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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school students won't go back to classrooms next semester

Sequoia Union High School officials say they don't want to send students back to a "bad version of school." Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
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ATHERTON

Eagle-eyed bird-watchers keep 121-year-old tradition despite pandemic

Every year since 1900, birders have braved the winter weather to engage in what's considered to be the longest-running citizen...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
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MOVIES

Eleven residents displaced after East Palo Alto fire

Eleven East Palo Alto residents, including four children, were displaced Thursday morning after a fire damaged their Oakwood...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
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MENLO PARK

Ada's Cafe, which hires people with disabilities, has temporarily closed. The business and mission face mounting COVID-19 hurdles.

Ada's Cafe in Palo Alto, which employs people with disabilities, is barely treading water amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A local...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3712 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Person rescued from Woodside house fire early Sunday

One person was rescued in a house fire on Skyline Boulevard in Woodside early Sunday morning, according to Cal Fire. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
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MENLO PARK

Community briefs: New way to reach 911 responders, new Senator, seasonal generosity and school updates

In this week's community briefs: A new way to reach 911 responders, California gets a new Senator, seasonal generosity is...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
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MENLO PARK

Atherton: Police officers test positive for COVID

Three Atherton Police Department members have tested positive for COVID-19. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/12/24/atherton-police-officers-test-posit...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2765 Views

MENLO PARK

Season's eatings: The Peninsula's entirely edible holiday gift guide

Here are 17 ideas for food-and-drink gifts that kill two birds with one stone: treat someone you care about while supporting...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
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AROUND TOWN

Three boys who allegedly beat, robbed woman arrested after brief pursuit ends in Menlo Park

Three boys were arrested in connection with the strong-arm robbery of a woman at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by La Capitalista, on Dec 23, 2020 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 4931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Elizabeth Lewis elected mayor

Elizabeth Lewis, entering her fourth term on Atherton's City Council, is the town's newest mayor. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district paid superintendent over $250K to leave post

The Sequoia Union High School District paid former Superintendent Mary Streshly $256,276 to leave her position, after teachers,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 23, 2020 at 5:47 am | 5 comments | 3504 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man found dead in East Palo Alto homicide

A 58-year-old man was found dead in East Palo Alto on Monday in what police are investigating as a homicide, police said...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Alan, on Dec 22, 2020 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 2335 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police to hold meeting on recent burglaries, license plate readers

Atherton police are heralding the installation of 21 automated license plate readers in town as a success and are inviting...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:38 pm | 14 comments | 3617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Testing for neighbors, by neighbors: How Belle Haven residents created their own COVID-19 testing capacity

Braving the downpour on Sunday morning, Dec. 11, a line of at least 50 people stretched from the Belle Haven Library down...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2020
Last comment by smallbusinessownerCZ, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:23 pm | 3 comments | 4777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ways To Help Save Menlo Park Restaurants

This is a message for all readers of The Almanac. Please help Menlo Park restaurant owners and their workers survive the...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Dec 17, 2020 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 411 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County now under state regional stay-at-home order as ICU capacity drops

Calling the human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic "devastating," San Mateo County announced it will enforce the state’s regional...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council OKs pilot program for utilities relief as rate hikes move forward

The same night the Menlo Park City Council voted to raise rates for solid waste services, council members approved a new...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Dec 16, 2020 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2265 Views

ATHERTON

Two more burglaries in Atherton, lead in theft of $800K worth of jewelry

Two more burglaries have been reported in Atherton, which has seen nine burglaries so far this year. Police also have a lead...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Steve_J, on Dec 16, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 5981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becerra: Amazon refuses to comply with COVID-19 workplace safety investigation

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra claims Amazon Inc. is refusing to comply with the state's outstanding subpoenas...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1938 Views

MENLO PARK

COVID tests lagging: Slower turnaround times creeping back for Californians

The average turnaround time for COVID-19 test results rose 30% in November as people flocked to test sites before Thanksgiving....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2020 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 2359 Views
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