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MENLO PARK

A harrowing experience with COVID-19

Sequoia district advisor Rolando Bonilla shares his experience falling ill with COVID-19 at the same time as losing a family...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
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FICTION

'Where do we go from here?' documentary film festival explores Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy

To mark the national holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
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FICTION

'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

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 | 6334 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 7055 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5913 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 7954 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3700 Views

ATHERTON

Crime brief: Atherton police respond to weekend burglary

Police reported a burglary on Saturday evening in Atherton. It's the latest in a string of burglaries reported in town since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 12, 2021 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 4055 Views

MENLO PARK

Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol invasion rally faces backlash

Some people are threatening a boycott of a Menlo Park business after it came to light that its owner attended a pro-Trump...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Nanc, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:36 am | 71 comments | 17734 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: California's plan to bring many students back to school for in-person learning in careful stages

In an op-ed, Stanford professor and California State Board of Education president Linda Darling-Hammond writes about why...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park councilman announces run for Board of Supervisors

Weeks after being sworn in for a third term on the Menlo Park City Council, Councilman Ray Mueller announced on Jan. 5 he...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jan 10, 2021 at 12:22 pm | 7 comments | 7806 Views

MOVIES

Holiday Fund: Reimagining sexual health education in a digital world

Like many education-focused organizations, the pandemic and the shift from in-person to distance learning has forced Health...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

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 | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 3975 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries: A list of local residents who died recently

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Robert Capps, 63, Pat DiSibio, 88, Dorothy Gravelle, 95, Donald Young, 88,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2854 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Biennial homelessness count faces delays due to pandemic

Every other year, on one day in January, volunteers across the country come together before dawn to complete a federally...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2419 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A world turned upside down: Documenting an unreal year in photos

The past 12 months have been unlike any other. As the Almanac’s visual journalist captured this historic year, their images...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

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 | 5185 Views

ATHERTON

New East Palo Alto council member calls for more diverse leadership in Sequoia district

East Palo Alto Council member Antonio Lopez is asking the Sequoia Union High School District to hire more diverse leaders...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7057 Views
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