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Deputy DA agrees to 18 months' probation to settle ethics case

Melissa McKowan, a deputy district attorney for San Mateo County, has been issued a "public reproval" by the state bar in...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 21, 2017 at 8:17 am | 11 comments | 2432 Views

MENLO PARK

Midpeninsula events, safety tips for the upcoming solar eclipse

NASA experts are stressing the importance of safety in preparation for the solar eclipse on Monday, when many on the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Bay Weather Weather, on Aug 21, 2017 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

For rent by the Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $4.6 million Atherton home

Board members have nixed fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman's suggestion that the Menlo Park Fire Protection District allow...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 21, 2017 at 6:41 am | 25 comments | 2365 Views

MENLO PARK

Kirsten Keith, Marc Berman host Q&A at Woodside Bakery

During an open question-and-answer session held at the Woodside Bakery Tuesday morning (Aug. 15), Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Citizen , on Aug 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 3 comments | 2282 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Councilman's home remodel moves forward after stop-order

A Menlo Park City Council member was given the greenlight earlier this week to resume his home remodeling project after the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by A lot to do about a lot, on Aug 20, 2017 at 8:31 am | 7 comments | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major Caltrain fare increases approved

Prepare to spend a lot more to ride Caltrain. Starting Oct. 1, adult fare will increase 25 cents per zone, and monthly train...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by San Mateo Resident, on Aug 19, 2017 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 1445 Views

SPORTS

Sheldon a double winner in her Menlo College coaching debut

Sacred Heart Prep grad Denise Sheldon made her debut as coach at Menlo College and the Oaks made it a special day by winning...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Johnson, on Aug 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 595 Views

MENLO PARK

missed opportunity for housing

Menlo Park is once again favoring more office space over development of more housing. This coming Tuesday the city council...

Original post made by concerned resident on Aug. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 140 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Pig chase is cruel, and sends wrong message to kids

Does an event that allows children to chase down frantically fleeing baby pigs to capture one for a ribbon constitute animal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kelly Lehman, on Aug 18, 2017 at 6:11 am | 13 comments | 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters will see parcel tax measure in Menlo Park school district

A ballot measure asking Menlo Park City School District voters to approve a $360 annual parcel tax that would expire after...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Aug 17, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 25 comments | 5472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Meeting to discuss Dumbarton's future

After more than a year and a $1 million contribution by Facebook, SamTrans has released a study on the Dumbarton Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 17, 2017 at 1:29 am | 1 comment | 1186 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Concept plans released for Bedwell Bayfront Park

A 2-acre dog park, a non-motorized boat launch, a playground, an amphitheater, outdoor fitness facilities, and wheelchair-accessible...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Heidi B Keep, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:17 pm | 16 comments | 957 Views

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County OKs airport landing fees; they'll offset some Surf Air costs

Landing fees that will offset some of the additional operating costs incurred by the San Carlos Airport since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 190 Views

MENLO PARK

How will Menlo Park come up with $20 million to rebuild library?

Now that Menlo Park has accepted John Arrillaga's offer to pay for all but the first $20 million cost of a new main library,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 24 comments | 2659 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Bar Disciplines San Mateo Prosecutor Melissa Mckowan a Second time

The State Bar on its website has just filed notice that San Mateo prosecutor Melissa Mckowan has been publicly disciplined...

Original post made by Dick Tracy on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dick Tracy, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:04 am | 14 comments | 547 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Name released for new downtown restaurant

The name for a new restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, set to occupy the site of the former Bradley's Fine Diner, has been...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by ray ban, on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 2840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton may move flood-control facility to Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton's City Council voted Aug. 1 to drop plans to install an underground drainage facility at Las Lomitas School and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 325 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local impacts of sea-level rise: comment sought on report

With funding and cooperation from the California Coastal Conservancy, San Mateo County has prepared a 291-page draft report...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire training captain works 40 hours, but gets paid for 56

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has approved an agreement to allow a firefighter to work 40 hours a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 14, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 24 comments | 2525 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Robbery and assault suspect injured after leap from bridge

A 36-year-old man, attempting to escape Menlo Park police, sustained incapacitating injuries this morning (Aug. 11) after...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by New Norm?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 2644 Views
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