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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, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 942 Views

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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, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 676 Views

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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 | 1217 Views

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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 | 5611 Views

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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 | 3455 Views

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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 | 4400 Views

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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 | 2407 Views

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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 | 2088 Views

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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 | 7908 Views

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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 | 2701 Views

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Two candidates aim to represent largest district in San Mateo County

In the race for District 3 of the Board of Supervisors, Menlo Park City Council Member Ray Mueller and San Carlos City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by Local Voter, on Oct 26, 2022 at 3:46 pm | 12 comments | 10640 Views

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Editorial: Ray Mueller for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors District 3

Voters have two strong candidates for the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to choose from this November. We think Ray...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by SoodyQ, on Oct 24, 2022 at 9:32 am | 3 comments | 4606 Views

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For East Palo Alto landlords, Measure L would increase taxes

A measure to increase a business tax that would impact nearly all residential landlords who own property in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 23, 2022 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2196 Views

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Parent's lawsuit over Laurel School's PTO donations is headed to California appeals court

Laurel School staff filed an appeal to the 2021 lawsuit that alleged the principal and parent-teacher organization engaged...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 20, 2022 at 7:07 am | 17 comments | 6328 Views

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Editorial: Betsy Nash for Menlo Park District 4

We believe Betsy Nash, who has shown herself to be an energetic, forthright and engaged member of the City Council, is voters'...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Oct 17, 2022 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 2443 Views

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Community briefs: St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival is back, new school opens in EPA and more

In this week's community briefs, St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival in Menlo Park is returning on Oct. 14, Italian language school...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Oct 12, 2022 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 2449 Views

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Judge delays Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing

A federal judge on Monday ordered that the sentencing of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, scheduled for Oct. 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 5, 2022 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1662 Views

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Live forum to explore East Palo Alto City Council candidates' views

East Palo Alto City Council hopefuls include the incumbent mayor; a minister and coach; a former teacher; two self-employed...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2022 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2764 Views

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Clerks in Menlo Park cited for selling alcohol to minors

Six clerks and servers in Menlo Park have been cited for the sale of alcohol to minors following a decoy operation by the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 29, 2022 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 4002 Views

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‘A waste of taxpayers' money’: Sheriff's lawyer questions nature of county probe into Batmobile case

As the investigation continues into the “Batmobile” case, the attorney for outgoing Sheriff Carlos Bolanos is alleging...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
Last comment by MP Father, on Sep 20, 2022 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments | 3629 Views
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