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Here's how state lawmakers want to help Californians facing high gas prices

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed pausing tax increase on gas sellers and Republican state lawmakers have pushed for suspending...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Mar 22, 2022 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 2419 Views

MENLO PARK

With reluctance, Menlo Park approves El Camino Real street development near Stanford's Middle Plaza project

In a reversal, Menlo Park City Council voted to remove parking spots by a strip of El Camino Real businesses to move forward...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2022 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 10195 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto city manager announces resignation

Jaime Fontes made public a brief letter he sent to Mayor Ruben Abrica on Monday, stating that he would leave on April 30...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 16, 2022 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 4067 Views

MENLO PARK

Californians used more water as state braces for another dry year

New data from urban areas suggests that people are ignoring the governor's pleas for voluntary conservation during the drought....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by PammyJ, on Mar 16, 2022 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$50 million construction project kicks off at Ravenswood middle school

Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School's campus will undergo a makeover that's expected to be completed in December 2023....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 16, 2022 at 7:16 am | 5 comments | 2747 Views

MENLO PARK

City Residents Create Elevate Art Menlo Park

Three residents have announced Elevate Art Menlo Park, a new local nonprofit that brings engaging contemporary art to public...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Mar. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 227 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia district to lift its indoor mask mandate next week

For the first time in two years, students and teachers in the Sequoia Union High School District will have the option to...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2022
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 14, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What people get wrong about first-generation college students

The CalMatters College Journalism Network spoke with first-generation college students across the state about the challenges...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2022
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Mar 13, 2022 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2936 Views

MOVIES

'The Dropout' brings Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos scandal to life

Amanda Seyfried stars as disgraced tech CEO Elizabeth Holmes in "The Dropout," an eight-part Hulu series about the Theranos...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by MuchAdo, on Mar 10, 2022 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

MENLO PARK

Executive director of Kepler's popular speaker series is stepping down

Jean Forstner is stepping down from Kepler's Literary Foundation as executive director after leading its community programs...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Mar 9, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 2056 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by Concerned Citizen in Menlo Park, on Mar 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants a crosswalk, median strip, bike lanes and parking on El Camino, but can't fit it all in

Menlo Park is holding off on removing parking spaces near Stanford University's new Middle Plaza project on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2022
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Mar 7, 2022 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3410 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

OTHER TOPICS

Progressives struggle for influence among California Democrats

Progressive activists have found themselves on the losing end of recent California Democratic Party fights over single-payer...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by pogo, on Mar 4, 2022 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 1711 Views

WOODSIDE

PG&E's flying tree-trimming work at Wunderlich Park in Woodside sparks safety concerns, citation from Cal Fire

Pacific Gas and Electric is accused of using a helicopter outfitted with a massive, multi-blade saw in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 3, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 3553 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Don't build more apartments in Menlo Park

Menlo Park reader Sloan Citron writes that home ownership is the key to building a strong community, and that developers...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2022
Last comment by new guy, on Mar 3, 2022 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 3471 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Thieves nab $86K worth of goods in January, but February has remained burglary-free

There haven't been any burglaries in town in February, but thieves took about $86,000 worth of goods during eight burglaries...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 3, 2022 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 4320 Views

WOODSIDE

In aftermath of mountain lion exemption, Woodside residents question council and staff’s judgment

Residents are criticizing the town of Woodside for trying to block housing development by claiming the town is a mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 1, 2022 at 11:52 am | 53 comments | 7426 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: California must not undermine the advance of clean energy

California state Sen. Josh Becker touts the big advancements in solar power across California, but raises concerns that changes...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 28, 2022 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2819 Views
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