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Bay Area district attorneys form alliance against organized retail theft

In response to recent organized theft schemes seen across the Bay Area this week, seven Bay Area district attorneys created...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 27, 2021 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1328 Views

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San Mateo County Board of Supervisors president running for U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier's seat

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David Canepa on Saturday announced his bid for the 14th Congressional District...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 22, 2021 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff ends ICE transfers, effective immediately

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office will stop responding to release requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 16, 2021 at 8:12 am | 14 comments | 3129 Views

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College district paid over $200K in legal fees for former chancellor

The San Mateo County Community College District paid over $200,000 in legal fees for Ron Galatolo, the former chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Joanne, on Nov 16, 2021 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 2468 Views

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Most hazardous highway: Peninsula's I-280 listed as deadliest in California for wildlife

More wildlife have been killed by vehicles along Interstate 280 between Cupertino to San Bruno over the past five years than...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Margot Rawlins, on Nov 15, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 2824 Views

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San Mateo County sheriff, immigration rights activists go head-to-head at TRUTH Act forum

A group of residents and local advocates will gather on Wednesday to protest the voluntary transfer of convicted immigrants...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 10, 2021 at 9:56 am | 11 comments | 4265 Views

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Small plane makes emergency landing at The Horse Park in Woodside

A small plane made an emergency landing Sunday afternoon at a horse park in Woodside, fire officials said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2021 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 3192 Views

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Two employees sue Mark Zuckerberg and companies for discrimination, sexual harassment

Two former employees of Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan have filed lawsuits claiming they were subjected to racial,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3303 Views

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New three-year police contract approved in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police officers will each receive $2,000 lump sum payments as part of a new police contract the City Council approved...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Anne Miller, on Oct 29, 2021 at 1:27 pm | 4 comments | 2114 Views

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California pulls the plug on gas-powered leaf blowers under new law

Nearly three decades after Peninsula cities began implementing bans on gas-powered leaf blowers, the effort has found a foothold...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2021
Last comment by Willows Dad, on Oct 22, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 4526 Views

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Local nonprofit leader co-authors first book for children about the harms of gasoline

Menlo Park resident Janelle London advocates for the environment as leader of a nonprofit to make America gas-free and Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Oct 19, 2021 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 1914 Views

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'Get the Zuck out': Protesters call for Mark Zuckerberg's removal as Facebook CEO

A caravan of about 20 protesters parked by Mark Zuckerberg's Palo Alto residence on Sunday afternoon to honk up a storm and...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 18, 2021 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 3041 Views

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Obituaries: A list of local residents who died recently

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Tina Enomoto, 71, Emmanuel Barbariol, 96, Noble Hancock, 99, George White...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Mimi McDowell, on Oct 14, 2021 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

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Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 8, 2021 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 4295 Views

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Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by new guy, on Oct 8, 2021 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 4678 Views

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As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 6, 2021 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 13161 Views

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Cool Cafe at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center closes after 20 years

After closing in March 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, the Cool Cafe at Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Oct 4, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5074 Views

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Guest opinion: How to get on board with Menlo Park's climate action plan

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park residents Brielle Johnck and Steve Schmidt write about questions they have in response to...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Oct 2, 2021 at 1:01 am | 12 comments | 1549 Views

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Tears, hugs and masks as parents send their children back to school

There were tears from parents and kindergartners alike as elementary school students in Ravenswood, Portola Valley and Las...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1687 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisors OK new resolution on equity

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors recently passed a resolution laying out its next steps to promote racial equity...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Sep 22, 2021 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 3541 Views
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