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Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Feb 17, 2019 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 2265 Views

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Planned county worker strike suspended pending agreement

A strike planned this week by San Mateo County employees has been averted by a tentative agreement between the county and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Scruggs, on Feb 12, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

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County workers' union plans two-day strike

Approximately 1,700 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union working for San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 6, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 6 comments | 1270 Views

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College admissions program Jan. 16

Parents and students hoping to get the inside scoop on college admissions -- from both the admissions department perspective...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1454 Views

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Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1020 Views

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Guest opinion: Let's step up affordable housing funding

As the people who make up the middle class and backbone of our communities continue to be priced out of the housing market,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2019
Last comment by No More Pro Growth, on Jan 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm | 8 comments | 2065 Views

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Home sales

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/01/27/home-sales...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1105 Views

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Horse DNA-testing service sets up shop in Menlo Park

"The only thing better than science is science with horses," Christa Lafayette, CEO of Etalon Diagnostics, said with a smile...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Emma, on Jan 14, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 3044 Views

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How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods

The roots for one of the area's most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 489 Views

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Measure W passes with razor-thin margin

Measure W, a half-cent sales tax in San Mateo County, barely cleared the super-majority voter threshold required to pass,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 3, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 68 comments | 2007 Views

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FPPC-BART-SamTrans-Measure W

An article in yesterday's San Mateo Daily Journal, "Watchdog calls for prosecution of BART for campaign violations" promises...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2018
There are no comments yet. 309 Views

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Stanford sues Santa Clara County over housing law

Stanford University on Wednesday filed two lawsuits against Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, charging county officials...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 22, 2018 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2791 Views

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Housing insecurity

It has been financially difficult for local teachers to live in the area since housing prices exploded in recent years. Teachers...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Andrew Lee, on Dec 21, 2018 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 3867 Views

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With record demand, food bank's funding falls short

It's turning into an annual problem -- despite the booming local economy, Bay Area food banks are again dealing with too...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 20, 2018 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 16, 2018 at 7:57 pm | 49 comments | 6518 Views

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BioCellection, co-founder win Pritzker Environmental prize

Entrepreneur Miranda Wang and BioCellection, the Menlo Park-based company she co-founded, have been named the winners of...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Beth, on Dec 14, 2018 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 2990 Views

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Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers 'life-changing' educational help

Nine months ago, Upward Scholars student Isabel Guerra earned her living cleaning other people's houses. Now, she's an administrative...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 10, 2018 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 398 Views

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Sequoia's 70 Strong partnership with PFS a failure

Now that the election is over, Sequoia Healthcare District CEO, Pamela Kurtzman, has revealed that the 70 Strong partnership...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Terms?, on Dec 7, 2018 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 972 Views

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Guest opinion: Help fight proposed rule that would harm immigrant families

The residents of Menlo Park must take action to protect our immigrant families by opposing one of the latest moves in the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by I'm not an original American., on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 2754 Views

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How the end of cash bail could affect San Mateo County

In a step intended to treat people in the criminal justice system more fairly regardless of economic status and reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2860 Views
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