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'The Dropout' brings Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos scandal to life

Amanda Seyfried stars as disgraced tech CEO Elizabeth Holmes in "The Dropout," an eight-part Hulu series about the Theranos...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by MuchAdo, on Mar 10, 2022 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2789 Views

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Three arrested for spree of robberies, purse snatches that targeted Asian women

A yearlong, multijurisdictional investigation involving a group that targeted victims of Asian descent in four counties has...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2724 Views

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Student project highlights the plight of restaurant workers

A Portola Valley student's project touched on the roots of restaurant worker pay and ways to improve their salaries. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by , on Jun 3, 2021 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 4623 Views

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In-person and virtual audiences invited to Palo Alto Players' 'Tea for Three'

With "Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty," Palo Alto Players is making the bold move back to in-person theater, while...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3954 Views

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Businesses greet loosened CDC mask rule with elation, consternation

When President Joe Biden hailed new guidance from the CDC for fully vaccinated people last Thursday, his words struck a hopeful...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4420 Views

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Events planned all month to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage

Dozens of virtual events to honor Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month kicked off in Palo Alto on May 1, with celebrations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4308 Views

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First-ever Peninsula Restaurant Week kicks off with 102 eateries

From May 14-22, more than 100 restaurants, bakeries and eateries of all stripes along the Peninsula are offering prix fixe...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4669 Views

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San Mateo County launches COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children 12-15

San Mateo County began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to 12 to 15 year-olds at its Pfizer vaccine clinics on Thursday, and...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4290 Views

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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. 1979 Views

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Stanford University plans to resume in-person learning this fall

Stanford University is expected to bring back in-person learning at its campus this fall, but whether students will face...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
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Fresh off national victory, Stanford women's basketball returns to hometown welcome

It's been 29 years since Stanford University women's basketball landed a national title -- a cause for celebration on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2489 Views

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Pregnant and homeless: Menlo Park resident's documentary aims to raise awareness

Five years ago, a filmmaker in Menlo Park saw a news story about a homeless woman who gave birth at a bus stop. The story...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 10652 Views

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New COVID-19 variant increasing in Bay Area, linked to Kaiser San Jose outbreak

The L452R variant of COVID-19 -- being identified by viral genomic sequencing in the Bay Area -- has been linked to the Kaiser...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3588 Views

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Holiday Fund: Reimagining sexual health education in a digital world

Like many education-focused organizations, the pandemic and the shift from in-person to distance learning has forced Health...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3638 Views

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Eleven residents displaced after East Palo Alto fire

Eleven East Palo Alto residents, including four children, were displaced Thursday morning after a fire damaged their Oakwood...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5652 Views

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Portola Valley seeks volunteers for town commissions

The Portola Valley Town Council is looking for three volunteers to serve on the town's Architectural and Site Control Commission...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3477 Views

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Portola Valley: Virtual roundtable on policing, race and justice Monday

The town of Portola Valley is hosting a virtual panel and Q&A on Monday, Oct. 19, entitled "Policing, Race & Justice in the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4298 Views

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San Mateo County to launch COVID-19 compliance unit

Starting Monday, Oct. 19, San Mateo County will launch a COVID-19 compliance unit that will warn and cite businesses that...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4499 Views

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Nearly 1,700 PG&E customers in San Mateo County to lose power for up to two days

Power shut-offs are scheduled for about 1,700 PG&E customers in San Mateo County starting tonight that are set to last up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by jgftw, on Oct 15, 2020 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 9088 Views

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High schools will stay online for second quarter of the fall

Students in the Sequoia Union High School district will continue learning at home for the rest of the fall semester due to...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4667 Views
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