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Guest opinion: 'Cultural antibodies' to help fight climate change

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Fausto D'Apuzzo and Portola Valley resident Lanier Poland argue why, amidst the coronavirus...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by History Works, on May 5, 2020 at 8:28 am | 8 comments | 2972 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: Data shows fewer COVID-19 patients in intensive care

Santa Clara County reported 2,179 total coronavirus cases, 144 of which are hospitalized, and 113 deaths on Friday. In San...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by hatever, on May 2, 2020 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 4517 Views

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Remdesivir drug trials show patients are recovering from COVID-19

Patients are recovering from COVID-19 when they are given the experimental drug remdesivir, according to two separate studies...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Alan, on May 1, 2020 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 3325 Views

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Old Port Lobster Shack owner pleads no contest to tax evasion, grand theft

Old Port Lobster Shack owner Russell Deutsch has pleaded no contest to felony tax evasion and grand theft and faces a sentence...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by whatever, on May 1, 2020 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 6279 Views

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A better or skewed picture? COVID-19 antibody studies spur debate

A pair of studies conducted by researchers in Santa Clara and Los Angeles counties drew national attention this week with...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2020
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 25, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 5309 Views

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Coronavirus-testing tents pop up on Stanford campus and in Menlo Park

Stanford Health Care is gearing up for larger-scale testing of people with COVID-19 symptoms, erecting tents on the Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by LG, on Apr 24, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 4891 Views

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Guest opinion: A call to action to combat climate change

In a guest opinion on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Portola Valley Mayor Jeff Aalfs and San Mateo County Supervisor...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 22, 2020 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 3191 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: Portola Valley nursing facility with COVID-19 cases identified

The Sequoias Portola Valley retirement center reported less than 11 staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2020
Last comment by categories, on Apr 20, 2020 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 7118 Views

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For vulnerable seniors and those who care for them, times are difficult and uncertain

On the sunniest day of spring so far, Eric Woodman stood outside the fence at Silver Oaks Memory Care, an assisted living...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 17, 2020 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 4588 Views

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Resources for seniors during the coronavirus crisis

From meal deliveries to dedicated grocery shopping hours, below is a list of local resources for seniors in need of assistance...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by PammyJ, on Apr 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 4364 Views

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In the time of the coronavirus, Zoom and Skype are the new therapist's office

With local youth sheltering at home, counseling sessions and support groups that used to take place face-to-face in school...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 9, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 4244 Views

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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...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Reality, on Apr 8, 2020 at 3:14 pm | 11 comments | 12155 Views

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County rolls out overflow COVID-19 treatment center at San Mateo Event Center

In a cavernous room at the San Mateo County Event Center, 250 hospital beds lie waiting for an emergency that county officials...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 2, 2020 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 5504 Views

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California Grocers Association urges people to stop hoarding goods

The California Grocers Association has a message for people flocking to the grocery stores to stock up on supplies amid the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Supply and demand, on Mar 31, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 4 comments | 4902 Views

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A message from our publisher on the crisis we face

Today's public health emergency, and the economic devastation that threatens all small businesses, may very well be the final...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Moderator, on Mar 27, 2020 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 5123 Views

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Facebook launches $10 million match fundraiser to support coronavirus efforts

Menlo Park-based tech company Facebook has initiated a $10 million match fundraiser to support efforts to fight the novel...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Mar 23, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 3812 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom declares statewide shutdown

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide shelter-at-home order on Thursday evening, with all but essential functions...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
Last comment by Overflowing , on Mar 23, 2020 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 3310 Views

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Can you Trump this?

Can you Trump this? Whether you like President Trump or not, he made a comment today which will go down in history as one...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Cultists On The Loose Again, on Mar 22, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 8 comments | 652 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: cases jump in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

A round-up of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. As of March 15, the number of cases in Santa...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the national pandemic team, on Mar 20, 2020 at 10:30 am | 13 comments | 14549 Views

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Menlo Park COVID-19 update: Facilities still closed, services limited

The city of Menlo Park has updated its response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, saying that city employees are staying...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Pinouille, on Mar 18, 2020 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 5399 Views
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