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Guest Opinion: In response to tragedy, more must be done to curb gun violence

While California is ranked first in the nation when it comes to gun safety, that means absolutely nothing to the families...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2023
Last comment by Frank Sterle Jr., 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 1352 Views

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Stanford Medicine finds racial disparities in child abuse reporting

Black children who are injured because of suspected child abuse are reported to Child Protective Services more frequently...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2023
Last comment by Frank Sterle Jr., 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 571 Views

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La Baguette settles federal lawsuit for $430K in fraudulent PPP claims

A Palo Alto bakery has settled a lawsuit with the federal government for making false claims to acquire $430,000 through...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2023
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 5, 2023 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 3487 Views

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Stanford scrutinized over deputy who drew gun on Black man

Stanford police are under scrutiny after an officer drew a gun on a Black driver over the weekend, an incident that has gained...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 1, 2023 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1872 Views

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Coastal farmworkers eke out a living amid hardship

Shootings, wildfires, the pandemic and other challenges have tested the Coastside's isolated communities, but many of its...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Tecsi, on Jan 26, 2023 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

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Colder temperatures and king tides in the Bay Area's five-day forecast

Dry weather in the Bay Area's forecast is a welcome relief from recent storms, but it will bring chilly temperatures for...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Water Wary, on Jan 19, 2023 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest four people suspected of being part of a retail theft ring

Police in Menlo Park arrested four people Monday suspected of being involved in a retail theft ring that targeted Safeway,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2023
Last comment by Parent of Los Lomitas and La Entrada grads, on Jan 11, 2023 at 5:40 am | 1 comment | 3816 Views

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Study shows lower lifetime earning for pandemic-era students

Students nationwide face lower earnings over their lifetime because of a loss of education during the pandemic, a Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2023
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 6, 2023 at 3:15 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

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Fierce winds, strong rain making for a wild night on the Midpeninsula

Strong winds and heavy rainfall that began Wednesday afternoon are already causing trees to topple, knocking down power lines...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
There are no comments yet. 7230 Views

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Stanford surpasses Getty Museum as largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California

Stanford is the largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California. It received more than $16.8 billion in exemptions...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2022 at 1:11 am | 4 comments | 2351 Views

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Mountain View's police chief to become San Mateo County's new undersheriff

San Mateo County Sheriff-elect Christina Corpus announced Dec. 20 that Mountain View Police Chief Chris Hsiung will join...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 20, 2022 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 3447 Views

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VIDEO: As Apple employees watch helplessly, thieves take $35K in merchandise on Black Friday

Two people who entered the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto on Nov. 25 during a busy Black Friday sales event made off with...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 3, 2022 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 5217 Views

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Menlo Park, on the forefront of climate action, should double down on goals

As a teenager heavily involved with climate action and who spends lots of time reading and learning about the climate crisis,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Nov 28, 2022 at 4:27 pm | 12 comments | 1338 Views

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Wood burning discouraged over Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Bay Area residents are being asked to avoid burning wood over the Thanksgiving holiday to keep air at a healthier level,...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 23, 2022 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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17-year-old driver could face manslaughter or murder charges for deadly car crash

The 17-year-old involved in the car crash that resulted in the death of two local parents is still in the hospital and may...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by menlo parent, on Nov 18, 2022 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 9759 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council candidate criticized for alleged misinformation

Some East Palo Altans are criticizing the assertions of City Council candidate Mark Dinan, claiming that he has been spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 8, 2022 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 3602 Views

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San Mateo County cracks down on removing guns from prohibited hands

San Mateo County leaders launched a new initiative to remove more guns from the hands of felons, stalkers and others prohibited...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 27, 2022 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 2579 Views

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Will new laws stop thieves from taking your catalytic converter?

Sue Feeley was asleep in her Crescent Park home in Palo Alto on Oct. 8 when the sound of grinding metal woke her at 2:30...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by margomca, on Oct 26, 2022 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 4177 Views

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Las Lomitas district increases substitute teacher pay rates

Las Lomitas Elementary School District raised pay for substitute teachers earlier this month, with the aim of attracting...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2390 Views

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California to end the COVID state of emergency

The state of emergency gave Gov. Gavin Newsom wide-ranging powers to issue mandates and enter into billions of dollars of...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1841 Views
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