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Clockwise, from top: A Menlo Park block party featured a popular virtual reality booth. Bread baker Fiona Strouts carries a tray of freshly baked loaves from her Portola Valley home toward her vehicle to take them to the farmers’ market. Military veteran James Mason in his apartment at Willow Housing, a new 60-unit complex for homeless and at-risk vets. Students play during recess at the newly opened Laurel School Upper Campus. A kindergarten student plays at Beechwood Elementary School, a private school for low-income families where teachers and students struggle with the area’s rising housing costs. An enclosed patio area for inmates at Maple Street Correctional Center in Redwood City. A construction worker at the Sequoia Housing project site, a new 90-unit senior housing complex on Willow Road in Menlo Park.

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