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Guest opinion: Protect families from homelessness. Extend the eviction moratorium.
Miriam Yupanqui, the executive director of Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto, calls on the extension of the eviction moratorium... Last comment on May 12, 2021 at 10:10 am | 5 comments

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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 launches COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children 12-15
San Mateo County began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to 12 to 15 year-olds at its Pfizer vaccine clinics on Thursday, and is holding a clinic in East Palo Alto on Saturday.
Thursday, 5:25 PM

Despite apartment dwellers' concerns, Menlo Park council OKs new water rates
New tiered water rates are coming starting July 1 for Menlo Park Municipal Water customers. Thursday, 11:39 AM

Facing a pandemic rent hike, Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce quits train depot for new offices
After more than 50 years at the quaint historic train depot at the downtown Caltrain Station, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce has moved to a new location on Oak Grove Avenue after facing a rent increase at the onset of the pandemic. Thursday, 10:02 AM

San Mateo County officials say county is ready to begin vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds next week
San Mateo County could begin vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds at the San Mateo County Event Center next week, pending final approval from the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup.
Wednesday, 4:41 PM

San Mateo County moves to state's least-restrictive 'yellow tier'
California state officials approved moving San Mateo County into the state's least-restrictive COVID-19 tier on Tuesday, allowing for more freedom of movement and larger gatherings just before summer begins.
Tuesday, 3:50 PM

Cinco de Mayo event highlights nonprofits serving Latinx community through pandemic
Leaders from three nonprofits and educational institutions gathered virtually last week to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by highlighting the battles and victories the Latinx community in San Mateo County has faced during the pandemic so far. Wednesday, 10:39 AM

Jury finds Menlo Park man guilty of 15 felony child molestation counts
Randolph Michael Haldeman, 60, has been found guilty of 15 of the 19 felony counts in San Mateo County court related to allegations of molesting children over the past 30 years in Menlo Park and Ladera, according to prosecutors. Tuesday, 11:58 AM

Coronavirus central: Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County residents ages 12 and up can get vaccinated
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday amended an emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people ages 12 to 15 years old, the federal agency said. Thursday, 11:24 AM | 5 comments

Obituaries: Phillis Beattie Basile, Pooran C Barman
This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Phillis Beattie Basile, 96, and Pooran C Barman, 80. Wednesday, 11:01 AM

Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Redwood City
Police arrested the driver of a van believed to be involved in the fatal collision with a pedestrian on El Camino Real in Redwood City early Monday morning. Tuesday, 11:46 AM

Caltrain seeks public input on proposed fare changes

Three-part series on Asian American and Pacific Islander experiences kicks off May 13

Pediatricians can bypass MyTurn as they vaccinate children

Guest opinion: Protect families from homelessness. Extend the eviction moratorium.

COVID-19 transformed the world of outdoor education. Here's what local leaders say has changed.

Community briefs: Mental Health Awareness Month talks; Caltrain safety improvements


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