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Avalon Yoga International closes after nearly 40 years on Cal. Ave.

A nearly 40-year-old yoga studio on California Avenue has closed due to the rising cost of a new lease, leaving yet another...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Feb 21, 2022 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2450 Views

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'Be the freedom generation,' said Pence at Stanford College Republicans event

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Stanford students to be "the freedom generation" at an event hosted by the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 18, 2022 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 2020 Views

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A homegrown museum brings Black history to life

Carolyn Hoskins has created a space where visitors can learn something new about the history and culture of Black America....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Merrily, on Feb 18, 2022 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

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Bus drivers stage a sick-out in East Palo Alto in the midst of labor negotiations

All four of the Ravenswood City School District's bus drivers called in sick on Friday morning, Feb. 11, as their union negotiated...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2022 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 2888 Views

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Santa Clara County to keep indoor mask mandate for now

Santa Clara County's indoor mask mandate will stay in place when the state lifts its indoor masking requirement next week,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by menlo mom, on Feb 15, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 2240 Views

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Shooting injures man at Stanford Shopping Center parking lot

A shooting at a Stanford Shopping Center parking lot left a man with hand and foot injuries on Thursday night, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 3726 Views

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Menlo Park biotech company opens COVID-19 testing site

A Menlo Park biotech company is offering drive-thru COVID-19 tests and will be open to the public daily. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2022
Last comment by Avellino, on Feb 1, 2022 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 5277 Views

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Newsom injects $6.1B to speed shift to zero-emission vehicles

Standing outside the Ford Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke about his vision for fast forwarding...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jan 31, 2022 at 5:45 pm | 4 comments | 2386 Views

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Guest opinion: Why electrification, now, is counter productive

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Alexander Cannara touts nuclear power as a reliable clean energy source for California's...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 28, 2022 at 11:40 am | 43 comments | 5301 Views

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John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Harold Schapelhouman, on Jan 26, 2022 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 4861 Views

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Redevelopment galvanizes residents to protect neighborhood trees

Tejaswini Ravindra is nervous about traveling over the holidays. It's not so much the omicron variant or the trip itself...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Jan 18, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 696 Views

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Menlo Park briefs: Sidewalk lawsuit settled and how to participate in the city's redistricting process

Menlo Park's independent redistricting committee is collecting public input. Also, the city has settled a lawsuit with a...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 11, 2022 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

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San Mateo County Community College District vice chancellor charged with embezzlement

The San Mateo County DA's office plans to charge a local community college district official with improper use of public...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 3, 2022 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 6803 Views

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East Palo Alto to discuss controversial housing purchase policy

A proposed policy that would give tenants, affordable housing nonprofits and East Palo Alto first dibs to buy property is...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 3, 2022 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 3999 Views

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New Atherton mayor takes the helm

From renovations at the train station to getting finances in line, Mayor Rick DeGolia has a plan for what he wants to accomplish...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2021
Last comment by MPCSD resident, on Jan 1, 2022 at 9:41 pm | 3 comments | 2357 Views

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Motorcyclist dies in collision that closes all southbound lanes on Highway 101 in Menlo Park

A motorcyclist died after striking a disabled vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 near Willow Road in Menlo Park early Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 31, 2021 at 8:33 pm | 6 comments | 4071 Views

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Palo Alto considers relaxed rules for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

After an initial spike, the number of visitors to Foothills Nature Preserve has tapered off in recent months, prompting city...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2021
Last comment by MA parent, on Dec 30, 2021 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

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Man sentenced for indecent exposure at Atherton elementary school

A 36-year-old man who pleaded no contest to a felony for exposing himself at an elementary school in Atherton last month...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 29, 2021 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 3076 Views

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San Mateo County Community College District vice chancellor pleads not guilty to misusing public funds

Jose Nuñez, the latest district official ensnared in a criminal investigation into the San Mateo Community College District,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Dec 28, 2021 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 3644 Views

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The warmest ice rink around

There's a winter wonderland in Palo Alto, and it's right off of Middlefield Road. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/12/22/the-warmest-ice-rink-around...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Dec 22, 2021 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2934 Views
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