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Menlo Park tightens water belt
New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Read... Last comment 8 hours ago | 10 comments

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day
Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers... Last comment 2 hours ago | 23 comments

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M
Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read... Last comment 15 hours ago | 41 comments

 
 
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"Atherton's National Night Out"
Atherton's first National Night Out on Tue, Aug. 5, brought in the 9-1-1 Ready Fox from 9-1-1 for Kids, a nonprofit organization focused on 9-1-1 emergency dialing education. Submitted by Tiffany Lam on Aug 12, 2014

 
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About 20 residents still displaced following fire
About 20 people are still displaced following a Sunday night structure fire that gutted several apartment units in Redwood City, according to the American Red Cross. Thursday, 9:04 PM

3-D "virtual reality" coming to Woodside classrooms
Middle school science students at Woodside Elementary School will soon have the ability to look inside an erupting volcano or dissect a human heart, via 3-D virtual reality software. Thursday, 7:58 AM

Living with nature
Purple needlegrass is something special in the semi-arid world of the California native plant community. It grows in clumps, and fields of it, each clump a shower of fine blades out-flung from the center, present to the observer an ethereal loveliness. Thursday, 8:53 PM

Menlo Park council votes for yield signs on Wallea Drive
Despite the strong recommendations of transportation staff and the majority of the Transportation Commission to install stop signs, the Menlo Park City Council voted 3-2 to install yield signs on Wallea Drive instead.
Thursday, 10:54 AM | 3 comments

New gas lines ahead for Portola Valley Ranch
A project to replace 1,600 feet of low-pressure PVC gas main and 11 residential service lines will get underway in late October in a Portola Valley subdivision. Thursday, 10:21 AM

Woodside residents can get town cash to build 'defensible spaces'
If a wildfire gets going in Woodside, there may be residents who, like the grasshopper in Aesop's fable, learn the hard way, in this case about the importance of preparing fire-resistant areas around homes and other buildings. Thursday, 10:29 AM

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship
Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School District to sponsor their school at the board's Sept. 9 meeting. Wednesday, 7:22 AM | 7 comments

Menlo Park tightens water belt
New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Wednesday, 11:31 AM | 10 comments

Police calls: Man in truck plunges over embankment on Woodside Road
Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Wednesday, 8:27 AM

Thursday: Open space district study session on spending bond money
How will the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District spend money from a $300 million bond measure approved by voters in June?
Wednesday, 8:26 AM

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day
Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers at various locations in Woodside on Aug. 20, according to the San Mateo County Police Chiefs and Sheriff Association. Tuesday, 11:41 AM | 23 comments

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M
Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read it first before recycling it. But that changed when the latest issue came out with an article on Measure M, the initiative on the November ballot that would change Menlo Park's specific plan. Tuesday, 8:13 AM | 41 comments

Menlo Park honors history association
Mayor Ray Mueller and the City Council presented the Menlo Park Historical Association on Aug. 19 with a proclamation recognizing its accomplishments. Tuesday, 4:02 PM

More than 500 riders turn out for Tour de Menlo
More than 500 bicycle riders from all over the Bay Area participated the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride on Saturday, Aug. 23, organizers said. Monday, 7:36 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

Reports: Multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley

Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School

Woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

Drought: Cal Water lists restrictions on water use

County clerk sentenced for workers' comp fraud

 

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