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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Jen Wolosin for Menlo Park City Council

The first-ever District 3 council race in Menlo Park features three strong candidates with a diverse set of backgrounds....

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 7, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 7553 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Jeff Aalfs and Sarah Wernikoff for Portola Valley Town Council

With only two seats on the council to fill, voters need to make a choice between incumbent Jeff Aalfs and challengers Sarah...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Meg, on Oct 7, 2020 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 5726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school district's older students to return to classrooms starting Oct. 12

The Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) plans to have older students return to campuses on Oct. 12 and Oct. 19. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2020
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 6, 2020 at 8:57 pm | 7 comments | 6235 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cal Fire lifts remaining evacuation orders from CZU fires in San Mateo County

Cal Fire on Sunday announced that all evacuation orders stemming from the CZU Lightning Complex fires that ignited in August...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3289 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto: Man pleads not guilty for fatal shooting of woman last month

A 55-year-old Stockton man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges for the fatal shooting in East Palo Alto last month...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6580 Views

MENLO PARK

Jen Wolosin for Menlo Park City Council

The first-ever District 3 council race in Menlo Park features three strong candidates with a diverse set of backgrounds. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Ana Chung, on Oct 5, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 1515 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Setting the record straight on Atherton and the fire district

In an Oct. 2 op-ed, Atherton councilmen Mike Lempres and Bill Widmer write about their concerns regarding what they call...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Oct 5, 2020 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4491 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula

Despite a decade of delays, funding uncertainties and political hurdles, California's embattled high-speed rail project continues...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Aldin Lee, on Oct 3, 2020 at 6:11 pm | 23 comments | 24753 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Jeff Aalfs and Sarah Wernikoff for Portola Valley Town Council

There are plenty of things that unify the four candidates for Portola Valley Town Council: a deep love for the town's rural...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Jeff Klugman, on Oct 2, 2020 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1904 Views

MENLO PARK

Meet the three candidates vying to represent Menlo Park's District 3

Three candidates are running to be the first District 3 City Council representatives in their historically underrepresented...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Kathy Switky, on Oct 2, 2020 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 6166 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mixed feelings' as young students return to campus in the Menlo Park school district

Oak Knoll Elementary students on Monday sprawled in front of lap desks on yoga mats placed next to colorful dots 6 feet apart....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Oct 2, 2020 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 10826 Views

MENLO PARK

Get out the vote? This year, it's get out the poll workers

Micah Robinson, a sophomore at TIDE Academy in Menlo Park, has joined a national effort called Poll Hero which aims to recruit...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by John, on Oct 2, 2020 at 12:18 am | 1 comment | 4132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat, risk of fires, rip current pose danger in Bay Area this weekend

Weather will pose a danger to Bay Area residents starting Friday with a higher risk for rip currents at beaches and increased...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 1, 2020 at 11:47 pm | 6 comments | 3199 Views

MENLO PARK

Red flag warning, Spare the Air alerts extended due to hot weather

The National Weather Service extended and expanded its red flag warning Thursday due to fire concerns in the Bay Area as...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 1, 2020 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 3074 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council candidate receives profane messages

Chelsea Nguyen, a candidate for Menlo Park's District 3 seat, said she has received two messages through her campaign website...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Oct 1, 2020 at 4:57 pm | 9 comments | 6142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steve_J, on Oct 1, 2020 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 6893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community briefs: Free meals from Sequoia school district, Peninsula Clean Energy credits

Community briefs: Sequoia Union High School District providing free meals and Peninsula Clean Energy offering credits to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Yaz, on Oct 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 29166 Views

MENLO PARK

Former rector at Trinity Church misused more than $200,000 in parish funds, church announces

The Episcopal faith community at Trinity Church in Menlo Park is now searching for an interim rector after an investigation...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 1, 2020 at 12:52 pm | 4 comments | 7215 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man accused of sexually assaulting minor pleads not guilty

A 19-year-old Portola Valley man arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5847 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Stanford alumnus behind Netflix documentary 'The Social Dilemma' wants you to stop scrolling

Director Jeff Orlowski's "The Social Dilemma," leaves no stone unturned as it dives into tech's ugly downside, from social...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Jenni, on Sep 28, 2020 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 11791 Views
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