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MENLO PARK

PG&E nearly doubles fee for those who leave for 'clean energy' programs

The California Public Utilities Commission voted Dec. 17 to allow Pacific Gas & Electric Company to increase by 95 percent...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by PG&E Admirer, on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 12638 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County raises concerns over COVID-19 Delta variant

As the Delta strain jumps to the head of the line of COVID-19 variants, San Mateo County officials are urging unvaccinated...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Jul 14, 2021 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 12637 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E to begin restoring power in San Mateo County on Monday, but another shutoff could follow Tuesday

PG&E is expected to begin restoring power today (Oct. 28) to nearly 60,000 customers in San Mateo County who lost service...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 12604 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Tests show elevated bacteria levels at pop-up mini-park downtown

A project intended to spice up downtown has instead stunk it up, say people who spend time near the city's pop-up park on...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Local 2 or 3, on Sep 9, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 47 comments | 12592 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli reaches employee lawsuit settlement

Filoli has reached a confidential settlement to a lawsuit alleging age discrimination brought by four employees who were...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Rita , on Mar 10, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 33 comments | 12583 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: SB 9 applications start to trickle in

Atherton has received its first batch of SB 9 applications, with property owners seeking streamlined approval to subdivide...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Jlincoln, on Jun 10, 2022 at 12:18 pm | 40 comments | 12579 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 12577 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 12567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peter Carpenter running for Menlo Park fire board

Peter Carpenter has qualified for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District election on November 5, 2013. Peter Carpenter...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 44 comments | 12565 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 12518 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What's your view on high-speed rail?

Residents concerned about the impact of the California high-speed rail project on local towns have an opportunity to voice...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 80 comments | 12517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may raise county manager's pay to $300,000

The Board of Supervisors in San Mateo County is poised to hire on a permanent basis County Manager John Maltbie -- he's been...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:20 am | 37 comments | 12507 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: USGS site to hit the market

The federal government has decided to put the U.S. Geological Survey’s Menlo Park campus up for sale in the coming months....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2020
Last comment by Bobby, on Feb 25, 2020 at 12:40 am | 17 comments | 12494 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Kirtee Kapoor, 46, was a prominent attorney

Following the June 5 death of Kirtee Kapoor, a 46-year-old Menlo Park lawyer and father, many who knew him have expressed...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 12478 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Carbon dioxide emissions linked to mortality

In a groundbreaking study, Stanford University researchers have linked the increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide to an increase...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2008
Last comment by NoMoreBreadAndCircuses, on Jan 8, 2008 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 12470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park sued over car's collision with train

The aftershocks of a late April afternoon collision continue to ripple through Menlo Park a year later: Two women who had...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Result?, on Jun 21, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 36 comments | 12470 Views

SPORTS

The Peninsula's most protected trail is delightful. And it's growing. Here's what you need to know.

Hidden off a dirt road in the Skylawn Memorial Cemetery in the hills between San Mateo and Half Moon Bay is a pristine trail...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 12469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents and high school district divided over proposal to temporarily shift to credit/no credit grading system

There is a divide between those in the Sequoia Union High School District who want to stick to letter grades for the spring...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2020
Last comment by MP Resident, on Apr 16, 2020 at 10:20 pm | 22 comments | 12462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Officials pledge commitment to 'blended' rail system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by truth, on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 11 comments | 12456 Views

MENLO PARK

Sea level rise could cost area billions, countywide study finds

By 2100, the sea water that surrounds the San Francisco Peninsula is expected to rise anywhere from 17 to 66 inches, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 12 comments | 12448 Views
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