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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor: School reopenings, denouncing hate against Asians, lack of diversity in local government

Letters to the editor on Sen. Josh Becker's call to reopen schools, hate and violence against Asian Americans, green power,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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ATHERTON

The Pear Theatre offers a rich feast of words from Dylan Thomas

The Pear Theatre has outdone itself with a production of Dylan Thomas's "Under Milk Wood," a play that resounds with the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Firefighters extinguish house fire in Stanford Weekend Acres

A house in the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood sustained significant damage in a fire that broke out on the afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia teachers say district denied them promised accommodations to work remotely

Some Sequoia high school district teachers went into spring break unsure about whether their health and family accommodations...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Ongoing vaccine site available to East Palo Alto residents starting Friday

All East Palo Alto residents 18 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Redwood City man arrested for child pornography

A Redwood City man who has worked at Palo Alto schools was arrested on Thursday for allegedly possessing and distributing...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2021
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Farms founder, longtime Woodside resident Glenn Atkinson dies at 96

Glenn Atkinson, founder of Portola Farms founder and an over 45 year Woodside resident Glenn Atkinson died at 96 last month. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 2, 2021 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2300 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituaries: Sally Childs Randall, Robin Quist Gates, Mar Dayag Balmonte

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Sally Childs Randall, 98, Robin Quist Gates, 93, and Mar Dayag Balmonte,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

Gary Riekes, founder of Riekes Center, dies at 69

Gary Riekes, founder of the Riekes Center for Human Enhancement in Menlo Park, died March 24, a little more than a week shy...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Apr 1, 2021 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 6364 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State earmarks funds for Santa Clara, San Mateo counties to punch up vaccine access

As California anticipates a massive expansion in COVID-19 vaccine supply, the state will provide $7.6 million to nine Bay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Longtime East Palo Alto youth nonprofit scrambles to avoid eviction

Youth United for Community Action is racing to preserve its roots in East Palo Alto by raising enough funds to purchase the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

Senior man from Redwood City was victim of Caltrain fatality

The person who was fatally struck by Caltrain last Thursday near the Menlo Park and Atherton border was a 76-year-old man...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

Prep report: Palo Alto boys set a virtual school swimming record

The Palo Alto High 200 free relay team of Ethan Harrington, James Fetter, Eric Gabbassof and Harrison Williams set a school...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

Castilleja wins another dramatic WBAL tennis match

For the second consecutive day, Castilleja waited until the absolute final rally to secure a 4-3 victory in the West Bay...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

Prep report: Menlo tops WBAL rival SH Prep in girls' volleyball

Junior setter Hanna Hoffman recorded a double-double with 24 assists and 11 digs to go with a pair of assists as host Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo off to a quick start in PAL Ocean Division football victory

Sergio Beltran threw four touchdown passes and rushed for two others in helping Menlo School beat Aragon in a Peninsula Athletic...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
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OTHER TOPICS

After attacks on Asian Americans, California lawmakers push to expand hate crime laws

In the wake of recent crimes against Asian Americans, lawmakers are introducing some measures their colleagues once rejected. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 30, 2021 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2140 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: As we march into the orange tier, let's ensure that Black and brown residents are not left behind

In an op-ed in the March 26 edition, East Palo Alto City Councilman Antonio López calls on the county to commit to a certain...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Mar 30, 2021 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 3295 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Siblings plead guilty to stealing $4M in laptops from Stanford University

A former Stanford University worker and her brother have pleaded guilty to federal charges related to thefts of Apple MacBooks...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
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