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Whisper comes to the Art Kiosk

The latest installation in downtown Redwood City's Art Kiosk space is Whisper, by Shiyao Lin. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/07/15/whisper-comes-to-...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by MACA, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 292 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Troll, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 3755 Views

MENLO PARK

Community leaders host frank discussion on racism in Menlo Park

Last Thursday evening, a group of local community leaders broached the challenging topic: What can be done to combat racism...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by Manlo Punk, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 PVwest, 13 hours ago | 16 comments | 3217 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 102 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula

Despite a decade of delays, funding uncertainties and political hurdles, California's embattled high-speed rail project continues...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Randyw, 19 hours ago | 12 comments | 4267 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Nearly half of all coronavirus cases in San Mateo County are among Hispanic or Latinx residents. We asked local leaders and experts why.

Throughout San Mateo County, and across the U.S., it's becoming increasingly clear that COVID-19 is hitting Latinx communities...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jul 15, 2020 at 1:24 am | 9 comments | 19907 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1853 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police confiscate over 1,300 pounds of fireworks in East Palo Alto

A series of operations to tamp down on illegal fireworks in East Palo Alto led police officers to confiscate 1,304 pounds...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Twentse, on Jul 13, 2020 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

MENLO PARK

Fires point to risky conditions in Ravenswood Triangle

A 60-acre grass-and-marsh area with homeless encampments, most of which is supposed to be protected habitat for endangered...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 13, 2020 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 3186 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs partial Santa Cruz Avenue closure for restaurants, shops

As soon as next week, three blocks of Menlo Park's primary downtown thoroughfare, Santa Cruz Avenue, will be closed to allow...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 12, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 25 comments | 7728 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Newark man arrested for sexual assault following incidents at Ace Hardware

A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly sexually assaulting two Menlo Park women at Ace Hardware,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 11, 2020 at 6:03 pm | 6 comments | 6589 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park triathlete and coffee entrepreneur to run for City Council

Max Fennell has made a name for himself as a triathlete and entrepreneur living in Menlo Park. Now he's planning to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Did you mean Max?, on Jul 11, 2020 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 6789 Views

ATHERTON

For hair salons and barbershops still in business, it's a rocky road to recovery

From interviews with operators on the Midpeninsula, it's clear the hair service industry is facing a long road to recovery...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Jul 11, 2020 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 3945 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Virtual discussion on neighborhood racism in Menlo Park

A virtual discussion titled "Let's Talk About Racism: When Neighbors Racially Profile Neighbors" has been scheduled for tonight,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Gilbert , on Jul 11, 2020 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 2120 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program

Research institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 11, 2020 at 5:15 am | 3 comments | 2963 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2471 Views

SPORTS

'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams as it faces a growing budget...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by Nunya Biznuss, on Jul 10, 2020 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1748 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Fireworks suspected cause of detached garage fire on Fourth of July

Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters suspect that fireworks are to blame for a blaze in a detached garage backyard...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 9, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 4 comments | 3526 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'It's a moral imperative that we address it': Portola Valley council discusses racism, policing in wake of killing of George Floyd

The town of Portola Valley will begin engaging the community about police reform and racial inequality following a council...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by anon, on Jul 9, 2020 at 3:28 pm | 6 comments | 3269 Views
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