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Local health care providers reeling from huge spike in demand for vaccine

Health care providers in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are reeling from a massive spike in requests for COVID-19 vaccines...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
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'Where do we go from here?' documentary film festival explores Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy

To mark the national holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
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'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
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Long-term care facilities prepare for COVID-19 vaccines

Operators of local skilled nursing and long-term care facilities are breathing a sigh of relief after learning that they...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2020
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Fire board incumbents lead in election night results

Menlo Park Fire Protection District board incumbents Rob Silano and Virginia Chang Kiraly have jumped out in front as initial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 10, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 3773 Views

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Governor announces nightly curfew for most of the state, starting Saturday

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday a limited stay-at-home order for California that will go into effect Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by Willy, on Nov 23, 2020 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 4091 Views

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Sequoia district race: Incumbent, newcomer leading to fill open seats

A newcomer and incumbent are leading for open seats on the Sequoia Union High School District's governing board. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
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Newcomer leading in race for two seats on Menlo Park school district board

Francesca Segrè has taken an early lead in the Menlo Park City School District race. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/11/03/newcomer-leading-in-race-...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
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Atherton: Incumbent Elizabeth Lewis and newcomer lead in council race

A newcomer and incumbent are leading in the Atherton City Council race, while another incumbent trails behind. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
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Editorial: Our election recommendations

Learn about The Almanac's recommendations on regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition to California propositions,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Nov 2, 2020 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 3155 Views

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Atherton council votes to shutter train station, pending funding

Starting in December, Caltrain will no longer stop in Atherton. After postponing a vote last week, the Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by editoratlarge, on Oct 29, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 3934 Views

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'There is no playbook for the decisions we face': County health officer suspects coronavirus has infected 15,000+ county residents

There may be tens of times more people who have been infected with or recovered from the coronavirus in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 18, 2020 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 4532 Views

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Photo essay: Picturing life under the coronavirus

Through images, we show how Midpeninsula residents and workers are coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
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State Senate candidates to square off on Feb. 5

Seven candidates for California Senate District 13 will go head-to-head in a debate on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by Tom, on Feb 5, 2020 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1249 Views

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VP Mike Pence tours NASA Ames, talks space exploration and mass shootings

Vice President Mike Pence touted big plans for an American-led lunar landing by 2024 during a Thursday appearance at the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Can't Handle the Truth, on Nov 20, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 15 comments | 3767 Views

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Sunday: Portola Valley Arts Guild hosting social media forum

The Arts Guild of Portola Valley is taking on a topic that involves the intersection between the arts and social science...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
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Filing period open for county elections

The candidate filing period for a place on the Nov. 5 ballot is now open for people hoping to run for the two open school...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
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Menlo Park: City Council supports updates to heritage tree ordinance

On Tuesday, July 16, the Menlo Park City Council adopted recommendations from a task force to update its tree protection...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
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State leaders hail decision to drop census citizenship question

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday dropped its plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Tiananmen Square West, on Jul 5, 2019 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1973 Views

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Woodside Glens development rules further honed

Woodside planning officials received a boatload of feedback at a study session about a proposal that would have allowed most...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
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