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Editorial: Atherton shows how not to be a good neighbor

When Atherton leaders first began making noises about how the town was paying far more than "its share" in taxes to the fire...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Fair, on Mar 31, 2020 at 6:40 pm | 48 comments | 2738 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California Grocers Association urges people to stop hoarding goods

The California Grocers Association has a message for people flocking to the grocery stores to stock up on supplies amid the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Supply and demand, on Mar 31, 2020 at 1:47 pm | 4 comments | 3607 Views

MENLO PARK

Magda Fischel Levy, artist and Holocaust survivor, dies at 97

Former Menlo Park resident Magda Fischel Levy, who drew on her experience as a Hungarian Holocaust survivor, artist and maxillofacial...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 31, 2020 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1956 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: TV-watching burglar sentenced to probation

Vallejo resident David Lee Jeffrey Magris, who was arrested for breaking into two garages at an Atherton home in December,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by What?, on Mar 30, 2020 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 3101 Views

MENLO PARK

Coronavirus weekend update: San Mateo County closes parks, trails

A roundup of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/03/28/coronavirus-weekend-update-san-...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Stay at home, on Mar 28, 2020 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coronavirus-testing tents pop up on Stanford campus and in Menlo Park

Stanford Health Care is gearing up for larger-scale testing of people with COVID-19 symptoms, erecting tents on the Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by justisolating, on Mar 28, 2020 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 3544 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park COVID-19 update: City officials announce closure of additional park facilities

Menlo Park city officials on Thursday, March 26, announced the immediate closure of additional recreation facilities in an...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by georg0, on Mar 27, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 8 comments | 3907 Views

MENLO PARK

Closed during coronavirus: Peninsula owners on why they shut down their restaurants completely

We asked several owners to share their perspectives on closing their businesses, how they're dealing with all the uncertainty...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 27, 2020 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 3733 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A message from our publisher on the crisis we face

Today's public health emergency, and the economic devastation that threatens all small businesses, may very well be the final...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Moderator, on Mar 27, 2020 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 3379 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County supervisors launch relief fund with $3M in seed money

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors launched an emergency relief fund on Tuesday (March 24) to support those who are...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 26, 2020 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Atherton shows how not to be a good neighbor

The notion that Atherton taxpayers, who own some of the highest-valued property in the entire country, are somehow being...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Renee Batti, editor, on Mar 25, 2020 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 4263 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

COVID-19 to delay updates on Portola Valley schools parcel tax measure vote tally

Election results for Measure P, a parcel tax measure for the Portola Valley School District that is falling short of the...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Funny Business, on Mar 24, 2020 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1718 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Facebook launches $10 million match fundraiser to support coronavirus efforts

Menlo Park-based tech company Facebook has initiated a $10 million match fundraiser to support efforts to fight the novel...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Mar 23, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 2575 Views

WOODSIDE

Coronavirus weekend update: Santa Clara County reports two more deaths, 39 new cases

A roundup of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. As of March 22, Santa Clara County confirmed...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislation to limit grocery store hoarding? San Mateo County Supervisor Canepa is considering it.

In a statement sent out on March 17, San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa lamented the grocery store “hoarding" during...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Linda McGeever, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 3281 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gov. Gavin Newsom declares statewide shutdown

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide shelter-at-home order on Thursday evening, with all but essential functions...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
Last comment by Overflowing , on Mar 23, 2020 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 2416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Fire Protection District COVID 19 – Pandemic Update Pandemic Emergency Response Unit goes in service!

Menlo Park Fire Protection District COVID 19 – Pandemic Update Pandemic Emergency Response Unit goes in service! Adapt,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 21, 2020
Last comment by Woody Shackleton , on Mar 22, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 1121 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Can you Trump this?

Can you Trump this? Whether you like President Trump or not, he made a comment today which will go down in history as one...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Cultists On The Loose Again, on Mar 22, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 8 comments | 296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac to suspend publishing print edition after next week

Faced with the mandated closure of virtually all local businesses and the resulting advertising cancellations, The Almanac...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
Last comment by pogo, on Mar 22, 2020 at 10:18 am | 13 comments | 3110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call to Action

Many of us have organized and trained as part of our local Cert organization. Our political leaders are unfortunately...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 21, 2020
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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