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Is California blowing it on unemployment reform?

The state went deep into debt to keep jobless benefits flowing during the pandemic. And if it doesn't fix its $48 billion...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
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MOVIES

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
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MENLO PARK

California sets June 15 goal for full reopening

California's plan to fully reopen on June 15 will largely depend on two criteria: Vaccine supply must be sufficient for anyone...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Police put Menlo-Atherton High School on lockdown Tuesday due to threatening phone call

Police locked down Menlo-Atherton High School after someone called in a threat to "shoot up the school" on April 6. It was...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Community briefs: Artist talk, coffee with PV mayor, Atherton traffic meeting and natural disaster survey

In this week's community briefs, the county surveys people's attitudes about natural disasters, online educational talks...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
Last comment by MaryRobinson, on Apr 6, 2021 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2810 Views

MENLO PARK

Our better nature: Six ideas to diversify the outdoors

José González, founder of Latino Outdoors, dissects the misguided assumptions and hidden disparities that leave many families...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by pvrez, on Apr 5, 2021 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 4239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State and federal funds will help local school districts with reopening costs

Schools will receive money to help with safety measures they're taking to reopen, along with additional academic, mental...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2021
Last comment by Tragic Loss, on Apr 5, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 3012 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

With COVID-19 variants on the rise, Santa Clara County faces race to vaccinate

Santa Clara County has seen a rise in residents infected with COVID-19 variants, a sign that efforts to curb the pandemic...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2021
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SPORTS

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 | 2722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor: School reopenings, denouncing hate against Asians, lack of diversity in local government

Letters to the editor on Sen. Josh Becker's call to reopen schools, hate and violence against Asian Americans, green power,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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ATHERTON

The Pear Theatre offers a rich feast of words from Dylan Thomas

The Pear Theatre has outdone itself with a production of Dylan Thomas's "Under Milk Wood," a play that resounds with the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Firefighters extinguish house fire in Stanford Weekend Acres

A house in the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood sustained significant damage in a fire that broke out on the afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia teachers say district denied them promised accommodations to work remotely

Some Sequoia high school district teachers went into spring break unsure about whether their health and family accommodations...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Ongoing vaccine site available to East Palo Alto residents starting Friday

All East Palo Alto residents 18 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Redwood City man arrested for child pornography

A Redwood City man who has worked at Palo Alto schools was arrested on Thursday for allegedly possessing and distributing...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Farms founder, longtime Woodside resident Glenn Atkinson dies at 96

Glenn Atkinson, founder of Portola Farms founder and an over 45 year Woodside resident Glenn Atkinson died at 96 last month. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 2, 2021 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 4102 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituaries: Sally Childs Randall, Robin Quist Gates, Mar Dayag Balmonte

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Sally Childs Randall, 98, Robin Quist Gates, 93, and Mar Dayag Balmonte,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

Gary Riekes, founder of Riekes Center, dies at 69

Gary Riekes, founder of the Riekes Center for Human Enhancement in Menlo Park, died March 24, a little more than a week shy...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Apr 1, 2021 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 10624 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State earmarks funds for Santa Clara, San Mateo counties to punch up vaccine access

As California anticipates a massive expansion in COVID-19 vaccine supply, the state will provide $7.6 million to nine Bay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
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