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Webb Ranch on lockdown after virus outbreak sickens dozens of horses

For more than a month, Webb Ranch in Portola Valley has been dealing with its own pandemic lockdown due to an outbreak of...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
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How bad is water use in California? March is the worst so far, up 19%

Ignoring urgent pleas from water officials, Californians used substantially more water after a record-dry three months gripped...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by lspw, on May 11, 2022 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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Local congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 10, 2022 at 11:10 pm | 11 comments | 1944 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisors OK hiring bonuses and other incentives in quest fill vacancies

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved new hire bonuses and other incentives to attract candidates...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Candice Hawley, on May 10, 2022 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 2422 Views

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Stanford nurses overwhelmingly ratify agreement with hospitals, ending weeklong strike

Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have overwhelmingly voted to end a weeklong strike, their union,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2022 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1835 Views

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Longtime Ladera resident, author and hiking enthusiast Jean Rusmore dies at 101

Ladera resident Jean Rusmore, an avid hiker and author with a fascination for nature, died on April 1 in Aptos at the age...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by jennorman, on Apr 27, 2022 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2225 Views

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Peninsula Open Space Trust keeps 80,000+ acres of local landscape green

Even those who haven't heard about the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) have certainly seen its footprint on the greater...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Betsy Roble, on Apr 21, 2022 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1506 Views

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Dr. Sara Cody reflects on her front-and-center role during the pandemic

Dr. Sara Cody faced the biggest challenge of her career in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold. She was suddenly...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1787 Views

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Strong winds take down multiple power lines and trees in Menlo Park

Strong gusts of wind took down power lines and trees across the Peninsula on Monday. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/04/13/strong-winds-take-down-mul...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
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Three vaccine shots later

An exposure during the holiday COVID-19 surge had reporter Angela Swartz counting the days until she'd find out if her young...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by virginia, on Apr 13, 2022 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2018 Views

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Don't build more apartments in Menlo Park

Menlo Park has a strong and bustling residential climate. Along with other Bay Area communities, prices have increased dramatically...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on Apr 6, 2022 at 10:12 pm | 27 comments | 3117 Views

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Redwood City’s new storefront retail to end 'cannabis desert' in San Mateo County

In a city first, people will be soon able to shop for cannabis at retail stores in downtown Redwood City, where four local...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 5, 2022 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 4724 Views

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Long COVID could have inequitable impact on Californians

Long COVID has affected perhaps millions of Californians. Health experts fear that the toll will be especially harsh for...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Stan, on Mar 31, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

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Here's how state lawmakers want to help Californians facing high gas prices

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed pausing tax increase on gas sellers and Republican state lawmakers have pushed for suspending...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Mar 22, 2022 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 2330 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager announces resignation

Jaime Fontes made public a brief letter he sent to Mayor Ruben Abrica on Monday, stating that he would leave on April 30...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 16, 2022 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 3803 Views

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$50 million construction project kicks off at Ravenswood middle school

Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School's campus will undergo a makeover that's expected to be completed in December 2023....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 16, 2022 at 7:16 am | 5 comments | 2590 Views

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Sequoia district to lift its indoor mask mandate next week

For the first time in two years, students and teachers in the Sequoia Union High School District will have the option to...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 14, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2025 Views

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Progressives struggle for influence among California Democrats

Progressive activists have found themselves on the losing end of recent California Democratic Party fights over single-payer...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by pogo, on Mar 4, 2022 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 1600 Views

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Guest opinion: California must not undermine the advance of clean energy

California state Sen. Josh Becker touts the big advancements in solar power across California, but raises concerns that changes...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 28, 2022 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2712 Views

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'Two of my favorite things for a moment collided,' Scott Wiener on Woodside, mountain lions and how other towns try to block housing

State Sen. State Wiener discusses ways Californians have tried to block housing initiatives and explains why he rolled his...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Feb 26, 2022 at 9:54 am | 16 comments | 3541 Views
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