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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


San Mateo County officials say vaccine data, more drive-thru vaccinations coming soon
The county has so far received 25,800 first vaccine doses and 22,354 of these have been administered through county channels -- such as a drive-thru clinic last week which vaccinated 9,550 people over seven days. Thursday, 1:47 PM

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine batch cleared after safety review
A batch of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that was held back since Sunday has been released for distribution, freeing up 21,800 doses in Santa Clara County, county leaders announced on Thursday. Thursday, 12:04 PM

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. Thursday, 11:15 AM | 3 comments

Woodside High's cheerleading team keeps spirits up in a tough year
It's been a cheerleading season like no other for the student athletes at Woodside High School. "Cheerleading is not meant to be learned through Zoom," said coach Jaymie Guillena. Thursday, 11:34 AM

Biden signs flurry of executive orders, many reversing Trump policies
On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed a bevy of executive orders that reverse policies of the Trump administration, many of which have been subject to litigation in Bay Area courts. Thursday, 10:40 AM

New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park
After seeing a spike in visits to Foothills Park, the Palo Alto City Council moved on Tuesday to sharply curtail the number of people who can enter the scenic preserve. Wednesday, 2:34 PM | 2 comments

Coronavirus central: San Mateo County has over 33K cumulative virus cases
San Mateo County as of Wednesday had 33,207 cumulative cases of COVID-19, with 309 deaths. There were 180 people hospitalized. Thursday, 6:12 PM | 5 comments

Mass-vaccination centers to open, but only for those without primary care physicians
Anyone hoping to be vaccinated at one of the COVID-19 mass-vaccination centers in Santa Clara or San Mateo counties is likely to be turned away if they have a primary care physician, Santa Clara County staff said on Tuesday. Wednesday, 11:44 AM

Menlo School sophomore dies from injuries in Sharon Heights car crash
A Portola Valley teen who was a sophomore at Menlo School died Monday night after being injured in a car accident in Menlo Park on Saturday. Tuesday, 3:57 PM | 19 comments

Feeling a sense of urgency, Ravenswood moves to reopen schools
The Ravenswood school district is looking to start reopening its campuses as soon as next week for small groups of high-need students, which school leaders hope will be an initial step toward safely resuming more in-person instruction. Wednesday, 10:13 AM

New COVID-19 variant increasing in Bay Area, linked to Kaiser San Jose outbreak
The L452R variant of COVID-19 -- being identified by viral genomic sequencing in the Bay Area -- has been linked to the Kaiser San Jose outbreak as well as other large outbreaks in Santa Clara County. Monday, 3:44 PM

Obituaries: Eugene Rauen, Barry Carr, Mary Ann Ferrando, Robert Shenk
This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Eugene Rauen, 92, Barry Carr, 62, Mary Ann Ferrando, 68, and Robert Shenk, 80. Wednesday, 11:44 AM

Thursday: State Sen. Becker hosts town hall on COVID-19
State Sen. Josh Becker, D-Menlo Park, will host an online town hall on Thursday, Jan, 21, to discuss the latest COVID-19 developments, including vaccine availability.
Tuesday, 11:45 AM | 1 comments

Pregnant and homeless: Menlo Park resident's documentary aims to raise awareness

Local health care providers reeling from huge spike in demand for vaccine

'Let them play' say youth sports advocates during Friday rally

Editorial: The menace in the White House

Opinion: Contradictions of COVID-19

A harrowing experience with COVID-19

Menlo Park: Three people suffer major injuries in solo vehicle crash

Struggling small businesses could get boost from Newsom's proposed $227B budget

Resident raises concern Atherton police officers are flouting mask rules


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