Menlo Park officials are working to identify a neighborhood site for a new homeless shelter, aware that their choice may be unpopular — at least at first.
A San Mateo park turned into a data hub, as smartphone-wielding citizen scientists converged in a frenzy of knowledge gathering.
East Palo Alto is planning to turn the vacant Cooley Landing into a bayfront park. It will add nine more acres of parkland to a city that does not have the state’s recommended number of parks per 1,000 people.
At two parks in Redwood City, sand features have been permanently closed, due to recurring outbreaks of E. Coli bacteria in the sand itself. Renovations to change the sand to water features are underway.
Menlo Park’s City Council passed an ordinance banning smoking in public places. The law takes effect in November, giving the city one of the toughest smoking laws in the state.
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SAN MATEO COUNTY–In the midst of San Mateo County’s budget crunch, David Holland knows his department might be the first to face cuts next year–And yet, in the middle of the storm, he remains calm.