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Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Awatkins, on Feb 20, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 7 comments | 3792 Views


Planned county worker strike suspended pending agreement

A strike planned this week by San Mateo County employees has been averted by a tentative agreement between the county and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Scruggs, on Feb 12, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 913 Views


County workers' union plans two-day strike

Approximately 1,700 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union working for San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 6, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 6 comments | 1350 Views


College admissions program Jan. 16

Parents and students hoping to get the inside scoop on college admissions -- from both the admissions department perspective...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1493 Views


Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1052 Views


Guest opinion: Let's step up affordable housing funding

As the people who make up the middle class and backbone of our communities continue to be priced out of the housing market,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2019
Last comment by No More Pro Growth, on Jan 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm | 8 comments | 2102 Views


Home sales

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1141 Views


Horse DNA-testing service sets up shop in Menlo Park

"The only thing better than science is science with horses," Christa Lafayette, CEO of Etalon Diagnostics, said with a smile...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Emma, on Jan 14, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 3142 Views


How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods

The roots for one of the area's most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 503 Views


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 | 2027 Views


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. 313 Views


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 | 2803 Views


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 | 3887 Views


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 | 1675 Views


New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 16, 2018 at 7:57 pm | 49 comments | 6541 Views


BioCellection, co-founder win Pritzker Environmental prize

Entrepreneur Miranda Wang and BioCellection, the Menlo Park-based company she co-founded, have been named the winners of...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Beth, on Dec 14, 2018 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 3021 Views


Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers 'life-changing' educational help

Nine months ago, Upward Scholars student Isabel Guerra earned her living cleaning other people's houses. Now, she's an administrative...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 10, 2018 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 408 Views


Sequoia's 70 Strong partnership with PFS a failure

Now that the election is over, Sequoia Healthcare District CEO, Pamela Kurtzman, has revealed that the 70 Strong partnership...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Terms?, on Dec 7, 2018 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 1037 Views


Guest opinion: Help fight proposed rule that would harm immigrant families

The residents of Menlo Park must take action to protect our immigrant families by opposing one of the latest moves in the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by I'm not an original American., on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 2848 Views


How the end of cash bail could affect San Mateo County

In a step intended to treat people in the criminal justice system more fairly regardless of economic status and reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2932 Views
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