 2020 at 1:11 pm

By the time Newsom comes to his senses most families will be more happy with homeschooling then what goes on in public schools. RECALL Newsom....


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