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Letters to the editor: Black lives matter, supporting local businesses, racist housing covenants
Letters to the editor in the July 3, 2020, issue on a Black Lives matter protest in Portola Valley, racist housing covenants, local mask donations and supporting local businesses. Sunday, 9:41 AM

Menlo Park: Newark man arrested for sexual assault following incidents at Ace Hardware
A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly sexually assaulting two Menlo Park women at Ace Hardware, according to Menlo Park police. Saturday, 10:51 AM | 3 comments

Woodside: Driver arrested for DUI following fatal crash near Fogarty Winery
A 27-year-old man died and another was flown to Stanford Hospital with major injuries after a suspected DUI crash Friday night on Skyline Boulevard near the Thomas Fogarty Winery in Woodside, according to the California Highway Patrol. Saturday, 1:15 PM | 2 comments

North Fair Oaks: Man hurt in illegal fireworks explosion
A 20-year-old man suffered lacerations and burns to his face and hand after a glass bottle with illegal fireworks inside of it blew up in front of a North Fair Oaks building Thursday night (July 2). Saturday, 3:00 PM | 1 comments

Coronavirus central: County reports 95 new cases
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Sunday, Santa Clara County reported 5,273 cases and 161 deaths; San Mateo County had 3,536 cases and 108 deaths. Saturday, 2:49 PM | 2 comments

Community briefs: Open space facilities reopen, library events go virtual
This week's community briefs: Open space district reopens restrooms, San Mateo County's tax assessment rolls continue to rise and library events go virtual. Thursday, 11:59 AM

Wind-driven grass fire threatens homes in East Palo Alto
A rapidly spreading vegetation fire caused the evacuation of homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon after breaking out in a homeless encampment. Thursday, 11:45 AM | 2 comments

Atherton budget remains healthy, despite COVID-19
The Atherton City Council voted 5-0 to approve the town's 2020-2021 fiscal year budget at its June 17 meeting, with signs that the town is weathering the storm of economic impacts brought on by COVID-19.
Thursday, 11:55 AM

What California's budget deal means for K-12 schools
California's new budget provides enough funding for schools to pivot to hybrid learning when they reopen this fall. But school officials fear delayed cuts could throw districts into the fiscal abyss later. Thursday, 9:34 AM

Supervisors vote to encourage all employers to offer telecommuting options
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to encourage all employers in the county to offer employees the option to work from home and telecommute when feasible. Wednesday, 11:58 AM

Menlo-Atherton, Woodside high schools to open in the fall with a mix of online and in-school learning


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