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New children's book by locally grown author encourages youth activism

Marissa McGee, a former elementary school teacher, was out shopping for shampoo one day when she saw something that bothered...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by , on Oct 12, 2021 at 6:22 am | 1 comment | 3116 Views

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Water polo, volleyball tournaments on the schedule this weekend

A full slate of tournaments in various sports is on tap for the weekend, highlighted by the 23rd annual Scott Roche Tournament,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
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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 | 2141 Views

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Alpine, Menlo-Atherton little league all-stars to meet in District 52 tournament

Alpine beat Belmont 9-2 and Menlo-Atherton topped Foster City 11-2 on Thursday to set up a meeting between the two teams...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by rdegolia, on Jul 2, 2021 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2271 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep boys win first outright CCS soccer title in 15 years

Luke Maxwell scored an insurance goal with less than a minute to play, leading Sacred Heart Prep to a 3-1 win over Evergreen...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
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The Peninsula's most protected trail is delightful. And it's growing. Here's what you need to know.

Hidden off a dirt road in the Skylawn Memorial Cemetery in the hills between San Mateo and Half Moon Bay is a pristine trail...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
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Sacred Heart Prep sending 28 student-athletes to play in college

For the 15th consecutive year, Sacred Heart Prep will send at least 15 student-athletes to play at the intercollegiate ranks....

Original post made on May. 20, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on May 20, 2021 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 3817 Views

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Sequoia District high schools will not take part in CCS playoffs; SCVAL commissioner responds

The Sequoia Union High School District has made the decision to not take part in the Central Coast Section playoffs. The...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Soccer mom, on May 4, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2708 Views

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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
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Elegy to Larry Rogers, famed Bellarmine aquatics coach

Larry Rogers, the iconic coach from Bellarmine aquatics passed in his sleep last night. Palo Alto swim coach Danny Dye wrote...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
Last comment by Robert J Watson, on Apr 3, 2021 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

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Community briefs: Local principal's new role and major federal funds for local communities

This week's community briefs: a new role for Oak Knoll principal, how much communities can expect to receive in federal stimulus...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
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It's not landlords versus tenants — everyone's losing

Local commercial real estate is in its worst crisis since the dot-com bust and the 2008 recession. It's an 11-months-old...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
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County to hold COVID-19 vaccination events for educators

Some local teachers are reporting that they have already begun to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine doses after San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2021
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Atherton couple donates $80M to Stanford children's hospital, medical school

An Atherton couple has given $80 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford University's School...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by been there, on Feb 17, 2021 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 4690 Views

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New CEO of LifeMoves poised to take on leadership at organization's 'inflection point'

The Menlo Park-based nonprofit LifeMoves, which is the largest network providing services, shelter and resources to unhoused...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
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In race to vaccinate, could California see another surge?

Will California's bumpy vaccine rollout, more contagious coronavirus mutations, and decision to open up the state send COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 7, 2021 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2716 Views

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Editorial: We need a real shot in the arm

While talk of ramped-up vaccine distribution is encouraging, it will still take months to get a large swath of the population...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2021
Last comment by Marina Kalugina, on Feb 1, 2021 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 4061 Views

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Holiday Fund: Literacy Partners transforms its mission to serve the greater community

In the midst of a pandemic, Literacy Partners – Menlo Park transformed a 10-year-old library-based nonprofit’s mission...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Kristi Breisch, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2854 Views

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Newsom: Stay-at-home orders likely to be extended past three-week minimum in much of state

Stay-at-home orders in multiple regions across the state are likely to remain in effect past the minimum of three weeks as...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
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Older students head back to classrooms at Corte Madera

After eight months, Corte Madera School students returned to campus this week. Read the full story here https://almanacnews.com/news/2020/11/12/older-students-head-back-to-classroo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
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