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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


Two employees sue Mark Zuckerberg and companies for discrimination, sexual harassment
Two former employees of Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan have filed lawsuits claiming they were subjected to racial, sexual orientation and disability discrimination, wage theft, retaliation and other illegal practices. Thursday, 11:04 AM

It's move-in week for Atherton's long-awaited $32M civic center
Atherton town staff are beginning to occupy a newly constructed civic center on Fair Oaks Lane. Thursday, 9:43 AM

Vaccinations of children against COVID could start next week
COVID-19 vaccines could be available for 5- to 11-year-olds as early as Nov. 3 if the CDC approves emergency authorization, said Dr. Marty Fenstersheib, Santa Clara County's vaccine officer. Thursday, 10:58 AM

School mask requirements likely to remain in place into 2022, state public health officials say
State public health officials said Wednesday that indoor mask requirements in schools are likely to remain in place into 2022, but could be modified as more students get vaccinated against COVID-19. Thursday, 10:53 AM

New three-year police contract approved in Menlo Park
Menlo Park police officers will each receive $2,000 lump sum payments as part of a new police contract the City Council approved unanimously Tuesday night. Thursday, 10:52 AM | 1 comments

Animal shelter workers to be charged in deaths of 7 pups
Three employees of Pets in Need, a no-kill animal shelter, have been cited and are being charged with animal cruelty and neglect after seven puppies in their care died in a hot, non-air-conditioned van after having no access to water. Wednesday, 10:41 AM

Power still out in some pockets of San Mateo County after weekend storm
Crews as of Wednesday morning have restored power to all but a small fraction of the more than 800,000 customers who had outages as a result of Sunday's storm. San Mateo and Santa Clara counties are still seeing small outages. Wednesday, 11:54 AM

Coronavirus central: FDA advisory panel supports vaccine for 5-11 age group
An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration voted Tuesday in support of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11. Wednesday, 10:08 AM | 4 comments

Portola Valley resident develops model to simulate town evacuations
A Stanford lecturer and Portola Valley resident is using his engineering skills to see how the town would fare in an emergency exit. Tuesday, 10:55 AM

Your guide to Halloween events on the Midpeninsula
There's plenty to do this year on the Midpeninsula in the days before, during and after Halloween as people look to shake off those COVID-19 blues. Tuesday, 11:55 AM

Sunday's storm batters Midpeninsula with wind, heavy rain

Prosecutors: Elizabeth Holmes used fake Pfizer endorsement of Theranos tech to get Walgreens deal

Making a local call? You need to use the area code

How a Palo Alto mother survived 48 freezing hours, lost in the Sierra

Editorial: Yes on Woodside's Measure A


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