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Who buys electric cars in California — and who doesn't?

Shiny electric cars are parked in the driveways of affluent Palo Alto, Atherton homes, but is the trend gaining ground in...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2023
Last comment by Westbrook, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 4324 Views


Storm pushes San Francisquito Creek to its ninth highest recorded level

The San Francisquito Creek experienced one of its highest streamflow rates in the history of the San Francisquito Creek Joint...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2023
Last comment by DavidSoni, on Mar 23, 2023 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 3596 Views


Gusty storm claims a life: Tree falls on van in Ladera, killing the driver

The latest storm claimed a victim Tuesday, after a tree fell on a van, killing its driver. Thousands of Midpeninsula residents...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2023
Last comment by Jon Goulden, on Mar 22, 2023 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 10614 Views


Former community college head's preliminary hearing delayed again

The disgraced former San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor is challenging emails obtained during the investigation. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2023
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 22, 2023 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1460 Views


Lifted by federal funds, Palo Alto Airport prepares to welcome electric aircraft

When Palo Alto took over operations of its namesake airport from Santa Clara County nine years ago, the busy Baylands hub...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2023
Last comment by Westbrook, on Mar 7, 2023 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2084 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 Mar 4, 2023 at 4:03 am | 1 comment | 3178 Views


Windy weather and a car crash blamed for widespread power outages in Atherton, Menlo Park

Power outages hit affected thousands in neighborhoods throughout the Midpeninsula on Tuesday. In Atherton, roads were closed...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2023
Last comment by Westbrook, on Feb 25, 2023 at 1:39 am | 22 comments | 26459 Views


A place to (soon) call home: Demolition work begins on housing project targeted for people with disabilities

On Wednesday, community members came together to mark the start of demolition work at 525 E. Charleston Road in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2023
Last comment by Trish Bubenik, on Feb 21, 2023 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 4089 Views


BLM protestors march through Menlo Park, demand stop to police brutality in wake of Tyre Nichols’ death

Holding up signs and fists, dozens of protestors on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 11, rallied against police brutality in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2023
Last comment by Kamarlon Walker, on Feb 17, 2023 at 5:35 pm | 15 comments | 5167 Views


Since 2000, enrollment has fallen 76% in Ravenswood schools, report shows

Ravenswood school district officials are reporting a significant drop in enrollment over the years, due to charter schools...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2023
Last comment by Mark Gilles, on Feb 14, 2023 at 3:53 pm | 12 comments | 2775 Views


Terminated Meta content moderators worry about fake news flourishing in their absence

Nearly 200 Meta content moderators who used to work at the tech company’s Mountain View office and now work in Fremont...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by Frank Sterle Jr., on Feb 7, 2023 at 6:19 pm | 4 comments | 3647 Views


Palo Alto sued over delay in adopting housing plan

Two pro-housing groups are asking the court to limit Palo Alto’s control over approving development application because...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2023
Last comment by Liesel, on Feb 7, 2023 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 2089 Views


Missing-dog mystery sparks police investigation

Carolina Bruchilari thought her beloved German shepherd, Scott, would only be gone for two weeks when she entrusted him to...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Nanc, on Feb 4, 2023 at 8:33 pm | 2 comments | 7462 Views


Teachers share impact of flood damage at Las Lomitas Elementary

Some 20 classrooms and learning spaces at the K-3 school were damaged in the winter storms. Read the full story here

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 3, 2023 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 3223 Views


Here's what you need to know about the new teacher-housing project in Palo Alto

Plans are underway to break ground on an educator-housing project in Palo Alto, bringing affordable housing to teachers in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2257 Views


Child attacked by mountain lion in unincorporated San Mateo County

A child was attacked by a mountain lion in unincorporated San Mateo County, the Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 2, 2023 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 3350 Views


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 | 4335 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 | 3393 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 | 5368 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 | 2282 Views
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