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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council in tense negotiations with aquatics center operator over Burgess Pool contract

Contract negotiations to decide who will operate Menlo Park's public pools appear to have hit an impasse at the City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by codydog, on Jul 20, 2022 at 3:03 pm | 57 comments | 7116 Views

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Stanford Medicine steps up fellowship training in abortion care

As some states adopt abortion bans in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by lspw, on Jul 20, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1978 Views

MENLO PARK

Community briefs: new funds for pedestrian and bike tunnel, summer concert series and more

In this week's community briefs, funding for a pedestrian and bike tunnel under Caltrain in Menlo Park, new administrators...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 19, 2022 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

MENLO PARK

A $4.5 million grant from the state sparks Menlo Park's conversion to all-electric buildings

Menlo Park is receiving $4.5 million from the state to fund the city’s electrification program in partnership with BlocPower,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Jul 18, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 24 comments | 3729 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside council sends draft housing element to the state

The council spent over three hours discussing amongst themselves and listening to public comment on the topic before coming...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jul 15, 2022 at 3:01 pm | 5 comments | 4480 Views

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Webb telescope is lightyears ahead of Hubble. A NASA Ames scientist explains why.

The first image revealed from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope earlier this week isn't just the deepest and sharpest glimpse...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Jul 15, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested in fatal July 4 stabbing in East Palo Alto

A man found stabbed on East O'Keefe Street in East Palo Alto died before paramedics arrived to the scene late Monday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by Jv, on Jul 13, 2022 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 3376 Views

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COVID-19 BA.5 variant transmission is high in San Mateo County, doubling infection rate since May

San Mateo County Health officials are warning people to take extra precautions after COVID-19 infections more than doubled...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by acomfort, on Jul 13, 2022 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 4312 Views

WOODSIDE

Letters to the editor: Housing growth in the face of wildfire threats, stance on death penalty

This week, readers weighed in on housing, growth in Midpeninsula towns at heightened wildfire risk and the death penalty...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jul 12, 2022 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Balance initiative faces council scrutiny, resident complaints

Menlo Balance's initiative to prohibit the Menlo Park City Council from redesignating lots zoned for single-family homes...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Jul 11, 2022 at 1:30 pm | 14 comments | 4204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park councilman floats compromise on Flood School housing plan

A proposal put forward by Menlo Park City Council member Ray Mueller in an op-ed July 5 aims to craft a compromise on the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 9, 2022 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 2930 Views

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Hate symbol or Buddhist emblem? Hidden Villa cancels summer camps for 1,000 kids after staffers resign over swastika tiles

Hidden Villa canceled all of its summer camp sessions due to the “abrupt departure” of camp staff members upset over...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Robin, on Jul 9, 2022 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 4313 Views

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Ravenswood's $110 million school bond measure leading

The Ravenswood City School District's Measure I currently has 68% voter approval. Read the full story here https://almanacnews.com/news/2022/06/07/ravenswoods-110-million-school-b...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is this a scam? Tips to identify fraud schemes and where to go for help

Scammers targeting older adults are experts at throwing their victims off balance by presenting urgent situations that can...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 5, 2022 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 2596 Views

MENLO PARK

Community briefs: Portola Valley Library to open 7 days a week and local students rack up honors

In this week's community briefs, the Portola Valley Library expands its schedule to open daily for the first time and Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2022
Last comment by Virginia, on Jul 5, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

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Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Clevenger, on Jul 4, 2022 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 1985 Views

WOODSIDE

Fourth of July celebrations return in person to the Peninsula

Events across the Peninsula will be taking place in person this year to mark Independence Day. From concerts to fireworks,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jul 3, 2022 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1628 Views

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Taking the pain out of pointe: How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerinas' feet

Dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte was 11 years old when she finally got permission to go en pointe. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Jul 2, 2022 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 472 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park ballot initiative seeks to put single-family rezoning to a vote

An initiative proposed by local group Menlo Balance seeks to make the rezoning of single-family homes in Menlo Park require...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 2, 2022 at 9:06 am | 85 comments | 8967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman in critical condition after being struck by SamTrans bus in Menlo Park

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a SamTrans bus on El Camino Real in Menlo Park during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Jul 1, 2022 at 8:39 pm | 3 comments | 3786 Views
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