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Motorcyclist dies in collision that closes all southbound lanes on Highway 101 in Menlo Park

A motorcyclist died after striking a disabled vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 near Willow Road in Menlo Park early Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 31, 2021 at 8:33 pm | 6 comments | 3557 Views

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Palo Alto considers relaxed rules for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

After an initial spike, the number of visitors to Foothills Nature Preserve has tapered off in recent months, prompting city...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2021
Last comment by MA parent, on Dec 30, 2021 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

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New Santa Clara County order mandates COVID vaccination, boosters for workers in high-risk settings

With the lightning-speed spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant, Santa Clara County health officials on Tuesday issued a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 29, 2021 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1919 Views

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Man sentenced for indecent exposure at Atherton elementary school

A 36-year-old man who pleaded no contest to a felony for exposing himself at an elementary school in Atherton last month...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 29, 2021 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2207 Views

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San Mateo County Community College District vice chancellor pleads not guilty to misusing public funds

Jose Nuñez, the latest district official ensnared in a criminal investigation into the San Mateo Community College District,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Dec 28, 2021 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 2909 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton boys race to tourney basketball victory

Johno Price scored all five of his points during a 13-0 run that gave Menlo-Atherton the lead in Wednesday's 65-46 boys basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Dec 27, 2021 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisors considering waiving parking fees for all county park visitors

A proposal to consider waiving parking fees at San Mateo County parks for low-income households has spurred the county to...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by TR, on Dec 27, 2021 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2425 Views

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Pets in Need board member assumes interim executive director role

Pets in Need, the troubled nonprofit animal shelter weathering upheaval after the deaths of seven puppies in its care, has...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 25, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter from Pets in Need staff alleges major errors led to puppy deaths

The deaths of seven puppies while they were being transported by the nonprofit on Aug. 2 were caused by multiple senseless...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Dec 25, 2021 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 3071 Views

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College district paid over $200K in legal fees for former chancellor

The San Mateo County Community College District paid over $200,000 in legal fees for Ron Galatolo, the former chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Brad, on Dec 23, 2021 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 3149 Views

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The warmest ice rink around

There's a winter wonderland in Palo Alto, and it's right off of Middlefield Road. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/12/22/the-warmest-ice-rink-around...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Dec 22, 2021 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

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Menlo Park Chess Club

Several of your neighbors are starting a chess club which will meet Wednesday evenings in the Cypress Room at the Arrillaga...

Original post made by Mark Drury on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Mark Drury, on Dec 22, 2021 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 232 Views

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Former Stanford sailing coach says case against him was 'rigged'

John Vandemoer, the former longtime head coach of Stanford University's sailing team who pleaded guilty for his role in the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2021
Last comment by menlo parent, on Dec 22, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2709 Views

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Former Laurel School worker pleads no contest to child pornography charges

A 33-year-old Redwood City man who worked for years with young children has pleaded no contest to child pornography charges...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by JR Hartley, on Dec 22, 2021 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 2609 Views

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Menlo Park: Police cite five adults for providing alcohol to minors

Police arrested five people on Thursday, Dec. 16, for giving minors alcohol. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/12/18/menlo-park-police-cite-five-adult...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2021
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 22, 2021 at 6:35 am | 5 comments | 2159 Views

ATHERTON

Diverging from custom, Rick DeGolia is Atherton's new mayor for the second time in two years

Rick DeGolia takes the reins as mayor for the coming year, his second term as mayor during the pandemic. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 18, 2021 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 1475 Views

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District set to appoint new chief next week

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board of Directors will be asked to appoint Mark Lorenzen as the next district's...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2021 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Betsy Nash is Menlo Park's new mayor

Betsy Nash, elected to the Menlo Park City Council, will be the city's mayor for 2022, following a unanimous vote by her...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2021 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 2213 Views

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Menlo Park council leaning toward cutting housing in District 1 and zoning USGS property for a school

Property owners in Menlo Park's former industrial area near the Bay and the federal government should take note: The Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on Dec 14, 2021 at 1:36 pm | 10 comments | 4407 Views

ATHERTON

'This has been a long time coming': Atherton celebrates new civic center

Atherton residents gathered Saturday to celebrate a long-awaited addition to the town: a new library and civic center partially...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2021
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Dec 14, 2021 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 2496 Views
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