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Becerra: Amazon refuses to comply with COVID-19 workplace safety investigation

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra claims Amazon Inc. is refusing to comply with the state's outstanding subpoenas...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2617 Views

MENLO PARK

COVID tests lagging: Slower turnaround times creeping back for Californians

The average turnaround time for COVID-19 test results rose 30% in November as people flocked to test sites before Thanksgiving....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2020 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 3199 Views

MENLO PARK

Amid pandemic, Holiday Fund launches charitable campaign

Local nonprofit organizations like East Palo Alto's Ecumenical Hunger Program have been scrambling to meet the needs of clients,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4460 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vegan food aid nonprofit gives faux turkey roasts – and more – to local families in need

An anonymous foundation in Redwood City is funding a vegan nonprofit called Vegan Outreach to provide food aid to hundreds...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2020
Last comment by Linda Prieto, on Dec 14, 2020 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 6377 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain's new schedule starting Monday aimed at helping essential workers

Caltrain is implementing a new schedule starting Monday aimed at improving service for essential workers and others dependent...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2020
Last comment by Mickey Griffin, on Dec 14, 2020 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2961 Views

MENLO PARK

Camp Menlo Park and its Mid Peninsula Legacy

Between the pandemic and political races this year, it is little wonder we haven’t paused to remember that Camp Menlo Park...

Original post made by jeff Kleck on Dec. 14, 2020
There are no comments yet. 679 Views

AROUND TOWN

'They are back': Latest Atherton burglaries may be tied to 2018-19 crime streak, police say

Recent burglaries in Atherton may be linked to a previous burglary spree, police said at a virtual town meeting Dec. 9 that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Dec 12, 2020 at 9:52 am | 9 comments | 6924 Views

MENLO PARK

To boost seasonal morale, Menlo Park council agrees to light up holiday trees after all

Menlo Park's traditional holiday tree lights, notably absent so far this year, will make a comeback for 2020 after all. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Tree Lights, on Dec 11, 2020 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 4143 Views

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Guest opinion: Why San Mateo County hasn't implemented the state's stay-at-home order

In a guest opinion, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow writes about why San Mateo County has not implemented...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by awatkins, on Dec 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 5401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: $800K worth of jewelry stolen in Atherton

Burglars stole nearly $800,000 in jewelry from an Atherton home on Tuesday, according to police. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal regulators, over 40 states sue Facebook over anticompetitive practices

Menlo Park-based Facebook is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission and multiple states for alleged monopoly practices,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Final election results show county's highest voter turnout since 1968

San Mateo County saw its highest voter turnout in more than 50 years, as elections officials certified the final results...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4532 Views

AROUND TOWN

As holidays approach, demand for food hits new record

Organizers of local senior nutrition programs say they're committed to meeting the need and making the holidays special --...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3132 Views

FICTION

Fire board incumbents lead in election night results

Menlo Park Fire Protection District board incumbents Rob Silano and Virginia Chang Kiraly have jumped out in front as initial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 10, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 4387 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Your help is needed more than ever. Support the Holiday Fund.

Though many people face strained financial circumstances due to the pandemic, we hope those who can will support our Holiday...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Julie Hartstein, on Dec 10, 2020 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 4394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas board president resigns over wife's racist and misogynistic tweets about Kamala Harris

Jon Venverloh resigned Sunday after his wife posted racist and misogynistic tweets about Kamala Harris. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2020
Last comment by Chris MD, on Dec 10, 2020 at 6:53 pm | 51 comments | 65153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health care workers will be given priority with San Mateo County's first vaccine doses

Up to 24,000 health care workers in San Mateo County will be first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, with the first shipment...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 10, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 4572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roberts Market provides curbside pickup to Sequoias seniors

Roberts Market is offering curbside delivery to some of its most vulnerable shoppers. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/12/10/roberts-market-provides-c...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by Really !, on Dec 10, 2020 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawmakers weigh moratorium extension as eviction cliff looms

With California's eviction moratorium set to expire in less than 60 days and 2 million people at risk of losing their rental...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Dec 9, 2020 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 3389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A lost Palo Alto couple. A 'miraculous' rescue. Here's what happened to Ian Irwin and Carol Kiparsky.

In their first interview since their rescue in February, Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin describe how their...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by dee, on Dec 9, 2020 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 7228 Views
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