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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mysterious closed City Council meeting violates protocols and raises questions

Three members of Menlo Park's City Council have authorized a closed session meeting at 3:30 p.m. today (Oct. 12), when the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 5554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California pulls the plug on gas-powered leaf blowers under new law

Nearly three decades after Peninsula cities began implementing bans on gas-powered leaf blowers, the effort has found a foothold...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 2348 Views

WOODSIDE

Voter Guide: Measure A asks Woodside voters to decide on zoning changes to two parcels in town's center

Voters will decide this November whether to change zoning on two pieces of land in central Woodside to enable consideration...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Matt Garr, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are immigrants getting left out of California's rent relief?

Non-English speaking immigrants face some of the biggest hurdles to receiving California rent relief. Advocates say informal...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 693 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council mulls options to encourage commuters to ditch solo driving

It wasn't long ago when one of the most frequently cited problems with Menlo Park was its traffic. As Menlo Park recovers...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Mila Zelkha, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 1236 Views

WOODSIDE

Measure A asks Woodside voters to decide on zoning changes to two parcels in town's center

An initiative to allow for more outdoor community gathering spaces by amending zoning restrictions on some parcels in the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Grant H, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 104 Views

WOODSIDE

Campaign finance roundup: Contributions to Woodside's Measure A spark accusations; Real estate firm gives $10K to Menlo Park schools parcel tax

Campaign contributions are flowing into local ballot measures, including support for a measure that would allow for more...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
Last comment by Cathy Oyster, on Oct 14, 2021 at 4:50 pm | 9 comments | 4316 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries: A list of local residents who died recently

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Tina Enomoto, 71, Emmanuel Barbariol, 96, Noble Hancock, 99, George White...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Mimi McDowell, on Oct 14, 2021 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

New poll finds 71% of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined

Bay Area residents grappling with the high cost of living, growing homelessness and high taxes say the quality of life has...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 14, 2021 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 1911 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Measure B asks school district residents to increase parcel tax rate

Voters will decide the fate of a proposed parcel tax that Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) officials say is needed...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 13, 2021 at 8:36 pm | 14 comments | 2881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Vote no on Measure B, Menlo Park school district's latest parcel tax initiative

In a guest opinion, Mark Hinkle argues why Menlo Park City School District voters should oppose Measure B, a parcel tax increase...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Oct 12, 2021 at 8:10 pm | 13 comments | 2664 Views

SPORTS

New children's book by locally grown author encourages youth activism

Marissa McGee, a former elementary school teacher, was out shopping for shampoo one day when she saw something that bothered...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by , on Oct 12, 2021 at 6:22 am | 1 comment | 3046 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure B is the right solution for the future of Menlo Park's students

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Peter Carpenter writes why Menlo Park City School District voters should vote in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Oct 9, 2021 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2226 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure B is the right solution for the future of Menlo Park's students

Measure B is a long-term financial solution that allows Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) to continue delivering superior...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Public Education Supporter, on Oct 9, 2021 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 646 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 8, 2021 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 2769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

The counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and the City of Berkeley...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, on Oct 8, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3051 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by new guy, on Oct 8, 2021 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 3893 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside moves ballot measure election to November

A townwide election to allow for more outdoor gatherings in Woodside has been postponed to November because the first election...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 6, 2021 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 2323 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 6, 2021 at 8:21 pm | 23 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales: Atherton estate tops week's sales at $30.5M

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Atherton recorded the highest sale at $30.5 million for a six-bedroom...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
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