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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Town begins public meeting process for Stanford housing project

Portola Valley kicked off the process of reviewing Stanford's housing project known as the "Stanford Wedge" with a well-attended...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by pvrez, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 1686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local middle school parents upset over lack of face time with teachers

Middle school parents want their children more engaged with their teachers amid a pandemic that's isolated many. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Encinal, Hillview, SUHSD mom, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park

After seeing a spike in visits to Foothills Park, the Palo Alto City Council moved on Tuesday to sharply curtail the number...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

After a theft, Menlo Park family creates a food locker for the hungry

Last week, Menlo Park resident Xan Craven learned that food and drinks her family had stored in the carport had disappeared....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by S Ellison, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 3034 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mass-vaccination centers to open, but only for those without primary care physicians

Anyone hoping to be vaccinated at one of the COVID-19 mass-vaccination centers in Santa Clara or San Mateo counties is likely...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine batch cleared after safety review

A batch of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that was held back since Sunday has been released for distribution, freeing up 21,800...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 963 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County officials say vaccine data, more drive-thru vaccinations coming soon

The county has so far received 25,800 first vaccine doses and 22,354 of these have been administered through county channels...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding cheer in a tough year

It's been a cheerleading season like no other for the student athletes at Woodside High School. "Cheerleading is not meant...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School sophomore dies from injuries from Sharon Heights car crash

A Portola Valley teen who was a sophomore at Menlo School died Monday night after being injured in a car accident in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 21, 2021 at 8:35 pm | 19 comments | 23889 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions — answered

We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 21, 2021 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Three people suffer major injuries in solo vehicle crash

Three people, identified by a 911 caller as teenagers, were taken to Stanford Hospital with "significant" injuries after...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by Sean Ballard, on Jan 21, 2021 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 29678 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: The menace in the White House

Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by where's the facts?, on Jan 20, 2021 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 2251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Let them play' say youth sports advocates during Friday rally

About 20 student athletes and their parents gathered in front of Sequoia High School in Redwood City Jan. 15 to plead with...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Local Parent, on Jan 19, 2021 at 10:29 pm | 6 comments | 2323 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Thursday: State senator hosts town hall on COVID-19

State Sen. Josh Becker, D-Menlo Park, will host an online town hall on Thursday, Jan, 21, to discuss the latest COVID-19...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2021 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1023 Views

MOVIES

Pregnant and homeless: Menlo Park resident's documentary aims to raise awareness

Five years ago, a filmmaker in Menlo Park saw a news story about a homeless woman who gave birth at a bus stop. The story...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7230 Views

FICTION

Local health care providers reeling from huge spike in demand for vaccine

Health care providers in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are reeling from a massive spike in requests for COVID-19 vaccines...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2800 Views

MOVIES

New COVID-19 variant increasing in Bay Area, linked to Kaiser San Jose outbreak

The L452R variant of COVID-19 -- being identified by viral genomic sequencing in the Bay Area -- has been linked to the Kaiser...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1719 Views

ATHERTON

Resident raises concern Atherton police officers are flouting mask rules

A local resident says she has witnessed Atherton Police Department officers not wearing face masks while on the job, potentially...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jessica, on Jan 19, 2021 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 2518 Views

ATHERTON

New community center in Belle Haven wins approval

The Menlo Park City Council last night gave the green light for Facebook to move forward with its plans to rebuild the complex...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by patty m., on Jan 18, 2021 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views

OTHER TOPICS

14-year-old from Menlo Park reported missing

Wynne Lee, a 14-year-old from Menlo Park vanished from their family's home on Jan. 11, according to an alert from the National...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 9297 Views
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