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Nearly half of all coronavirus cases in San Mateo County are among Hispanic or Latinx residents. We asked local leaders and experts why.
Throughout San Mateo County, and across the U.S., it's becoming increasingly clear that COVID-19 is hitting Latinx communities... Last comment 4 minutes ago | 14 comments

Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula
Despite a decade of delays, funding uncertainties and political hurdles, California's embattled high-speed rail project continues... Last comment 3 hours ago | 7 comments

High school teachers worry about returning to campus
Many Sequoia Union High School District teachers are raising concerns about reopening school campuses this fall amid the... Last comment on Jul 13, 2020 at 12:33 pm | 6 comments

 
 
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Gov. Newsom orders immediate end to indoor dining, other activities due to statewide surge in coronavirus
Indoor activities across California must be reined in as the state combats a resurgence of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, impacting restaurants, movie theaters, museums and bars, among other things.
Monday, 5:02 PM | 2 comments

COVID-19 treatments, vaccines could be ready by early 2021, Fauci tells Stanford Medicine
The prognosis for getting a handle on COVID-19 could be good if the public is responsible for its actions and if scientific breakthroughs continue, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Stanford Medicine on Monday. Tuesday, 10:12 AM

Community leaders host frank discussion on racism in Menlo Park
Last Thursday evening, a group of local community leaders broached a challenging topic: What can be done to combat racism in the Menlo Park community? Monday, 7:05 PM | 1 comments

Coronavirus central: State unveils sweeping rollback of stay-at-home modifications
On Monday, all California counties were ordered to shut down indoor operations for restaurants, wineries, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos, museums and card rooms and all bars. Tuesday, 10:31 AM | 4 comments

Wednesday: “Talking to Your Kids About Race” virtual discussion
The Parent Education Series will host a live web broadcast Wednesday about raising children amid national conversations around race. Tuesday, 11:35 AM

Nearly half of all coronavirus cases in San Mateo County are among Hispanic or Latinx residents. We asked local leaders and experts why.
Throughout San Mateo County, and across the U.S., it's becoming increasingly clear that COVID-19 is hitting Latinx communities especially hard. We asked local leaders and experts why that might be and what they're doing about it. Monday, 11:43 AM | 14 comments

Police confiscate over 1,300 pounds of fireworks in East Palo Alto
A series of operations to tamp down on illegal fireworks in East Palo Alto led police officers to confiscate 1,304 pounds of the devices and arrest nine people over the course of June and July, according to a report released this week. Monday, 9:58 AM | 1 comments

Atherton police revised chokehold policy after George Floyd's death
At the Atherton Town Council's July 1 meeting, Atherton police Chief Steve McCulley said that chokeholds are now only allowed in cases when the officer's life is endangered.
Monday, 11:22 AM

For hair salons and barbershops still in business, it's a rocky road to recovery
From interviews with operators on the Midpeninsula, it's clear the hair service industry is facing a long road to recovery in a pandemic that thrives in close contact and indoor spaces. Monday, 6:45 PM | 1 comments

Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula

 

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