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MENLO PARK

Community briefs: a new principal at Oak Knoll School, a Stop Asian Hate march, a talk on media literacy tips and more

In this week's community briefs, a new principal at Oak Knoll School, a Stop Asian Hate march and rally is set for this weekend,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by menlo parent, on Apr 30, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2744 Views

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Coho salmon will soon swim free again thanks to dam-removal agreement

A dam that for decades prohibited coho salmon from reaching its spawning habitat in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be taken...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Apr 29, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2995 Views

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Obituaries: Stephen Norman Hynding, Gary Oliver Maffia, Mary Lou Carlsen, Kirk Broomhead, Antonio Javier Espinosa, Marjorie Hausmann

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Stephen Norman Hynding, 80, Gary Oliver Maffia, 68, Mary Lou Carlsen, 98,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
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Teens around the world connect over pandemic experiences

Last year, a curious 13-year-old asked her aunt about how people around the world were handling the pandemic. Now, they're...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
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San Mateo County to resume mass vaccination sites this week as supply increases

Starting Thursday, April 29, San Mateo County will have weekly COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics for anyone who lives or...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
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COVID-19 pandemic drives unexpected housing boom as Midpeninusla buyers seek more space

After briefly going into semi-hibernation for less than two months in early spring 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdowns,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3015 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Church says worship leader fired over allegations he asked a teen for nude photos

Menlo Church fired a worship leader after allegations emerged that he had solicited nude photos online from a teen boy several...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4516 Views

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Guest opinion: The Energy Innovation Act will cut pollution and put money in our pockets

In an op-ed, Paula Danz and Mark Reynolds advocate for the passage of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HR 2307),...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by Ed Kahl, on Apr 26, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Let's focus on the fall,' Sequoia principals push back at parents' pressure to reopen more extensively this spring

Some district parents have been vocal about wanting students back full-time in the fall and even as soon as this spring. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Tragic Loss, on Apr 26, 2021 at 1:02 pm | 20 comments | 3972 Views

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Menlo College to require students to be vaccinated before fall return to campus

Menlo College students will return to campus this fall, but first, they'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The private...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 23, 2021 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 2751 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council splits on pilot program to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to homebound seniors

A proposal from Menlo Park Mayor Drew Combs and Councilman Ray Mueller to partner with the county Health Department and Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 23, 2021 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 3268 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Vote yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley district — another spring parcel tax measure, just over a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by PV Resident, on Apr 23, 2021 at 4:59 pm | 10 comments | 2789 Views

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Community briefs: Petition to save Flood Park trees, local blood drives and a fundraiser for Ann's Coffee Shop owner

In this week's community briefs, local blood drives, a Fundraiser for the owner of Ann's Coffee Shop, apetition starts opposing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Apr 22, 2021 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac selected to participate in national journalism project

Like news organizations across the United States, Embarcadero Media — publisher of three newspapers and six community websites...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Apr 22, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 22, 2021 at 8:18 am | 30 comments | 2604 Views

AROUND TOWN

National, state, Bay Area leaders react to Chauvin verdict

Tuesday's guilty verdict on all three counts against ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Petra Karenter, on Apr 21, 2021 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Vote Yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley School District — another spring parcel tax measure, just...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by PV Resident, on Apr 21, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 635 Views

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San Mateo County officials hopeful about increased vaccine supply in coming weeks

Following weeks of supply constraints, San Mateo County may get a higher supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses in the coming weeks,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 21, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 2459 Views

MENLO PARK

Feds, Cargill Inc. drop appeal of a ruling that protects Redwood City salt ponds

A ruling that protects the historic Redwood City salt ponds from being developed will stand unchallenged, now that defendants...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
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County officials to announce free college education for 500 eligible students

County officials will announce on Monday a program to send 500 students to college for free. Eligible students are enrolled...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2219 Views
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