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Tokyo Olympics end with gold for USA women's volleyball

Sporting red, white, blue and gold, Team USA finished with a flourish Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics. U.S. women's volleyball...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
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Guest opinion: Untold stories of the strength and resilience of low-income students

Since March 2020, we have worried about the health, finances and social isolation of low-income students and families. Yet,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
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Fuki Sushi owner subjected to racial-hate tirade

For three generations, Lumi Gardner's family has operated their popular Fuki Sushi restaurant in Palo Alto. Last Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Aug 9, 2021 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 4703 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'We are not done': Local leaders want schools to mandate vaccines for employees

State Sen. Josh Becker and East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez called on school districts to mandate vaccines...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Aug 9, 2021 at 1:02 pm | 30 comments | 4226 Views

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California first in nation to mandate vaccinations for health care workers

California's vaccination mandate for medical workers is the toughest in the nation. The state also ordered all visitors at...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2021 at 6:42 am | 1 comment | 3106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Let's protect Menlo Park's kids from the pollution inside our homes

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident and pediatrician Dr. Erika Drazan writes about the benefits of switching from gas...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2021
Last comment by Matt, on Aug 7, 2021 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 3551 Views

OTHER TOPICS

As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Aug 6, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 7286 Views

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Sheryl Sandberg donates $10K to Menlo Park school district parcel tax measure campaign

Facebook's COO donated about a quarter of the total recent donations to the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 5, 2021 at 8:31 am | 13 comments | 3814 Views

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Portola Valley 'quieter' after gas-powered leaf blower ban

Portola Valley officials say the town is reaping the benefits of its gas-powered leaf blower ban, while Atherton is still...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ms Walker, on Aug 4, 2021 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 4406 Views

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Let's protect Menlo Park's kids from the pollution inside our homes

With wildfire season upon us, the threat of air pollution in our community becomes more pressing. The hazardous smoke that...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Josh Becker, on Aug 3, 2021 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 1418 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bullet train budget battle: Should California spend more on urban transit, not high-speed rail?

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants $4.2 billion to finish the Central Valley link for the bullet train, but legislators aren’t sold....

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Aug 2, 2021 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 3477 Views

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Indoor mask mandates are back in Bay Area as COVID cases surge

Seven Bay Area counties announced Monday that residents will be required to wear masks in nearly all indoor settings, marking...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2021
Last comment by Petra Karenter, on Aug 2, 2021 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

COVID vaccinations lag for people on Medi-Cal

In all California counties, Medi-Cal enrollees have been vaccinated at substantially lower rates than the overall population....

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2021
Last comment by acomfort, on Aug 2, 2021 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside moves ballot measure election to November

A townwide election to allow for more outdoor gatherings in Woodside has been postponed to November because the first election...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Peter Bailey, on Aug 1, 2021 at 7:22 pm | 3 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

The most epic day hike in Pacifica

If you're looking for an epic foot-powered Peninsula adventure, venture no farther than the Pacifica Grand Tour. It's got...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2021
Last comment by Dominic, on Jul 31, 2021 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 6162 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

How Woodside, Portola Valley considered appealing their latest housing allocations, but stopped short

Portola Valley and Woodside officials are not happy about huge increases in the number of new housing units they're obliged...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by Neal Mielke, on Jul 31, 2021 at 11:51 am | 6 comments | 4652 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside, Portola Valley brace for wildfire season

The July 16 edition of the Almanac emphasized the growing concern we all feel on the Peninsula about wildfires in California....

Original post made by Rob Hogue on Jul. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 406 Views

SPORTS

Olympics: Bronze medals for locals in swimming, softball

Stanford alumna Katie Ledecky won her semifinal heat in the 200 free and will race in the finals on Wednesday. Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by JimTurner2, on Jul 27, 2021 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Mateo County Community college district to offer at least 30% of courses in-person this fall

After shutting down when the COVID-19 pandemic began, the San Mateo County Community College District plans to offer at least...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by pvrez, on Jul 27, 2021 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 3482 Views

OTHER TOPICS

PAMF, Sutter Health face suit over allegedly racist workplace

An eye surgeon who was once the highest-ranking Black physician in a leadership role at Palo Alto Medical Foundation has...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 26, 2021 at 7:01 am | 5 comments | 6062 Views
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