Pompeii Ristorante overcomes COVID scare after positive test, reopens doors

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Pompeii Ristorante closed at the beginning of the month after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. In subsequent testing, another employee also tested positive. The restaurant reopened Sept. 11.

Pompeii Ristorante in downtown Los Altos reopened Sept. 11 after closing at the beginning of the month due to a staff member testing positive for COVID-19.

Cal Water provides over $500,000 in COVID-19 relief

California Water Service, which provides water service to Los Altos residents along with many other districts in California, has provided more than $500,000 in COVID-19 relief for customers.

Nest Egg: Are baby boomers taking on too much investment risk?

Baby boomers are taking on too much risk: That’s what Fidelity Investments is implying in a study of its clients’ retirement accounts released late last year. Fidelity discovered that nearly 40% of 401(k) plans owned by workers born between 1946 and 1964 maintain an allocation to stocks that is higher than Fidelity’s recommended allocation for investors in those age groups. And nearly one in 12 has all of his or her retirement savings in equities.

'Berry' good news: Downtown Red Berry Coffee Bar set to remain open

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Red Berry Coffee Bar has announced it will continue operations after previously saying it would close permanently.

After announcing last month that it would close permanently due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Red Berry Coffee Bar in downtown Los Altos will remain open after all.

Local’s mobile salon app thrives during COVID-19

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Los Altos resident Iryna Korolenko runs the iSalon app.

Two years ago, Iryna Korolenko was sitting in traffic, driving to an appointment at a beauty salon when she had an idea: What if there were an app that would enable customers to have beauty service providers come to their location?

LA Chamber of Commerce schedules raffle fundraiser

With its annual golf tournament fundraiser canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a raffle with weekly noon Monday drawings on Facebook Live beginning Nov. 2.

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