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Menlo-Atherton, Woodside high schools to open in the fall with a mix of online and in-school learning
After some weeks of uncertainty about the fate of student learning amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Sequoia Union High School District has announced that students will return part-time to school campuses this fall. Tuesday, 5:18 PM

The cost of COVID-19 drug remdesivir: $2,340 to $3,120 per patient
Gilead Sciences, the manufacturer of an experimental antiviral drug used to shorten COVID-19's effects, announced on Monday costs for remdesivir, which it claims is far below how drugs are usually priced. Tuesday, 3:55 PM | 1 comments

Half of Stanford undergrads to return to campus this fall, but they'll still mostly learn online
Stanford University will alternate bringing half of its undergraduate students to campus for different quarters, with most courses still happening online -- even for students who are living there in person. Wednesday, 10:56 AM

Coroner's Office identifies San Jose woman killed in Highway 280 crash near Portola Valley
A fatal solo-vehicle crash was reported Monday afternoon on southbound Interstate Highway 280 near Portola Valley, according to the California Highway Patrol. Tuesday, 11:55 AM | 3 comments

Supervisors vote to encourage all employers to offer telecommuting options
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to encourage all employers in the county to offer employees the option to work from home and telecommute when feasible. Wednesday, 11:58 AM

Tri-city fireworks summit examines enforcement, culture change
Loud explosions on East Palo Alto's city streets formed a backdrop for a public meeting on Monday night as leaders from three cities met to discuss the growing problem of fireworks. Tuesday, 11:58 AM | 8 comments

Coronavirus central: San Mateo County's case total surpasses 3,300
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Tuesday, Santa Clara County reported 4,370 cases and 156 deaths; San Mateo County had 3,311 cases and 108 deaths. Wednesday, 11:42 AM | 2 comments

East Palo Alto: Man sentenced for 2015 fatal shooting, earlier non-fatal shooting
A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 95 years in prison for a fatal shooting in East Palo Alto in 2015 as well as a non-fatal shooting months earlier, San Mateo County prosecutors said Monday. Monday, 12:35 PM

Caltrain, SamTrans launch COVID-19 customer surveys
Caltrain and SamTrans launched customer surveys Monday to try to find out rider preferences and priorities amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Sunday, 7:37 AM

High school athletes start conditioning, with restrictions

San Mateo County inmates win demands after 10-day hunger strike


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