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District attorney drops all felony charges against Indiana Batmobile-maker accused of theft

Two months after San Mateo County deputy sheriffs raided the workplace of an Indiana Batmobile-maker, drawing sharp criticism...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by JD, on Sep 27, 2022 at 7:52 am | 3 comments | 6356 Views


County supervisor urges state investigate public closure of therapy pool

As residents continue to push for the public reopening of a therapeutic pool, San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa has...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Sep 23, 2022 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2844 Views


Kings Mountain Art Fair returns to the forest

The Kings Mountain Art Fair returned to its bucolic setting among the redwoods this Labor Day weekend, holding in-person...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2022
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 18, 2022 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2892 Views


Newsom signs bill creating CARE Court system into law

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Wednesday that will create a civil court division in each of the state's 58 counties with...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2109 Views


California phases out new gas cars — so what's next for electric cars?

California will revolutionize the car market by ending sales of new gas cars within 12 years, forcing car buyers to switch...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2022
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on Sep 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm | 19 comments | 4716 Views


After initial backlash, Palo Alto again mulls raising ticket prices for Junior Museum and Zoo

With revenues falling below expectations, Palo Alto is once again considering hiking ticket prices at the newly rebuilt Junior...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2022
Last comment by MP_Resident , on Sep 4, 2022 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2952 Views


New housing bills target parking rules, commercial sites

California cities would be required to abolish parking mandates in transit-rich areas and allow housing developments at sites...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Aug 31, 2022 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 3030 Views


Amid outcry over sheriff's Batmobile raid, San Mateo County supervisors ask state attorney general to investigate

Supervisors on Aug. 16 asked the state attorney general to make an inquiry into the criminal investigation and prosecution...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Aug 22, 2022 at 7:30 am | 18 comments | 16351 Views


Retired Menlo Park fire chief aids effort to send donated gear to firefighters in Ukraine

Volunteers from fire services and departments across the Bay Area on Thursday finished loading a 40-foot shipping container...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2022
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 15, 2022 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 4083 Views


A generational call to action against climate change

If you were born after 1981, you are a part of the "Climate Generation" — the generation of people who have lived exceptionally...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 13, 2022 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1544 Views


State attorney general urges public sector workers to apply for student loan forgiveness before deadline

In partnership with California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the Campaign for California Borrowers' Rights on Monday launched...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Stuart, on Aug 12, 2022 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2593 Views


Stanford Medicine steps up fellowship training in abortion care

As some states adopt abortion bans in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by lspw, on Jul 20, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2503 Views


Webb telescope is lightyears ahead of Hubble. A NASA Ames scientist explains why.

The first image revealed from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope earlier this week isn't just the deepest and sharpest glimpse...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Jul 15, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2294 Views


COVID-19 BA.5 variant transmission is high in San Mateo County, doubling infection rate since May

San Mateo County Health officials are warning people to take extra precautions after COVID-19 infections more than doubled...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by acomfort, on Jul 13, 2022 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 4967 Views


Hate symbol or Buddhist emblem? Hidden Villa cancels summer camps for 1,000 kids after staffers resign over swastika tiles

Hidden Villa canceled all of its summer camp sessions due to the “abrupt departure” of camp staff members upset over...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Robin, on Jul 9, 2022 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 5201 Views


Ravenswood's $110 million school bond measure leading

The Ravenswood City School District's Measure I currently has 68% voter approval. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2163 Views


Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Clevenger, on Jul 4, 2022 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2567 Views


Taking the pain out of pointe: How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerinas' feet

Dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte was 11 years old when she finally got permission to go en pointe. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Jul 2, 2022 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 800 Views


How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerina feet

When dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte went to put on her first pair of pointe shoes as a young dancer, it wasn't the beautiful...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jun 30, 2022 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2613 Views


Bay restoration project gets $1M grant for flood control

A project to protect and restore more than 500 acres of critical shore area habitats in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park received...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Jun 28, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views
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