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ATHERTON

$50K worth of jewelry, other items stolen from Atherton home

Someone stole $50,000 worth of jewelry and other items from a home in Atherton sometime over the last week, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by Really !, on Jan 25, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 3849 Views

ATHERTON

Glass door smashed in Atherton's fifth burglary of 2022

Atherton police reported the fifth burglary of the year on Thursday, after someone reportedly smashed a glass door to break...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 21, 2022 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2954 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Elderly women robbed at gunpoint while lunching at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who pointed a handgun at two elderly women stole their purses on Tuesday outside True Food Kitchen, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4165 Views

MENLO PARK

It's Time To Save Menlo Park Outdoor Dining And The Santa Cruz Avenue Community Plaza

The Menlo Park City Council will decide the future of these important community assets on January 25. https://www.almanacnews.com/blogs/p/2022/01/10/help-make-the-temporary-outdoor...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jan. 19, 2022
There are no comments yet. 558 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton couple grateful for community support after burglars cause $1 million in damage

After burglars broke into their home and damaged a faucet, causing flooding while they were away on vacation, an Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 18, 2022 at 8:09 pm | 5 comments | 9850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redevelopment galvanizes residents to protect neighborhood trees

Tejaswini Ravindra is nervous about traveling over the holidays. It's not so much the omicron variant or the trip itself...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Jan 18, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 647 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's what's changed as California's new COVID workplace rules go into effect

Updated COVID-19 workplace rules went into effect on Friday. Several of the changes increase protections for vaccinated workers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 18, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2445 Views

FICTION

Amid low COVID vaccine rates, more California children hospitalized in omicron surge

The number of California children diagnosed with COVID-19 during the omicron variant surge has "skyrocketed," challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1820 Views

MENLO PARK

$7 million in surplus COVID supplies damaged after being left outside amid rain

Roughly $7 million in surplus safety equipment and cleaning supplies at the San Mateo Event Center was damaged in recent...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by Anita, on Jan 17, 2022 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 2021 Views

WOODSIDE

Housing and development were top of mind in Woodside in 2021

Potential new housing and development in town center dominated the conversation in Woodside last year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2022
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Jan 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 2335 Views

MENLO PARK

Betsy Nash, Menlo Park's new mayor, lays out her priorities for the year

Betsy Nash, Menlo Park's mayor for 2022, identified three key areas where she's hoping to use her role to make an impact:...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 16, 2022 at 11:40 am | 4 comments | 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Class action lawsuit claims city must refund residents for years of Menlo Park utility taxes

Three Menlo Park residents have filed a class action lawsuit looking for a refund of utility users taxes from the city of...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by mickie winkler, on Jan 16, 2022 at 10:01 am | 10 comments | 4612 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's city manager resigns just months before her planned retirement

Menlo Park's city manager Starla Jerome-Robinson's resignation was announced Friday. The City Council plans to appoint Deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by Frozen, on Jan 13, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 21 comments | 9250 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton welcomes nearly complete new civic center, grapples with burglaries in 2021

A new $32 million civic center, a wave of burglaries and state housing mandates were major focuses in Atherton last year....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 12, 2022 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 2146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park briefs: Sidewalk lawsuit settled and how to participate in the city's redistricting process

Menlo Park's independent redistricting committee is collecting public input. Also, the city has settled a lawsuit with a...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 11, 2022 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 2376 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Governor signs order to prohibit price gouging on at-home COVID tests

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order this weekend aimed at preventing price gouging on COVID-19 at-home test kits,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools hit with surge of COVID-19 cases as omicron spreads

Classes have been back in session for less than a week after winter break and local schools are reporting record numbers...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 4695 Views

WOODSIDE

Unearthed open space easement provision puts hiccup in Woodside land use measure

CaƱada Corners is designated as a conservation easement, which means the Town Council would need to overturn it for any...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by egoldber, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:12 pm | 6 comments | 3507 Views

MENLO PARK

Not so fast on availability of parking plazas

While the Parking Plazas downtown are operated by the City, ownership of the plazas is a checkerboard of lots for former...

Original post made by Use of Parking Plazas for Housin on Jan. 10, 2022
There are no comments yet. 398 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tackles tweaks to controversial duplex law

A new statewide housing law that permits up to four housing units on single-family properties takes effect Jan. 1, and Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 8, 2022 at 5:53 pm | 27 comments | 4310 Views
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