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East Palo Alto

  • In East Palo Alto only 17% of students have access to art education in school. That’s why, 12 years ago, a group of E.P.A. teenagers pushed for an arts and cultural center. After years of classes in schools, shopping centers or parks, last April, the EPACENTER opened.
  • Which Bay Area counties have opened vaccine eligibility to all adults — San Francisco Chronicle: “Most Bay Area residents who want a COVID vaccine won't have to wait too much longer. Eligibility will open to to everyone 16 and older on April 15, but more than half of California’s local health departments have opened up vaccinations to people 16 or older ahead of the state’s Thursday “open season” target date to do so.
  • CA Senator Josh Becker Urges the State to Immediately Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Residents in Hardest Hit Communities“Data from four Bay Area counties compiled by the San Francisco Chronicle shows East Palo Alto, one of the communities hit hardest during the pandemic, is the city with the lowest vaccination rate at just 24 percent. Meanwhile, 5 miles up the road, Atherton boasted the highest vaccination rate at 75 percent despite only 33 percent of its population being priority eligible.”
  • This week promises lots of rain for the Bay Area — but too much of a good thing can sometimes turn bad. Erosion, mudslides and flooding are a danger. In…
  • When you exit Highway 101 into East Palo Alto, there’s a construction site you just can’t miss. It’s a big, brick, three-story building with huge glass…
  • When Menlo Park city leaders wanted to add services for residents in their Belle Haven neighborhood, Facebook pitched in to fund a community center. It’s…
  • How can mindfulness training address the negative effects of growing up in poverty? City Visions talks with educators and researchers about an innovative…