If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2022 Almanac Online <![CDATA[Nonprofits serving people with disabilities merge to become one of the Bay Area's largest providers]]> AbilityPath of Redwood City and Via Services of Santa Clara have merged to offer services to children, youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families on the Peninsula and south bay.]]> <![CDATA[California climate rules won't be undercut by Supreme Court's ruling, experts say]]> The Supreme Court's decision to limit federal environmental protection rules will have little-to-no effect on California's carbon-reduction policies, according to experts.]]> <![CDATA[One arrested in fatal July Fourth stabbing in East Palo Alto]]> A man found stabbed on East O'Keefe Street in East Palo Alto died before paramedics arrived to the scene late Monday night, police said. One person was arrested in connection with the killing early Tuesday morning.]]> <![CDATA[New internet provider comes to Atherton, North Fair Oaks]]> An Atherton resident dissatisfied with slow internet speeds took it upon himself to create a new ISP called Atherton Fiber. Now it's providing internet service to residents and is looking to expand.]]> <![CDATA[Belle Haven Elementary is top priority under newly passed bond measure]]> With $110 million in bond money to spend, Ravenswood City School District is making it a No. 1 priority to replace aging classrooms and crumbling infrastructure at Belle Haven Elementary School.]]> <![CDATA[Is this a scam? Tips to identify fraud schemes and where to go for help]]> Scammers targeting older adults are experts at throwing their victims off balance by presenting urgent situations that can be solved only by the immediate transfer of cash.]]> <![CDATA[Community briefs: Portola Valley Library to open 7 days a week and local students rack up honors]]> In this week's community briefs, the Portola Valley Library expands its schedule to open daily for the first time and Menlo Park City School District students are tapped for a mural project, SamTrans bus art contest and more.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Park council in tense negotiations with aquatics center operator over Burgess Pool contract]]> Contract negotiations to decide who will operate Menlo Park's public pools appear to have hit an impasse at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 28. <br /> ]]> <![CDATA[Big Basin Redwood State Park is set to partially reopen in July, after devastating CZU Lightning Complex Fire]]> Big Basin Redwoods State Park in Santa Cruz County is partially reopening later this month for the first time since the CZU Lightning Complex Fire destroyed much of the park in August 2020.]]> <![CDATA[How abortion ruling could affect IVF and embryonic research]]> The end of federal abortion rights could inspire groups that seek to protect embryos to urge greater limits on in vitro fertilization and embryonic stem cell research, Stanford law professor Hank Greely said.]]> <![CDATA[Second suspected case of monkeypox identified in Santa Clara County]]> Another probable case of monkeypox has been found in a county resident, the county Public Health Department said Thursday. The case is not connected to a previous case announced on June 23.]]> <![CDATA[Wanted: Short-term home with loving foster family for puppies seeking adoption]]> Menlo Park resident Molly McComas began fostering dogs with her mother when she was 15, after adopting from Pound Puppy Rescue. Now, 12 years and more than 100 puppies later, her 7-year-old daughter is how to foster homeless pups.]]> <![CDATA[Antiques Roadshow draws 2,500 to Filoli]]> The Antiques Roadshow came to Woodside last week to film its 27th season.]]> <![CDATA[Former community college chancellor pleads not guilty on corruption charges]]> Former San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Ron Galatolo pleaded not guilty to all corruption charges leveled against him on Thursday, June 30.]]> <![CDATA[Sleeping man, found with stolen loaded gun in car, arrested]]> Police arrested a man earlier this week for allegedly possessing a stolen semi-automatic handgun that was loaded and equipped with a high-capacity magazine in downtown Palo Alto.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Balance initiative faces council scrutiny, resident complaints]]> Menlo Balance's initiative to prohibit the Menlo Park City Council from redesignating lots zoned for single-family homes without voter approval has all the signatures needed to appear on the November ballot. ]]> <![CDATA[How Emerald Hills got their animals to safety during the Edgewood Fire]]> Emerald Hills residents quickly came together to get their animals, including horses and ponies, out of the area when the Edgewood Fire broke out and scorched 20 acres.]]> <![CDATA[Emerald Hills resident powers the community]]> Faced with overnight power outages, Emerald Hills resident George Whitehill and his family decided to assist the community where they could by providing power for neighbors to charge their devices.]]> <![CDATA[Hillsborough couple Bruce and Davina Isackson sentenced in college admissions scam]]> A couple who pleaded guilty to charges for securing their daughters' admission to college by paying to cheat on entrance exams and creating false athlete profiles in a national scandal was sentenced in Boston federal court.]]> <![CDATA[Woman in critical condition after being struck by SamTrans bus in Menlo Park]]> A woman suffered life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a SamTrans bus on El Camino Real in Menlo Park during early morning hours on Wednesday, June 29, at 1:20 a.m., according to Menlo Park police.]]> <![CDATA[In their scrubs and white coats, Stanford doctors rally against Roe v. Wade decision]]> Hundreds gathered outside of the Li Ka Shing Center at the Stanford School of Medicine on a hot Monday afternoon to rally for abortion rights amid last week's Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. ]]> <![CDATA[Coronavirus central: FDA formally recommends modified vaccine boosters targeted at omicron subvariants]]> The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its formal recommendation Thursday to update the available COVID-19 vaccines to protect against strains of the omicron variant. ]]>