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Family sues Stanford University, fraternity over son's fentanyl death

The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 1800 Views

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Ravenswood district in talks to lease two of its properties

The Ravenswood City School District hopes to finalize longterm lease agreements to develop two of its sites and use the revenue...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by diesel, on Jan 24, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2398 Views

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Elderly women robbed at gunpoint while lunching at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who pointed a handgun at two elderly women stole their purses on Tuesday outside True Food Kitchen, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
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Here's what's changed as California's new COVID workplace rules go into effect

Updated COVID-19 workplace rules went into effect on Friday. Several of the changes increase protections for vaccinated workers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 18, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1861 Views

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Governor signs order to prohibit price gouging on at-home COVID tests

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order this weekend aimed at preventing price gouging on COVID-19 at-home test kits,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

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Virtual talk highlights Living with Lions

Woodside Arts & Culture Committee hosts its first Virtual First Friday of 2022 on Jan. 7 featuring a talk by Laurence Frank,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by vicki coe, on Jan 7, 2022 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 547 Views

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Local school officials 'confident' they can remain open amid omicron surge

It felt like déjà vu on Saturday when Menlo School students got an email saying classes would be held remotely for a week....

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by Ronen, on Jan 5, 2022 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

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Elizabeth Holmes verdict: Guilty of four counts of defrauding investors through failed blood-testing company

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors and not guilty of four...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Anne, on Jan 4, 2022 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

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New Santa Clara County order mandates COVID vaccination, boosters for workers in high-risk settings

With the lightning-speed spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant, Santa Clara County health officials on Tuesday issued a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 29, 2021 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1919 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisors considering waiving parking fees for all county park visitors

A proposal to consider waiving parking fees at San Mateo County parks for low-income households has spurred the county to...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by TR, on Dec 27, 2021 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

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Pets in Need board member assumes interim executive director role

Pets in Need, the troubled nonprofit animal shelter weathering upheaval after the deaths of seven puppies in its care, has...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 25, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

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College district paid over $200K in legal fees for former chancellor

The San Mateo County Community College District paid over $200,000 in legal fees for Ron Galatolo, the former chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Brad, on Dec 23, 2021 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 3149 Views

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Menlo Park: Police cite five adults for providing alcohol to minors

Police arrested five people on Thursday, Dec. 16, for giving minors alcohol. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/12/18/menlo-park-police-cite-five-adult...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2021
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 22, 2021 at 6:35 am | 5 comments | 2159 Views

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Mullin nets Speier's endorsement in race for her Congress seat

State Assembly member Kevin Mullin received a big boost in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Congress on Monday, when he received...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2021
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Dec 9, 2021 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1596 Views

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Judge rules sexually violent convict can be housed in East Palo Alto

A man with a history as a "sexually violent predator" will be released from prison to a residence in East Palo Alto over...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 6, 2021 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

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Elizabeth Holmes trial: Final prosecution witnesses describe misleading statements

An Arizona dentist about to leave the country for two years of missionary work in 2015 had to be tested four times for prostate...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by PacoTacoMan, on Nov 30, 2021 at 4:37 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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Bay Area district attorneys form alliance against organized retail theft

In response to recent organized theft schemes seen across the Bay Area this week, seven Bay Area district attorneys created...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 27, 2021 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 2320 Views

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San Mateo County Board of Supervisors president running for U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier's seat

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David Canepa on Saturday announced his bid for the 14th Congressional District...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 22, 2021 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 3160 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff ends ICE transfers, effective immediately

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office will stop responding to release requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 16, 2021 at 8:12 am | 14 comments | 3580 Views

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Most hazardous highway: Peninsula's I-280 listed as deadliest in California for wildlife

More wildlife have been killed by vehicles along Interstate 280 between Cupertino to San Bruno over the past five years than...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Margot Rawlins, on Nov 15, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3330 Views
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