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Voter Guide: Portola Valley School District asks voters for a smaller parcel tax in special election
Portola Valley voters will decide the fate of a nearly $1 million annual parcel tax this spring. Read the full story here... Last comment 10 hours ago | 16 comments

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Sequoia district selects Darnise R. Williams as superintendent finalist
Sequoia Union High School District officials announced Tuesday that they have selected Darnise R. Williams as their new superintendent. A vote at a Wednesday, April 14, school board meeting is needed to approve her three-year contract. Wednesday, 11:38 AM

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands to people ages 16 and up in Santa Clara County
The county will receive about 300,000 additional COVID-19 vaccine doses and plans to open up tens of thousands of additional vaccine appointments this week, health leaders said Tuesday. Wednesday, 12:24 PM

New book looks at how baby boomers are changing the formula
With greater affluence than their parents' generation, boomers are reinventing retirement with more activity, more passion and more experimentation, says Woodside resident Richard Haiduck. Wednesday, 11:11 AM

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
A rare side effect from the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has caused health leaders in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties to pause its administration, they announced on Tuesday. Tuesday, 4:01 PM | 1 comments

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts
View a map and charts showing updates on vaccinations, cases, deaths and hospitalizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Wednesday, 11:53 AM | 5 comments

Human remains found in the Skylonda/Woodside area
The remains of an as-yet-unidentified person were found on Monday at about 9 a.m. in the Skylonda/Woodside area near Kebet Ridge Road, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said in a statement on Monday night. Tuesday, 10:40 AM

Teen substance use treatment center in East Palo Alto shutters after few show up for services
In 2018, San Mateo County launched a substance abuse treatment clinic in East Palo Alto for troubled youth. But the clinic failed to draw many teens in need of drug treatment, and shuttered at the end of last year. Tuesday, 11:56 AM

Stanford University plans to resume in-person learning this fall
Stanford University is expected to bring back in-person learning at its campus this fall, but whether students will face COVID-19 vaccination requirements is still up in the air. Monday, 4:12 PM

Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions
California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to verify that people at large events are vaccinated. Monday, 3:43 PM

Resident group sues city over planned Sharon Road sidewalks
A group of residents has filed a lawsuit over a recent Menlo Park City Council decision to install sidewalks on Sharon Road near La Entrada Middle School, claiming that they will result in physical changes and harm to the environment. Saturday, 8:30 AM | 8 comments

Hundreds march against anti-Asian hate in Mountain View rally
Around 500 Bay Area residents gathered in Mountain View on Sunday to rally against the recent uptick in crimes and discrimination that have targeted Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Monday, 11:35 AM | 1 comments

Three rapes reported on Stanford University campus
Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating reports of three rapes on the campus over a three-week period in March, the department has confirmed in an email. Saturday, 9:02 AM

East Palo Alto leaders weigh traffic concerns, job training opportunities for major proposed office development
Early plans for a massive, 918,000-square-foot development of four office buildings in East Palo Alto appeared to be welcomed this week by City Council members, who also raised concerns about traffic and job opportunities. Saturday, 2:34 PM

Woodside siblings join Moderna's landmark COVID-19 vaccine trial for teens
Three Woodside teens piled into their mom's car for a seven-hour drive with a special purpose -- to be among 3,000 participating in Moderna's adolescent COVID-19 vaccine trial. Monday, 11:16 AM | 2 comments

Guest opinion: Rise in youth suicide needs joint effort from educators, health providers
In an op-ed, the California School-Based Health Alliance executive director advocates for the passage of AB 563, introduced by Assemblyman Marc Berman, that would create an Office of School-Based Health Programs. Sunday, 9:26 AM

Facebook to host Menlo Park COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday
Starting Saturday, Facebook will convert part of its Menlo Park headquarters into a vaccination clinic for eligible residents of Belle Haven, East Palo Alto and North Fair Oaks. Friday, 8:16 AM | 2 comments

Voter Guide: Portola Valley School District asks voters for a smaller parcel tax in special election
Portola Valley voters will decide the fate of a nearly $1 million annual parcel tax this spring. Friday, 11:28 AM | 16 comments

Community briefs: Atherton e-waste event; Portola Valley historical webinar; Atherton recruiting for committees

Editorial: Vote yes on Measure S

Wristbands, partitions and health surveys as high schools reopen

Menlo Park council takes steps toward 2030 climate goals

The end of an era: Ann's Coffee Shop to close

San Mateo County makes steady progress in vaccinations, but supply is limited

Worker struck by falling tree, rescued from steep hillside near Pescadero

Her worst fear comes true: Daughter loses both parents to COVID-19

San Mateo County Office of Education updates guidance for schools

Health leaders encourage residents to seek COVID-19 vaccination appointments despite short supply

Obituaries: Max A. Capestany, Robert Lesh Baldwin

Is California blowing it on unemployment reform?

Police put Menlo-Atherton High School on lockdown Tuesday due to threatening phone call

California sets June 15 goal for full reopening

Fresh off national victory, Stanford women's basketball returns to hometown welcome


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