An Alternative View
by Diana Diamond
Gates sets an example for local billionaires to emulate
Nov 24, 2020 | 3 comments
Creating A More Vibrant Menlo Park
by Dana Hendrickson
Having A "Turkey-Less" Menlo Park Thanksgiving? Or Simply Tired of Leftovers Again? Then Help Our Local Restaurants! All week!
Nov 23, 2020 | 2 comments
Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017
What county health leaders are doing to bridge COVID-19 testing gaps
People of color have been the most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and San Mateo County is working on reducing disparities through testing initiatives, county health officials said in a panel discussion hosted Nov. 19. Wednesday, 10:38 AM | 1 comments
Crab for Christmas? Dungeness crab season delayed to mid-December
Commercial Dungeness crab season is delayed until at least mid-December, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced. Wednesday, 12:32 PM
All the fixings: Sequoia district hands out Thanksgiving meal kits to families
The Sequoia Union High School District provided turkey, mashed potatoes, blueberry crumbles and more to families this year for Thanksgiving. Wednesday, 10:58 AM | 1 comments
Inmate found dead in Redwood City jail
An inmate found unresponsive Tuesday in a housing pod at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City is believed to have died from natural causes, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said. Wednesday, 10:44 AM
Coronavirus central: San Mateo County death toll hits 170 mark
The recent spike in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Santa Clara County is more evidence that residents should avoid gathering for the holidays. Wednesday, 3:45 PM | 5 comments
High school district parents, teachers and students at odds over returning to classrooms
As Sequoia Union High School District officials make plans for a return to in-person learning, teachers say "no." Monday, 4:54 PM | 1 comments
Governor calls California's latest surge in COVID-19 cases 'unprecendented'
California's latest surge of COVID-19 infections is "unprecedented," Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, as new cases and hospitalizations have skyrocketed in recent weeks.
Tuesday, 11:37 AM
Former mayor pens humor book from alien perspective
Mickie Winkler, a former Menlo Park City Council member and mayor, has released a humor book containing local anecdotes and reflections called "Politics, Police and Other Earthling Antics." Wednesday, 9:44 AM | 1 comments
Support local families in need
Your contribution to the Holiday Fund will go directly to nonprofits supporting local families and children in need. Last year, Almanac readers and foundations contributed over $150,000.