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Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 8, 2021 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 4295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

The counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and the City of Berkeley...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, on Oct 8, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3470 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by new guy, on Oct 8, 2021 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 4674 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside moves ballot measure election to November

A townwide election to allow for more outdoor gatherings in Woodside has been postponed to November because the first election...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 6, 2021 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 2903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales: Atherton estate tops week's sales at $30.5M

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Atherton recorded the highest sale at $30.5 million for a six-bedroom...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 9565 Views

OTHER TOPICS

As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 6, 2021 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 13161 Views

FICTION

Elizabeth Holmes' defense challenges lab director's testimony about Theranos testing procedures

The defense for Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of the blood-testing company Theranos who is on trial for fraud, spent much...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3262 Views

MENLO PARK

Air quality advisory in effect Monday due to wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke from southern Sierra blazes will continue to bring haze to Bay Area skies through Monday, air district officials...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1734 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County begins offering vaccine boosters for eligible individuals

San Mateo County health officials on Friday, Oct. 1, began offering Pfizer boosters to eligible individuals at clinics countywide....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3700 Views

MENLO PARK

'Neighborhood Pizza Guy' takes pizza project to Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Next time you go to Cafe Zoe on a weekend, you may just be able to pick up a pizza too. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/10/01/neighborhood-pizza-guy...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by Concerned Citizen in Menlo Park, on Oct 4, 2021 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 4157 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: It's time for real protection of our green spaces in Menlo Park

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Bob Dickinson calls on "a ballot measure to enact enduring protection for our parks...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by Bob Dickinson, on Oct 4, 2021 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 2703 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cool Cafe at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center closes after 20 years

After closing in March 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, the Cool Cafe at Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Oct 4, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5074 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: How to get on board with Menlo Park's climate action plan

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park residents Brielle Johnck and Steve Schmidt write about questions they have in response to...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Oct 2, 2021 at 1:01 am | 12 comments | 1549 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Feldman's Books to celebrate new Curtis Street location

Feldman's Books, Menlo Park's 25-year-old and last remaining used bookstore, has relocated from one of the city's oldest...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by BookStore Volunteer, on Oct 1, 2021 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 3909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student COVID vaccinations: California becomes first state to require them for kids 12 and up

Gov. Gavin Newsom added COVID-19 to the list of diseases students must get a vaccination for to attend school. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by ln, on Oct 1, 2021 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newsom signs bill to strip badges from police officers who commit misconduct

In a major victory for advocates of police reform, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Thursday a bill that will allow the state...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Sep 30, 2021 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

State legislation expands independent study option for students, but few are enrolled locally

Although few students are now enrolled in the independent study programs that districts are required to offer, there's increased...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Big financial challenges ahead for Menlo Park schools

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Erik Burmeister and Sherwin Chen, president of the school...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Sep 28, 2021 at 1:51 pm | 12 comments | 4859 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How to get on board with Menlo Park's climate action plan

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park residents Brielle Johnck and Steve Schmidt write about questions they have in response to...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
Last comment by Betsy Roble, on Sep 28, 2021 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing catches four asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in Belle Haven School class

Belle Haven School students were quarantined earlier this month after four children in a single classroom tested positive...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 27, 2021 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 3713 Views
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