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Founder of Menlo Park Academy of Dance, RoseAnn Sayler, dies at 96

RoseAnn Sayler, a longtime Menlo Park resident who founded the Menlo Park Academy of Dance and participated in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by PeninsulaGirl, on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 1672 Views

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Auto burglars hit 10 vehicles in Ladera shopping center Wednesday evening

Ten vehicles were reported burglarized in the parking lot of the Ladera shopping center on Wednesday evening (Jan. 15), according...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by PV Res, on Jan 17, 2020 at 8:24 pm | 8 comments | 2868 Views

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Facebook challenged on polices in run-up to 2020 presidential election

Commuters passing Facebook yesterday (Jan. 9) had more than the bumper ahead of them on view as demonstrators along Bayfront...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by tax cuts for billionaires, on Jan 13, 2020 at 3:52 pm | 7 comments | 2273 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District debuts online resources guide

To help connect local residents of all ages to free or low-cost activities and services in their area, the Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Sc Petr, on Dec 26, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 2482 Views

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It's chestnut season

In the unincorporated Santa Cruz Mountains community of La Honda, high above Woodside in southern San Mateo County, there's...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by Trevor Adams, on Dec 20, 2019 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

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New survey detects rapid growth in sudden oak tree death syndrome

A survey of the spread of sudden oak death (SOD) statewide found that oak trees surveyed in Peninsula towns between Redwood...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 4, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

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The Almanac Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers support and hope

<I>By Linda Prieto, executive director of Upward Scholars</I></B> Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2019/11/27/the-almanac-holiday-fund-upward-schola...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Board Member, on Dec 3, 2019 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 411 Views

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District stops weighing rule on 'lethal removal' of mountain lions, coyotes

Activists on Friday applauded a decision by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District that eliminates the possibility...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by Twentse, on Nov 26, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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Stanford withdraws application for campus expansion

Stanford University abruptly abandoned on Friday its contentious plan to expand its campus by 3.5 million square feet, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Nov 7, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 5 comments | 3624 Views

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Californians unwilling to subsidize land owners' wildfire prevention, Stanford poll finds

Years of devastating, back-to-back wildfires coupled with recent power shutdowns have not convinced Californians to fund...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 2, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 4814 Views

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PG&E warns another power shutoff will begin Tuesday night

The fourth planned power shutoff this month is expected to begin locally around 11 p.m. tonight (Oct. 29) and affect 13,209...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 29, 2019 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

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For the love of jam

When Lin Howery was growing up, her family never bought jam -- they always made it, she says. Now, the Menlo Park resident...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2463 Views

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Power restored following PG&E shutoff, but a larger blackout could be in store this weekend

Service has been restored after about 1,000 customers in San Mateo County, including portions of Woodside, lost power around...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Tragic greed, on Oct 27, 2019 at 8:38 am | 10 comments | 4622 Views

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Mary Margaret 'Moo' Anderson, art collector and philanthropist, dies at 92

Mary Margaret "Moo" Anderson, who along with her husband pledged the core of her family's 20th-century American art collection...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Nancy Reyering , on Oct 26, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

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Non-stop re-invention

At the peak of his career as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Jerry Anderson had a heart attack and decided to slow down. But...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by kirkedmondson, on Oct 24, 2019 at 5:20 am | 1 comment | 533 Views

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San Mateo County cities fume as Stanford rebuffs their funding requests

In a stinging rebuke, a coalition of San Mateo County cities has issued a statement Friday criticizing Stanford for rejecting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 5617 Views

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Peninsula cities, companies explore partnership to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2019
Last comment by Court Skinner, on Oct 20, 2019 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, known for his 'visionary' business approach, dies at 62

Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by @Rick Moen, on Oct 19, 2019 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 3786 Views

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Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Menlo Park, on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Menlo Park area...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
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Home sales for the week of Oct. 7

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Palo Alto recorded the highest sale at $7,020,000 for a five-bedroom,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2019
Last comment by Wow, on Oct 14, 2019 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1770 Views
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