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New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park

After seeing a spike in visits to Foothills Park, the Palo Alto City Council moved on Tuesday to sharply curtail the number...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 1127 Views

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After a theft, Menlo Park family creates a food locker for the hungry

Last week, Menlo Park resident Xan Craven learned that food and drinks her family had stored in the carport had disappeared....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by S Ellison, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 3105 Views

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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine batch cleared after safety review

A batch of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that was held back since Sunday has been released for distribution, freeing up 21,800...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 965 Views

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San Mateo County officials say vaccine data, more drive-thru vaccinations coming soon

The county has so far received 25,800 first vaccine doses and 22,354 of these have been administered through county channels...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2686 Views

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Finding cheer in a tough year

It's been a cheerleading season like no other for the student athletes at Woodside High School. "Cheerleading is not meant...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1039 Views

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Menlo Park: Three people suffer major injuries in solo vehicle crash

Three people, identified by a 911 caller as teenagers, were taken to Stanford Hospital with "significant" injuries after...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by Sean Ballard, on Jan 21, 2021 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 29686 Views

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Stanford Shopping Center was a hot spot of violations when public health inspectors came calling

Eighteen stores in the Stanford Shopping Center were fined for violating Santa Clara County COVID-19 health orders over the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by ln, on Jan 13, 2021 at 11:11 pm | 4 comments | 4087 Views

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Facebook's Willow Village now includes giant glass dome, 'High Line' path and more

At noon on Friday, Facebook and Signature Development Group submitted updated plans for the proposed Willow Village development....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on Jan 13, 2021 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 3265 Views

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New Menlo Park fire station to break ground this month

Menlo Park Fire Protection District plans to demolish its 72-year-old fire station on Alameda de las Pulgas starting Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jan 13, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 2893 Views

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San Mateo County COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues via clinic, partnerships

In San Mateo County, about one-third of the health care workers and long-term care residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by acomfort, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 4149 Views

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Legislators increase pressure to open schools as most stay closed this fall

A group of state Assembly members has co-authored a bill that would require schools to at least partially physically reopen...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by B , on Jan 12, 2021 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 2668 Views

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County embarks on project to renovate Middlefield Road through North Fair Oaks

Years in the making, a San Mateo County Public Works project to overhaul a busy half-mile of Middlefield Road through North...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 9, 2021 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 3530 Views

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'I would impeach him.' Rep. Anna Eshoo says Trump 'incited' rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo was among hundreds of legislators who fled the House floor on Wednesday as thousands of rioters supporting...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 8, 2021 at 7:32 pm | 13 comments | 2626 Views

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Mountain View high grad is the Bay Area's first female Eagle Scout

In February 2019, Boy Scouts of America, after 110 years of boys-only programming, for the first time in the organization's...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jan 7, 2021 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2749 Views

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ALERT: Menlo Park Small Business Owners and Nonprofits, Apply for New California Grants Immediately Or Be Left Out!

On December 4, 2020, Governor Newsom announced a new $500M grant program to help California Small Businesses and nonprofits...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jan. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 642 Views

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Caltrain, SamTrans buses offer free rides for New Year's Eve

Caltrain and SamTrans will provide free train and bus rides from Thursday evening to Friday morning as part of a New Year's...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2020
Last comment by MP Resident, on Dec 30, 2020 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

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Three boys who allegedly beat, robbed woman arrested after brief pursuit ends in Menlo Park

Three boys were arrested in connection with the strong-arm robbery of a woman at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by La Capitalista, on Dec 23, 2020 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 5017 Views

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Atherton: Elizabeth Lewis elected mayor

Elizabeth Lewis, entering her fourth term on Atherton's City Council, is the town's newest mayor. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2424 Views

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Testing for neighbors, by neighbors: How Belle Haven residents created their own COVID-19 testing capacity

Braving the downpour on Sunday morning, Dec. 11, a line of at least 50 people stretched from the Belle Haven Library down...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2020
Last comment by smallbusinessownerCZ, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:23 pm | 3 comments | 4904 Views

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Ways To Help Save Menlo Park Restaurants

This is a message for all readers of The Almanac. Please help Menlo Park restaurant owners and their workers survive the...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Dec 17, 2020 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 429 Views
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