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Stanford proposes more housing, less office space in Menlo Park development
Stanford University proposes to increase housing and reduce office space in its latest development plan for its 8.4 acres... Last comment 16 hours ago | 46 comments

Woodside man raises reward funds in effort to nab tack-scatterer on Kings Mountain Road
There are still no leads as to who is scattering carpet tacks on Kings Mountain Road in Woodside, a steep winding route popular... Last comment 13 hours ago | 30 comments

County will look into San Carlos Airport noise problems
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has created a subcommittee to look at noise and other problems caused by the steadily... Last comment 30 minutes ago | 119 comments

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"Kite Day in Menlo"
Kite Day at Menlo Park's Bedwell Bayfront Park on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kite Day is an annual event that draws 100s of people, adults and children alike. Submitted by Jim Lewis on May 3, 2015

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Sunday: Facebook holds first farmers' market
Facebook will host its inaugural weekly farmers' market on Sunday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in its parking lot at 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park. Friday, 5:48 PM

City Council to review Menlo Park development plans
The Menlo Park City Council has a packed agenda for its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 6, with reviews of the two major documents that guide the city's development: the General Plan and the Downtown Specific Plan. Friday, 10:59 AM

Sunday: Menlo Park fundraising walk to combat hunger
Local walkers and joggers will flock to Burgess Park in Menlo Park on Sunday, Oct. 4, to spend the afternoon covering one-, three-, and five-mile routes at the CROP Hunger Walk. Friday, 8:26 AM

Portola Valley: New member named to architectural review panel
Portola Valley resident Alvin Sill, currently the chair of the town's Water Conservation Committee, is the newest member of the town's Architectural & Site Control Commission. Friday, 8:29 AM

Menlo Park Police Department wins statewide award for work to reduce crime in Belle Haven
In recognition of its community policing strategies in the Belle Haven community, the Menlo Park Police Department was awarded the state-wide Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in Public Safety on Wednesday, Sept. 30, by the League of California Cities at its annual conference in San Jose. Thursday, 11:00 AM | 7 comments

Community says farewell to Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park
The farewell celebration for Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Sept. 30, attracted no less than a marching band, a TV crew, and a crowd of people substantial enough to consume the entirety of the shop's remaining ice cream supply within an hour. Thursday, 12:23 PM

Man arrested on possession of concealed weapon
An East Palo Alto man was arrested on suspicion of illegally carrying a concealed weapon Tuesday evening in East Palo Alto. The arrest was made after the Menlo Park Narcotics Enforcement Team contacted a group of people openly smoking marijuana in front of children, according to police. Friday, 8:02 AM

Early reactions to Stanford's revised development plans for Menlo Park
Since Stanford submitted its revised proposal Sept. 28 to develop its 8.4-acre property along roughly half a mile of El Camino Real, stretching from the Stanford Park Hotel to Big 5 Sporting Goods, city officials and residents have been voicing their opinions about what this development could mean to Menlo Park. Wednesday, 11:17 AM

Belle Haven Open House showcases community programs
Traditional Aztec dancers, a Zumba class, and kids doing karate were among eight performances that took the stage at the Belle Haven community open house at the Onetta Harris Community Center on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 24. Thursday, 12:25 AM

Saturday: Menlo Park Pancake Breakfast benefits burn victims
The 15th annual Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District headquarters at 300 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park. Wednesday, 6:46 PM | 1 comments

Obituary: Adaline Jessup of Portola Valley, ardent environmentalist
If personal magnetism were a measurable force, if it could be calculated on its ability to draw people in and give them feelings of warmth and importance, the force would have been strong in Adaline Jessup of Portola Valley. Wednesday, 10:42 AM | 3 comments

Thursday: Meet Woodside school board candidates
Three candidates for two seats on the board of the Woodside Elementary School District will participate in an election forum at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the school's Wildcat Room at 3195 Woodside Road in Woodside. Wednesday, 10:41 AM

New Woodside preschool building opens
Woodside Elementary School's new two-classrooom preschool building opened on Sept. 21 with a ribbon-cutting. Wednesday, 11:47 AM

Police calls: Arsonist sets roadside couch on fire
Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park Tuesday, 10:31 AM | 3 comments

Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years
Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. Monday, 11:57 AM | 23 comments

Is it something in the water?
What are the odds? Last week we reported that an Atherton City Council member had swum from Alcatraz to Aquatic Park. It turns out he had coaching from another council member who is a veteran open water swimmer, Mike Lempres. Tuesday, 10:37 AM

Menlo Park: Downtown pop-up park trial ends soon

Stanford proposes more housing, less office space in Menlo Park development

Atherton gives go-ahead to new bike routes

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Holbrook-Palmer Park buildings could get national historic status

Woodside man raises reward funds in effort to nab tack-scatterer on Kings Mountain Road

Bradley's Funky Franks: new hot dog joint in Menlo Park


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