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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Big new house OK'd despite neighbors' objections

A controversial plan to demolish a one-story single family home and build a 4,900-square-foot, two-story, Spanish-style house...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Yellow Dog Real Estate, on Jul 28, 2017 at 7:42 am | 18 comments | 8078 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman Kirsten Keith dominates early campaign fundraising

One potential candidate for Menlo Park's upcoming City Council elections has raised far more money for her campaign than...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by will of the people, on Aug 6, 2018 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 8076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andrea Mitchell caught on CNBC Lying about Mitt Romney

CNBC, the über-liberal propaganda arm of the Obama Administration, once again gets caught lying about Governor Romney and...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Palmer S, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 8076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia board revises charter school offer

The board of the Sequoia Union High School District voted 4-1 Wednesday (April 1) to approve a revised and "final offer"...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Apr 10, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 48 comments | 8075 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

President Outgunned

If the media would’ve been straight with us, the American citizens, we would not have been in a situation like this, where...

Original post made by Harry Roussard on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by ObamaCare jobs, on Mar 7, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 33 comments | 8075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Driver struck in head with bicycle lock

A man driving along El Camino Real pulled over after a bicyclist threw something at the car, according to Menlo Park police,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 21 comments | 8069 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto man found not guilty of 2013 murder

An East Palo Alto man who was arrested during the "Operation Sunny Day" sweep was found not guilty Thursday of murdering...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 8067 Views

OTHER TOPICS

In Trump's wake: Locals take leadership role in campaigns to elect Democrats

The Republican party controls 33 state legislatures, dominance that did not happen overnight or by accident, but the election...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by NOT as nasty, on May 22, 2017 at 10:28 am | 28 comments | 8064 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Target temporarily closes dozens of stores nationwide, including multiple Peninsula locations

Target has temporarily closed dozens of stores throughout the country, including multiple Peninsula locations, following...

Original post made on May. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 1, 2020 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 8063 Views

ATHERTON

Grand jury urges county cities to prepare for crushing pension costs

Few budget-eating monsters weigh as heavily on the financial futures of California cities as a notably unsexy pest: pension...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 19 comments | 8063 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Feds charge resident with bank fraud

Federal authorities have charged Portola Valley resident Mark Migdal and a co-defendant from Hillsborough with bank fraud...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Interested onlooker, on Oct 3, 2016 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 8061 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park closing downtown Santa Cruz Avenue to traffic for fitness event

As part of its efforts to attract more people downtown, the city of Menlo Park is hosting a "Family Fitness Extravaganza"...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by baysider, on Aug 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 22 comments | 8057 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Facebook's 'Willow Village' gets closer look

What's been called the biggest development ever in Menlo Park will be getting a closer look from the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Fees are not revenue, on Apr 4, 2018 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 8057 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission recommends approval of plans to cut down 99 heritage trees

The Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission recommended Aug. 31 that requests to cut down 99 heritage trees on three...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Trees!, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:15 am | 27 comments | 8056 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Medical Center, county to pay $11.4 million for false Medicare claims

San Mateo County Medical Center and the county have agreed to pay $11.4 million to reimburse Medicare after inappropriately...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Aug 11, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 8055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council agrees to plastic-bag ban

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed on Wednesday to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early returns show Christina Corpus in lead against incumbent Sheriff Carlos Bolanos

The mood was buoyant as supporters trickled out of Christina Corpus's election night watch party. In one of the county's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Holly L., on Jun 23, 2022 at 4:34 pm | 48 comments | 8053 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 8053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton resident, prominent attorney Margaret Gill dies at 80

A groundbreaking corporate lawyer in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, as well as a beloved wife and mother, Atherton resident...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Apr 28, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 8052 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Firefighters return from Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts

Some of the Bay Area firefighters who have been helping with water rescue efforts in Texas in response to flooding from Hurricane...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2017 at 2:57 am | 5 comments | 8051 Views
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