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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 | 1571 Views

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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 | 4235 Views

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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 | 2073 Views

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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 | 2001 Views

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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 | 4472 Views

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DA's Office to charge former community colleges chancellor with fraud

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office will bring fraud charges against former San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Apr 8, 2022 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2421 Views

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Police arrest three alleged robbers who pepper-sprayed, punched Macy's security officer at Stanford Shopping Center

Three women who allegedly pepper-sprayed and struck a loss-prevention officer at Stanford Shopping Center when he tried to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Apr 8, 2022 at 7:11 am | 3 comments | 2881 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Leo Club Veterans Giving Tree

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club proudly delivered gifts for over 30 Veterans in the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on Apr. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 337 Views

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Becker bill would restore public access to police radio communications

Police departments throughout California would be required to make their radio communications accessible to the press and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Apr 1, 2022 at 6:39 pm | 6 comments | 3778 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Leo Club Veterans Giving Tree

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club proudly delivered gifts for over 30 Veterans in the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on Mar. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 323 Views

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Oak Knoll students stage peace walks to show support for Ukrainian children and other refugees

Menlo Park students staged peace walks on their school track this week to show solidarity with the estimated 4.3 million...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2233 Views

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Gov. Newsom makes his offer on gas tax rebate

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed $11 billion in a California tax rebate to offset high gas prices, including $400 debit cards...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 25, 2022 at 7:00 am | 3 comments | 1733 Views

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Six people arrested for purchasing alcohol for minors in Menlo Park

Six people were arrested on Saturday, March 12, for purchasing alcohol for minors, according to the Menlo Park Police Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Frozen, on Mar 22, 2022 at 1:15 pm | 10 comments | 7108 Views

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Pedestrian fatally struck on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park Friday morning

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a northbound train between Watkins and Encinal avenues in Menlo Park on Friday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Steve_J, on Mar 19, 2022 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 6288 Views

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Menlo Park City Council Briefs: Expanded eligibility for affordable housing; Utilities tax for residents renewed

In this week's City Council meeting, Menlo Park expands preference criteria for Below Market Rate housing program; and maintains...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 6, 2022 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views

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Rosotti's Alpine Inn to celebrate its 170th anniversary with Monday evening event

The Alpine Inn in Portola Valley will host a celebration for its 170th anniversary on Monday evening, Feb. 28. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Your serious, on Feb 28, 2022 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 4515 Views

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Adult entertainers file class action lawsuit against Meta, alleging wrongful suppression of Facebook and Instagram traffic

A complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California uses the phrase "on information and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 25, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2978 Views

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Palo Alto neighborhoods littered with antisemitic flyers

Dozens of antisemitic flyers were found on Sunday morning around Palo Alto, one of many Bay Area cities where hate-based...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by private citizen, on Feb 24, 2022 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

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Santa Clara County could drop mask mandate soon

Residents of Santa Clara County could see the mask mandate lifted in a week if a key public health metric is met for seven...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by Kimberly Sweidy, on Feb 24, 2022 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1752 Views

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Menlo Park: Traffic stop leads to arrests for drugs, weapons

A traffic stop in Menlo Park on Friday ultimately led to the arrest of three men in connection with various crimes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 22, 2022 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 4896 Views
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