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Jury convicts man for mailing bombs in act of revenge on officers

An Oakland man was found guilty earlier this week of sending bombs through the mail to take revenge on a corrections officer...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2020
Last comment by Ranchhand, on Oct 24, 2020 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 1898 Views

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Menlo Park council favors lowering speed limits citywide

Menlo Park could overhaul its speed limit system in favor of mandating slower speeds on city streets, possibly making it...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by ln, on Oct 23, 2020 at 6:20 pm | 12 comments | 2719 Views

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Alleged robber causes scare with replica handgun at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who reportedly had a gun at Stanford Shopping Center was arrested by Palo Alto police on Saturday for allegedly taking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by awatkins, on Oct 16, 2020 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 2235 Views

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Editorial: Elizabeth Lewis and Cary Wiest for Atherton City Council

The debate over whether Atherton should "detach" from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and contract out for emergency...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 14, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 2081 Views

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Here’s where you can vote in San Mateo County, from now through Election Day

Ballot drop boxes opened Oct. 5 throughout San Mateo County for the presidential election, in addition to three in-person...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Jade Butler, on Oct 14, 2020 at 5:21 am | 1 comment | 3889 Views

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Avenidas CEO Amy Andonian found safe

Avenidas CEO Amy Andonian has been found safe and unharmed by a family member, her mother, Sandra Carlson said on Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2849 Views

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Props to you, Californians: A preview of what's on your November ballot

California voters will directly decide the fate of 12 ballot propositions on their November ballot -- from taxes to rent...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by ElsaCampbell, on Oct 13, 2020 at 3:20 am | 3 comments | 3232 Views

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Elizabeth Lewis and Cary Wiest for Atherton City Council

Atherton doesn't always have a contested City Council election, but when it does, you can expect things to get lively. This...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2020 at 10:35 am | 3 comments | 392 Views

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Menlo Park school district's older students to return to classrooms starting Oct. 12

The Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) plans to have older students return to campuses on Oct. 12 and Oct. 19. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2020
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 6, 2020 at 8:57 pm | 7 comments | 4298 Views

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East Palo Alto: Man pleads not guilty for fatal shooting of woman last month

A 55-year-old Stockton man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges for the fatal shooting in East Palo Alto last month...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4082 Views

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'Mixed feelings' as young students return to campus in the Menlo Park school district

Oak Knoll Elementary students on Monday sprawled in front of lap desks on yoga mats placed next to colorful dots 6 feet apart....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Oct 2, 2020 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 7919 Views

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Heat, risk of fires, rip current pose danger in Bay Area this weekend

Weather will pose a danger to Bay Area residents starting Friday with a higher risk for rip currents at beaches and increased...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 1, 2020 at 11:47 pm | 6 comments | 2226 Views

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Protesters demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steve_J, on Oct 1, 2020 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 5176 Views

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Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a list of election debates, forums

We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Sep 25, 2020 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 3767 Views

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Menlo Park kindergartners and first graders to return to classrooms on Monday

The Menlo Park City School District will reopen for in-person classes for kindergartners and first graders starting on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 23, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 6118 Views

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Today: Special fire board meeting on the future of Community Crisis Management and district volunteer organizations

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is holding a virtual study session beginning at 4 p.m. today (Sept. 22) to discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 22, 2020 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

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Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraiser

Hand crafted wood Toy Fire Station silent auction to benefit Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade. Alice's Restaurant is...

Original post made by nancy wagner on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 21, 2020 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 206 Views

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Former longtime Ladera resident celebrates centennial birthday

Earlier this week, a small number of friends and relatives made their way to Aptos to celebrate the 100th birthday of Jean...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Thomas Beck, on Sep 19, 2020 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 3252 Views

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Former longtime Ladera resident celebrates centennial birthday

Earlier this week, a small number of friends and relatives made their way to Aptos to celebrate the 100th birthday of Jean...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Linda Craig, on Sep 18, 2020 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 495 Views

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Woodside: Council passes commercial leaf blower ordinance

At its Sept. 8 meeting, the Woodside Town Council voted 6-1 to adopt an ordinance limiting the hours that commercial leaf...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by jgftw, on Sep 18, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 2437 Views
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