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Those mounds of dirt and rocks along I-280 are illegally dumped debris that's costing Caltrans $1M a year

Hundreds of mounds of leaves, dirt, tree stumps and construction debris are being illegally dumped on Caltrans property in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by diesel, on Feb 17, 2022 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 3423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bus drivers stage a sick-out in East Palo Alto in the midst of labor negotiations

All four of the Ravenswood City School District's bus drivers called in sick on Friday morning, Feb. 11, as their union negotiated...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2022 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 2892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents lose patience over school mask mandate

Since state health officials decreed the end of the mask mandate for restaurants and grocery stores last week, frustrated...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by menlo mom, on Feb 15, 2022 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County to keep indoor mask mandate for now

Santa Clara County's indoor mask mandate will stay in place when the state lifts its indoor masking requirement next week,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by menlo mom, on Feb 15, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 2243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Confused by the new lane signage on U.S. Highway 101? Here's what you need to know

Drivers along U.S. Highway 101 are facing a dizzying array of signs and lane markings between state Route 237 in Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by tt, on Feb 15, 2022 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 4794 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Let's have housing and parking in central Menlo Park

In an op-ed, Menlo Park Housing Commissioner John Pimentel and Planning Commission member Henry Riggs call on the City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by Iris, on Feb 15, 2022 at 8:17 am | 32 comments | 5036 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside's mountain lions prefer duplexes

Former Town Council member Daniel Yost said Woodside should find creative ways to meet its state housing goals rather than...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Duffy Price, on Feb 14, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 2943 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park disbands housing plan's community outreach committee

A committee tasked to publicize and perform outreach to local residents about the city's future housing plans was dissolved...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by JOlson, on Feb 14, 2022 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 2438 Views

ATHERTON

Filoli catches the eye of Antiques Roadshow producer

With a large outdoor space, pleasant weather and a history of filming on the property, Woodside's Filoli estate checked all...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by Filoli Staff, on Feb 14, 2022 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 5014 Views

OTHER TOPICS

With $500 worth of allegedly stolen bras under his clothes, a man is arrested at Stanford Shopping Center

A sharp-eyed Victoria's Secret worker at Stanford Shopping Center on Feb. 10 helped nab two people from southern California...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 12, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 5207 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident who stabbed store clerk to enter substance abuse program

A Menlo Park man who stabbed a 7-Eleven store clerk will enter a local substance abuse program as part of a plea deal entered...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 12, 2022 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rare sighting of an Oriental turtle-dove has birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 12, 2022 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 3469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting injures man at Stanford Shopping Center parking lot

A shooting at a Stanford Shopping Center parking lot left a man with hand and foot injuries on Thursday night, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 3730 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park without the blare of train horns? Study of 'quiet zone' on Caltrain line moves forward

Menlo Park is officially exploring what it would take to establish a "quiet zone" along a section of the Caltrain corridor...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Julie , on Feb 11, 2022 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 4640 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside decides it's not a mountain lion habitat, allows developers to propose housing under SB 9

Facing legal action and national scrutiny, the Woodside Town Council backpedaled on claiming a townwide exemption from a...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by Pat, on Feb 8, 2022 at 5:09 am | 5 comments | 4207 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside freezes SB 9 projects, citing an exemption for mountain lion habitats

The town of Woodside is blocking new housing from being built under a new state law, arguing the residential growth would...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Feb 7, 2022 at 1:59 pm | 40 comments | 51707 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside boys play league soccer leaders tough

The Woodside High boys soccer team gave league leader Burlingame a good battle but fell short, 1-0, on a late goal in a Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2022
Last comment by dummy, on Feb 6, 2022 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

MENLO PARK

How to access Meta Park, Menlo Park's newest public open space

Meta's new 2.2-acre park is now open to the public from sunrise to 8 p.m. Local community members can access the park by...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Feb 1, 2022 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 3690 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lawsuit alleges San Mateo court imposes improper charges for traffic violations

An unusual lawsuit filed Thursday in the Superior Court of Alameda County names the Superior Court of San Mateo County as...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Feb 1, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Menlo Park road closures are here to stay — for now

The street closures that have, for many residents, made downtown Menlo Park more pedestrian friendly amid the threat of COVID-19...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Samuel Y, on Feb 1, 2022 at 9:12 am | 9 comments | 5231 Views
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