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Menlo Balance initiative faces council scrutiny, resident complaints

Menlo Balance's initiative to prohibit the Menlo Park City Council from redesignating lots zoned for single-family homes...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Rachel, 23 hours ago | 8 comments | 2292 Views

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Woman in critical condition after being struck by SamTrans bus in Menlo Park

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a SamTrans bus on El Camino Real in Menlo Park during...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 29, 2022 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 2367 Views

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Early returns show Christina Corpus in lead against incumbent Sheriff Carlos Bolanos

The mood was buoyant as supporters trickled out of Christina Corpus's election night watch party. In one of the county's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 23, 2022 at 4:34 pm | 48 comments | 5005 Views

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Incumbent San Mateo County sheriff concedes to challenger Christina Corpus

Conceding the primary race, incumbent Sheriff Carlos Bolanos congratulated his opponent Christina Corpus Thursday after early,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 17, 2022 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 2831 Views

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Boy, 15, dies in East Palo Alto shooting Monday night

A 15-year-old boy died in a shooting Monday night in East Palo Alto, according to police. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/06/14/boy-15-dies-in-east-p...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 15, 2022 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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How Newsom would close the achievement gap in California schools

Gov. Gavin Newsom advocates "completely reimagining" California's schools to equalize academic outcomes, but will it work? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Jun 15, 2022 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1458 Views

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PG&E warns of possible outages, urges preparation for Friday heat

PG&E is encouraging customers around the Bay Area to prepare for excessive heat on Friday that could contribute to power...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on Jun 11, 2022 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 1711 Views

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Voter guide: Sheriff Carlos Bolanos says as incumbent he's the 'most qualified person' for the job

Carlos Bolanos is in the midst of his first reelection campaign for San Mateo County Sheriff, a position he's held for almost...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 8, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 45 comments | 5791 Views

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In town hall, local Congress members talk about gun violence prevention

In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Rep. Anna Eshoo held a virtual town hall Friday with Rep. Mike Thompson...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 6, 2022 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1484 Views

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After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve' from California state officials

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 4, 2022 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 1727 Views

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Driver killed in high-speed crash on University Avenue

A car going at a high speed crashed and split into two pieces on University Avenue in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 4, 2022 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 2781 Views

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Ravenswood's Measure I campaign raises $7K, spends $13K

The latest campaign finance reports were released this week. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/05/28/ravenswoods-measure-i-campaign-raises-7k-spends-13...

Original post made on May. 28, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on May 28, 2022 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 1495 Views

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Police to increase presence at schools this week in response to massacre at school in Texas

Local police departments plan to deploy more officers around campuses this week. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/05/25/police-to-increase-presence-a...

Original post made on May. 25, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 25, 2022 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1847 Views

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Redwood City restaurant owners reflect on ADA lawsuits

Peninsula restaurant owners react to a U.S. District Court judge's dismissal of an Americans with Disabilities Act case filed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 19, 2022 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 4683 Views

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East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'

East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on May 19, 2022 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 2175 Views

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Ladera couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness

What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Linda, on May 16, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

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Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 16, 2022 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 1905 Views

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Voter guide: Christina Corpus aims to change sheriff's office culture through community-based policing and transparency

For Christina Corpus being a woman in law enforcement has been a challenge since the beginning. She aims to change that culture...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jett, on May 15, 2022 at 9:42 pm | 6 comments | 6479 Views

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Four candidates vie for the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

Four candidates are vying for the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in the June 7 primary election. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by Petra Karenter, on May 15, 2022 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 8371 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Leo Club at Encinal Family Science Night

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club led a hands-on experiment for about 60 students at Encinal Elementary School for their Family...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on May. 11, 2022
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