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In gowns and sneakers, tuxes and masks, M-A seniors gather for prom

About 250 Menlo-Atherton seniors celebrated prom last week with a modified outdoor event, held on the school's soccer field,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on May 14, 2021 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 4115 Views

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Cinco de Mayo event highlights nonprofits serving Latinx community through pandemic

Leaders from three nonprofits and educational institutions gathered virtually last week to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by highlighting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on May 13, 2021 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 2656 Views

MENLO PARK

Facing a pandemic rent hike, Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce quits train depot for new offices

After more than 50 years at the quaint historic train depot at the downtown Caltrain Station, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on May 13, 2021 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 2928 Views

MENLO PARK

Ugly Empty Storefronts Hurt Downtown Menlo Park. Temporary Art Installations Would Make A Huge Difference

My purpose in writing this post is to ask Menlo Park residents to email their district city council members and tell them...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on May. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 185 Views

MENLO PARK

Eleanor McLoughlin, longtime Menlo Park resident, dies shortly after her 100th birthday celebration

Eleanor McLoughlin, who recently celebrated turning 100, died at her Menlo Park home on April 19. Her family threw a drive-thru...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Jeff Keating , on May 12, 2021 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 2910 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Protect families from homelessness. Extend the eviction moratorium.

Miriam Yupanqui, the executive director of Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto, calls on the extension of the eviction moratorium...

Original post made on May. 9, 2021
Last comment by pogo, on May 12, 2021 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 3353 Views

FICTION

COVID-19 transformed the world of outdoor education. Here's what local leaders say has changed.

Learning at the Peninsula Forest and Beach School won't involve computers. Instead, young students there play at a Belmont...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heller family makes long journey to Sacred Heart Prep from M-A

Michael Heller had to make difficult decisions at a time most kids are out having fun. Just after helping M-A win a boys...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Why we decided to send our kids back to school

In an op-ed, state Sen. Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park) advocates for a full reopening of schools in the fall. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ed Kahl, on May 9, 2021 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City Fire Department names new fire chief

Redwood City on Thursday announced Ray Iverson as the new fire chief for the Redwood City Fire Department, which serves Redwood...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early results show Portola Valley School District parcel tax measure leading

Measure S, a parcel tax reduction in the Portola Valley School District, is passing, according to initial election night...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Karl, on May 6, 2021 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 3207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advocates and residents call on county to extend renter protections past June

Dozens of advocates and residents on Tuesday urged San Mateo County supervisors to extend renter protections after the statewide...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on May 5, 2021 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

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Menlo Park maps road to reopening city services

With more than 80% of eligible Menlo Park residents at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Alan, on May 5, 2021 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 3136 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California loses Congressional seat for first time

After months of delay, the U.S. Census Bureau has released new population estimates for each state. The bad news for California:...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by pvrez, on May 5, 2021 at 9:05 am | 9 comments | 2625 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clinics boost vaccination rates in underserved communities

Community clinics have helped boost COVID-19 vaccination rates in hard-hit San Mateo County neighborhoods, but there are...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on May 5, 2021 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 2741 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'I want lasting change.' Following hate crimes, community members stand up for Asian Americans

Around 250 people marched and rallied in downtown Palo Alto Sunday to raise awareness about attacks on Asian Americans and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2650 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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
There are no comments yet. 1612 Views

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 | 2542 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 | 3562 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 3082 Views
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