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Local small businesses are taking bold new steps to keep their doors open. Help may be on the way.
As small businesses along the Peninsula shutter in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the owner of Old World Designs in... Last comment 16 hours ago | 7 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


Almanac honored in California Journalism Awards contest
The Almanac took home nine awards among all California weekly newspapers in its circulation category in the California News Publishers Association's (CNPA) 2019 California Journalism Awards, according to results announced last week.
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Coronavirus central: Data shows 159 of San Mateo County's 589 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized
Santa Clara County has a total of 1,285 coronavirus cases, 61 of which were announced Tuesday. One more person died of the disease, raising the death toll to 43. San Mateo County has 589 positive cases, 159 of whom were hospitalized. Tuesday, 4:42 PM | 3 comments

Facebook announces $15 million to support small Bay Area businesses
Weeks after Facebook announced it would put $100 million into a program to offer grants to small businesses around the world, the Menlo Park-based company announced today that $15 million of that is set aside for Bay Area businesses. Tuesday, 12:39 PM

Interim superintendent Gina Sudaria to lead Ravenswood school district on a permanent basis
After serving just over a year as the Ravenswood City School District's interim superintendent, Gina Sudaria has been selected as the K-8 district's permanent superintendent. Tuesday, 11:40 AM

San Mateo County announces mandatory quarantines, isolation for coronavirus patients and their contacts
Residents of San Mateo County who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been ordered not to leave their homes except to get necessary medical care or in an emergency that requires evacuation, according to an April 6 mandate. Monday, 6:09 PM | 9 comments

Emergency child care now open to essential workers in county at Atherton campus
San Mateo County's essential workers who need child care can now send their kids to Laurel School Lower Campus in Atherton on weekdays. Monday, 3:54 PM

Menlo College to offer transfer slots to students of 'challenged' Notre Dame de Namur University
Menlo College in Atherton has offered to take in students who attend Notre Dame de Namur University, which may close because of enrollment and financial issues. Monday, 3:30 PM | 1 comments

Local small businesses are taking bold new steps to keep their doors open. Help may be on the way.

Atherton: Civic center construction still on hold

Volunteers help Stanford search for COVID-19 clues in blood samples

Menlo Park resident's 'Porchraits' offer snapshots of everyday life during shelter-at-home order


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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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