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WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to become a five-member body, but a ballot initiative might block it

Woodside Town Council will gradually move from a seven- to five-member body, but a resident, feeling the council has ignored...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Apr 14, 2022 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1980 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Strong winds take down multiple power lines and trees in Menlo Park

Strong gusts of wind took down power lines and trees across the Peninsula on Monday. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/04/13/strong-winds-take-down-mul...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2443 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three vaccine shots later

An exposure during the holiday COVID-19 surge had reporter Angela Swartz counting the days until she'd find out if her young...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by virginia, on Apr 13, 2022 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2643 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report: How the Stanford Wedge project will impact Portola Valley

A long-awaited environmental review of Stanford's proposed housing development found the project would not result in significant...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by PV Resident, on Apr 10, 2022 at 7:20 pm | 12 comments | 5562 Views

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 | 1413 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 | 2752 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3219 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 | 3719 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 | 5567 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 | 2384 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 7284 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 450 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 2175 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 | 6464 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 | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 436 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1906 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 | 3403 Views
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