The legacy of TechShop Menlo Park won’t be forgotten anytime soon. It’s where ideas and businesses have hatched: Twitter’s Jack Dorsey first developed mobile payment platform Square in that space.
Residents of San Carlos will vote on Measure H, which, if passed, would generate millions of dollars in bond money for school repairs and new facilities.
A lot sits vacant on prime real estate in downtown Palo Alto. A night club in San Carlos isn’t allowed to add an outdoor patio. Reporters reveal why these developments are facing legal hurdles.
The owner of the Carlos Club wants to boost business by expanding with an outdoor patio. But some club neighbors and the police chief oppose the plan, fearing it will increase noise complaints and crime.
The San Carlos Transit Village – the housing and retail development near a train station – worries some east San Carlos residents. They fear the 50-foot buildings will eliminate neighborhood views and amplify train sounds.
Half Moon Bay must cut spending by as much as $1.2 million. The city will likely contract police services with the San Mateo County sheriff or partner with a nearby city.
In 1979, San Carlos and Belmont created a joint fire department to reduce the cost fire services. Now, San Carlos has decided to break from the joint Fire Department – claiming it’s less expensive.
In San Carlos, employees doing the same jobs have different pensions depending upon when they were hired, and the city is negotiating even leaner benefits for future city workers.
About 100 concerned Carlmont High School parents attended a presentation by the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday to learn how to identify drugs and whether their teens might be using them.