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State attorney general urges public sector workers to apply for student loan forgiveness before deadline

In partnership with California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the Campaign for California Borrowers' Rights on Monday launched...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Stuart, on Aug 12, 2022 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2263 Views


Stanford Medicine steps up fellowship training in abortion care

As some states adopt abortion bans in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by lspw, on Jul 20, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2118 Views


Webb telescope is lightyears ahead of Hubble. A NASA Ames scientist explains why.

The first image revealed from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope earlier this week isn't just the deepest and sharpest glimpse...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Jul 15, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views


COVID-19 BA.5 variant transmission is high in San Mateo County, doubling infection rate since May

San Mateo County Health officials are warning people to take extra precautions after COVID-19 infections more than doubled...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by acomfort, on Jul 13, 2022 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 4563 Views


Hate symbol or Buddhist emblem? Hidden Villa cancels summer camps for 1,000 kids after staffers resign over swastika tiles

Hidden Villa canceled all of its summer camp sessions due to the “abrupt departure” of camp staff members upset over...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Robin, on Jul 9, 2022 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 4567 Views


Ravenswood's $110 million school bond measure leading

The Ravenswood City School District's Measure I currently has 68% voter approval. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1774 Views


Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Clevenger, on Jul 4, 2022 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2139 Views


Taking the pain out of pointe: How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerinas' feet

Dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte was 11 years old when she finally got permission to go en pointe. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Jul 2, 2022 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 559 Views


How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerina feet

When dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte went to put on her first pair of pointe shoes as a young dancer, it wasn't the beautiful...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jun 30, 2022 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views


Bay restoration project gets $1M grant for flood control

A project to protect and restore more than 500 acres of critical shore area habitats in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park received...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Jun 28, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1633 Views


Two youths arrested for homicide of 15-year-old in East Palo Alto

Two boys were arrested on Thursday for the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy in East Palo Alto on June 13. A semi-automatic...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 27, 2022 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 2567 Views


After Roe: What happens to abortion in California?

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the Roe decision, here are key takeaways of what to expect for abortion in California....

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 24, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views


Environmental impact report released for SF to SJ section of high-speed rail

The environmental impact report for the San Francisco to San Jose section of California's high-speed rail finds the preferred...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2022
Last comment by BoganInCalifornia, on Jun 21, 2022 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 2793 Views


Menlo Park City Council fine-tunes where to zone for future housing growth

Menlo Park City Council took a surgical look at the city's upcoming Housing Element update, vetting a list of properties...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Jun 14, 2022 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 3698 Views


Almanac publisher announces retirement after four decades at the helm

Almanac Publisher Bill Johnson will retire later this year, he announced to his employees last week. Johnson will be succeeded...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 11, 2022 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views


Two Democrats take the lead in race to replace veteran Congresswoman Jackie Speier

With the first round of votes tallied, two Democrats are likely to face off in November to replace U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Rev. Dr. Eileen Altman, on Jun 8, 2022 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 4928 Views


Candidate for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors arrested on suspicion of DUI

Steven Booker, a candidate for the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, was arrested on suspicion...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Paul , on Jun 1, 2022 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 7249 Views


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
There are no comments yet. 1610 Views


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 | 2158 Views


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 | 2508 Views
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