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AROUND TOWN

With vaccination, The Sequoias resident looks forward to freedom

Sue Crane, who has mostly been confined to her apartment in The Sequoias retirement community in Portola Valley over the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by rdegolia, on Mar 22, 2021 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2961 Views

SPORTS

Community briefs: Local principal's new role and major federal funds for local communities

This week's community briefs: a new role for Oak Knoll principal, how much communities can expect to receive in federal stimulus...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2717 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Laurel parent files suit against PTO members, principal over alleged financial misconduct

A Laurel School parent has filed a lawsuit in San Mateo County alleging that the school's parent teacher organization (PTO)...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 22, 2021 at 9:43 am | 69 comments | 15761 Views

MENLO PARK

Petition: reopen Sequoia classrooms fully this fall

A new petition is circulating asking the Sequoia Union High School District to fully reopen for in-person learning in August. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2021
Last comment by Paige, on Mar 21, 2021 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 3171 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City and fire board leaders talk properties, emergency plans

The Menlo Park City Council held a joint meeting with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board Tuesday to talk through...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2021
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Mar 21, 2021 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2862 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Could new rail project ease traffic gridlock on Dumbarton Bridge?

Interest is picking up in the Dumbarton Rail Corridor, a potential 18-mile public transit route that would connect Union...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 19, 2021 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 3710 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Amid vaccine scarcity, San Mateo County to focus on hardest-hit communities

Seeking to reduce COVID-19 infections and deaths in some of its hardest hit communities, San Mateo County is shifting away...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by An MA parent, on Mar 19, 2021 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 6292 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside resident scares off mountain lion attacking her dog on Wednesday night

A mountain lion attacking a dog in Woodside Wednesday night was scared off by the dog's owner, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2021
Last comment by Notes, on Mar 18, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 4495 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bay Area's community colleges to receive millions from American Rescue Plan

Bay Area community colleges are expected to receive tens of millions of dollars in relief money from the recently passed...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by ln, on Mar 17, 2021 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2738 Views

MENLO PARK

An Aspirational New Vision for Downtown Menlo Park - Great Outdoor Dining, Public Art, Lively Community Plaza

This is a great time to reconsider what type of downtown our community would like to exist a year from now. The current official...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Mar. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M-A auction running now through March 21

The M-A Foundation's annual fundraiser is online through March 21. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/03/17/m-a-auction-running-now-through-march-21...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 17, 2021 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 2736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County to move to less restrictive orange tier on Wednesday

For the first time in months, San Mateo County is moving to the less restrictive orange tier on the state’s COVID-19 Blueprint...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 16, 2021 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 4457 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County to host Spanish language vaccine forum Tuesday

San Mateo County will host a Spanish-language community forum Tuesday to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Public meeting on Dumbarton Rail Corridor project to be held Monday

SamTrans will host a virtual public meeting on Monday to discuss the Dumbarton Rail Corridor project, an effort local transit...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 16, 2021 at 7:18 am | 3 comments | 3393 Views

MENLO PARK

Girls reported missing in Atherton found safe

Atherton police reported that two girls who ran away from their Atherton home Monday afternoon returned safely at 7:20 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6606 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley residents take on 'nasty weed' in COVID-adapted 'broom pull'

Portola Valley's annual "broom pull" happened last week, though residents couldn't gather in groups as they typically do. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2994 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: The Texas power crisis: What happened, why it happened, and what it means for the future of energy policy

In a guest opinion, Portola Valley Town Council member Jeff Aalfs writes about the Texas power crisis and how the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by West Menlo Mom, on Mar 15, 2021 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 3247 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County Office of Education to host webinar on school reopenings

San Mateo County Office of Education will host a talk on March 16 about the return to in-person learning. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area elected leaders call on state health officials to prioritize vaccines for hard-hit communities

Elected and nonprofit leaders throughout the Bay Area sent a letter to state health leaders Friday, urging them to change...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2021 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 3423 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reflections on racial inequities that persist in Menlo Park

On Jan. 6, the same day that rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, 180 Menlo Park City School District community members gathered...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3744 Views
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