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Local group pushing for sheriff oversight questions recent deaths at county jail

After two people died after being at Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City, a group pushing for civilian oversight...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 16, 2023 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 5244 Views


New San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus to be sworn in Saturday

The first Latina sheriff in the history of San Mateo County will be officially sworn in on Saturday at an inauguration ceremony...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Clevenger, on Jan 8, 2023 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 4063 Views


Menlo Park council member Ray Mueller and residents speak out against delaying the appointment of his successor

Residents and Menlo Park City Council Member Ray Mueller are pushing back against the decision to delay the appointment of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Kobayashi Maru , on Jan 7, 2023 at 5:12 pm | 20 comments | 6130 Views


New San Mateo County supervisors seated as board extends emergency proclamation for storms

Two new members were welcomed to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors during the board's first meeting of 2023 on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by Onnolee Trapp, on Jan 4, 2023 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 3007 Views


San Mateo County health official offers tips when returning to flooded areas

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow warned residents Sunday that floodwater poses health and safety risks for...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2023
Last comment by KMOFFEN, on Jan 2, 2023 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 4255 Views


East Palo Alto breaks ground on University Avenue pedestrian overcrossing

A long-awaited pedestrian-bicycle overcrossing that's expected to make for safe passage over U.S. Highway 101 at University...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Dec 29, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 4475 Views


A water leak damaged her business. Now a local tailor hopes people will return.

Savannah Tailoring has had a rough few months, but its proprietor awaits a more prosperous new year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Frozen, on Dec 28, 2022 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views


Martha Barragan edges out Webster Lincoln in East Palo Alto City Council race

The tense race for two open seats came down to just 19 votes between Martha Barragan and Webster Lincoln. In the end, it...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 11, 2022 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 3043 Views


Menlo Park hosts tree lighting event, bringing back the holiday tradition for the first time since COVID

Menlo Park's tree lighting event was held for the first time since 2019 in Fremont Park on Friday, Dec. 2. The event included...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3328 Views


Following Ray Mueller's electoral victory, Menlo Park seeks replacement for District 5 council seat

Following Council member Ray Mueller’s election to the San Mateo Board of Supervisors and subsequent resignation, the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Dec 7, 2022 at 4:03 pm | 6 comments | 3957 Views


Ravenswood school district inks agreement to lease out district office site for high-density development

The Ravenswood City School District is one step closer to leasing out its district office, which could potentially bring...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by MP Father, on Dec 2, 2022 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3871 Views


Community briefs: Jeanie Ritchie grants winners announced, Menlo Park tree lighting and more

In this week's community briefs, upcoming holiday events, Menlo Park district grant winners announced and more. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by Alex Beltramo, on Dec 2, 2022 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 3142 Views


Beavers may help lessen damage from drought, Stanford research finds

Climate-driven droughts that create water-quality issues are proving to have a formidable foe: beavers. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Your serious, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2963 Views


Decorated sheriff's deputy sues San Mateo County over workplace sexual harassment, assault

The only woman on the San Mateo County Sheriff's SWAT team, who leads the sex crimes unit, has filed a lawsuit in San Mateo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Nov 28, 2022 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 7844 Views


Man arrested for Stanford Shopping Center drive-by shooting

A man who allegedly fired multiple gunshots during a drive-by shooting at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday evening has...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 23, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 5399 Views


Two drivers arrested on murder charges in Redwood City crash that killed parents of twin girls

Two drivers, including a 17-year-old, have been arrested and face second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by sheryl nonnenberg, on Nov 22, 2022 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 6999 Views


Gunfire reported at Stanford Shopping Center, rounds hit restaurant and empty car

Palo Alto police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting on Monday, in which a person fired at least two rounds from...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Nov 22, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 3615 Views


San Mateo County supervisors discuss options for sheriff's oversight committee

San Mateo County publicly discussed possibilities to establish an oversight committee for the county Sheriff's Office for...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Menlo 2024, on Nov 8, 2022 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 3101 Views


Menlo Balance switches up messaging, calls Measure V a 'pro-teacher' ballot initiative as election approaches

Nicole Chessari and Tim Yaeger, co-founders of Menlo Balance, are changing up their campaigning in order to fight what they...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Nov 4, 2022 at 4:16 pm | 144 comments | 9216 Views


Letters to the editor: Toxicity in Portola Valley race, support for Anna Eshoo, Mary Hufty and Steve Lubin

This week, readers weighed in on the Portola Valley Town Council race and made a pitch for Anna Eshoo for Congress, Hufty...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2022
Last comment by Cyber Catch, on Nov 2, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 6 comments | 3576 Views
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