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Sequoia district teachers approve deal to return to classrooms next month
Sequoia Union High School District teachers overwhelmingly approved a plan late to return to teaching in person on April 5, making official a tentative agreement with the school district to bring students back to campuses. Monday, 2:43 PM

Menlo Park to pay $5.5 million to make 14 apartments affordable
The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously Feb. 23 to spend $5.5 million from the city's below market rate housing fund to help the San Mateo County nonprofit HIP Housing purchase 14 apartments to preserve as affordable housing. Sunday, 8:29 AM

San Mateo County to hold vaccine clinics in Belle Haven and East Palo Alto for eligible residents
Following calls for more equitable vaccine distribution, Belle Haven seniors and essential workers will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic March 13. A clinic is also set for East Palo Alto residents March 9. Sunday, 12:24 AM

Teacher vaccine sign ups ramp up
Teacher vaccinations are well underway locally, with some school districts reporting that 90% of their staff has gotten the COVID-19 vaccine so far. Friday, 5:58 PM

State settles teens' lawsuit, allowing high school athletes to resume indoor competitions
High school athletes will soon be able to resume indoor sports competitions if their county's COVID-19 case rates are below 14 per 100,000, holding them to the same rules as college athletes. Friday, 1:32 PM

Newsom signs $6.6 billion school reopening legislative package
Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders celebrated the signing Friday of a $6.6 billion legislative package intended to support the statewide reopening of grades K-6 by the end of the month and grades 7-12 in early April. Friday, 5:23 PM

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. Monday, 11:51 AM | 5 comments

State allows stadiums, entertainment venues and amusement parks to reopen at limited capacities
For the first time in roughly a year, Bay Area residents will be able to attend outdoor sporting and entertainment events and amusement parks, state officials announced Friday. Saturday, 9:27 AM

Editorial: Answering the call
Readers answered our call for Holiday Fund donations at a critical time for nonprofit organizations, raising $272,000 in the 2020-21 campaign. Sunday, 8:24 AM

State allows stadiums, entertainment venues and amusement parks to reopen at limited capacities
For the first time in roughly a year, Bay Area residents will be able to attend outdoor sporting and entertainment events and amusement parks, state officials announced Friday. Friday, 4:26 PM

One year in, here's how the pandemic has changed us
As the one-year mark of the Bay Area's stay-at-home order approaches, local residents who've been on the front lines of the pandemic reflect on the hardships, perspectives gained and silver linings of the coronavirus shutdown. Friday, 11:44 AM

Former Atherton Mayor Malcolm Dudley dies at 88
Malcolm Dudley, who served six terms as mayor of Atherton, and was a Navy veteran and retired investment banker, died on Feb. 10 with his family by his side. He was 88. Friday, 11:23 AM | 1 comments

Community briefs: Local teens create productivity app, represent state in Senate program
In this week's community briefs, an Atherton teen will represent California in Senate program, high schoolers develop a new productivity app, blood donations are needed and COVID relief grant applications open. Thursday, 1:33 PM

Unlicensed teen crashes truck, damages Menlo Fire's East Palo Alto station
Three teenagers in a Dodge pickup truck nearly rammed into an East Palo Alto fire station on Tuesday, hitting the rail of the wheelchair access ramp. Thursday, 10:21 AM | 2 comments

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions — answered
We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions and links to resources. Wednesday, 1:08 PM | 3 comments

San Mateo County officials say 1 in 4 residents has gotten first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Tree hacked down on stormy night rattles neighborhood

California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities

New police chief named in Menlo Park

With fingers crossed, summer camps are planning to resume

New rector takes on leadership at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park

Young man fatally shot in North Fair Oaks

Newsom champions new school reopening deal at local campus

Santa Clara County enters the red tier on Wednesday, loosening public health restrictions

Obituaries: Malcolm Hardy Dudley, Mary Alice Byrne

 

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