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High school superintendent Mary Streshly announces resignation amid calls for district to fire her
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More businesses can open as San Mateo County moves into less restrictive 'red' tier'
San Mateo County moved to the less-restrictive red tier of California's COVID-19 classifications on Tuesday, meaning additional businesses can open.
Tuesday, 2:22 PM | 1 comments

With new deal, communities seek to cement partnership on land use concerns
After banding over shared concerns about Stanford University's growth plan, city and county officials in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are preparing to sign a "Land Use Compact" that would sustain the newly forged partnership. Monday, 1:35 PM | 1 comments

Alleged serial killer lands in hospital before trial
A man charged with killing two young women in the 1970s on Stanford University property has been hospitalized right before his trial was set to begin in San Mateo County. Tuesday, 11:41 AM | 1 comments

East Palo Alto's COVID-19 positivity rate triples the county's, raising concerns among city officials
East Palo Alto city officials are concerned about the city's COVID-19 positivity rate of 15.4%, more than three times higher than the San Mateo County average of 4.1%. Monday, 4:22 PM

State stops accepting unemployment claims for 2 weeks to address backlog
Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that the state Economic Development Department will stop accepting new unemployment insurance applications for two weeks to determine how to reduce the state's vast backlog of claims. Tuesday, 11:46 AM

High school superintendent Mary Streshly announces resignation amid calls for district to fire her
More than a month after Sequoia Union High School District's teachers union and 22 principals and top administrators called for her firing, Superintendent Mary Streshly is resigning, district officials announced Friday. Friday, 6:39 PM | 8 comments

Coronavirus central: San Mateo County total rises to 9,625
On Tuesday, Santa Clara County reported a total of 20,587 cases, 299 deaths and 99 people hospitalized; San Mateo County had a total of 9,625 cases, 144 deaths and 37 people hospitalized as of Monday. Tuesday, 5:45 PM | 5 comments

As U.S. threatens WeChat ban, local Chinese Americans face loss of tool that's become integral to their lives
The Chinese-owned mobile app WeChat, which has been the main communications lifeblood for local Chinese Americans, could see a mass exodus of its users after the U.S. Department of Commerce threatened to ban it from mobile app stores. Monday, 10:30 AM

Obituaries: David Lee Kreutner
This week in obituaries, read about the life of David Lee Kreutner, 79. Friday, 11:52 AM

Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a calendar of election debates, forums
We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Monday, 11:20 AM | 1 comments

Today: Special fire board meeting on the future of Community Crisis Management and district volunteer organizations

High schools will stay online for second quarter of the fall

Former longtime Ladera resident celebrates centennial birthday

Guest opinion: A helping hand for residents in need during COVID-19

Modified downtown street closures to last through February

Inspired by family tragedy, Atherton siblings create book to teach kids about COVID-19

Cal Fire opens more CZU wildfire areas to repopulation

Menlo Park to launch study of municipal water rates

High school district board candidate drops out of race, citing need for more 'voices of color'

Woodside: Council passes commercial leaf blower ordinance

Local astronomers weigh in on new research that hints at possible life on Venus


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