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It's not landlords versus tenants — everyone's losing

Local commercial real estate is in its worst crisis since the dot-com bust and the 2008 recession. It's an 11-months-old...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
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County to hold COVID-19 vaccination events for educators

Some local teachers are reporting that they have already begun to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine doses after San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2021
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Atherton couple donates $80M to Stanford children's hospital, medical school

An Atherton couple has given $80 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford University's School...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by been there, on Feb 17, 2021 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 3829 Views

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New CEO of LifeMoves poised to take on leadership at organization's 'inflection point'

The Menlo Park-based nonprofit LifeMoves, which is the largest network providing services, shelter and resources to unhoused...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
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In race to vaccinate, could California see another surge?

Will California's bumpy vaccine rollout, more contagious coronavirus mutations, and decision to open up the state send COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 7, 2021 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2364 Views

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Editorial: We need a real shot in the arm

While talk of ramped-up vaccine distribution is encouraging, it will still take months to get a large swath of the population...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2021
Last comment by Marina Kalugina, on Feb 1, 2021 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 3387 Views

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Holiday Fund: Literacy Partners transforms its mission to serve the greater community

In the midst of a pandemic, Literacy Partners – Menlo Park transformed a 10-year-old library-based nonprofit’s mission...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Kristi Breisch, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

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Newsom: Stay-at-home orders likely to be extended past three-week minimum in much of state

Stay-at-home orders in multiple regions across the state are likely to remain in effect past the minimum of three weeks as...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
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Older students head back to classrooms at Corte Madera

After eight months, Corte Madera School students returned to campus this week. Read the full story here https://almanacnews.com/news/2020/11/12/older-students-head-back-to-classroo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
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Sequoia district board to begin process to replace former superintendent

The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees will start interviewing replacements for former superintendent Mary...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
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East Palo Alto, Menlo Park private schools among those approved to reopen for in-person instruction

Fourteen elementary schools in San Mateo County and two schools and three public districts in Santa Clara County have been...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
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Pac-12 Conference postpones all sports through 2020

The Pac-12 Conference announced Tuesday that it has postponed all sports through the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic....

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Andrew , on Aug 28, 2020 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 6620 Views

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'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams as it faces a growing budget...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by Nunya Biznuss, on Jul 10, 2020 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 2970 Views

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Menlo Park to reevaluate locking up public tennis courts

Menlo Park, unlike many neighboring cities (with the exception of Atherton), keeps its public tennis courts under lock and...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jack Whitey, on Jan 15, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 6345 Views

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Monarchs escape with five-set CCS volleyball win over M-A

Menlo-Atherton’s girls volleyball season was put on hold Tuesday in a 3-2 loss to Mitty in the Central Coast Section Open...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jo Jo, on Nov 6, 2019 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1933 Views

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Hills residents concerned about spoiling food, cell phone charging in outages

Residents of Portola Valley and Woodside who were to be affected by the PG&E power shutoffs were mostly concerned about food...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
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Renovated Skylonda 'wellness resort' to reopen Nov. 1

A 28-year-old hotel, resort and conference center in the forest along Skyline Boulevard is taking on yet another identity...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Santa Cruz Mountain "Retreats", on Aug 29, 2019 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1391 Views

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Seeking Community Volunteers for the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships (July 31-August 4) at Stanford University.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships this...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on May. 23, 2019
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M-A wrestler voluntarily dismisses lawsuit against coach, school district

A Menlo-Atherton High School student voluntarily dismissed a complaint against the Sequoia Union High School District, district...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Wrestling Parent , on Apr 6, 2019 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 4030 Views

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'Little Free Library' boxes coming to more Menlo Park neighborhoods

The Menlo Park Library is launching a new pilot program to partner with local homeowners to boost residents' access to books....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
Last comment by Misty, on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 5456 Views
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