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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 | 2247 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 | 3346 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 | 5416 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 | 1956 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 | 2441 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 | 4108 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 | 2778 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 | 2141 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 | 1741 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 | 2838 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 | 3693 Views

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Bay Area legislators back sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion

With the Russian Federation launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Rep. Anna Eshoo on Thursday denounced Russian President...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Feb 25, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1373 Views

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'SMARTER': Newsom administration outlines future plans for COVID-19

Newsom's health secretary outlined a "SMARTER" preparedness plan, including stockpiling masks and tests. But has the state...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by ln, on Feb 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1963 Views

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Those mounds of dirt and rocks along I-280 are illegally dumped debris that's costing Caltrans $1M a year

Hundreds of mounds of leaves, dirt, tree stumps and construction debris are being illegally dumped on Caltrans property in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by diesel, on Feb 17, 2022 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 3457 Views

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Confused by the new lane signage on U.S. Highway 101? Here's what you need to know

Drivers along U.S. Highway 101 are facing a dizzying array of signs and lane markings between state Route 237 in Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by tt, on Feb 15, 2022 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 4834 Views

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With $500 worth of allegedly stolen bras under his clothes, a man is arrested at Stanford Shopping Center

A sharp-eyed Victoria's Secret worker at Stanford Shopping Center on Feb. 10 helped nab two people from southern California...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 12, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 5226 Views

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Rare sighting of an Oriental turtle-dove has birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 12, 2022 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 3483 Views

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Lawsuit alleges San Mateo court imposes improper charges for traffic violations

An unusual lawsuit filed Thursday in the Superior Court of Alameda County names the Superior Court of San Mateo County as...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Feb 1, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2455 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 JOlson, on Jan 31, 2022 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 4885 Views
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