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AROUND TOWN

Cover story: What to do about El Camino Real?

One thing is inevitable in an area filled with well-educated, bright and articulate people – they will have opinions....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, 10 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1083 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Menlo Park gets French patisserie

A woman raised in France who later graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and now lives in Atherton is opening her own patisserie...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, 18 minutes ago | 2 comments | 331 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: When silence isn't golden

Nick Pegueros last month left his post as Portola Valley town manager under a shadow. But thanks to a new provision inserted...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Not a member, 47 minutes ago | 7 comments | 685 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, 1 hour ago | 51 comments | 10368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board of Supervisors approves funding for Ravenswood section of Bay Trail

At its Tuesday, Sept. 1, meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by pearl, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 616 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board member's opposition to contract raises questions

Chuck Bernstein went on record to oppose a new four-year contract with firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Don't kill messenger, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 445 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Donald Trumps Jeb! Bush in New Hampshire

The Donald, despite what the elite establishment Republicans tell us, is taking a commanding lead over Bush! in NH. And...

Original post made by Two Docs on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter S C, 2 hours ago | 25 comments | 416 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by danna, 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Questions raised over silencing staff on town manager's exit

Silence surrounds the details of the recent "involuntary resignation" of former town manager Nick Pegueros from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Not a member, 8 hours ago | 25 comments | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

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,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 9 hours ago | 94 comments | 5918 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park school district expands language programs

The Menlo Park City School District is working hard this year to achieve a goal it adopted in 2008: to offer world language...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Puzzled, 14 hours ago | 7 comments | 1303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy Juan Lopez sues Sheriff's Office

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff's Office,...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, 17 hours ago | 7 comments | 1643 Views

ATHERTON

Old oak falls

An oak tree that Atherton's town arborist Sally Bentz estimates was close to 200 years old and about 50 inches around, fell...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 775 Views

MENLO PARK

First Block of Woodland Closed On Two Sides

Why is the first block of Woodland Ave closed? The police have it blocked off and it looks like maybe there's some doper...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 63 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community to hear three design alternatives for Flood Park

Three design options for Flood Park will be presented tonight (Sept. 1) at a community meeting on the future of the park....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Carla Schoof, San Mateo County Parks, on Sep 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Atherton examines drainage study, aircraft noise

Updates on storm water running through Atherton and aircraft noise happening above are on the agenda for the Wednesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Pat, on Sep 1, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 632 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs downtown housing-commercial complex

Menlo Park's Planning Commission has approved the first mixed housing and commercial project under the downtown-El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Make Your Voice Heard!, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:21 am | 31 comments | 3998 Views

MENLO PARK

West Nile virus spraying set for Wednesday in Menlo Park

A large portion of Menlo Park will be sprayed Wednesday night and early Thursday morning after the West Nile virus was again...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Agent Orange, on Sep 1, 2015 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 1668 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's Cameron Jones makes it to semifinals in national science competition

Cameron Jones, the Portola Valley science fair whiz who graduated from Corte Madera School last June has done it again by...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by CMSParent, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 717 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth administrator

The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Seinfeld, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 13 comments | 916 Views
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