Author: Ramona Giwargis (Ramona Giwargis)

Coronavirus LIVE BLOG: Silicon Valley business group launches campaign to reopen economy

Bay Area businesses, residents and elected officials are reacting by the hour to the spread of coronavirus with new announcements, closures and legal orders. The novel coronavirus has been classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Despite precautions taken by public and private entities, the virus that causes COVID-19 is spreading through the...

From the Editor: Welcoming a new leader in our newsroom

I’m excited to announce that San José Spotlight has hired a seasoned managing editor to lead our award-winning newsroom. Simar Khanna joins our team after a distinguished 25-year career in Bay Area journalism. Simar spent 16 years at the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner where she served as an editor in nearly every...

Coronavirus LIVE BLOG: July 2 to July 15

Catch up on our current Coronavirus LIVE BLOG here. 1:35 p.m. July 15: Most California schools not likely to reopen in-person, state educational official says California’s top public school official said Wednesday most schools likely would not reopen for in-person learning due to the spread of the novel coronavirus across the state. After the state Department...

Ben Field, head of South Bay Labor Council, resigns

After nine years leading Silicon Valley’s powerful labor council, Ben Field is resigning from the South Bay Labor Council. “It was a tough decision to make but in the end it became clear to me that this was the right time for me to move on both for my family and the institution,” Field told...

Coronavirus LIVE BLOG: June 18 to July 1

Catch up on our current Coronavirus LIVE BLOG here. 4:26 p.m. July 1: California reaches goal of amassing 10,000 contact tracers, Newsom says Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday the state met its goal to amass 10,000 contact tracers to identify cases and reduce the spread of COVID-19. In doing so, the universities of California of San...

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