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Menlo Park triathlete and coffee entrepreneur to run for City Council
Max Fennell has made a name for himself as a triathlete and entrepreneur living in Menlo Park. Now he's planning to run for... Last comment 20 hours ago | 14 comments

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Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula
Despite a decade of delays, funding uncertainties and political hurdles, California's embattled high-speed rail project continues to slowly advance, with plans to complete the section between San Francisco and Los Angeles by 2033. Sunday, 8:15 AM

For hair salons and barbershops still in business, it's a rocky road to recovery
From interviews with operators on the Midpeninsula, it's clear the hair service industry is facing a long road to recovery in a pandemic that thrives in close contact and indoor spaces. Saturday, 8:31 AM | 2 comments

Fires point to risky conditions in Ravenswood Triangle
A 60-acre grass-and-marsh area with homeless encampments, most of which is supposed to be protected habitat for endangered species, has been besieged by 23 fires this year. Friday, 11:38 AM | 6 comments

High school teachers worry about returning to campus
Many Sequoia Union High School District teachers are raising concerns about reopening school campuses this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to Edith Salvatore, president of the Sequoia District Teachers Association. Friday, 11:26 AM | 4 comments

Coronavirus central: San Mateo County logs 108 new cases
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Saturday, Santa Clara County reported 5,983 cases and 166 deaths; San Mateo County had 3,949 cases and 112 deaths as of Friday. Saturday, 3:03 PM | 4 comments

Prop. 13 reform could be big boost to county's tax revenue, study says
One of the major ballot initiatives facing voters in November will be the Schools and Communities First initiative. A new study found that San Mateo County would generate the most tax revenue per capita in the state if it passes. Friday, 11:28 AM | 10 comments

Woman arrested in 1993 homicide of her daughter
Twenty-seven years after a 3-year-old girl was found unresponsive in her family's East Palo Alto home, investigators have arrested her mother in connection with her homicide, police said Wednesday. Thursday, 3:22 PM | 3 comments

Menlo Park: Fireworks suspected cause of detached garage fire on Fourth of July

'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams


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