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Life in a Peninsula hacker house helped inspire tale of techies vs. hippies in 'Burning Man: The Musical'

Bay Area native Matt Werner created "Burning Man: The Musical" as a show that's as much about Silicon Valley as it is the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
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Are small business owners angry enough at Gavin Newsom to throw him out of office?

The COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns slammed small business owners. But opinions vary on whether that should lead to a Newsom...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Healthy & wary , on Aug 23, 2021 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2833 Views

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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 | 4341 Views

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Figuring out how to feed kids when they're not in school

The pandemic forced most school districts to rethink how they feed children and what role schools should play in combating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
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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. 3786 Views

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Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
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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 | 4199 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 | 4498 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 | 3521 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 | 4373 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 | 4810 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 | 1500 Views
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