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With most activities on hold in 2020, running experiences a resurgence

Running has experienced a resurgence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 50 million Americans participating in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
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Haven't voted in the recall yet? You still have more than one way to cast your ballot.

Voters have until Tuesday, Sept. 14, to either postmark their ballots, drop them off at a designated ballot box or vote in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
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Menlo Park City Council Council denies Willow Road gas station a permit to sell beer and wine

The Menlo Park City Council last week denied the owners of the A&S Union 76 gas station on Willow Road a permit to sell beer...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on Sep 9, 2021 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 3605 Views

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Newsom's stimulus left out many retirees, veterans and disabled Californians. Will they vote to recall him?

Many retirees, veterans and disabled Californians aren't getting the Golden State Stimulus. They could punish Gov. Newsom...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 4, 2021 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 3227 Views

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Locals contribute over $3.4M to fight Newsom recall

With the California recall election less than three weeks away, the campaign fighting the effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 4, 2021 at 9:29 am | 10 comments | 4216 Views

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Jon Ferraiolo, tech entrepreneur, dies after battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Silicon Valley engineer, entrepreneur and author Jon Ferraiolo died on July 16 after a seven-year battle with amyotrophic...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2021
Last comment by Bonnie Lungberg, on Aug 30, 2021 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 4285 Views

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'Radical convenience' spurs East Palo Alto vaccination push

Last Saturday, East Palo Alto Mayor Carlos Romero tried a novel way to get more residents vaccinated against COVID-19 --...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 30, 2021 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 4565 Views

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Guest opinion: To restore California's ecosystems, we must adopt smarter permitting

In a guest opinion, Letitia Grenier and Jeffrey Mount call on the state of California to address time-consuming permitting...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by Yossi Levi , on Aug 29, 2021 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2817 Views

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State Sen. Josh Becker to speak at 'No on Recall' rally Saturday

California State Sen. Josh Becker, D-Menlo Park, and other Peninsula elected officials will speak at a noon rally in East...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, on Aug 28, 2021 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

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Liquor company CEO agrees to plead guilty in college admissions case

A Hillsborough parent and the CEO of a California liquor distribution company has agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 25, 2021 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 2659 Views

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Newsom recall basics: How to vote in California's election

A FAQ on the California election on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. There's some confusion and mixed messages on voting,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Aug 23, 2021 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 5231 Views

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State effort to decertify officers picks up political momentum

California legislators are advancing a bill that would permanently strip badges from police officers found guilty of serious...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Aug 20, 2021 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 3176 Views

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On a seafaring vacation, a Menlo Park doctor helped out a researcher in distress

Dr. Latha Palaniappan of Menlo Park and her family were sailing on a catamaran off the coast of the Florida Keys when she...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Aug 20, 2021 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 5155 Views

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Police: Man pointed gun during parking dispute at Safeway

A 58-year-old Mountain View man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman over a parking...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by new guy, on Aug 17, 2021 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 4321 Views

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Three wealthy water districts consume the lion's share of local water

The biggest sip of the straw from the Bay Area's water supply comes from people in three districts: They consume nearly three...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Aug 12, 2021 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 7363 Views

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San Mateo County Medical Center, county to pay $11.4 million for false Medicare claims

San Mateo County Medical Center and the county have agreed to pay $11.4 million to reimburse Medicare after inappropriately...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Aug 11, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 5860 Views

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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 | 5335 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 | 3424 Views
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