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How a pandemic passion project is helping a 'Neighborhood Pizza Guy' connect with his community

What started out as a pandemic passion project for Atherton resident Matt Burr has quickly grown into what could be something...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Cash Web, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 877 Views

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After over a year, Sequoia special ed students are offered on-campus learning options

Families of special ed Sequoia Union High School District students expressed their concerns about their children remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Rachel, on Apr 16, 2021 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 688 Views

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Local agencies are preparing for another big wildfire year

With the drought in full swing this year, Cal Fire and other agencies are warning that fires are already becoming a threat. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Apr 16, 2021 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 482 Views

SPORTS

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands to people ages 16 and up in Santa Clara County

The county will receive about 300,000 additional COVID-19 vaccine doses and plans to open up tens of thousands of additional...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by NicoleJames, on Apr 16, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 546 Views

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Snapshots of retirement: New book looks at how baby boomers are changing the formula

With greater affluence than their parents' generation, boomers are reinventing retirement with more activity, more passion...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by NicoleJames, on Apr 16, 2021 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 697 Views

MENLO PARK

Sequoia district selects Darnise R. Williams as superintendent finalist

Sequoia Union High School District officials announced Tuesday that they have selected Darnise R. Williams as their new superintendent....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by NicoleJames, on Apr 16, 2021 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Menlo Park parcel tax share ballot with governor's recall election? School district consultants say no

The Menlo Park City School District is pursuing renewing a parcel tax in November, but a consultant is recommending the school...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 16, 2021 at 1:41 pm | 7 comments | 869 Views

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Community briefs: County libraries increase access; $10K scholarship applications open; Menlo Park district receives awards

In this week's community briefs, increased library access, Menlo Park district receives awards, a $10,000 scholarship and...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by CarolynLawler, on Apr 16, 2021 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 366 Views

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Despite low supply, San Mateo County vaccination rates keep pace with neighboring counties

As all California residents 16 and older become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by CarolynLawler, on Apr 16, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 566 Views

MOVIES

Local roots and global dreams: The Song Gardeners grow their sound

The Song Gardeners (Mary Gospe and Corrie Dunn) have been hard at work writing, recording and releasing original songs with...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1089 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Vote yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley district — another spring parcel tax measure, just over a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by PVSD Parent, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:22 am | 24 comments | 2043 Views

MENLO PARK

The end of an era: Ann's Coffee Shop to close

After 75 years, Ann's Coffee Shop, known for its 1950s atmosphere, bottomless carafes of coffee and homemade soups and pies,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by lumanileo, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:20 am | 11 comments | 4732 Views

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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 lumanileo, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:17 am | 4 comments | 7675 Views

MENLO PARK

How to celebrate Earth Day on the Midpeninsula: Films, art projects and more

Many local organizations are offering some Earth Day-themed events, from panel discussions to participatory art. We've compiled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 360 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford begins clinical trials to expand Pfizer vaccine access to young children

Stanford Health Care has begun laying the clinical groundwork to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to the country's youngest...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 522 Views

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Santa Clara, San Mateo counties halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

A rare side effect from the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has caused health leaders in Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 14, 2021 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

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Voter Guide: Portola Valley School District asks voters for a smaller parcel tax in special election

Portola Valley voters will decide the fate of a nearly $1 million annual parcel tax this spring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Sara Atkins, on Apr 14, 2021 at 8:01 am | 16 comments | 1940 Views

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Hundreds march against anti-Asian hate in Mountain View rally

Around 500 Bay Area residents gathered in Mountain View on Sunday to rally against the recent uptick in crimes and discrimination...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by , on Apr 13, 2021 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 845 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Rise in youth suicide needs joint effort from educators, health providers

In an op-ed, the California School-Based Health Alliance executive director advocates for the passage of AB 563, introduced...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 948 Views
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