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On a seafaring vacation, a Menlo Park doctor helped out a researcher in distress

Dr. Latha Palaniappan of Menlo Park and her family were sailing on a catamaran off the coast of the Florida Keys when she...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Aug 20, 2021 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 4717 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Spate of ADA lawsuits hits hundreds of local businesses still reeling from the pandemic

Things were looking pretty good last month for Tai Pan, a downtown Palo Alto restaurant known for its Cantonese dim sum....

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by tmain, on Aug 19, 2021 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 3269 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A year after CZU fires, Gov. Newsom visits Big Basin State Park to reflect on California's climate threats

A year after the devastating CZU August Lightning Complex erupted, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited Big Basin State Park Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Aug 19, 2021 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 3117 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's child care program director survives COVID-19 after more than two months in hospital

Natalya Jones doesn't remember a lot about her COVID-19 experience. The director of Menlo Park's child care programs was...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2021
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Aug 19, 2021 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 5133 Views

MENLO PARK

Federal U.S. Geological Survey office property to hit the market

It's an announcement years in the works: The federally owned U.S. Geological Survey property at 345 Middlefield Road in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Aug 18, 2021 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 5688 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pet owners struggle to find veterinary care for Rover, Boots amid pandemic

Up and down the Peninsula, pet owners are having trouble finding medical care for their animals, often being turned away...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by Lawrence Lerner, on Aug 18, 2021 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2480 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council gives go-ahead for 'long overdue' fire station remodel

Fire Station 8 in Portola Valley will soon get a facelift after more than two years of planning. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 18, 2021 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 3212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man pointed gun during parking dispute at Safeway

A 58-year-old Mountain View man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman over a parking...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by new guy, on Aug 17, 2021 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 3962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three wealthy water districts consume the lion's share of local water

The biggest sip of the straw from the Bay Area's water supply comes from people in three districts: They consume nearly three...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Aug 12, 2021 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 6901 Views

OTHER TOPICS

La Honda residents wary of 'hazardous' overgrowth along Highway 84 in the midst of fire season

La Honda residents are nervous this wildfire season, as they say brush is overgrown alongside Highway 84. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Koko, on Aug 11, 2021 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 3605 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Rise in Atherton burglaries is 'alarming'

An elderly Lindenwood resident awoke to two strangers lurking in her bedroom with flashlights one night last month. She screamed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Aug 11, 2021 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 5475 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Medical Center, county to pay $11.4 million for false Medicare claims

San Mateo County Medical Center and the county have agreed to pay $11.4 million to reimburse Medicare after inappropriately...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Aug 11, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 4069 Views

FICTION

COVID infection rate greater among unvaccinated people, counties find

A new dashboard shows the seven-day daily average of COVID-19 case rates in Santa Clara County for the overall population,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Aug 10, 2021 at 4:33 pm | 13 comments | 4377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tokyo Olympics end with gold for USA women's volleyball

Sporting red, white, blue and gold, Team USA finished with a flourish Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics. U.S. women's volleyball...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Untold stories of the strength and resilience of low-income students

Since March 2020, we have worried about the health, finances and social isolation of low-income students and families. Yet,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fuki Sushi owner subjected to racial-hate tirade

For three generations, Lumi Gardner's family has operated their popular Fuki Sushi restaurant in Palo Alto. Last Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Aug 9, 2021 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 4730 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'We are not done': Local leaders want schools to mandate vaccines for employees

State Sen. Josh Becker and East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez called on school districts to mandate vaccines...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Aug 9, 2021 at 1:02 pm | 30 comments | 4252 Views

AROUND TOWN

California first in nation to mandate vaccinations for health care workers

California's vaccination mandate for medical workers is the toughest in the nation. The state also ordered all visitors at...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2021 at 6:42 am | 1 comment | 3129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Let's protect Menlo Park's kids from the pollution inside our homes

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident and pediatrician Dr. Erika Drazan writes about the benefits of switching from gas...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2021
Last comment by Matt, on Aug 7, 2021 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 3575 Views

OTHER TOPICS

As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Aug 6, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 7935 Views
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