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Menlo Park Council OKs cuts to traffic enforcement, library services
As the end of the fiscal year starts to loom sooner and sooner, the Menlo Park City Council debated late into Tuesday night... Last comment 8 hours ago | 18 comments

Coronavirus central: Total of Latino/Hispanic residents with virus in San Mateo County nearly doubles other races
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Wednesday, Santa Clara County reported 2,688 cases and... Last comment 16 hours ago | 2 comments

Almanac to resume print edition June 12
With businesses slowly restarting operations over the next few weeks, The Almanac will resume its weekly publishing on Friday,... Last comment on May 28, 2020 at 10:28 pm | 8 comments

 
 
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Layoffs. Reduced police enforcement. A shuttered community center. Bracing for lean times, here's what Menlo Park is cutting.
Faced with enormous anticipated budget shortfalls in the upcoming fiscal year, the Menlo Park City Council authorized budget cuts totaling about $11.7 million to city operations Thursday night. Friday, 4:44 PM

Coronavirus central: San Mateo County to allow places of worship, in-store retail starting Monday
Beginning Monday, San Mateo County will permit, with restrictions and safety measures, places of worship to hold services and retail stores to have customers inside. Friday, 5:30 PM | 2 comments

Life in motion: Peninsula Photo Contest winners preserve fleeting moments
This year's winning images in the Peninsula Photo Contest expose the power of creativity, patience and anticipation of unexpected moments. Friday, 3:54 PM

Pandemic signals end for J Floral Art, longtime floral design and event planning business
After three decades in the business of floral design and event planning, Jeffrey Adair and Craig Kozlowski of J Floral Art in Menlo Park plan to close their shop and relocate to Southern California. Friday, 11:45 AM | 1 comments

Curbside pickup — a step forward, but far from a lifeline for businesses
While store owners eagerly wait for the all-clear to reopen for in-store shopping, so too, apparently, do customers. Some have gotten so used to at-home delivery options that the offer of curbside pickup is not all that enticing. Friday, 11:49 AM

Facing a shaky financial future, Stanford projects budget cuts
Stanford University, projecting a $267 million loss from the first six months of the coronavirus shutdown, is planning for program reductions and layoffs in the next fiscal year. Thursday, 4:48 PM | 1 comments

Interactive: A by-the-numbers look at COVID-19's impact
To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, the Palo Alto Weekly has woven together local, regional and national numbers into a series of interactive infographics. Thursday, 2:57 PM

Almanac to resume print edition June 12
With businesses slowly restarting operations over the next few weeks, The Almanac will resume its weekly publishing on Friday, June 12, Embarcadero Media President Bill Johnson announced today.
Thursday, 9:06 AM | 8 comments

Woodside: Opening of new fire station brings improved facilities, expanded capacity
The San Mateo County Fire Department marked the opening of the new Fire Station 58, serving Kings Mountain, La Honda, Upper Woodside and Skyline Boulevard.
Thursday, 11:24 AM

Menlo Park council OKs cuts to traffic enforcement, library services
As the end of the fiscal year starts to loom sooner and sooner, the Menlo Park City Council debated late into Tuesday night over what city costs to cut in order to create a balanced budget by July 1. Wednesday, 11:55 AM | 18 comments

 

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