Cooling centers, other resources during Bay Area heat wave

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

As temperatures soar into the 90s and 100s across the Bay Area, people may be looking for places to cool off as well as other resources during extreme heat.

With a heat advisory in effect until midnight Thursday, various Bay Area cities and counties are offering cooling centers and other services to help residents escape the sweltering weather.

Find your nearest resources below (specific cooling centers listed where agencies provided the information):

San Lorenzo Library: 395 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo, 510-284-0640 Hayward Downtown Library: 888 C St., Hayward, 510-293-8685 Castro Valley Library: 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley, 510-667-7900 Cherryland Community Center:278 Hampton Road, Cherryland, 510-626-8877 Ashland Community Center: 1530 167th Ave., Ashland, 510-881-6700 Cannery Park: 125 B St., Hayward, 510-881-6700 REACH Ashland Youth Center: 16335 E. 14th St., Ashland, 510-481-4500

Visit the county website for information.

Visit the county website for information.

Visit the county website for information.

Main Library: 100 Larkin St. Chinatown/Him Mark Li Branch Library: 1135 Powell St. Glen Park Branch Library: 2825 Diamond St. Mission Bay Branch Library: 960 Fourth St. North Beach Branch Library: 850 Columbus Ave. Potrero Hill Branch Library: 1616 20th St. Atherton Library: 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane Belmont Library: 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas Twin Pines Community Center: 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont Burlingame Main Library: 480 Primrose Road Burlingame Easton Library: 1800 Easton Drive Brisbane Library: 163 Visitacion Ave. Daly City Library: Westlake Branch, 275 Southgate Ave.; John Daly Branch, 13 Hillside; Bayshore Branch, 460 Martin St.; Serramonte Branch, 40 Wembley Drive. East Palo Alto Library: 2415 University Ave. East Palo Alto Senior Center: 560 Bell St. Foster City Library: 1000 East Hillsdale Blvd. Half Moon Bay Library: 620 Correas St. Menlo Park Main Library: 800 Alma St. Menlo Park Library, Belle Haven Branch: 413 Ivy Drive Millbrae Library: 1 Library Ave. North Fair Oaks Library: 2510 Middlefield Road, Redwood City Pacifica Sanchez Library: 1111 Terra Nova Blvd. Pacifica Sharp Park Library: 104 Hilton Way Portola Valley Library: 765 Portola Road Redwood City Public Library: 1044 Middlefield Road Redwood City Library, Redwood Shores Branch: 399 Marine Parkway Redwood City Library, Schaberg Branch: 2140 Euclid Ave. Canada College Library: 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City Skyline College Library: 3300 College Drive, San Bruno San Bruno Library: 701 Angus Ave. San Mateo City Main Library: 55 W. Third Ave. San Mateo City Library, Marina Branch: 1530 Susan Court San Mateo City Library, Hillsdale Branch: 205 W. Hillsdale Blvd. College of San Mateo Library: 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., Building 9 San Carlos Library: 610 Elm St. South San Francisco Main Library: 840 W. Orange Ave. South San Francisco Library, Grand Avenue Branch: 306 Walnut Ave. Woodside Library: 3140 Woodside Road Camden Community Center, San Jose Campbell Community Center Central Park Library, Santa Clara Cupertino Library Emma Prusch Regional Park Farm, San Jose Gilroy Library Los Altos Library Milpitas Library Mission Branch Library, Santa Clara Morgan Hill Library Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara Roosevelt Community Center, San Jose Santa Clara Community Recreation Center Santa Clara Senior Center Saratoga Library Sunnyvale Library Woodland Library, Los Altos Benicia Library: 150 E. L St. Dixon Library: 230 N. First St. Vacaville Public Library, Cultural Center: 1020 Ulatis Drive Vacaville Public Library, Town Square: 1 Town Square Place Fairfield Civic Center Library: 1150 Kentucky St. Fairfield Cordelia Library: 5050 Business Center Drive Law Library, Hall of Justice: 600 Union Ave., Fairfield Suisun City Library: 601 Pintail Drive Rio Vista Library: 44 S. Second St. Springstowne Library: 1003 Oakwood Ave., Vallejo JFK Library: 505 Santa Clara St., Vallejo

Visit the county website for information.

Visit the CalOES website for a statewide list with links.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.