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Surf Air returns to San Carlos Airport

Surf Air is back at the San Carlos Airport. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/10/29/surf-air-returns-to-san-carlos-airport...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 5, 2019 at 9:19 am | 32 comments | 2502 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New mayor's priorities include affordable housing, Caltrain track separation plan

As Menlo Park's mayor for the coming year, Ray Mueller will play a role in shaping what gets put on the City Council's agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jan 4, 2019 at 8:11 am | 53 comments | 4123 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Measure W passes with razor-thin margin

Measure W, a half-cent sales tax in San Mateo County, barely cleared the super-majority voter threshold required to pass,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 3, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 68 comments | 1808 Views

WOODSIDE

Year in review: Respect for ethics, renters, pedestrians and neighbors in Woodside

The Woodside Town Council was busy in 2018, acting on ethics code reform, apartment dormers and safe routes to school, among...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by Canada resident, on Jan 2, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park firm developing device to stop postpartum bleeding

At a nondescript office nestled on Edison Way in North Fair Oaks, a small company is hard at work developing a medical device...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by SaraMP, on Jan 2, 2019 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 4186 Views

ATHERTON

Year in review: Atherton looks to the skies and its civic center grounds in 2018

Atherton had to go back to the drawing table after bids for construction of a new civic center complex came in 40 percent...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2018
Last comment by Funny, on Dec 31, 2018 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 3123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fiscal responsibility, high academic standards are key priorities for new board members

There will be some new faces looking out from the dais at Menlo Park City School District board meetings starting Dec. 11,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Enough Of The Nonsense, on Dec 30, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

An unblinking eye to accompany deputies on patrol starting in June

Encounters with Sheriff's Office deputies on patrol after June should result in video records of the experience stored in...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by 31 12 999, on Dec 28, 2018 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 1432 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Crosswalks in the cross hairs

"Basically everything is driven by the notion that we're all supposed to stay alive, and there's no amount of convenience...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by awatkins, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 2151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton police treat kids in need to a holiday shopping spree

It was an experience they could only have dreamed about: Eight local kids were taken on a holiday shopping spree at Target...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by God Bless, on Dec 25, 2018 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three deaths prompt county hearing on Taser use

In the wake of three deaths involving Taser stun gun use by law enforcement officers in San Mateo County this year, the county...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 24, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 19 comments | 2298 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Who is Menlo Park? The answer is in our values

Like many cities in the Bay Area, Menlo Park faces some daunting challenges, from income disparities to traffic congestion....

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Dec 24, 2018 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 3335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teachers, four stories

The many area teachers who are struggling to remain in their classrooms while keeping a roof over their heads despite the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Dec 24, 2018 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 2211 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overnight parking enforcement lifted for holidays

Menlo Park residents hosting guests for the holidays now have one less source of stress. Now through Jan. 2, people who park...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2018
Last comment by Elizabeth , on Dec 23, 2018 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 2320 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FPPC-BART-SamTrans-Measure W

An article in yesterday's San Mateo Daily Journal, "Watchdog calls for prosecution of BART for campaign violations" promises...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2018
There are no comments yet. 208 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford sues Santa Clara County over housing law

Stanford University on Wednesday filed two lawsuits against Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, charging county officials...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 22, 2018 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2546 Views

MOVIES

Cheney day blues

At one of many turning points in the historical drama "Vice," Lynne Cheney protests to her husband, Dick, not to pursue a...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Citizen of the world , on Dec 22, 2018 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 778 Views

SPORTS

M-A state football title brings school community together

Menlo-Atherton High School had a great week. Former M-A student and lead singer of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by ArdleyA-78, on Dec 21, 2018 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 2215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Housing insecurity

It has been financially difficult for local teachers to live in the area since housing prices exploded in recent years. Teachers...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Andrew Lee, on Dec 21, 2018 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 3641 Views

OTHER TOPICS

With record demand, food bank's funding falls short

It's turning into an annual problem -- despite the booming local economy, Bay Area food banks are again dealing with too...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 20, 2018 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views
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