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East Palo Alto breaks ground on University Avenue pedestrian overcrossing

A long-awaited pedestrian-bicycle overcrossing that's expected to make for safe passage over U.S. Highway 101 at University...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Dec 29, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 3710 Views


A water leak damaged her business. Now a local tailor hopes people will return.

Savannah Tailoring has had a rough few months, but its proprietor awaits a more prosperous new year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Frozen, on Dec 28, 2022 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2154 Views


Martha Barragan edges out Webster Lincoln in East Palo Alto City Council race

The tense race for two open seats came down to just 19 votes between Martha Barragan and Webster Lincoln. In the end, it...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 11, 2022 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2633 Views


Menlo Park hosts tree lighting event, bringing back the holiday tradition for the first time since COVID

Menlo Park's tree lighting event was held for the first time since 2019 in Fremont Park on Friday, Dec. 2. The event included...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2871 Views


Following Ray Mueller's electoral victory, Menlo Park seeks replacement for District 5 council seat

Following Council member Ray Mueller’s election to the San Mateo Board of Supervisors and subsequent resignation, the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Dec 7, 2022 at 4:03 pm | 6 comments | 3516 Views


Ravenswood school district inks agreement to lease out district office site for high-density development

The Ravenswood City School District is one step closer to leasing out its district office, which could potentially bring...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by MP Father, on Dec 2, 2022 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3375 Views


Community briefs: Jeanie Ritchie grants winners announced, Menlo Park tree lighting and more

In this week's community briefs, upcoming holiday events, Menlo Park district grant winners announced and more. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
Last comment by Alex Beltramo, on Dec 2, 2022 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 2770 Views


Beavers may help lessen damage from drought, Stanford research finds

Climate-driven droughts that create water-quality issues are proving to have a formidable foe: beavers. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Your serious, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2575 Views


Decorated sheriff's deputy sues San Mateo County over workplace sexual harassment, assault

The only woman on the San Mateo County Sheriff's SWAT team, who leads the sex crimes unit, has filed a lawsuit in San Mateo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Nov 28, 2022 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 7001 Views


Man arrested for Stanford Shopping Center drive-by shooting

A man who allegedly fired multiple gunshots during a drive-by shooting at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday evening has...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 23, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 4819 Views


Two drivers arrested on murder charges in Redwood City crash that killed parents of twin girls

Two drivers, including a 17-year-old, have been arrested and face second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by sheryl nonnenberg, on Nov 22, 2022 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 6345 Views


Gunfire reported at Stanford Shopping Center, rounds hit restaurant and empty car

Palo Alto police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting on Monday, in which a person fired at least two rounds from...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Nov 22, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 3193 Views


San Mateo County supervisors discuss options for sheriff's oversight committee

San Mateo County publicly discussed possibilities to establish an oversight committee for the county Sheriff's Office for...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Menlo 2024, on Nov 8, 2022 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2691 Views


Menlo Balance switches up messaging, calls Measure V a 'pro-teacher' ballot initiative as election approaches

Nicole Chessari and Tim Yaeger, co-founders of Menlo Balance, are changing up their campaigning in order to fight what they...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Nov 4, 2022 at 4:16 pm | 144 comments | 8643 Views


Letters to the editor: Toxicity in Portola Valley race, support for Anna Eshoo, Mary Hufty and Steve Lubin

This week, readers weighed in on the Portola Valley Town Council race and made a pitch for Anna Eshoo for Congress, Hufty...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2022
Last comment by Cyber Catch, on Nov 2, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 6 comments | 3234 Views


Two candidates aim to represent largest district in San Mateo County

In the race for District 3 of the Board of Supervisors, Menlo Park City Council Member Ray Mueller and San Carlos City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by Local Voter, on Oct 26, 2022 at 3:46 pm | 12 comments | 11408 Views


Editorial: Ray Mueller for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors District 3

Voters have two strong candidates for the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to choose from this November. We think Ray...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by SoodyQ, on Oct 24, 2022 at 9:32 am | 3 comments | 6356 Views


For East Palo Alto landlords, Measure L would increase taxes

A measure to increase a business tax that would impact nearly all residential landlords who own property in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 23, 2022 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2943 Views


Parent's lawsuit over Laurel School's PTO donations is headed to California appeals court

Laurel School staff filed an appeal to the 2021 lawsuit that alleged the principal and parent-teacher organization engaged...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 20, 2022 at 7:07 am | 17 comments | 7200 Views


Editorial: Betsy Nash for Menlo Park District 4

We believe Betsy Nash, who has shown herself to be an energetic, forthright and engaged member of the City Council, is voters'...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Oct 17, 2022 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 3892 Views
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