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Fire district candidates say race hinges on micromanagement versus progress

The race for a seat on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board is heating up, with incumbents Virginia Chang Kiraly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school superintendent Mary Streshly announces resignation amid calls for district to fire her

More than a month after Sequoia Union High School District's teachers union and 22 principals and top administrators called...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Angry Parent, 19 hours ago | 8 comments | 5899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraiser

Hand crafted wood Toy Fire Station silent auction to benefit Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade. Alice's Restaurant is...

Original post made by nancy wagner on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 21, 2020 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 68 Views

MOVIES

High schools will stay online for second quarter of the fall

Students in the Sequoia Union High School district will continue learning at home for the rest of the fall semester due to...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former longtime Ladera resident celebrates centennial birthday

Earlier this week, a small number of friends and relatives made their way to Aptos to celebrate the 100th birthday of Jean...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Thomas Beck, on Sep 19, 2020 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

MENLO PARK

Modified downtown street closures to last through February

A pilot program to close some areas of Santa Cruz Avenue and allow restaurants and retailers to spread onto the sidewalks...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2020 at 9:41 pm | 4 comments | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former longtime Ladera resident celebrates centennial birthday

Earlier this week, a small number of friends and relatives made their way to Aptos to celebrate the 100th birthday of Jean...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Linda Craig, on Sep 18, 2020 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Council passes commercial leaf blower ordinance

At its Sept. 8 meeting, the Woodside Town Council voted 6-1 to adopt an ordinance limiting the hours that commercial leaf...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by jgftw, on Sep 18, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a list of election debates, forums

We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2020 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2101 Views

MOVIES

Amid pandemic, California secretary of state details access to voting by mail or in person this November

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Wednesday described plans for voting access and safety this year during the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1513 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury raises red flags with private defender program

San Mateo County's private defender program, which has less than half the budget of the District Attorney's office, needs...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Bernie Lafayette, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 4933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district board candidate drops out of race, citing need for more elected 'voices of color'

Jacqui Cebrian, a candidate for the Sequoia Union High School District school board Trustee Area E, has announced that she...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Joan, on Sep 17, 2020 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 3238 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

New research hints at possible life on Venus

A landmark study published this week found a chemical suspended in the clouds of Venus that could be early proof of life...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Sep 17, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park

A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 17, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views

MENLO PARK

Project for new Belle Haven community center moves forward

The Facebook-funded proposal to build a new community center in Belle Haven moved forward Tuesday night, when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Sep 16, 2020 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2679 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County supervisors approve grant program for small landlords

A program to assist small landlords financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was approved Tuesday by San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 16, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

MENLO PARK

Locals challenge authenticity of former councilwoman's ballot designation

Two current and former City Council members in the area have challenged the three-word personal description that former Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by frugal, on Sep 15, 2020 at 10:25 pm | 27 comments | 4471 Views

AROUND TOWN

By Wednesday, Bay Area will be under Spare the Air alerts for 30 consecutive days

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Spare the Air alerts through Wednesday because of wildfire smoke,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Twentse, on Sep 15, 2020 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park district will apply for waiver to reopen public schools

The Menlo Park City School District will apply to California's waiver program in order to reopen elementary schools to kindergarteners...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Sep 14, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 7233 Views

MENLO PARK

Familiar names challenge incumbents for seats on fire board

There will be a contested election for two Menlo Park Fire Protection District board seats after two challengers qualified...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by Atherton Voter, on Sep 14, 2020 at 11:47 am | 67 comments | 2902 Views
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