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Man arrested for Stanford Shopping Center drive-by shooting

A man who allegedly fired multiple gunshots during a drive-by shooting at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday evening has...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 23, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 3021 Views

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Decorated sheriff's deputy sues San Mateo County over workplace sexual harassment, assault

The only woman on the San Mateo County Sheriff's SWAT team, who leads the sex crimes unit, has filed a lawsuit in San Mateo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Nov 23, 2022 at 12:21 pm | 6 comments | 5314 Views

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Two drivers arrested on murder charges in Redwood City crash that killed parents of twin girls

Two drivers, including a 17-year-old, have been arrested and face second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by sheryl nonnenberg, on Nov 22, 2022 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 3715 Views

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Gunfire reported at Stanford Shopping Center, rounds hit restaurant and empty car

Palo Alto police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting on Monday, in which a person fired at least two rounds from...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Nov 22, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

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San Mateo County supervisors discuss options for sheriff's oversight committee

San Mateo County publicly discussed possibilities to establish an oversight committee for the county Sheriff's Office for...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Menlo 2024, on Nov 8, 2022 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2060 Views

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Menlo Balance switches up messaging, calls Measure V a 'pro-teacher' ballot initiative as election approaches

Nicole Chessari and Tim Yaeger, co-founders of Menlo Balance, are changing up their campaigning in order to fight what they...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Nov 4, 2022 at 4:16 pm | 144 comments | 7888 Views

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Letters to the editor: Toxicity in Portola Valley race, support for Anna Eshoo, Mary Hufty and Steve Lubin

This week, readers weighed in on the Portola Valley Town Council race and made a pitch for Anna Eshoo for Congress, Hufty...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2022
Last comment by Cyber Catch, on Nov 2, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 6 comments | 2645 Views

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Two candidates aim to represent largest district in San Mateo County

In the race for District 3 of the Board of Supervisors, Menlo Park City Council Member Ray Mueller and San Carlos City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by Local Voter, on Oct 26, 2022 at 3:46 pm | 12 comments | 10595 Views

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Editorial: Ray Mueller for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors District 3

Voters have two strong candidates for the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to choose from this November. We think Ray...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by SoodyQ, on Oct 24, 2022 at 9:32 am | 3 comments | 4556 Views

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For East Palo Alto landlords, Measure L would increase taxes

A measure to increase a business tax that would impact nearly all residential landlords who own property in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 23, 2022 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2168 Views

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Parent's lawsuit over Laurel School's PTO donations is headed to California appeals court

Laurel School staff filed an appeal to the 2021 lawsuit that alleged the principal and parent-teacher organization engaged...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 20, 2022 at 7:07 am | 17 comments | 6292 Views

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Editorial: Betsy Nash for Menlo Park District 4

We believe Betsy Nash, who has shown herself to be an energetic, forthright and engaged member of the City Council, is voters'...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Oct 17, 2022 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 2409 Views

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Community briefs: St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival is back, new school opens in EPA and more

In this week's community briefs, St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival in Menlo Park is returning on Oct. 14, Italian language school...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Oct 12, 2022 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 2427 Views

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Judge delays Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing

A federal judge on Monday ordered that the sentencing of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, scheduled for Oct. 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 5, 2022 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

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Live forum to explore East Palo Alto City Council candidates' views

East Palo Alto City Council hopefuls include the incumbent mayor; a minister and coach; a former teacher; two self-employed...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2022 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2743 Views

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Clerks in Menlo Park cited for selling alcohol to minors

Six clerks and servers in Menlo Park have been cited for the sale of alcohol to minors following a decoy operation by the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 29, 2022 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 3987 Views

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‘A waste of taxpayers' money’: Sheriff's lawyer questions nature of county probe into Batmobile case

As the investigation continues into the “Batmobile” case, the attorney for outgoing Sheriff Carlos Bolanos is alleging...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
Last comment by MP Father, on Sep 20, 2022 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments | 3607 Views

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Opponents kick off campaign against ballot initiative stripping Menlo Park council of rezoning powers

With Election Day approaching, Menlo Park Neighbors for Affordable Homes (MPNAH) has started canvassing and holding public...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2022 at 9:25 pm | 118 comments | 6564 Views

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Raising the barre: Dance school marks 75th anniversary

The Menlo Park Academy of Dance has always stayed on point — and en pointe. The academy, now the official school for Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 9, 2022 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

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Fearing for staff in the searing heat, Alpine Inn closes Tuesday, losing an estimated $25K in sales

Soaring temperatures on Tuesday forced the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley to close down. With no air conditioning at the historic...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 8, 2022 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 4133 Views
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