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Atherton: Elizabeth Lewis elected mayor

Elizabeth Lewis, entering her fourth term on Atherton's City Council, is the town's newest mayor. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
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Testing for neighbors, by neighbors: How Belle Haven residents created their own COVID-19 testing capacity

Braving the downpour on Sunday morning, Dec. 11, a line of at least 50 people stretched from the Belle Haven Library down...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2020
Last comment by smallbusinessownerCZ, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:23 pm | 3 comments | 6040 Views

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Ways To Help Save Menlo Park Restaurants

This is a message for all readers of The Almanac. Please help Menlo Park restaurant owners and their workers survive the...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Dec 17, 2020 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 621 Views

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Becerra: Amazon refuses to comply with COVID-19 workplace safety investigation

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra claims Amazon Inc. is refusing to comply with the state's outstanding subpoenas...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
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'They are back': Latest Atherton burglaries may be tied to 2018-19 crime streak, police say

Recent burglaries in Atherton may be linked to a previous burglary spree, police said at a virtual town meeting Dec. 9 that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Dec 12, 2020 at 9:52 am | 9 comments | 6300 Views

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Guest opinion: Why San Mateo County hasn't implemented the state's stay-at-home order

In a guest opinion, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow writes about why San Mateo County has not implemented...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by awatkins, on Dec 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 5117 Views

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Crime brief: $800K worth of jewelry stolen in Atherton

Burglars stole nearly $800,000 in jewelry from an Atherton home on Tuesday, according to police. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
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Federal regulators, over 40 states sue Facebook over anticompetitive practices

Menlo Park-based Facebook is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission and multiple states for alleged monopoly practices,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
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Final election results show county's highest voter turnout since 1968

San Mateo County saw its highest voter turnout in more than 50 years, as elections officials certified the final results...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
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As holidays approach, demand for food hits new record

Organizers of local senior nutrition programs say they're committed to meeting the need and making the holidays special --...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
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Health care workers will be given priority with San Mateo County's first vaccine doses

Up to 24,000 health care workers in San Mateo County will be first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, with the first shipment...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 10, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 4161 Views

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Roberts Market provides curbside pickup to Sequoias seniors

Roberts Market is offering curbside delivery to some of its most vulnerable shoppers. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/12/10/roberts-market-provides-c...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Really !, on Dec 10, 2020 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2704 Views

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Lawmakers weigh moratorium extension as eviction cliff looms

With California's eviction moratorium set to expire in less than 60 days and 2 million people at risk of losing their rental...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Dec 9, 2020 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 3141 Views

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Sheriff's activities league executive director arrested for alleged fraud

The executive director of the youth-serving San Mateo County Sheriff's Activities League was taken to jail Friday, Dec. 11,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by , on Dec 8, 2020 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 3590 Views

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San Mateo County enters COVID-19 'purple tier,' curfew

Continued steeply climbing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have pushed San Mateo County into the state's most restrictive...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 8, 2020 at 9:45 am | 16 comments | 11855 Views

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Menlo Park school group aids local families in need

MPCSD Helps, a venture started this past spring, has raised $100K, collected thousands of donations. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Dec 4, 2020 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 3427 Views

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State to enter more serious regional stay-in-place order in coming days

In an attempt to prevent a crisis in hospitals and intensive care units in the coming weeks due to ballooning cases of COVID-19,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by Enough, on Dec 3, 2020 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 8502 Views

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Residents launch referendum petition to keep ban on nonresidents at Foothills Park

Palo Alto's recent decision to expand access to Foothills Park by welcoming nonresidents to the exclusive nature preserve...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 3, 2020 at 9:53 am | 7 comments | 3190 Views

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To aid struggling restaurants, county to limit third-party delivery fees

To help struggling restaurants weather the winter, San Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday passed restrictions limiting how...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by Local94025, on Nov 19, 2020 at 5:01 am | 9 comments | 5810 Views

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Governor pulls 'emergency brake' on reopenings as coronavirus cases spike. San Mateo County moves back to red tier

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday issued new orders to pull the "emergency brake" on the virus, pushing San Mateo County back into...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Nov 17, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 7693 Views
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