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THE LOCAL DISH

Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by Concerned Citizen in Menlo Park, on Mar 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2087 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants a crosswalk, median strip, bike lanes and parking on El Camino, but can't fit it all in

Menlo Park is holding off on removing parking spaces near Stanford University's new Middle Plaza project on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2022
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Mar 7, 2022 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park City Council Briefs: Expanded eligibility for affordable housing; Utilities tax for residents renewed

In this week's City Council meeting, Menlo Park expands preference criteria for Below Market Rate housing program; and maintains...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 6, 2022 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1893 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Progressives struggle for influence among California Democrats

Progressive activists have found themselves on the losing end of recent California Democratic Party fights over single-payer...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by pogo, on Mar 4, 2022 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 1573 Views

WOODSIDE

PG&E's flying tree-trimming work at Wunderlich Park in Woodside sparks safety concerns, citation from Cal Fire

Pacific Gas and Electric is accused of using a helicopter outfitted with a massive, multi-blade saw in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 3, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 3351 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 3331 Views

ATHERTON

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 | 4081 Views

WOODSIDE

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 | 7187 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 2657 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4266 Views

SPORTS

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 | 1536 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'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 | 3476 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2722 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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
There are no comments yet. 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1600 Views

SPORTS

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 | 1022 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4737 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2268 Views
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