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It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customers
The manager of the California Water Service's Bear Gulch District said Tuesday that the district is working on a plan that... Last comment 9 hours ago | 27 comments

Menlo Park Planning Commission again recommends bike lanes on El Camino Real
After a lengthy dissection of a 7-0 vote made at a previous meeting to recommend adding bike lanes, but not car lanes, to... Last comment 37 minutes ago | 25 comments

New mixed-use complex finished in Menlo Park
Construction has finished on a 16-unit townhouse complex with a two-story office building of approximately 26,800 square... Last comment on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:38 am | 13 comments

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport
Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,... Last comment 19 hours ago | 60 comments

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"Galway mayor visits"
Galway, Ireland, Mayor Donal Lyons (center) with, from left, Menlo Park council members Peter Ohtaki, Kirsten Keith, Catherine Carlton and Richard Cline (3/10/2015). Mayor Lyons was in Menlo Park in conjuction with a friendship agreement signed by Galway and Menlo Park in 2013. Submitted by Jym Clendenin on Mar 21, 2015

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Jerry Hearn recognized as 'environmental hero'
Jerry Hearn, a longtime local environmental leader and resident of Los Trancos Woods, was recognized April 25 as an "environmental hero" of California's 13th Senate District.
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Portola Valley: Report of mountain lion sighting on Westridge Drive
A day after a deer carcass was found in the driveway of a home on Westridge Drive in Portola Valley, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office received a report late Saturday afternoon of a mountain lion sighting on the street. Later, at 11 p.m. Saturday, the Sheriff's Office received a report of a sighting in Ladera. Sunday, 8:51 AM

First person: Joy of connecting on Compassion Weekend
We were told not to come to our place of worship on that weekend. Instead, many of us (almost 4,000, I'm told) showed up at the more than 55 "Compassion Weekend" projects set up around the Bay Area. Saturday, 2:13 PM | 1 comments

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted rape
A 22-year-old man is in custody after a woman reported an attempted rape in unincorporated San Mateo County early Saturday morning, the Sheriff's Office reported. Sunday, 9:19 AM

No West Nile virus found in Menlo Park mosquitoes
After a dead American crow found in the Willows area of Menlo Park tested positive for West Nile virus on April 20, the county's Mosquito and Vector Control District collected and tested mosquitoes in the area. The mosquitoes tested negative for West Nile virus, the county reported on April 24. Friday, 5:19 PM

Monday: Cal Water to meet with public in Woodside
With the drought as a backdrop, Cal Water, which supplies fresh water to much of Woodside as well as Portola Valley, Atherton and parts of Menlo Park, is set to make a presentation at a public meeting of Woodside's Sustainability and Conservation Committee at 6 p.m. Monday, April 27. Friday, 10:40 AM | 1 comments

Burglars heist $140K in property in West Menlo, Ladera
Burglars got away with jewelry, electronics and other items valued at $140,000 in two recent home burglaries in West Menlo Park and Ladera, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported. Friday, 8:27 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park man arrested in connection with multiple gunshots
A report of gunshots sent Menlo Park police officers to Chilco Street during the pre-dawn hours of Friday, April 24. Friday, 10:08 AM

Southbound U.S. 101 to get metering lights
Starting on April 28, Caltrans will phase in metering lights on 17 southbound U.S. 101 on-ramps in San Mateo County. Friday, 10:01 AM

Atherton talk: water-wise gardening in time of drought
Master gardener and landscape designer Julie Montanari recently gave an Earth Day talk in Atherton sharing some simple ways to cut water use in landscaping. Friday, 9:29 AM | 8 comments

Rudy Driscoll to resign from Woodside school board

Menlo Park development: City seeks clarity on 'public benefit'

New mixed-use complex finished in Menlo Park

Man sentenced for beating woman in Menlo Park

It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customers

Menlo Park Planning Commission again recommends bike lanes on El Camino Real

Recent home sales in Atherton, Menlo Park

Court battle continues over German Panzer tank

Menlo Park district surpasses state water-reduction goal

Man, 61, faces charges tied to burglaries at four Menlo Park restaurants

Three-year old 'officers' visit Atherton Police Department

M-A college adviser Alice Kleeman to retire

Police calls: Man borrows broom to clean up accident site


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