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Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraiser

Hand crafted wood Toy Fire Station silent auction to benefit Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade. Alice's Restaurant is...

Original post made by nancy wagner on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 21, 2020 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 200 Views

MOVIES

High schools will stay online for second quarter of the fall

Students in the Sequoia Union High School district will continue learning at home for the rest of the fall semester due to...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3177 Views

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Former longtime Ladera resident celebrates centennial birthday

Earlier this week, a small number of friends and relatives made their way to Aptos to celebrate the 100th birthday of Jean...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Thomas Beck, on Sep 19, 2020 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 3224 Views

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Former longtime Ladera resident celebrates centennial birthday

Earlier this week, a small number of friends and relatives made their way to Aptos to celebrate the 100th birthday of Jean...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Linda Craig, on Sep 18, 2020 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Council passes commercial leaf blower ordinance

At its Sept. 8 meeting, the Woodside Town Council voted 6-1 to adopt an ordinance limiting the hours that commercial leaf...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by jgftw, on Sep 18, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 2405 Views

MOVIES

Amid pandemic, California secretary of state details access to voting by mail or in person this November

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Wednesday described plans for voting access and safety this year during the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district board candidate drops out of race, citing need for more elected 'voices of color'

Jacqui Cebrian, a candidate for the Sequoia Union High School District school board Trustee Area E, has announced that she...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Joan, on Sep 17, 2020 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 4382 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

New research hints at possible life on Venus

A landmark study published this week found a chemical suspended in the clouds of Venus that could be early proof of life...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Sep 17, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 2327 Views

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Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park

A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 17, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2295 Views

MENLO PARK

Project for new Belle Haven community center moves forward

The Facebook-funded proposal to build a new community center in Belle Haven moved forward Tuesday night, when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Sep 16, 2020 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 3349 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County supervisors approve grant program for small landlords

A program to assist small landlords financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was approved Tuesday by San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 16, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

Locals challenge authenticity of former councilwoman's ballot designation

Two current and former City Council members in the area have challenged the three-word personal description that former Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by frugal, on Sep 15, 2020 at 10:25 pm | 27 comments | 5911 Views

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By Wednesday, Bay Area will be under Spare the Air alerts for 30 consecutive days

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Spare the Air alerts through Wednesday because of wildfire smoke,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Twentse, on Sep 15, 2020 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1567 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park district will apply for waiver to reopen public schools

The Menlo Park City School District will apply to California's waiver program in order to reopen elementary schools to kindergarteners...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Sep 14, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 8421 Views

MENLO PARK

Familiar names challenge incumbents for seats on fire board

There will be a contested election for two Menlo Park Fire Protection District board seats after two challengers qualified...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Atherton Voter, on Sep 14, 2020 at 11:47 am | 67 comments | 3282 Views

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Rangers fighting CZU fires see a silver lining for county parks

Two San Mateo County Parks Department employees describe how they've responded to the CZU Lightning Complex fires, which...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2020
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Sep 13, 2020 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 3832 Views

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Old Port Lobster Shack owner sentenced for failing to pay nearly $1M in taxes

A 60-year-old Portola Valley man who failed to pay nearly $1 million in state taxes has been sentenced to six months in county...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 11, 2020 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 3078 Views

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One woman's homemade meals feed a community in need

A new friendship between two Palo Alto neighbors that began with a delivery of nightly meals has led to a self-published...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2020
Last comment by margomca, on Sep 10, 2020 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 3939 Views

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Wildfire smoke darkens sky while layer of fog protects Bay Area air quality

Smoke from the August Complex fires in Mendocino County settled on top of a marine layer in the Bay Area Wednesday, turning...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Sep 9, 2020 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 4229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sales tax would be 'game changer' for pandemic-hit Caltrain, board chair says

With few riders and ongoing tensions over its governance, Caltrain is asking voters to approve an eighth-cent sales tax...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 7, 2020 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 2676 Views
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