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Longtime Ladera resident, author and hiking enthusiast Jean Rusmore dies at 101

Ladera resident Jean Rusmore, an avid hiker and author with a fascination for nature, died on April 1 in Aptos at the age...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by jennorman, on Apr 27, 2022 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2234 Views


San Mateo County Supervisors OK policy for Sheriff's Office use of military equipment

To comply with state law, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has developed a military equipment use policy, which the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Apr 26, 2022 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1986 Views


Menlo Park district to look internally for new superintendent to start

The Menlo Park City School District is beginning to interview candidates for the superintendent role next week, one of many...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2022
Last comment by MP Father, on Apr 23, 2022 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views


Menlo Park budget braces for return to pre-pandemic normalcy

A draft budget for the city's 2022-23 fiscal year comes with a long list of funding requests for more building projects,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by MP mom, on Apr 23, 2022 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1915 Views


Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining about a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 22, 2022 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views


Peninsula Open Space Trust keeps 80,000+ acres of local landscape green

Even those who haven't heard about the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) have certainly seen its footprint on the greater...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Betsy Roble, on Apr 21, 2022 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1516 Views


Menlo Park Briefs: Planning commission to discuss 400-unit Parkline development, redistricting commission to review maps of new council districts

In this week's Menlo Park briefs, the city planning commission will hold a study session on the Parkline development, and...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Apr 21, 2022 at 5:14 pm | 18 comments | 4100 Views


Dr. Sara Cody reflects on her front-and-center role during the pandemic

Dr. Sara Cody faced the biggest challenge of her career in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold. She was suddenly...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1796 Views


Menlo Park floats option to take over Burgess Park and new community center pools

As the city's contract with Team Sheeper is set to expire and a new community aquatics center is on the horizon, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by carol mayer Marshall, on Apr 20, 2022 at 5:17 pm | 28 comments | 4954 Views


Stanford to cut striking nurses' pay, health care benefits

Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital administrators have announced they will cut off health insurance...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 18, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 2731 Views


Mullin takes fundraising lead in race to succeed Rep. Jackie Speier

Boosted by a strong quarter and a personal loan to his own campaign, Assembly member Kevin Mullin has taken a fundraising...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Retired Realtor, on Apr 18, 2022 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views


Vice chair of Portola Valley wildfire committee member ousted, and town officials won't say why

The town of Portola Valley removed the Wildfire Preparedness Committee's vice chair on April 5, but is keeping mum about...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2022
Last comment by Meg, on Apr 18, 2022 at 2:39 am | 6 comments | 4149 Views


Menlo Park Briefs: City issues $14.3M in bonds for parks and SLAC names new Stanford vice president

This week in Menlo Park, the City Council voted to issue $14.3 million in Measure T Bonds to improve city parks and recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 17, 2022 at 6:02 pm | 5 comments | 1893 Views


Planning Commission wants to go bigger on housing at SRI campus redevelopment in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's Planning Commission gave an initial nod to the Parkline proposal to transform the aging SRI International campus...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 17, 2022 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 3602 Views


Palo Alto parents are sentenced for bribing son's SAT proctor in 'Varsity Blues' scandal

A Palo Alto mother and father who paid $25,000 to facilitate cheating on their son's SAT exams were each sentenced to eight...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Ann Yvonne Walker , on Apr 15, 2022 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 4244 Views


Woodside council votes to become a five-member body, but a ballot initiative might block it

Woodside Town Council will gradually move from a seven- to five-member body, but a resident, feeling the council has ignored...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Apr 14, 2022 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views


Strong winds take down multiple power lines and trees in Menlo Park

Strong gusts of wind took down power lines and trees across the Peninsula on Monday. Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1902 Views


Three vaccine shots later

An exposure during the holiday COVID-19 surge had reporter Angela Swartz counting the days until she'd find out if her young...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by virginia, on Apr 13, 2022 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views


Report: How the Stanford Wedge project will impact Portola Valley

A long-awaited environmental review of Stanford's proposed housing development found the project would not result in significant...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by PV Resident, on Apr 10, 2022 at 7:20 pm | 12 comments | 4947 Views


The true health costs of gas-powered leaf blowers

As community members and physicians with expertise in child health, we offer our personal views on the health-related hazards...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by lelkins, on Apr 8, 2022 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 889 Views
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