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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: How to make Menlo Park truly bike-friendly soon

Most Menlo Park residents recognize the recreational, health and environmental benefits of bike riding, and our city has...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, 3 minutes ago | 103 comments | 2798 Views

MENLO PARK

New principal, construction at M-A High

As fall classes resume at Menlo-Atherton High School, a new principal is at the helm: Simone Rick-Kennel. And ground has...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 12 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1250 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside High prepares for 19 percent enrollment growth

The 2015-16 school year will be well along at Woodside High School by the time construction crews break ground for a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by W parent, 23 minutes ago | 1 comment | 454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cardinal Levada, a Menlo Park resident, charged with DUI in Hawaii

A resident of St. Patrick's Seminary & University in Menlo Park, Cardinal William Joseph Levada, has been charged with drunken...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by really?, 58 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1208 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Portola Valley town manager has interim job with Menlo Park

Nick Pegueros, whose "involuntary resignation" as the Portola Valley Town Manager was announced Aug. 12, has been named the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by pogo, 2 hours ago | 25 comments | 2495 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 Try this, 7 hours ago | 40 comments | 10222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank You John Ullom, saved taxpayers $35,000

John Ullom just received a letter from Glenn Lazof Interim General Manager of the Harbor District of San Mateo County for...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by hmbreview, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 106 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park puts 'pop-up park' downtown on Chestnut

Menlo Park's latest public park will be around for only six weeks, but during that time the "pop-up park" on Chestnut Street...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, 13 hours ago | 14 comments | 3012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Linden Avenue in Atherton closed due to fallen tree

Linden Avenue in Atherton is closed at Elm Place in the Lindenwood neighborhood of Atherton by a fallen tree, town officials...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 545 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, 16 hours ago | 75 comments | 5709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district will remove oak on new school site

A very large, very old oak tree on the new Upper Laurel School site that some people had asked the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Water, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in Alpine Road collision

A 65-year-old Portola Valley woman on a bicycle traveling east on Alpine Road was injured in a collision with a westbound...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Water, 17 hours ago | 14 comments | 1939 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 Dig D Bell, 18 hours ago | 12 comments | 266 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bobcat visits a Portola Valley home

It was about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, when Ron Johnson of the Alpine Hills neighborhood, in his hand a single-lens reflex...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 2359 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton weighs Menlo School expansion plans

Whether the town should give Menlo School a height variance for a third-floor addition at the rear of the school's most historic...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Menlo neighbor, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1239 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: On Caltrain's 'downward path' with high-speed rail

A look at history reveals the downward path which Caltrain is now headed since its involvement with the California high-speed...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 51 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez vs. San Mateo County

Filed this week. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Aug 26, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 317 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eastbound Marsh Road to be closed Wednesday, 9-3 for fence repair

The eastbound lane of Marsh Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 26 to repair the fence between the road...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Aug 26, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 1003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Pilot program to make city parks herbicide-free OK'd by council

The Menlo Park City Council unanimous adopted revisions to the city's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) policy last night,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Marjorie Z, on Aug 26, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 688 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire on roof of Woodside Bakery extinguished by alert employees

Quick action on the part of employees at the Woodside Tennis Shop and the office of Dave Tanner's home design and remodeling...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Downtowner, on Aug 26, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 2607 Views
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