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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park gallerist goes rogue, opens doors to visitors amidst shutdown

A Menlo Park art gallery owner is pushing back against the nonessential business shutdown, declaring that art is essential...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Closed forever, never again, on May 7, 2020 at 12:52 pm | 18 comments | 5171 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman's phone taken in Menlo Oaks strong-arm robbery

The suspect allegedly punched a woman out walking in the back on Monday night, took her iPhone and ran from the scene. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on May 7, 2020 at 11:56 am | 8 comments | 3865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pandemic strains already struggling early learning programs

San Mateo County early childhood learning programs are struggling to stay afloat with the shelter-in-place order keeping...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by Steve Wallace, on May 6, 2020 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 3196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Start connecting with books

In an op-ed, Oak Knoll School reading specialist Jacqui Cebrian writes about the benefits of families reading books aloud...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
Last comment by E. Nale, on May 5, 2020 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 2466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood, MayView deal shores up finances for clinics serving low-income families

It's official: the Ravenswood Family Health Network has acquired the MayView Community Health Center Clinics. Read the...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
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OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: 'Cultural antibodies' to help fight climate change

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Fausto D'Apuzzo and Portola Valley resident Lanier Poland argue why, amidst the coronavirus...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by History Works, on May 5, 2020 at 8:28 am | 8 comments | 2135 Views

MENLO PARK

Facing precipitous revenue declines, the city of Menlo Park prepares to cut costs

Times are starting to look leaner for the city of Menlo Park. City staff expects an $8 million shortfall between now and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by No more studies, on May 4, 2020 at 6:35 pm | 12 comments | 4285 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire claims Skylonda shed, vehicles

A shed caught fire in Woodside on Friday, May 1, scorching several vehicles and partially burning an RV, Cal Fire officials...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
Last comment by Sandy Turner, on May 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 3522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordered home delivery? A robot could be coming to your front door.

Delivery robots might become the new norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. One Mountain View robotics startup is set to deploy...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on May 4, 2020 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 4761 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A record of accomplishment fixing San Francisquito Creek

In an op-ed, Santa Clara Valley Water District board member Gary Kremen and San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine respond...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 4, 2020 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 5465 Views

AROUND TOWN

New initiative transforms native Spanish speakers into in-demand language coaches

Brenda Graciano was used to clocking 60-hour work weeks, splitting her time at two local restaurants. Then, the pandemic...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Resident , on May 3, 2020 at 9:11 pm | 2 comments | 3816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coronavirus weekend update: Data shows fewer COVID-19 patients in intensive care

Santa Clara County reported 2,179 total coronavirus cases, 144 of which are hospitalized, and 113 deaths on Friday. In San...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by hatever, on May 2, 2020 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 3748 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Tale of Three Cities and their utilization of citizen volunteers in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic

Here is what the City of Palo Alto did over a month ago: City of Palo Alto Emergency Services Volunteer Activation Order...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 26, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2020 at 9:22 am | 5 comments | 966 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County to reopen trails at some county parks starting Monday

Trails at 13 of San Mateo County's 23 parks will be reopened starting May 4, according to an April 28 announcement from the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Huge Mistake, on May 1, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 5596 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remdesivir drug trials show patients are recovering from COVID-19

Patients are recovering from COVID-19 when they are given the experimental drug remdesivir, according to two separate studies...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Alan, on May 1, 2020 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2382 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Old Port Lobster Shack owner pleads no contest to tax evasion, grand theft

Old Port Lobster Shack owner Russell Deutsch has pleaded no contest to felony tax evasion and grand theft and faces a sentence...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by whatever, on May 1, 2020 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 4939 Views

MENLO PARK

Bay Area extends — and loosens — stay-at-home orders

The Bay Area's stay-at-home orders will stretch on until at least the end of May, though construction workers, gardeners...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Public Health, on Apr 30, 2020 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 2710 Views

ATHERTON

Community briefs: Printing protective equipment, Atherton seeks landscaping exemption, superintendent holds fundraiser

Community briefs from The Almanac's coverage area, including news about libraries using 3D printers to create personal protective...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Fires are coming!, on Apr 29, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 1861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton resident, prominent attorney Margaret Gill dies at 80

A groundbreaking corporate lawyer in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, as well as a beloved wife and mother, Atherton resident...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Apr 28, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 3749 Views

MENLO PARK

Budgets Are an Expression of Values

COVID-19 has hit the economy in catastrophic ways and left us with extraordinary uncertainties. While we are still in the...

Original post made by Jen Wolosin on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2020 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 522 Views
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