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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 | 2185 Views

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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 | 386 Views

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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 | 1851 Views

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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. 234 Views

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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 | 2621 Views

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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 | 3690 Views

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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 | 1550 Views

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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 | 6372 Views

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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 | 2836 Views

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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 | 321 Views

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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 | 598 Views

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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 | 2232 Views

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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. 2423 Views

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

I'm proud that in 2017, the city of Menlo Park declared our values of inclusivity and diversity by passing a Welcoming City...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 2, 2018 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 750 Views

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San Mateo County plans 100-plus affordable apartments, child care center

San Mateo County has begun a process to contract with a developer to build at least 100 affordable housing units, a child...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 1, 2018 at 9:16 pm | 7 comments | 4644 Views

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New agency is bringing renewable energy to county

An assortment of elected officials from across San Mateo County crammed into two vans on a recent morning and headed inland....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Peninsula Clean Energy, on Nov 30, 2018 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 519 Views

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Eshoo to hold 'tele-town hall' meeting

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, will hold a tele-town hall on Tuesday evening when residents are invited to ask questions and...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by pre-wave cresting, on Nov 29, 2018 at 3:23 pm | 6 comments | 1262 Views

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Did CEO post on Mark Simon "hit-piece" swing election?

In September, Mark Simon asked me for information regarding the cost of my health insurance benefit for an election story...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 23, 2018
Last comment by Election Mother, on Nov 28, 2018 at 5:47 pm | 29 comments | 879 Views

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Measure W poised for last-minute win

With very few ballots remaining to be counted, San Mateo County's Measure W appears poised for a last-minute win, according...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by Nurse Irene, on Nov 28, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 15 comments | 3879 Views

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Monday update: Menlo Park council election results

The latest round of election results, released 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, show that Cecilia Taylor, Drew Combs and Betsy...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Hohalek, on Nov 20, 2018 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1148 Views
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