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Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise
For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation... Last comment 1 hour ago | 4 comments

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal
Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino... Last comment 11 hours ago | 14 comments

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents
At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 11 comments

Menlo Park council reviews cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex
Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's... Last comment 1 hour ago | 28 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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Woodside: Can a dangerous route to school be made safe?
Students at Woodside Elementary School are using new and improved crosswalks in front of the school, but still to come this fall are several improvements to safety for those walking to school. One trouble spot, however, remains. Wednesday, 9:57 PM

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal
Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino Real would dump more than double the amount of traffic anticipated by the specific plan onto a single residential street, Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller called for the university to go back to the drawing board. Wednesday, 11:28 AM | 14 comments

Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise
For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation authorities about noise from commercial aircraft. Three residents from Woodside and one from Portola Valley have taken their concerns to federal court Wednesday, 10:03 PM

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents
At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air, a small commuter airline that began flying in and out of the San Carlos Airport last June. Many said that the noise from the airline has affected their lives and, sometimes, their businesses. Wednesday, 11:20 AM | 11 comments

Menlo Park: Preserving memory of a felled pine tree
At the site where a beloved Italian stone pine tree was cut down to prevent it from toppling over in Fremont Park, people left flowers, and a memorial written on wood: "RIP / We loved you / Killed 9/20/14 / ICUMP." Wednesday, 9:54 PM

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement
Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward its state-mandated affordable housing requirements, thanks to Assembly Bill 1690, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Wednesday, 8:32 AM | 1 comments

Thursday: El Camino Real workshop in Menlo Park
Menlo Park will host a community workshop for its ongoing study of the El Camino Real corridor at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. Wednesday, 10:57 AM

Gov. Brown signs law on public access to Martins Beach
A movement to reopen a popular surfing beach in San Mateo County was given a boost Tuesday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law requiring the State Lands Commission to negotiate with Martins Beach owner Vinod Khosla to acquire a public access route. Tuesday, 10:26 PM

Pet of the week
Meet "Old Blue Eye," available for adoption at the Peninsula Humane Society's Center for Compassion in Burlingame. Wednesday, 3:23 PM

New water rates have residents paying less per gallon despite drought
The latest price of having fresh water at home from the California Water Service Company went up and it went down for residents of Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and parts of Menlo Park -- all located within Cal Water's Bear Gulch District. The increase was in the service charge; the drop was for water usage. Tuesday, 10:21 AM | 1 comments

Thursday: Assemblyman holds office hours in Menlo Park
Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, is holding office hours at Café Zoe on Thursday, Oct. 2. Tuesday, 6:54 PM

Police calls: Losses of $15,700 in tool thefts in two Atherton burglaries
Thieves cut the padlock on a gate to get into a construction site on Atherton Avenue and then broke into two equipment trailers and a tool storage box. Tuesday, 8:23 AM

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