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Guest opinion: Don't build more apartments in Menlo Park

Menlo Park reader Sloan Citron writes that home ownership is the key to building a strong community, and that developers...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2022
Last comment by new guy, on Mar 3, 2022 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 4365 Views


Atherton: Thieves nab $86K worth of goods in January, but February has remained burglary-free

There haven't been any burglaries in town in February, but thieves took about $86,000 worth of goods during eight burglaries...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 3, 2022 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 6039 Views


In aftermath of mountain lion exemption, Woodside residents question council and staff’s judgment

Residents are criticizing the town of Woodside for trying to block housing development by claiming the town is a mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 1, 2022 at 11:52 am | 53 comments | 9359 Views


Guest opinion: California must not undermine the advance of clean energy

California state Sen. Josh Becker touts the big advancements in solar power across California, but raises concerns that changes...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 28, 2022 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 3935 Views


Rosotti's Alpine Inn to celebrate its 170th anniversary with Monday evening event

The Alpine Inn in Portola Valley will host a celebration for its 170th anniversary on Monday evening, Feb. 28. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Your serious, on Feb 28, 2022 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 5982 Views


Menlo-Atherton wrestler wins a state title

Menlo-Atherton senior Alexia Benoussan became Menlo-Atherton’s third girls state wrestling champion when she beat Los Gatos’...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Feb 28, 2022 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2863 Views


'Two of my favorite things for a moment collided,' Scott Wiener on Woodside, mountain lions and how other towns try to block housing

State Sen. State Wiener discusses ways Californians have tried to block housing initiatives and explains why he rolled his...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Feb 26, 2022 at 9:54 am | 16 comments | 5050 Views


Adult entertainers file class action lawsuit against Meta, alleging wrongful suppression of Facebook and Instagram traffic

A complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California uses the phrase "on information and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 25, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 4369 Views


Bay Area legislators back sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion

With the Russian Federation launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Rep. Anna Eshoo on Thursday denounced Russian President...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Feb 25, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views


Palo Alto neighborhoods littered with antisemitic flyers

Dozens of antisemitic flyers were found on Sunday morning around Palo Alto, one of many Bay Area cities where hate-based...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by private citizen, on Feb 24, 2022 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 3787 Views


State senator from Menlo Park seeks to expand free lunch program to children in daycare

California could expand its free public school meals program to also include children in daycare under a bill introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
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Santa Clara County could drop mask mandate soon

Residents of Santa Clara County could see the mask mandate lifted in a week if a key public health metric is met for seven...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by Kimberly Sweidy, on Feb 24, 2022 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2781 Views


A message from the publisher about the future of our sports coverage

We are going to suspend our sports coverage for the next few months and explore different, less expensive models. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views


Menlo Park: Traffic stop leads to arrests for drugs, weapons

A traffic stop in Menlo Park on Friday ultimately led to the arrest of three men in connection with various crimes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 22, 2022 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 6038 Views


Avalon Yoga International closes after nearly 40 years on Cal. Ave.

A nearly 40-year-old yoga studio on California Avenue has closed due to the rising cost of a new lease, leaving yet another...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Feb 21, 2022 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 3981 Views


'Be the freedom generation,' said Pence at Stanford College Republicans event

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Stanford students to be "the freedom generation" at an event hosted by the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 18, 2022 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 2974 Views


A homegrown museum brings Black history to life

Carolyn Hoskins has created a space where visitors can learn something new about the history and culture of Black America....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Merrily, on Feb 18, 2022 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2730 Views


'SMARTER': Newsom administration outlines future plans for COVID-19

Newsom's health secretary outlined a "SMARTER" preparedness plan, including stockpiling masks and tests. But has the state...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by ln, on Feb 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2956 Views


As COVID cases fall, school districts are dropping outdoor mask mandates

For the first time in two years, Menlo Park students are seeing each others' faces on playgrounds around campus. With the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Heather L Zimmerman, on Feb 18, 2022 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 3826 Views


A grassroots movement to preserve nature turns 50

When you see the foothills, mountains and Baylands of the Peninsula, you may think about the hiking, biking or riding trails...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2022
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Feb 17, 2022 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 4184 Views
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