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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 | 2167 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 | 548 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 2375 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
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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. 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

Police arrest suspected arsonist in RV safe lot fires

East Palo Alto police have arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of starting a series of fires on April 10 along a fence...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2218 Views

MENLO PARK

Through a blog, a couple shares hidden coastside gems

Dan and Dawn Page know now that they’ll likely never be considered true locals in the eyes of fellow Montarans. But that...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2321 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Want to help the environment? Take a look at your stocks.

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Donna Davies writes about the process of divesting fossil fuel stocks and mutual...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2021
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 18, 2021 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 2105 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After over a year, Sequoia special ed students are offered on-campus learning options

Families of special ed Sequoia Union High School District students expressed their concerns about their children remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Rachel, on Apr 16, 2021 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 2475 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local agencies are preparing for another big wildfire year

With the drought in full swing this year, Cal Fire and other agencies are warning that fires are already becoming a threat. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Apr 16, 2021 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2495 Views

SPORTS

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands to people ages 16 and up in Santa Clara County

The county will receive about 300,000 additional COVID-19 vaccine doses and plans to open up tens of thousands of additional...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Snapshots of retirement: New book looks at how baby boomers are changing the formula

With greater affluence than their parents' generation, boomers are reinventing retirement with more activity, more passion...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Menlo Park parcel tax share ballot with governor's recall election? School district consultants say no

The Menlo Park City School District is pursuing renewing a parcel tax in November, but a consultant is recommending the school...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 16, 2021 at 1:41 pm | 6 comments | 2336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How a pandemic passion project is helping a 'Neighborhood Pizza Guy' connect with his community

What started out as a pandemic passion project for Atherton resident Matt Burr has quickly grown into what could be something...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2883 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community briefs: County libraries increase access; $10K scholarship applications open; Menlo Park district receives awards

In this week's community briefs, increased library access, Menlo Park district receives awards, a $10,000 scholarship and...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1933 Views

MOVIES

Local roots and global dreams: The Song Gardeners grow their sound

The Song Gardeners (Mary Gospe and Corrie Dunn) have been hard at work writing, recording and releasing original songs with...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1263 Views

MENLO PARK

How to celebrate Earth Day on the Midpeninsula: Films, art projects and more

Many local organizations are offering some Earth Day-themed events, from panel discussions to participatory art. We've compiled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford begins clinical trials to expand Pfizer vaccine access to young children

Stanford Health Care has begun laying the clinical groundwork to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to the country's youngest...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2447 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Despite low supply, San Mateo County vaccination rates keep pace with neighboring counties

As all California residents 16 and older become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by MC, on Apr 15, 2021 at 11:00 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

MENLO PARK

Sequoia district selects Darnise R. Williams as superintendent finalist

Sequoia Union High School District officials announced Tuesday that they have selected Darnise R. Williams as their new superintendent....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3230 Views
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