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SPORTS

Older students head back to classrooms at Corte Madera

After eight months, Corte Madera School students returned to campus this week. Read the full story here https://almanacnews.com/news/2020/11/12/older-students-head-back-to-classroo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
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PORTOLA VALLEY

California joins Oregon, Washington asking people to limit travel, self-quarantine over spiking COVID-19 cases

In response to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases around the country, California joined two other western states Friday asking...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2438 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What Vice President-elect Harris means for California

Goodbye, state of resistance. Hello, state of influence. California's status shifted dramatically with the election of Joe...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Local Parent, on Nov 15, 2020 at 11:21 am | 4 comments | 5635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas board president resigns over wife's racist and misogynistic tweets about Kamala Harris

Jon Venverloh resigned Sunday after his wife posted racist and misogynistic tweets about Kamala Harris. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2020
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Nov 13, 2020 at 8:25 pm | 51 comments | 56563 Views

MENLO PARK

Goodbye Sister Cities Committee

Say goodbye to your Menlo Park Sister City Committee, as it was DISSOLVED by unanamous vote of all five City Council members...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 13, 2020
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ATHERTON

Atherton council passes resolution decrying bills like SB 50

The Atherton City Council approved a resolution on Nov. 4 decrying potential state legislation that could require cities...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2020
Last comment by Tecsi, on Nov 12, 2020 at 9:57 am | 8 comments | 3065 Views

ATHERTON

Portola Valley: Mayor Jeff Aalfs, challenger Sarah Wernikoff lead in early results

Portola Valley Mayor Jeff Aalfs and challenger Sarah Wernikoff have taken an early lead on election night, with each holding...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Aaliyah Powell, on Nov 12, 2020 at 6:52 am | 3 comments | 2385 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Menlo Park City Council race: Early results show Wolosin in lead

The most recent election results from San Mateo County show Menlo Park District 3 candidate Jen Wolosin in the lead. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
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OTHER TOPICS

Bill Gates predicted a pandemic in 2018. Now that COVID-19's arrived, here's how he wants to control it.

Philanthropist Bill Gates implicated a lack of leadership in the U.S. response to COVID-19 during an event with Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
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SPORTS

Sequoia district board to begin process to replace former superintendent

The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees will start interviewing replacements for former superintendent Mary...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1928 Views

WOODSIDE

No surprises in uncontested Woodside Town Council election

The Woodside Town Council will have two new members to swear in when it reconvenes in December, plus two incumbents returning...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Neilson Buchanan, on Nov 11, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton High School Stay Strong Banner Project

Sophomore Class Advisors at Menlo-Atherton High School, Amelia Kratzer and Susie Wagstaff, created a Stay Strong Banner Project...

Original post made by Amelia Kratzer on Nov. 8, 2020
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AROUND TOWN

Using state funds, San Mateo County purchases two hotels to shelter unhoused and senior people near Redwood City

San Mateo County will soon be able to provide long-term shelter to more people who are or are at risk of experiencing homelessness...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2020
Last comment by Dominic DiMenna, on Nov 8, 2020 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 8496 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Democrats keep House, state Legislature seats in local races

While tension surrounds the outcome of the presidential race, election results for local seats in the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by Walter, on Nov 8, 2020 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 1987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto strikes ban on nonresidents at Foothills Park

Seeking to settle a lawsuit from the NAACP and the ACLU and resolve a long-standing community debate, the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 5, 2020 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 4157 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters back Measure RR to fund Caltrain with sales tax

Caltrain has lost significant ridership and subsequent funding during the COVID-19 pandemic, but after Tuesday's election,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by ln, on Nov 5, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View protest sparks over worries that Trump won't accept 2020 election results

Dozens of Midpeninsula residents took to the streets in Mountain View on Wednesday to demand that every vote be counted in...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 5, 2020 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 3468 Views

FICTION

Fire board incumbents lead in election night results

Menlo Park Fire Protection District board incumbents Rob Silano and Virginia Chang Kiraly have jumped out in front as initial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Nov 5, 2020 at 6:05 am | 2 comments | 2819 Views

FICTION

Sequoia district race: Incumbent, newcomer leading to fill open seats

A newcomer and incumbent are leading for open seats on the Sequoia Union High School District's governing board. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2350 Views

FICTION

Newcomer leading in race for two seats on Menlo Park school district board

Francesca Segrè has taken an early lead in the Menlo Park City School District race. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/11/03/newcomer-leading-in-race-...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
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