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City Council, Please follow the wise leadership being provided by the Town of Atherton and the City of Palo Alto.

City Council, Please follow the wise leadership being provided by the Town of Atherton and the City of Palo Alto. ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Sean Ballard, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 306 Views

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Menlo College to offer transfer slots to students of 'challenged' Notre Dame de Namur University

Menlo College in Atherton has offered to take in students who attend Notre Dame de Namur University, which may close because...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Lauren John, on Apr 7, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views

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Local small businesses are taking bold new steps to keep their doors open. Help may be on the way.

As small businesses along the Peninsula shutter in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the owner of Old World Designs in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steve_J, on Apr 7, 2020 at 11:36 am | 7 comments | 5019 Views

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Neighbors helping neighbors

Even as the dark shadow of COVID-19 sweeps across our communities, lights of local organizations are popping up as neighbors...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2574 Views

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Menlo Park moves to online permit center amid coronavirus pandemic

Menlo Park has moved to an online permit center to handle existing permit applications and ongoing projects while public...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2020
Last comment by blayneyjim@aol.com, on Apr 6, 2020 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2261 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: More parks close

A roundup of coronavirus news in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The latest available data shows Santa Clara County has...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by John , on Apr 6, 2020 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 7136 Views

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A pandemic on the rise: Charts reveal how virus has spread at different rates in two counties

Through a series of charts, track how the coronavirus has infected and killed people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by sp, on Apr 2, 2020 at 12:18 pm | 8 comments | 9653 Views

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Construction halted in Menlo Park amid COVID-19 shelter-at-home order

Construction in Menlo Park must stop immediately due to the statewide shelter-at-home order, the city said in a statement....

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by John, on Apr 1, 2020 at 9:29 pm | 26 comments | 5873 Views

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Coronavirus central: Cases in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties rise by the dozens

Santa Clara County has 646 cases, 72 of which were reported on Saturday and Sunday. The county also reported five more deaths,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by MidPen is fighting the order, on Apr 1, 2020 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 16274 Views

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Magda Fischel Levy, artist and Holocaust survivor, dies at 97

Former Menlo Park resident Magda Fischel Levy, who drew on her experience as a Hungarian Holocaust survivor, artist and maxillofacial...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 31, 2020 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1956 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: San Mateo County closes parks, trails

A roundup of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/03/28/coronavirus-weekend-update-san-...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Stay at home, on Mar 28, 2020 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

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Menlo Park COVID-19 update: City officials announce closure of additional park facilities

Menlo Park city officials on Thursday, March 26, announced the immediate closure of additional recreation facilities in an...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by georg0, on Mar 27, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 8 comments | 3907 Views

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Closed during coronavirus: Peninsula owners on why they shut down their restaurants completely

We asked several owners to share their perspectives on closing their businesses, how they're dealing with all the uncertainty...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 27, 2020 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 3733 Views

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Rocketman at 100

David Altman just celebrated a monumental milestone in his life — his 100th birthday. An internationally renowned and respected...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2020
Last comment by Rick Altman, on Mar 20, 2020 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2617 Views

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Menlo Park's violent crime rate declines over 13 years

Menlo Park's violent crime rate has been showing a downward trend since 2007, according to Police Department crime statistics...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 19, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2553 Views

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Menlo Park school district to offer distance-learning option in response to coronavirus outbreak

Menlo Park City School District parents can choose to have their children complete coursework from home instead of attending...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Enuff, on Mar 13, 2020 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2137 Views

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Menlo Park: Little House, Rosener House senior centers temporarily closing at end of day Friday

Little House and Rosener House, Menlo Park centers that cater to seniors, will be closed as of the end of the day Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Carlisle, on Mar 13, 2020 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views

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Schools on the lookout for coronavirus risks to students

Local school officials are on the alert for indications that students and staff may be at risk because of contact with a...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Mar 13, 2020 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 5218 Views

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Thursday: Menlo Park district to decide on parcel tax timing

Menlo Park City School District officials will decide on whether to place a measure to renew or replace an existing parcel...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 12, 2020 at 10:56 pm | 5 comments | 1229 Views

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Housing, transportation and climate are the top council priorities in 2020

Three major themes emerged when the Menlo Park City Council discussed goals for 2020 at a special Jan. 30 meeting: Improving...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by Richard Duda, on Mar 12, 2020 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 380 Views
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DEADLINE EXTENDED

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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