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AROUND TOWN

After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve' from California state officials

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Enough, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 1122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood's Measure I campaign raises $7K, spends $13K

The latest campaign finance reports were released this week. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/05/28/ravenswoods-measure-i-campaign-raises-7k-spends-13...

Original post made on May. 28, 2022
Last comment by Enough, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 376 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park ballot initiative seeks to put single-family rezoning to a vote

An initiative proposed by local group Menlo Balance seeks to make the rezoning of single-family homes in Menlo Park require...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Iris, 10 hours ago | 11 comments | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter guide: Sheriff Carlos Bolanos says as incumbent he's the 'most qualified person' for the job

Carlos Bolanos is in the midst of his first reelection campaign for San Mateo County Sheriff, a position he's held for almost...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on May 27, 2022 at 7:10 pm | 30 comments | 3319 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 May 26, 2022 at 12:51 pm | 35 comments | 9128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver killed in high-speed crash on University Avenue

A car going at a high speed crashed and split into two pieces on University Avenue in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by gina, on May 26, 2022 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 2281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PSA: make right-hand turns from the right-most lane. It's the law.

Background: Today, I was taking my child to Encinal Elementary school in the morning. As part of my drive, I take Middlefield,...

Original post made by Scott on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by pogo, on May 26, 2022 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police to increase presence at schools this week in response to massacre at school in Texas

Local police departments plan to deploy more officers around campuses this week. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/05/25/police-to-increase-presence-a...

Original post made on May. 25, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 25, 2022 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1373 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council wants to study impacts of hundreds more housing units on SRI campus

After getting a request to go bigger on housing, the developer of the 63-acre SRI research campus outlined how the mixed-use...

Original post made on May. 14, 2022
Last comment by PH, on May 25, 2022 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 2283 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's housing plan outlines ambitious push for more affordable housing

The city released a first draft of its 2023-31 Housing Element which details how it plans to add more than 3,800 housing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by PH, on May 25, 2022 at 8:35 am | 5 comments | 4757 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Webb Ranch on lockdown after virus outbreak sickens dozens of horses

For more than a month, Webb Ranch in Portola Valley has been dealing with its own pandemic lockdown due to an outbreak of...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 880 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood district's plans for 90-unit apartment building faces pushback

Menlo Park residents are divided over an affordable workforce housing proposal for the Ravenswood City School District's...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Marina, on May 24, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 33 comments | 5463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto residents want surveillance cameras after park shooting

When volleys of gunfire erupted Tuesday at Jack Farrell Park in East Palo Alto, screaming children ran from the playground...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by tt, on May 23, 2022 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City restaurant owners reflect on ADA lawsuits

Peninsula restaurant owners react to a U.S. District Court judge's dismissal of an Americans with Disabilities Act case filed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 19, 2022 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 4208 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'

East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on May 19, 2022 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 1802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness

What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Linda, on May 16, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on May 16, 2022 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter guide: Christina Corpus aims to change sheriff's office culture through community-based policing and transparency

For Christina Corpus being a woman in law enforcement has been a challenge since the beginning. She aims to change that culture...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jett, on May 15, 2022 at 9:42 pm | 6 comments | 3338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four candidates vie for the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

Four candidates are vying for the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in the June 7 primary election. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by Petra Karenter, on May 15, 2022 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 3414 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

How the Peninsula's pastrami experts at The Refuge were inspired by French fine dining

Known for its pastrami, the Refuge's menu unexpectedly draws inspiration from Michelin-starred kitchens in Paris as much...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on May 13, 2022 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views
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