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Should Facebook fund new police unit in Menlo Park?
A proposal by the Menlo Park Police Department to accept a Facebook offer of $9 million over five years to get a head start on training new officers to cover Menlo Park's "M-2" area east of U.S. 101 was met with mixed responses at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. Wednesday, 11:53 AM

Tonight: School board may delay opening of Menlo Park high school to 2019
The opening of a tech-oriented magnet high school in Menlo Park will be delayed a year, until 2019, if the board of the Sequoia Union High School District agrees with the recommendations of district Superintendent Jim Lianides and the committee that's been involved in planning the school. Wednesday, 9:41 AM

Woodside council passes over incumbent to fill seat on architectural review board
With the appointment of John Carvell to Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board on Tuesday (Feb. 28), the Town Council has filled the second of two open seats on the five-member panel charged with the vital mission of protecting Woodside's rural character. Wednesday, 11:38 AM

Marisa Martinez won't stop fighting for her daughter's life
It has been 19 months since Marisa Martinez was told her daughter Zamora, who is now nine, had nine months at most to live. Ms. Martinez, however, is the type of person who refuses to believe anything is impossible. Tuesday, 4:32 PM

Today: Should Atherton allow Airbnb-type rentals?
Atherton's City Council will look at what, if anything, the town should do about short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, in a study session on Wednesday, March 1, starting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, 6:09 PM

Redwood City's Fox Theatre sold to Atherton businessman
Peter Pau of Atherton, principal and founder of Menlo Park's Sand Hill Properties, has purchased Redwood City's Fox Theatre, but the former owners say they will continue to operate the theater for at least four more years. Tuesday, 11:47 AM | 5 comments

Police calls: Surveillance video catches 30-second burglary
This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Tuesday, 10:57 AM | 11 comments

Caltrain gets 3-month extension for electrification project
Caltrain has successfully negotiated an extension of the deadline for contractors to begin construction on a massive electrification project while awaiting a decision from the Federal Transit Administration on a $647 million grant. Tuesday, 11:24 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park police report drop in violent crimes
The good news is that reports of violent crime fell by 7 percent in Menlo Park in 2016, compared with 2015, according to Menlo Park Police Department data released Feb. 10. Tuesday, 11:08 AM

Officials: Rumors of local ICE sightings, arrests are false
Rumors of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent sightings that spread in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park over the last several days are untrue, ICE spokesman and East Palo Alto police spokespersons said. Monday, 5:28 PM | 1 comments

Menlo College students raise funds for Syrian refugees
Students at Menlo College in Atherton, working with Associate Professor Marianne Marar Yacobian, are raising funds for the International Rescue Committee to work with Syrian refugees. Wednesday, 8:00 AM

Menlo Park: Stanford updates plans for El Camino development
Stanford University submitted to the city of Menlo Park this week updated plans for its 8.4-acre "Middle Plaza" mixed-use development at 500 El Camino Real. Monday, 6:10 PM | 8 comments

Stanford's proposed expansion raises anxieties over traffic
As Stanford University prepares for its next phase of campus expansion, officials are confronting a daunting question: How do you add more than 2 million square feet of development without also adding traffic? Tuesday, 8:42 AM

Portola Valley: Burglar breaks into and ransacks home
A burglar or burglars forced open a kitchen door and ransacked a home on Santa Maria Avenue in Portola Valley on Thursday, Feb. 23, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Monday, 8:32 AM | 2 comments

Faulty detector causes false alarm evacuation at Hillview School in Menlo Park

School parcel tax election: Backers raise more than $80K for campaign

Menlo Park man sentenced for gun possession with prior conviction

Memory-impaired man found in Menlo Park reunited with family

DA's Office: No charges against Menlo Park man arrested on suspicion of rape, robbery

After the rain ... there are rainbows

Obituary: Entrepreneur Elias Zelkha conceived 'ambient intelligence'

Despite surplus, Menlo Park fire district considers revenue-raising measures

Menlo Park: New, secure spot to dump unwanted medicine

Part the Cloud event raises $750K in Menlo Park

Woodside council votes to take no action on ethics investigation


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