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Home sales: Woodside has week's highest seller at $35M for estate built in 2015

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Woodside recorded the highest sale at $35 million for a seven-bedroom...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
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SPORTS

Sequoia District high schools will not take part in CCS playoffs; SCVAL commissioner responds

The Sequoia Union High School District has made the decision to not take part in the Central Coast Section playoffs. The...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Soccer mom, on May 4, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district warns of strangers approaching students en route to school

As students return to classrooms more regularly, Menlo Park City School District officials are warning families about an...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Mentos, on May 3, 2021 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 3465 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 Karl, on May 3, 2021 at 11:12 am | 17 comments | 2945 Views

MENLO PARK

Community briefs: a new principal at Oak Knoll School, a Stop Asian Hate march, a talk on media literacy tips and more

In this week's community briefs, a new principal at Oak Knoll School, a Stop Asian Hate march and rally is set for this weekend,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by menlo parent, on Apr 30, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2617 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coho salmon will soon swim free again thanks to dam-removal agreement

A dam that for decades prohibited coho salmon from reaching its spawning habitat in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be taken...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Apr 29, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2904 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries: Stephen Norman Hynding, Gary Oliver Maffia, Mary Lou Carlsen, Kirk Broomhead, Antonio Javier Espinosa, Marjorie Hausmann

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Stephen Norman Hynding, 80, Gary Oliver Maffia, 68, Mary Lou Carlsen, 98,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2340 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Teens around the world connect over pandemic experiences

Last year, a curious 13-year-old asked her aunt about how people around the world were handling the pandemic. Now, they're...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
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San Mateo County to resume mass vaccination sites this week as supply increases

Starting Thursday, April 29, San Mateo County will have weekly COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics for anyone who lives or...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
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COVID-19 pandemic drives unexpected housing boom as Midpeninusla buyers seek more space

After briefly going into semi-hibernation for less than two months in early spring 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdowns,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Church says worship leader fired over allegations he asked a teen for nude photos

Menlo Church fired a worship leader after allegations emerged that he had solicited nude photos online from a teen boy several...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
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Guest opinion: The Energy Innovation Act will cut pollution and put money in our pockets

In an op-ed, Paula Danz and Mark Reynolds advocate for the passage of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HR 2307),...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by Ed Kahl, on Apr 26, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 2290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Let's focus on the fall,' Sequoia principals push back at parents' pressure to reopen more extensively this spring

Some district parents have been vocal about wanting students back full-time in the fall and even as soon as this spring. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
Last comment by Tragic Loss, on Apr 26, 2021 at 1:02 pm | 20 comments | 3809 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo College to require students to be vaccinated before fall return to campus

Menlo College students will return to campus this fall, but first, they'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The private...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 23, 2021 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 2555 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council splits on pilot program to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to homebound seniors

A proposal from Menlo Park Mayor Drew Combs and Councilman Ray Mueller to partner with the county Health Department and Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 23, 2021 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 3125 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 PV Resident, on Apr 23, 2021 at 4:59 pm | 10 comments | 2461 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community briefs: Petition to save Flood Park trees, local blood drives and a fundraiser for Ann's Coffee Shop owner

In this week's community briefs, local blood drives, a Fundraiser for the owner of Ann's Coffee Shop, apetition starts opposing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Apr 22, 2021 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac selected to participate in national journalism project

Like news organizations across the United States, Embarcadero Media — publisher of three newspapers and six community websites...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Apr 22, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2123 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 22, 2021 at 8:18 am | 30 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

National, state, Bay Area leaders react to Chauvin verdict

Tuesday's guilty verdict on all three counts against ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
Last comment by Petra Karenter, on Apr 21, 2021 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2166 Views
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