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Community role model: Rita Williams conquered 'barriers to success,' and now helps others who face them

Original post made on May 20, 2019

Star journalist Rita Williams of Portola Valley retired from her job at KTVU television in 2013, but after a 35-year career in Bay Area TV she was not about to sit still.

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Posted by Zeni Mallari
a resident of Atherton: West of Alameda
on May 20, 2019 at 12:30 pm

I am a fan of Rita /Williams and want to invite her to join us as a member of the Peninsula Volunteers comprise of women who help Seniors stay in our community regardless of their station in life through our housing program. We do meals on wheels as well as the Rosener House our day care for frail elders and the Little House our facility also in Menlo Park for active seniors. Welcome aboard Rita we are proud of you and your recognition so well deserved.

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Posted by Dianne W
a resident of another community
on May 30, 2019 at 7:09 am

I went to high school with Rita, she and I were on the school newspaper staff together. Rita has always been a star in everything she has pursued. Fresh out of university she blazed the train for women on Congressional office staffs, then in print and broadcast journalism. She deserves every accolade sent her way. I'm proud to be her friend for over 50 years. Congratulations, Rita, on another well-deserved award.