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SPORTS

In race to vaccinate, could California see another surge?

Will California's bumpy vaccine rollout, more contagious coronavirus mutations, and decision to open up the state send COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 7, 2021 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 3080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Radio silence: As police encrypt dispatch transmissions, questions build on the public's right to know

Police departments throughout the Midpeninsula are following Palo Alto police, which on Jan. 5 abruptly announced it would...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 7, 2021 at 10:39 am | 6 comments | 8996 Views

AROUND TOWN

County to host Facebook event in Spanish addressing vaccine concerns

San Mateo County on Tuesday will host a Facebook Live event in Spanish to address community concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park police: No violent crime increase in 2020

When it comes to policing, 2020 was a unique year, according to an annual report from the Menlo Park Police Department detailing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Health Care to receive $16.8M to establish COVID-19 vaccination sites

Stanford Health Care will receive $16.8 million to distribute and administer COVID-19 vaccines at six sites throughout the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4027 Views

MENLO PARK

Pandemic recovery, housing and climate among Menlo Park City Council's top 2021 goals

The Menlo Park City Council met Saturday for its annual goal-setting meeting, ironing out its top priorities for the year...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by Teresa B, on Feb 5, 2021 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 4253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is police information ripe for abuse?

While private information might fall into the wrong hands when the public and the press listen to radio transmissions, there...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Feb 5, 2021 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 2711 Views

MENLO PARK

Katherine Strehl, Menlo Park civic volunteer and Willows resident, dies at 76

Katherine Strehl, a former Planning Commission member and longtime civic volunteer who lived in Menlo Park for 30 years,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2021 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 4654 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Highway 84 weekday shutdown beginning Monday

Beginning Monday, Feb. 8, Highway 84 in Woodside will be fully shut down between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays until the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 9653 Views

MENLO PARK

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley updates its plans for next season

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will push back the start of its 51st season to October, the arts organization recently announced....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2421 Views

MENLO PARK

Teacher housing plan moves ahead in Palo Alto

Santa Clara County is advancing its plan to build apartments for teachers in a neighborhood that is already undergoing a...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4968 Views

MENLO PARK

Tyler MacNiven returns to his Woodside roots via a long, adventurous route

For Woodside's Tyler MacNiven, the journey home has included a 2000-mile walk across Japan, an "Amazing Race" and diverse...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2520 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: What to expect in the year ahead

Housing and wildfires are top of mind for Maryann Derwin, Portola Valley's mayor for 2021. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/02/03/portola-valley-what-...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ulrich Aldag, on Feb 4, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 3873 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Health officials urge prioritizing older adults amid COVID-19 vaccine shortages

The scarcity of COVID-19 vaccine doses in the Bay Area has caused health officials to urge all health care providers to prioritize...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3567 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Despite months to prep, why California lags on COVID vaccination

Gov. Gavin Newsom says his administration has been planning for a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign for months. Why have...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4454 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo, Santa Clara counties now allowed to reopen still-closed K-6 schools

Four Bay Area counties can now resume in-person classes at all public K-6 schools after their rate of new coronavirus cases...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7649 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are modular homes the answer to Bay Area's affordable housing demand?

Prefabricated homes aren't new, but they've become an increasingly popular answer to the Bay Area's affordable housing crisis. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5523 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Jackie Speier introduces bill for Bay's environmental health

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, announced a bill on Thursday that seeks to use federal funding to improve...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2021
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Feb 3, 2021 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 3855 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves revised pool plans aimed at inclusion

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting Monday to approve revised designs for the pools planned...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 3, 2021 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 4951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sutter/Palo Alto Medical Foundation to open mass vaccination center

Gearing up for making more COVID-19 vaccines available to its members, Palo Alto Medical Foundation has signed an agreement...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2021
Last comment by magster, on Feb 3, 2021 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 19551 Views
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