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Martini madness: 5 Peninsula spots to shake up your cocktail hour

There is no shortage of interesting and delicious cocktails being served in the 650, but where can you find the best martinis?...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2023
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 11, 2023 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 4042 Views


San Mateo County Supervisors look to West Menlo Park sites to meet state housing quotas

With San Mateo County’s housing element returned for round two, the Board of Supervisors at a June 13 meeting looked for...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2023
Last comment by RGS , on Jul 4, 2023 at 3:41 pm | 9 comments | 6693 Views


What's going on with Hangar One? Google's Planetary Ventures offers updates on Moffett Field landmark

Those who frequently drive the stretch of Highway 101 that passes through Mountain View know that Hangar One looks a whole...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2023
Last comment by Kurt, on Jul 1, 2023 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 6813 Views


President Biden coming to Atherton Monday for a fundraiser

President Joe Biden will drop by Atherton on Monday, June 19, for a campaign fundraiser for the November 2024 Presidential...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2023
There are no comments yet. 5259 Views


California's budget whiplash: From a record-setting surplus to a massive shortfall in one year

After last year's excitement over how to spend a record $97.5 billion budget surplus, the state is now grappling with a $31.5...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2023
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jun 15, 2023 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 2108 Views


With deadline looming, Becker bills on privacy, clean energy advance in state Senate

State Sen. Josh Becker stood apart from most of his Democratic colleagues this week when he opted not to support this year's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2023
Last comment by Private citizen , on Jun 13, 2023 at 7:33 am | 6 comments | 2886 Views


Obituaries: Local residents who have died recently

Local residents who have died recently include Theodore Clarence Carlstrom, Jacob Pierce, Elizabeth Jeanne Doyle, Joan Hancock,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2023
Last comment by Les, on Jun 5, 2023 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1749 Views


Policymakers: Public transit will go over 'fiscal cliff' without more state dollars

As the upcoming state budget deadline looms over California, state policymakers warned Gov. Gavin Newsom that his ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2023
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 4, 2023 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 2012 Views


Landscaping project transforms an eyesore median on Woodside Road

After about a decade of dreaming and discussing, Woodside has a more welcoming appearance near the Interstate 280 overpass,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2023
Last comment by WP, on Jun 2, 2023 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 3172 Views


Almanac journalists honored for election coverage, land-use and local government reporting in statewide competition

Almanac journalists won accolades for their work in this year's California Journalism Awards, taking first place for reporting...

Original post made on May. 31, 2023
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 1, 2023 at 2:14 am | 3 comments | 3529 Views


9 ways to spend Memorial Day weekend on the Peninsula

Memorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial kickoff to summer for those too eager to wait for the solstice on June...

Original post made on May. 26, 2023
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 27, 2023 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 4535 Views


With safety in mind, Menlo Park reduces Middlefield Road to a three-lane road

The lanes on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park are being restriped between Ravenswood Avenue and Willow Road to make it a three-lane...

Original post made on May. 18, 2023
Last comment by Dawn1234, on May 24, 2023 at 10:25 am | 16 comments | 4398 Views


Appellate court rejects Elizabeth Holmes' motion to stay out of prison

In an order issued Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied a motion by Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to...

Original post made on May. 17, 2023
Last comment by Remenlo, on May 17, 2023 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views


A longtime Sacramento critic, Lydia Kou announces run for state Assembly

Palo Alto Mayor Lydia Kou, a staunch critic of California's approach to encourage more housing, announced on Monday that...

Original post made on May. 16, 2023
Last comment by Parent of Los Lomitas and La Entrada grads, on May 16, 2023 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 3232 Views


Faced with possible closure, Flegel's asks for help from the community

Flegel’s furniture store has been an institution in Menlo Park's downtown for 69 years, but now it's facing possible closure...

Original post made on May. 11, 2023
Last comment by ol' Homeboy, on May 15, 2023 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 6254 Views


How will Menlo Park pay for $4M quiet zone along train tracks?

At Tuesday night’s Menlo Park City Council meeting, residents came out in droves to support a quiet zone throughout the...

Original post made on May. 11, 2023
Last comment by Running hard to stay in place, on May 15, 2023 at 5:40 pm | 13 comments | 4433 Views


José Andrés' restaurant plan at risk as Stanford Shopping Center owner threatens suit over gas ban

The owner of Stanford Shopping Center is threatening to sue Palo Alto after the city had indicated that it will not allow...

Original post made on May. 10, 2023
Last comment by CyberVoter, on May 10, 2023 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 3883 Views


Menlo-Atherton High students hold protest march, call for de-escalation training following teen's arrest

On Wednesday afternoon, over 100 Menlo-Atherton High School students, teachers and community members protested the Atherton...

Original post made on May. 4, 2023
Last comment by Steve, on May 6, 2023 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 13376 Views


Woman charged for fatal wrong-way crash on I-280 last weekend

A 24-year-old Campbell woman has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and other felonies for a wrong-way crash that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2023
Last comment by Karl, on May 4, 2023 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 6214 Views


Lawsuits accuse San Mateo County of negligence, claim it was aware of sexual abuse

A now deceased probation officer who worked with young men and boys is at the center of 10 civil lawsuits recently filed...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2023
Last comment by Holly L., on May 3, 2023 at 3:02 am | 2 comments | 5503 Views
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