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Editorial: The menace in the White House

Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by where's the facts?, on Jan 20, 2021 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Let them play' say youth sports advocates during Friday rally

About 20 student athletes and their parents gathered in front of Sequoia High School in Redwood City Jan. 15 to plead with...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Local Parent, on Jan 19, 2021 at 10:29 pm | 6 comments | 2550 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Thursday: State senator hosts town hall on COVID-19

State Sen. Josh Becker, D-Menlo Park, will host an online town hall on Thursday, Jan, 21, to discuss the latest COVID-19...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2021 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

MOVIES

Pregnant and homeless: Menlo Park resident's documentary aims to raise awareness

Five years ago, a filmmaker in Menlo Park saw a news story about a homeless woman who gave birth at a bus stop. The story...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7986 Views

FICTION

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
There are no comments yet. 3359 Views

MOVIES

New COVID-19 variant increasing in Bay Area, linked to Kaiser San Jose outbreak

The L452R variant of COVID-19 -- being identified by viral genomic sequencing in the Bay Area -- has been linked to the Kaiser...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1931 Views

ATHERTON

Resident raises concern Atherton police officers are flouting mask rules

A local resident says she has witnessed Atherton Police Department officers not wearing face masks while on the job, potentially...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jessica, on Jan 19, 2021 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 2724 Views

ATHERTON

New community center in Belle Haven wins approval

The Menlo Park City Council last night gave the green light for Facebook to move forward with its plans to rebuild the complex...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by patty m., on Jan 18, 2021 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 2339 Views

OTHER TOPICS

14-year-old from Menlo Park reported missing

Wynne Lee, a 14-year-old from Menlo Park vanished from their family's home on Jan. 11, according to an alert from the National...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 9523 Views

MENLO PARK

A harrowing experience with COVID-19

Sequoia district advisor Rolando Bonilla shares his experience falling ill with COVID-19 at the same time as losing a family...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2975 Views

FICTION

'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
There are no comments yet. 1136 Views

FICTION

'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
There are no comments yet. 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Shopping Center was a hot spot of violations when public health inspectors came calling

Eighteen stores in the Stanford Shopping Center were fined for violating Santa Clara County COVID-19 health orders over the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by ln, on Jan 13, 2021 at 11:11 pm | 4 comments | 4237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook's Willow Village now includes giant glass dome, 'High Line' path and more

At noon on Friday, Facebook and Signature Development Group submitted updated plans for the proposed Willow Village development....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on Jan 13, 2021 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 3337 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Menlo Park fire station to break ground this month

Menlo Park Fire Protection District plans to demolish its 72-year-old fire station on Alameda de las Pulgas starting Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jan 13, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 3101 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues via clinic, partnerships

In San Mateo County, about one-third of the health care workers and long-term care residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by acomfort, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 4616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislators increase pressure to open schools as most stay closed this fall

A group of state Assembly members has co-authored a bill that would require schools to at least partially physically reopen...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by B , on Jan 12, 2021 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views

ATHERTON

Crime brief: Atherton police respond to weekend burglary

Police reported a burglary on Saturday evening in Atherton. It's the latest in a string of burglaries reported in town since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 12, 2021 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 2840 Views

MENLO PARK

Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol invasion rally faces backlash

Some people are threatening a boycott of a Menlo Park business after it came to light that its owner attended a pro-Trump...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Nanc, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:36 am | 71 comments | 13703 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: California's plan to bring many students back to school for in-person learning in careful stages

In an op-ed, Stanford professor and California State Board of Education president Linda Darling-Hammond writes about why...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1852 Views
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