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Update: Supervisors ask for noise study on San Carlos Airport

Supporters of the San Carlos Airport filled a San Mateo County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, March 8, but they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ron, on May 1, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 128 comments | 4734 Views

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Supporting a carbon pricing policy is the right thing to do.

Momentum is finally shifting towards mitigation of climate change. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

Original post made by Flavia Franco on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 5 comments | 281 Views

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Tuesday: Board of Supervisors update on San Carlos Airport issues

An update on San Mateo County's study of "aircraft disturbance" at the San Carlos Airport is on the agenda for the Board...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 27, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 32 comments | 2213 Views

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Menlo Park: Sharon Heights fire leaves 50 temporarily homeless

A structure fire reported just after midnight on Saturday (April 23) in a Sharon Heights apartment complex in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 26, 2016 at 9:02 am | 12 comments | 4269 Views

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CHP seeks public's help with fatal hit-and-run

The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle involved with a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 1252 Views

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Former San Mateo Deputy Sheriff Gets Long Sentence for Molesting a Girl in Santa Clara County

Former deputy sentenced for molestation April 16, 2016, 05:00 AM An ex-San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced...

Original post made by Santa Clara Gets it Right on Apr. 16, 2016
Last comment by Deputy of Munks, on Apr 18, 2016 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 189 Views

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Menlo Park: Rising housing costs threaten private school for low-income families

Every morning, Konstance Kirkendoll leaves her San Leandro home at 7 a.m., with her two children, an 8-year-old and a 3-month-old,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 15, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 20 comments | 3920 Views

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Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by SVOS, on Apr 14, 2016 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 104 Views

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Menlo Park police: Woman recants allegation of rape

The woman who accused Hayward man of rape in a vehicle in the vicinity of the Dumbarton Bridge in Menlo Park has recanted...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 1731 Views

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Court ruling gives big boost to California high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle last week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 10, 2016 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 431 Views

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Surf Air expands to San Jose airport

Surf Air, the airline that has sparked thousands of complaints from Midpeninsula residents who said its turbo-prop planes...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:38 pm | 11 comments | 2725 Views

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New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 6, 2016 at 7:33 am | 37 comments | 1849 Views

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Peter Ohtaki to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki said he plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat now held by...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ohtaki's a regionalist, on Mar 30, 2016 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 439 Views

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Survey: Most want above-ground parking facility

About two-thirds of Menlo Park residents support an above-ground parking facility, according to a new city survey by Godbe...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 4 comments | 400 Views

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Former ABAG official sentenced in $3.9 million embezzlement

A former finance official with the Association of Bay Area Governments was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco on...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Mar 26, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1127 Views

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Donald and Ted take aim at each other's wives

From Donald Trump's personal Twitter account: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/712457104515317764 "Lyin' Ted...

Original post made by donald on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Feel the Bern, on Mar 25, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 9 comments | 245 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier would crack down on 'burner' phones

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, is trying to crack down on "burner" phones – unregistered pre-paid cellphones...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 752 Views

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When will mail-in ballots arrive?

Does anyone know when the mail-in ballots arrive for the May 3, *MAIL IN ONLY* election? Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made by Train Fan on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 362 Views

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Woodside green lights new complex for Jackling House site

It's been rare in recent months to hear praise for Woodside's residential design review procedures, but acclaim was heard...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 322 Views

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County looks at adding billboards to public land

A report from County Manager John Maltbie caught the attention, and sparked the ire, of the Committee For Green Foothills'...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 26 comments | 2747 Views
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