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San Mateo County to distribute salvaged PPE after storm caused $7 million in damage to supplies

San Mateo County to distribute salvaged PPE after storm caused $7 million in damage to supplies

The surplus equipment includes individually wrapped gowns, goggles and cleaning materials stored inside boxes that got wet after being left outdoors during a rainstorm last fall.
What's in the California paid sick leave deal for workers and businesses?

What's in the California paid sick leave deal for workers and businesses?

California workers will soon again have access to as much as two weeks paid time off for COVID-19-related sick leave, under a deal announced on Tuesday by the governor and legislative leaders.
Even as cases plateau, health officials in San Mateo County expect difficult weeks, hospital strain ahead

Even as cases plateau, health officials in San Mateo County expect difficult weeks, hospital strain ahead

John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

Developer was one of the region's largest donors
Magical Bridge Foundation and East Palo Alto seek community feedback on upcoming playground

Magical Bridge Foundation and East Palo Alto seek community feedback on upcoming playground

Two upcoming meetings are scheduled on Jan. 27 and Feb. 10, which are both Thursdays, at 5:30 p.m.
Newsom's $50 million opioids education pledge comes as colleges warn of risks

Newsom's $50 million opioids education pledge comes as colleges warn of risks

Opioid overdoses nationwide have accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Body of missing Stanford nurse found near Dumbarton Bridge

Body of missing Stanford nurse found near Dumbarton Bridge

Discovery ends two-day search for Michael Odell in the Don Edwards wildlife refuge
Here's what's changed as California's new COVID workplace rules go into effect

Here's what's changed as California's new COVID workplace rules go into effect

The updated workplace rules from the California Division of Safety and Health kicked in to better help protect workers vaccinated against COVID-19.
Amid low COVID vaccine rates, more California children hospitalized in omicron surge

Amid low COVID vaccine rates, more California children hospitalized in omicron surge

The state has tallied nearly 850,000 cases of COVID among kids 0 to 17 since the beginning of the pandemic.
National Parks hosts fee-free day, volunteer opportunities Monday

National Parks hosts fee-free day, volunteer opportunities Monday

Monday is the first of five fee-free days in 2022 in national parks