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MENLO PARK

The true health costs of gas-powered leaf blowers

As community members and physicians with expertise in child health, we offer our personal views on the health-related hazards...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by lelkins, on Apr 8, 2022 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA's Office to charge former community colleges chancellor with fraud

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office will bring fraud charges against former San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Apr 8, 2022 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views

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Police arrest three alleged robbers who pepper-sprayed, punched Macy's security officer at Stanford Shopping Center

Three women who allegedly pepper-sprayed and struck a loss-prevention officer at Stanford Shopping Center when he tried to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Apr 8, 2022 at 7:11 am | 3 comments | 3099 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Don't build more apartments in Menlo Park

Menlo Park has a strong and bustling residential climate. Along with other Bay Area communities, prices have increased dramatically...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on Apr 6, 2022 at 10:12 pm | 27 comments | 3522 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park district superintendent to resign his post at year's end

Superintendent Erik Burmeister is leaving the top job at the Menlo Park City School District by the end of the year. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 6, 2022 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 5379 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: New Menlo Park research building could accommodate 650 more employees

Tartlon Properties plans to bring a new five-story research and development building to an undeveloped portion of an 11.2-acre...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 6, 2022 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2205 Views

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Redwood City’s new storefront retail to end 'cannabis desert' in San Mateo County

In a city first, people will be soon able to shop for cannabis at retail stores in downtown Redwood City, where four local...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 5, 2022 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 6233 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Leo Club Veterans Giving Tree

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club proudly delivered gifts for over 30 Veterans in the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on Apr. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 412 Views

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Becker bill would restore public access to police radio communications

Police departments throughout California would be required to make their radio communications accessible to the press and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Apr 1, 2022 at 6:39 pm | 6 comments | 4134 Views

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Long COVID could have inequitable impact on Californians

Long COVID has affected perhaps millions of Californians. Health experts fear that the toll will be especially harsh for...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Stan, on Mar 31, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

MENLO PARK

Police seize 17 firearms from Menlo Park resident allegedly connected to local street gang

A Menlo Park resident allegedly connected to a local street gang was arrested for the second time in nine days on suspicion...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Lash, on Mar 31, 2022 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 6182 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside Town Council should stick with seven districts

Woodside resident Kevin Greenwood argues the town is misguided in its bid to switch from seven districts to five, and that...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 29, 2022 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2240 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Leo Club Veterans Giving Tree

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club proudly delivered gifts for over 30 Veterans in the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on Mar. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 392 Views

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Oak Knoll students stage peace walks to show support for Ukrainian children and other refugees

Menlo Park students staged peace walks on their school track this week to show solidarity with the estimated 4.3 million...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2338 Views

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Gov. Newsom makes his offer on gas tax rebate

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed $11 billion in a California tax rebate to offset high gas prices, including $400 debit cards...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 25, 2022 at 7:00 am | 3 comments | 1820 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental Committee member is 'disheartened' Atherton tabled ban on gas-powered leaf blowers

Atherton is holding off on any further restrictions on gas-powered leaf blowers until later this year, amid conflicting opinions...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Mar 22, 2022 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 3147 Views

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Six people arrested for purchasing alcohol for minors in Menlo Park

Six people were arrested on Saturday, March 12, for purchasing alcohol for minors, according to the Menlo Park Police Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Frozen, on Mar 22, 2022 at 1:15 pm | 10 comments | 7384 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's how state lawmakers want to help Californians facing high gas prices

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed pausing tax increase on gas sellers and Republican state lawmakers have pushed for suspending...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Mar 22, 2022 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 2526 Views

MENLO PARK

With reluctance, Menlo Park approves El Camino Real street development near Stanford's Middle Plaza project

In a reversal, Menlo Park City Council voted to remove parking spots by a strip of El Camino Real businesses to move forward...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2022 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 10607 Views

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Pedestrian fatally struck on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park Friday morning

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a northbound train between Watkins and Encinal avenues in Menlo Park on Friday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Steve_J, on Mar 19, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 6712 Views
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