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AROUND TOWN

Census data: In Almanac territory, communities show growth in Asian and multiracial populations while white and Black populations drop

The past decade has wrought some significant changes to the demographics of communities in southern San Mateo County. We...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2021
Last comment by Resident, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 1639 Views

MENLO PARK

Green spaces, a healthy planet, and affordable housing

I love green spaces. I began advocating for more affordable homes in Menlo Park in part because I know that affordable homes...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 322 Views

MENLO PARK

More than 800 new housing units approved in Menlo Park

Facing little alternative due to new state housing laws, the Menlo Park City Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 14, to approve...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Tecsi, on Sep 17, 2021 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 3324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newsom signs housing bills that reform single-family zoning

Having survived the recall attempt, the governor has signed two bold housing bills, including one that would reform zoning...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Parent of Los Lomitas and La Entrada grads, on Sep 17, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Golden Voice of Cuba' comes to Woodside Hub for special show

A taste of Cuban culture comes to Woodside's Village Hub Sept. 25, with a “Havana Night” dinner concert by renowned vocalist...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Pastor Ama Zenya, on Sep 16, 2021 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

MENLO PARK

If Newsom is recalled, how would a Republican governor get anything done?

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 14, 2021 at 1:09 pm | 8 comments | 2090 Views

MENLO PARK

Decision time: Three ways the California recall election could go

The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Willy, on Sep 14, 2021 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2384 Views

ATHERTON

District Attorney's two-year investigation of alleged financial misdeeds by former community college chancellor about to conclude

This month, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office expects to conclude its two-year investigation into Ron Galatolo,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Sep 14, 2021 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 2473 Views

ATHERTON

Community briefs: Backpack donations, county parks survey, Hillview student wins chess honors

In this week's community briefs, a Menlo Park student wins chess honors, youth advisory committee applications open and more. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1484 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council cautious on proposal to ban new gas heaters

A push in Menlo Park to transition gas appliances to electric-powered ones citywide will be delayed after Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Perspectives guy, on Sep 12, 2021 at 9:39 pm | 14 comments | 3804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The post-9/11 generation: Too young to remember, but not to reflect

Those who were alive on Sept. 11, 2001, carry vivid memories of that day. For a whole generation of young people, though,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly runs down Pioneer in nonleague football victory

Palo Alto running back Josh Butler saw his first action of the season after missing the first two games and carried 24 times...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening statements in Holmes trial give competing versions of Theranos claims

Prosecutors gave a scathing opening statement Wednesday in the federal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opinion: On anniversary, 9/11 volunteer revisits the tragedy — and humanity

Here we are two decades later following a domestic attack and ongoing threats from foreign adversaries. Domestic terrorism...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 673 Views

AROUND TOWN

With most activities on hold in 2020, running experiences a resurgence

Running has experienced a resurgence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 50 million Americans participating in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Haven't voted in the recall yet? You still have more than one way to cast your ballot.

Voters have until Tuesday, Sept. 14, to either postmark their ballots, drop them off at a designated ballot box or vote in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2076 Views

MENLO PARK

Just in time for September's high holidays, a new Jewish organization sets up in Portola Valley

Rabbi Mayer Brook is bringing a Jewish community center to Portola Valley, which doesn't have any established synagogues...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2998 Views

ATHERTON

Independent group to decide Menlo Park's voting boundaries over next decade

Menlo Park's next voting boundaries, set to last until 2030, will be decided by an unelected commission with no City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2137 Views

SPORTS

Water polo, volleyball tournaments on the schedule this weekend

A full slate of tournaments in various sports is on tap for the weekend, highlighted by the 23rd annual Scott Roche Tournament,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

ATHERTON

Local events will commemorate Sept. 11's 20th anniversary

Palo Alto and Stanford organizations will mark 20th years since the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday and Saturday, hosting events...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1494 Views
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