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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 on Jul 15, 2020 at 1:24 am | 9 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 20 hours ago | 12 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 14 minutes ago | 10 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


California sets new coronavirus testing guidelines
As the nation grapples with growing demands for COVID-19 testing, renewing shortages and delays in results, California is setting new guidelines for who gets tested first, state health officials said Tuesday. Wednesday, 10:40 AM

Coronavirus central: New San Mateo County order allows visits at long-term care facilities
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Wednesday, Santa Clara County reported 6,951 cases and 173 deaths; San Mateo County had 4,254 cases and 114 deaths as of Tuesday. Wednesday, 5:59 PM | 4 comments

Remdesivir treatment study shows 62% reduction in COVID-19 deaths
A study of remdesivir found the experimental antiviral drug greatly improved outcomes for traditionally marginalized groups, children and pregnant and postpartum women. Wednesday, 11:35 AM

Nonprofit Youth Community Service announces new executive director
Youth Community Service, which provides volunteer opportunities to Midpeninsula students in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, named Mora Oommen as its new executive director on July 1. Wednesday, 10:16 AM

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 | 3 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.

Police confiscate over 1,300 pounds of fireworks in East Palo Alto

Atherton police revised chokehold policy after George Floyd's death

For hair salons and barbershops still in business, it's a rocky road to recovery

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


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