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Newsom signs $6.6 billion school reopening legislative package

Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders celebrated the signing Friday of a $6.6 billion legislative package intended...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 8, 2021 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2288 Views

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Editorial: Answering the call

Readers answered our call for Holiday Fund donations at a critical time for nonprofit organizations, raising $272,000 in...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
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State allows stadiums, entertainment venues and amusement parks to reopen at limited capacities

For the first time in roughly a year, Bay Area residents will be able to attend outdoor sporting and entertainment events...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
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Menlo Park to pay $5.5 million to make 14 apartments affordable

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously Feb. 23 to spend $5.5 million from the city's below market rate housing fund...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
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ATHERTON

Former Atherton Mayor Malcolm Dudley dies at 88

Malcolm Dudley, who served six terms as mayor of Atherton, and was a Navy veteran and retired investment banker, died on...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2021
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Mar 7, 2021 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 4273 Views

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San Mateo County officials say 1 in 4 residents has gotten first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

As of March 2, 159,357 San Mateo County residents have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, representing...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
Last comment by menlo mom, on Mar 7, 2021 at 5:49 am | 1 comment | 5065 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree hacked down on stormy night rattles neighborhood

It happened on Jan. 27, the night that an atmospheric river triggered a landslide that sent a huge chunk of Highway 1 near...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 6, 2021 at 7:42 am | 4 comments | 4341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district classrooms set to reopen April 5

After nearly a year of distance learning, Sequoia Union High School District students will have the option to return to classrooms...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by HelenKer, on Mar 6, 2021 at 7:07 am | 6 comments | 7608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto paramedic reflects on Fire Department's evolving COVID-19 response

The human aspect has always been a critical component of the job for Palo Alto firefighters, and it's one that has been put...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 5, 2021 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young man fatally shot in North Fair Oaks

A 22-year-old man died of apparent gunshot wounds in North Fair Oaks on March 2, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
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Unlicensed teen crashes truck, damages Menlo Fire's East Palo Alto station

Three teenagers in a Dodge pickup truck nearly rammed into an East Palo Alto fire station on Tuesday, hitting the rail of...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Mar 5, 2021 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 5612 Views

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Community briefs: Local teens create productivity app, represent state in Senate program

In this week's community briefs, an Atherton teen will represent California in Senate program, high schoolers develop a new...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
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California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities

Seeking an "equity" approach to allocating COVID-19 vaccine doses across the state, California health officials announced...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
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With fingers crossed, summer camps are planning to resume

Just two months into 2021, camps on the Midpeninsula are already looking to make a comeback this summer, which would include,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
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New rector takes on leadership at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park

St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park has a new rector, the Reverend Daniel Spors, according to a recent announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

Los Altos Stage Company brings the 'Pain'

Local actor Michael Champlin will deliver a one-man show for Los Altos Stage Company in six livestreamed performances beginning...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2021
Last comment by Kathy Hughes, on Mar 5, 2021 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine apartments set to replace two century-old structures in Menlo Park

The countdown is on for Menlo Park's used bookstore Feldman's Books to find a new home after a proposal to redevelop the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by LottieDa, on Mar 4, 2021 at 7:22 pm | 8 comments | 8499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo School student files suit against state for indoor sports ban

A Menlo School freshman has filed a lawsuit against San Mateo County, the state and state health officials for prohibiting...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by editoratlarge, on Mar 4, 2021 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 5682 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Now Has A Tremendous Opportunity to Transform Its Downtown

UPDATE:(Feb 23, 2021) - Last night the Council unanimously agreed to extend the existing trial of Santa Cruz lane closures...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Mar. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 540 Views

MENLO PARK

New police chief named in Menlo Park

After months of searching, the city of Menlo Park has selected a new police chief: David Norris. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2021
Last comment by parent, on Mar 4, 2021 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 5909 Views
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