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Venture capital firm has leased historic Oasis building

The Oasis, a beloved restaurant and bar with wooden booths and an outdoor beer garden that shuttered last year has been leased...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 29, 2019 at 8:17 pm | 16 comments | 5562 Views


New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 25, 2019 at 3:40 pm | 7 comments | 5020 Views


$875,00 Lawsuit Settlement to Sewer General Manager

Oh my goodness ! How in the world does one man deserve a settlement of $875,000? That's incredible! Daniel Child was...

Original post made by Observer II on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 24, 2019 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 601 Views


Menlo Park neighborhood hit with auto burglaries

Menlo Park police received reports of five auto burglaries that occurred in the same general vicinity during the early morning...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Law abiding citizen, on Aug 24, 2019 at 12:00 am | 7 comments | 4617 Views


San Mateo County property values reach record highs

San Mateo County's property assessment roll increased for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the ninth consecutive year of upward movement. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by oceanflea , on Aug 22, 2019 at 8:10 pm | 10 comments | 4859 Views


'Village People' prepare to close up shop

Village Stationers, a family-owned stationery store with locations in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be closing its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Aug 14, 2019 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 3235 Views


Ravenswood could embark on districtwide naming process

Community concern about losing East Palo Alto's recognition of Cesar Chavez with the phasing out of a middle school named...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by ex resident, on Aug 13, 2019 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 2128 Views


Portola Valley rape suspect convicted on all seven counts

A San Francisco man was found guilty by a jury in Redwood City on Thursday (Aug. 8) of the forcible rape of his girlfriend...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2664 Views


Customers follow their noses to Michoacán Market's charcoal-grilled chicken

When Janet and Ruben Robles first started cooking whole chickens to bring in more business to their Menlo Park market, they...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Yummo, on Aug 8, 2019 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 2408 Views


Peninsula beekeepers divided on the best way to fight a plague

It's not a matter of ==I if== but of ==I when== varroa mites will invade a beehive. But what should beekeepers do, if anything,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Aug 7, 2019 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2156 Views


Troubled Water

Almanac reporter Kate Bradshaw spent more than a year following the story of the Palo Alto Park Mutual Water Company and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 3, 2019 at 11:11 am | 24 comments | 3331 Views


Pay hike for Atherton city manager

Atherton City Council members voted on July 17 to award City Manager George Rodericks a pay increase of about 7%, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Ok, on Aug 1, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 3 comments | 1718 Views


Troubled water: Local water company faces allegations of election fraud and company mismanagement

The day he left East Palo Alto to attend his grandmother's funeral across the country, Justin Turner's water was shut off. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
There are no comments yet. 702 Views


Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital opens new facility in North Fair Oaks

"It's not far, and it's far better," the Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital says in its explanation for its recent move from a...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by East Palo Alto Mom, on Jul 29, 2019 at 4:53 pm | 4 comments | 2744 Views


Menlo Park school board member trades her post for a teaching position

Caroline Lucas will resign from the Menlo Park City School District board, effective Aug. 1, to take a teaching role within...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2019 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 2947 Views


Man who allegedly assaulted woman in Menlo Park pleads not guilty

A Redwood City man who allegedly grabbed a woman and pinned her against a wall in Menlo Park on Monday (July 22) has pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views


San Mateo County supervisors consider revised policy following Taser death

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is revising its use-of-force policy, including use of Taser stun guns, following the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 24, 2019 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2522 Views


Woodside: Motorcylist killed on Friday identified

The motorcyclist killed in a collision with a tow truck on Highway 84/La Honda Road on Friday (July 19) has been identified...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Joseph, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2888 Views


Skyline murder suspect to receive mental evaluation

Malik Dosouqi, the Pacifica man charged with two murders along Skyline Boulevard in June, will be evaluated by doctors about...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Name withheld, on Jul 19, 2019 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1917 Views


Atherton: City Council to discuss options for easing traffic in town

Traffic mitigation and a proposal for new police body cameras are among the items on tonight's (July 17) Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Question, on Jul 19, 2019 at 9:24 am | 4 comments | 1573 Views
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