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PAMF, Sutter Health face suit over allegedly racist workplace
An eye surgeon who was once the highest-ranking Black physician in a leadership role at Palo Alto Medical Foundation has... Last comment on Jul 23, 2021 at 10:30 am | 4 comments

Inspired by the pandemic, Menlo Park women create phone buddy program for isolated seniors
When the pandemic triggered widespread shutdowns last year, Menlo Park resident Laura Steuer had already put herself in lockdown,... Last comment on Jul 23, 2021 at 11:02 am | 2 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


Guest opinion: California reopened, and it's time to return to health
While all of us need to remain vigilant regarding COVID-19, especially as new variants enter our communities, we also need to be vigilant when it comes to taking care of our health. Saturday, 9:59 AM

Sequoia Hospital hits roadblock with Anthem over price negotiations, putting patients out of network
Dignity Health, the largest nonprofit hospital network in California, announced this month that it no longer has an agreement with Anthem Blue Cross, claiming the health insurer refuses to pay its fair share for hospital services. Friday, 11:52 AM

San Mateo County to start requiring face masks at county facilities on Monday
Starting Monday, face coverings will be required at San Mateo County facilities "out of an abundance of caution" due to rising COVID-19 case rates, the county announced Thursday.
Thursday, 2:19 PM | 1 comments

Seven new 'breakthrough' COVID-19 cases reported at Stanford in a week
Seven vaccinated students at Stanford University have tested positive for COVID-19 this week, university leaders said in an announcement to students and staff on Thursday. Friday, 11:30 AM

Santa Clara among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy
As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county health officers urged employers on Thursday to consider implementing a vaccination mandate in the workplace. Thursday, 2:28 PM

San Mateo County to legalize home cooking businesses and offer start-up grants for home chefs
Home chefs in San Mateo County now have a path toward legally selling their creations, following a unanimous decision by the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Wednesday, 12:29 PM

Community briefs: Sequoias residents give out scholarships, solar rebates and walkathon for foster kids
In this week's community briefs, free movie nights in Redwood City, Portola Valley retirement community hands out its first ever scholarships, solar rebates offered and more. Thursday, 11:07 AM

Inspired by the pandemic, Menlo Park women create phone buddy program for isolated seniors
When the pandemic triggered widespread shutdowns last year, Menlo Park resident Laura Steuer had already put herself in lockdown, as she had a preexisting condition that made her vulnerable to COVID-19. Wednesday, 11:55 AM | 2 comments

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts
View maps and charts showing updates on vaccinations, cases, deaths and hospitalizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Friday, 4:12 PM | 4 comments

State launches $40M grant program to encourage COVID-19 vaccines in doctors' offices
The CalVaxGrant program will make $40 million in grants available to help doctors' offices and small practices safely store and administer more COVID-19 vaccines. Wednesday, 10:38 AM

County health officials urge vaccinations, indoor masking with rise as COVID-19 cases increase
As COVID-19 cases increase slightly in San Mateo County, health officials say that getting vaccinated is the best way to protect against the virus, including the contagious delta variant. Tuesday, 3:22 PM

Local school districts face rising pension, COVID-19 reopening costs
The expense of reopening classrooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic and rising pension costs are dominating local school districts' most recent budget reports. Tuesday, 11:47 AM

PAMF, Sutter Health face suit over allegedly racist workplace

SLAC welcomes Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm

Summer school programs get a boost after year of pandemic losses

Carjacking suspect arrested near Facebook Saturday morning

Universal basic income? California moves to be first state to fund pilot efforts

Health officers encourage masking indoors regardless of vaccination, stop short of new mandate

Woman side-swiped by car after telling man to leave her property

National Weather Service cancels red flag warning for Bay Area

Guest opinion: Former fire chief on loving a job for 40 years

Residents encouraged to 'know your zone' for evacuations

Woodside, Portola Valley brace for wildfire season

How diverse are cities' water supplies — and are they enough?

Thunderstorms may come to Bay Area on Sunday, with chances of dry lightning

Community briefs: Vaccine clinic, community chat with local Assemblyman, rent relief available


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