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San Mateo County enters COVID-19 'purple tier,' curfew
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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


Suspected homicide victim found on Highway 35 identified as East Palo Alto man
Investigators are treating the discovery of a body found Tuesday near state Highway 35 and Quail Court in Woodside as a homicide, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said. The victim has been identified as an East Palo Alto man. Wednesday, 3:43 PM

San Mateo County rolls out permanent mobile COVID-19 testing site
Starting Tuesday, San Mateo County will provide a permanent COVID-19 mobile testing site free of charge that will operate five days per week, Supervisor David Canepa announced.
Wednesday, 11:07 AM

San Mateo County Supervisors OK purchase of Redwood City hotels for homeless
San Mateo County on Tuesday purchased two Redwood City hotels that will eventually house unsheltered residents as part of the state's Project Homekey initiative, despite pushback from some residents who said the process was rushed. Wednesday, 4:16 PM

Amid spiking COVID-19 cases, high school sports put on hold
Local high school student-athletes whose seasons have been delayed this year won't be playing games any time soon, with the California Interscholastic Federation pausing all full practice and competition. Wednesday, 11:44 AM

Police identify alleged shooter in 2018 double homicide in East Palo Alto
East Palo Alto police have identified Julian Rico Santana as the person who allegedly shot and killed two men during a Halloween party on Oct. 14, 2018. Tuesday, 3:53 PM

Residents launch referendum petition to keep ban on nonresidents at Foothills Park
Palo Alto's recent decision to expand access to Foothills Park by welcoming nonresidents to the exclusive nature preserve is facing a challenge from a group of residents who are hoping to reverse it through a referendum. Wednesday, 9:53 AM | 4 comments

Supervisors to consider completing purchase of hotels to shelter unhoused residents
San Mateo County's Board of Supervisors will consider on Tuesday completing the purchase of two hotel properties to provide shelter to unhoused residents via the state's Project Homekey initiative. Tuesday, 2:03 PM

Newsom: State leaders could issue stay-at-home order
The majority of California could be subject to a state stay-at-home directive to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned. Tuesday, 9:30 AM

Coronavirus central: San Mateo County's seven-day rolling average of new cases stands at 132
San Mateo County has 14,812 cases, 170 deaths and 72 hospitalizations. Also, on Wednesday, Santa Clara County public health officials discussed its plan to manage and distribute doses of a COVID-19 vaccine when they become available. Wednesday, 3:56 PM | 5 comments

Editorial: Your help is needed more than ever. Support the Holiday Fund.
Though many people face strained financial circumstances due to the pandemic, we hope those who can will support our Holiday Fund nonprofits so they can do as much as possible to help local families and individuals now and after COVID. Tuesday, 11:04 AM

Atherton police host annual toy drive for Selby Lane School
The Atherton police are taking toy donations for the holidays to benefit families at Adelante Selby Lane Spanish Immersion School in Atherton, and the Las Lomitas School District is seeking toys for a local nonprofit to distribute. Sunday, 8:58 AM

San Mateo County enters COVID-19 'purple tier,' nightly curfew
Continued steeply climbing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have pushed San Mateo County into the state's most restrictive "purple tier," and Santa Clara County has ordered additional restrictions, including mandatory travel limits. Saturday, 4:53 PM | 8 comments

Las Lomitas parents call for recall of board member
Las Lomitas community members are asking a school board member to step down for not displaying leadership in denouncing racism. Saturday, 8:48 AM | 19 comments

Crab for Christmas? Dungeness crab season delayed to mid-December

Vegan food aid nonprofit gives faux turkey roasts – and more – to local families in need

What county health leaders are doing to bridge COVID-19 testing gaps

All the fixings: Sequoia district hands out Thanksgiving meal kits to families

Inmate found dead in Redwood City jail

High school district parents, teachers and students at odds over returning to classrooms

Governor calls California's latest surge in COVID-19 cases 'unprecendented'

Former mayor pens humor book from alien perspective

Stanford releases Title IX report as university navigates concerns around new federal regulations

Cantor Arts Center head is asked to leave

Calling for 'increased vigilance,' Stanford to require COVID-19 testing for all on-campus employees


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