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Fires point to risky conditions in Ravenswood Triangle by Sue DremannA 60-acre grass-and-marsh area with homeless encampments, most of which is supposed to be protected habitat for endangered species, has been besieged by 23 fires this year.
The Almanac | 8 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Prop. 13 reform could be big boost to county's tax revenue, study says by Kate BradshawOne of the major ballot initiatives facing voters in November will be the Schools and Communities First initiative. A new study found that San Mateo County would generate the most tax revenue per capita in the state if it passes.
The Almanac | 9 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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High school teachers worry about returning to campus by Tyler CallisterMany Sequoia Union High School District teachers are raising concerns about reopening school campuses this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to Edith Salvatore, president of the Sequoia District Teachers Association.
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What does fine dining look like during a pandemic? by Elena KadvanyThe Village Pub reopened in Woodside in June. While many of the signature touches of the Michelin-starred restaurant are back, much has changed in the age of COVID-19.
The Almanac | 10 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Woman arrested in 1993 homicide of her daughter by Sue DremannTwenty-seven years after a 3-year-old girl was found unresponsive in her family's East Palo Alto home, investigators have arrested her mother in connection with her homicide, police said Wednesday.
The Almanac | Jul 9, 2020 10:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tonight: Virtual discussion on neighborhood racism in Menlo Park by Kate BradshawA virtual discussion titled "Let's Talk About Racism: When Neighbors Racially Profile Neighbors" has been scheduled for tonight, July 9, at 7 p.m. in response to a Menlo Park mother's Nextdoor post.
The Almanac | Jul 9, 2020 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams by Elena KadvanyAfter the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams as it faces a growing budget deficit.
The Almanac | Jul 9, 2020 6:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Menlo Park: Fireworks suspected cause of detached garage fire on Fourth of July by Julia BrownMenlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters suspect that fireworks are to blame for a blaze in a detached garage backyard living space in Menlo Park on the Fourth of July.
The Almanac | Jul 8, 2020 10:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program by Gennady Sheyner, Kevin Forestieri and Lloyd LeeResearch institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection Program, with some recipients getting loans of over $5 million, according t
The Almanac | Jul 8, 2020 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Community brief: Atherton seeking volunteers for Rail, Environmental Program committees by Tyler CallisterAtherton's city council made a variety of new commission and committee appointments at its June 17 meeting, but the town still has open spots to fill on the Rail and Environmental Programs committees.
The Almanac | Jul 8, 2020 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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