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AROUND TOWN

Time for a new Fire Board

If you have watched any of the recent Fire Board meetings you have seen how difficult Board President Jones’ challenge...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jul 28, 2020 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letters to the editor: Proposition 15, protecting salt ponds, women in office

Letters to the editor on protecting local salt ponds, Proposition 15 and women in office. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/07/26/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2020
Last comment by Jes' sayin', on Jul 27, 2020 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1824 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council eases rules for building granny units

The Woodside Town Council took up a variety of housing, local safety and quality of life issues at its July 14 meeting. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by David Cowan, on Jul 26, 2020 at 9:39 pm | 2 comments | 1952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citing coronavirus increase, high school district to start fall semester with full distance learning

In a packed Zoom school board meeting, the Sequoia Union High School District on Tuesday night gave its most concrete decision...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Local, on Jul 26, 2020 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 3576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: 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...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Jul 25, 2020 at 11:40 pm | 4 comments | 4771 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park becomes first U.S. city to set goal to be carbon neutral by 2030

Menlo Park became the first city in the U.S. to set the ambitious goal of being carbon neutral by 2030 on Tuesday when the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by James Caldwell , on Jul 25, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 10 comments | 5899 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's adopted budget cuts 'to the bone'

With a planned surplus of only $1, the Menlo Park City Council voted Tuesday night, June 23, to finalize an unprecedentedly...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jul 25, 2020 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 6084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learn Real Estate ONLINE Now (Public, NonProfit)

Hi! College of San Mateo has moved its Real Estate (and other) classes ONLINE so everybody can sign up and take classes...

Original post made by [email protected] on Jul. 25, 2020
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park resident to take reins of Silicon Valley Leadership Group

A Menlo Park resident and investment banking executive will take the reins of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a prominent...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by Fernando Lorenzo, on Jul 25, 2020 at 12:52 am | 1 comment | 2928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fruitful giving: Farm-to-neighbors delivery project supports farmers, frontline workers

What started as an informal neighborhood purchase of cherries in Palo Alto has since evolved into a streamlined weekly pickup...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Yvonne Wong, on Jul 24, 2020 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elected officials release statement calling for voters to decide Caltrain funding

A joint statement issued by seven elected officials calls for letting voters decide on funding for the Caltrain service between...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 23, 2020 at 12:48 pm | 11 comments | 2099 Views

MENLO PARK

Prop. 13 reform could be big boost to county's tax revenue

One of the major ballot initiatives facing voters in November will be the Schools and Communities First initiative. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 23, 2020 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop. 13 reform could be big boost to county's tax revenue, study says

One of the major ballot initiatives facing voters in November will be the Schools and Communities First initiative. A new...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jul 22, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 27 comments | 3848 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley council approves George Floyd resolution

The Portola Valley Town Council on June 24 followed up on its work to engage the community about police reform and racial...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by charlie jones, on Jul 21, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2328 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by acomfort, on Jul 21, 2020 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 27398 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After more coronavirus closures, how deep will California's recession go?

As the health crisis unfolds, changing state and local health orders have combined with intense financial anxiety and confusion...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 20, 2020 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 1734 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council talks about how city can be more racially equitable

The Menlo Park City Council, in its second meeting of the week, pushed for a series of steps to tackle institutional bias...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Jul 20, 2020 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 3129 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula

Despite a decade of delays, funding uncertainties and political hurdles, California's embattled high-speed rail project continues...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Check Plus, Reality Check, on Jul 20, 2020 at 3:21 pm | 22 comments | 21994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newsom: Schools in watch-list counties cannot reopen in person

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that all schools in counties on the state's coronavirus watch list -- including currently, Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by Marina Kalugina, on Jul 20, 2020 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 3569 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Francisco supervisors defend refusal to support Caltrain sales tax

San Francisco supervisors Shamann Walton and Aaron Peskin on Wednesday stood by their refusal to support asking voters in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Jul 20, 2020 at 2:29 am | 4 comments | 2430 Views
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