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      Delivering a fond farewell
      County health officer pushes back against state-mandated closures
      High school principals join call to fire superintendent
      Local elementary schools weigh waiver option to open this fall
      In Menlo Park, three candidates enter race for District 3 seat
      Local school board elections draw wide range of candidates
      'Incomplete data': High school board debates last spring's pass/fail grading system
      Menlo Park study shows pressures on housing in low-income communities
      Atherton City Council race is first contested election since 2014
      New section of Bay Trail opens to public
      Coronavirus updates: Pac-12 calls off fall season, governor talks economic recovery plans
      County supervisors OK $5M in help for renters, property owners
      Crime briefs
      Rep. Eshoo, mental health advocates push for suicide prevention legislation
      Facebook fund has helped build or protect about 600 Midpeninsula homes
      Familiar names challenge incumbents for seats on fire board
      Portola Valley Mayor Jeff Aalfs seeks third term
      Community brief
      Menlo Park resident to take reins of Silicon Valley Leadership Group
      Vallombrosa Center to close until holidays

      Making the best of distance learning: a guidance counselor's perspective
      Letters to the editor

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