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More San Mateo County businesses must close starting Sunday

Officials in San Mateo County announced Saturday that certain indoor businesses and activities must shut down or move to...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 1586 Views

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San Mateo County joins state's COVID-19 watchlist

For weeks, San Mateo County has been the only Bay Area county to evade the state's coronavirus watchlist, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 31, 2020 at 7:45 pm | 16 comments | 6302 Views

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Election briefs: Candidate filing period opens, fire board incumbents running for reelection

Briefs on the candidate filing period opening and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board election. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by SLT, on Jul 31, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 8 comments | 1819 Views

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Open Foothills Park to all? The costs are high, panel says

More visitors -- regardless of ZIP code -- and the behaviors they exhibit would affect the health of Foothills Park, a panel...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Catherine, on Jul 30, 2020 at 11:02 pm | 2 comments | 1069 Views

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Promoter Danny Scher looks back on his local music legacy

If you've been to an event at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, you're already familiar with Danny Scher's music-industry...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Jul 30, 2020 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 880 Views

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When jazz royalty came to Paly: Monk's long-lost record (nearly) goes public

Jazz fans looking forward to this week's release of "Palo Alto" by Thelonious Monk are in for some bad news. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by Belfaraar Wacoz, on Jul 30, 2020 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 1695 Views

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Willie Mays to be honored in naming of new Atherton Library conference room

The Atherton City Council has voted unanimously to name a conference room in Atherton’s new library after Giants baseball...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Jul 29, 2020 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1876 Views

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Time for a new Fire Board

If you have watched any of the recent Fire Board meetings you have seen how difficult Board President Jones’ challenge...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jul 28, 2020 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 268 Views

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Menlo Park: Pandemic signals end for J Floral Art, longtime floral design and event planning business

After three decades in the business of floral design and event planning, Jeffrey Adair and Craig Kozlowski of J Floral Art...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Jul 25, 2020 at 11:40 pm | 4 comments | 4771 Views

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Fruitful giving: Farm-to-neighbors delivery project supports farmers, frontline workers

What started as an informal neighborhood purchase of cherries in Palo Alto has since evolved into a streamlined weekly pickup...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Yvonne Wong, on Jul 24, 2020 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

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Elected officials release statement calling for voters to decide Caltrain funding

A joint statement issued by seven elected officials calls for letting voters decide on funding for the Caltrain service between...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 23, 2020 at 12:48 pm | 11 comments | 2100 Views

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Prop. 13 reform could be big boost to county's tax revenue, study says

One of the major ballot initiatives facing voters in November will be the Schools and Communities First initiative. A new...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jul 22, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 27 comments | 3848 Views

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Newsom: Schools in watch-list counties cannot reopen in person

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that all schools in counties on the state's coronavirus watch list -- including currently, Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by Marina Kalugina, on Jul 20, 2020 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 3571 Views

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Air district asks employers to 'cut the commute' by expanding remote work options

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District along with Santa Clara County asked employers to sign a pledge that extends...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by Jake, on Jul 19, 2020 at 5:46 am | 1 comment | 3307 Views

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Time for a 'fresh start': Menlo Park's police chief says he'll retire July 30, but may reconsider

In the middle of a Menlo Park City Council discussion about police reform policies, Menlo Park's police Chief Dave Bertini...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Jake, on Jul 17, 2020 at 10:47 pm | 63 comments | 10421 Views

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High school teachers worry about returning to campus

Many Sequoia Union High School District teachers are raising concerns about reopening school campuses this fall amid the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by Stra, on Jul 15, 2020 at 6:10 pm | 8 comments | 4602 Views

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Why is California failing so badly to stop the Covid 19 virus?

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/usa/california/ 1 - Lack of Personal Responsibility We took a long walk...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 15, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 171 Views

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Gov. Newsom orders immediate end to indoor dining, other activities due to statewide surge in coronavirus

Indoor activities across California must be reined in as the state combats a resurgence of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Gov....

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by another resident , on Jul 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 2647 Views

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Woman arrested in 1993 homicide of her daughter

Twenty-seven years after a 3-year-old girl was found unresponsive in her family's East Palo Alto home, investigators have...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Twentse, on Jul 10, 2020 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 3070 Views

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Menlo fire board OKs budget, eliminates new positions

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board unanimously approved a new budget June 16 after removing funds for proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Myomy, on Jul 7, 2020 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 2278 Views
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