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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's housing plan outlines ambitious push for more affordable housing

The city released a first draft of its 2023-31 Housing Element which details how it plans to add more than 3,800 housing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by JR, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 3578 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: SB 9 applications start to trickle in

Atherton has received its first batch of SB 9 applications, with property owners seeking streamlined approval to subdivide...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by PH, on May 20, 2022 at 12:31 pm | 34 comments | 8711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City restaurant owners reflect on ADA lawsuits

Peninsula restaurant owners react to a U.S. District Court judge's dismissal of an Americans with Disabilities Act case filed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 19, 2022 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 3055 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'

East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on May 19, 2022 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter guide: Sheriff Carlos Bolanos says as incumbent he's the 'most qualified person' for the job

Carlos Bolanos is in the midst of his first reelection campaign for San Mateo County Sheriff, a position he's held for almost...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on May 17, 2022 at 7:03 pm | 29 comments | 3051 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood district's plans for 90-unit apartment building faces pushback

Menlo Park residents are divided over an affordable workforce housing proposal for the Ravenswood City School District's...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on May 16, 2022 at 6:45 pm | 30 comments | 5181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness

What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Linda, on May 16, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 16, 2022 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter guide: Christina Corpus aims to change sheriff's office culture through community-based policing and transparency

For Christina Corpus being a woman in law enforcement has been a challenge since the beginning. She aims to change that culture...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jett, on May 15, 2022 at 9:42 pm | 6 comments | 2894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four candidates vie for the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

Four candidates are vying for the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in the June 7 primary election. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by Petra Karenter, on May 15, 2022 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2716 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council wants to study impacts of hundreds more housing units on SRI campus

After getting a request to go bigger on housing, the developer of the 63-acre SRI research campus outlined how the mixed-use...

Original post made on May. 14, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on May 14, 2022 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 2075 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

How the Peninsula's pastrami experts at The Refuge were inspired by French fine dining

Known for its pastrami, the Refuge's menu unexpectedly draws inspiration from Michelin-starred kitchens in Paris as much...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on May 13, 2022 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2169 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases draft housing plans for 2023-2031

Menlo Park released a draft 2023-2031 Housing Element document, providing a blueprint to build more housing and meet state...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1851 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents demand town fight state housing mandate

With potential changes, like a zoning overlay for townhouses, Atherton residents are feeling distressed about their town...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Law ‘n Order, on May 12, 2022 at 11:27 am | 88 comments | 16717 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: State housing mandates are problematic for Woodside

Longtime Woodside resident Karen Offen writes that SB 9 has received plenty of attention over curtailing local control, but...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
Last comment by Woodside Lifer, on May 11, 2022 at 7:59 pm | 24 comments | 3020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton Leo Club at Encinal Family Science Night

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club led a hands-on experiment for about 60 students at Encinal Elementary School for their Family...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on May. 11, 2022
There are no comments yet. 252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How bad is water use in California? March is the worst so far, up 19%

Ignoring urgent pleas from water officials, Californians used substantially more water after a record-dry three months gripped...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by lspw, on May 11, 2022 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 10, 2022 at 11:10 pm | 11 comments | 1900 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Supervisors OK hiring bonuses and other incentives in quest fill vacancies

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved new hire bonuses and other incentives to attract candidates...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Candice Hawley, on May 10, 2022 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 2378 Views

WOODSIDE

Fear is obscuring the benefits to more housing in Woodside

On April 25, my spouse and I attended a special meeting of the Woodside Planning Commission about the Housing Element of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2022
Last comment by Woodside Lifer, on May 9, 2022 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 567 Views
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