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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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

Backers of the March 7 parcel tax measure in the Menlo Park City School District had reported raising more than $80,000 by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 43 minutes ago | 18 comments | 2334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure X to keep schools thriving

The Menlo Park City School District community is appealing to voters once again to support a parcel tax, 10 months after...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 67 comments | 2807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memory-impaired man found in Menlo Park reunited with family

A man who was found wandering in Menlo Park near Santa Cruz Avenue at San Mateo Drive on Feb. 18 who did not know where...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by been there, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 6221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 3 hours ago | 55 comments | 5038 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 840 Views

WOODSIDE

Board member: Ethics investigation unmerited

A member of the Woodside Architectural and Site Review Board said Jan. 26 that she will resign from the board and accused...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 280 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Woodside ethics probe: Mayor suggests council take 'no further action'

(Expanded version of story previously posted.) Woodside Mayor Tom Livermore said he will recommend that the Town Council...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 21 hours ago | 6 comments | 1131 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council faces decision on ethics code investigation

If the Woodside Town Council on Tuesday follows the mayor's recommendation and takes "no further action" on a long and costly...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins

Our local libertarian with the quest to use vouchers to hinder public education will not share the results of a CONSERVATIVE...

Original post made by Mack on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Charter v Public, 22 hours ago | 9 comments | 183 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: People of color speak up about personal impact of police stops

In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, a spate of home burglaries since September has put residents on edge, leading to an...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 25, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 23 comments | 7326 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Carriage house demolished at former Roger Reynolds Nursery site

To clear the way for a new 24-condo complex at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park, the Victorian-style carriage house that was...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 25, 2017 at 8:18 am | 6 comments | 2265 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton approves plans for $37 million civic center

Atherton is on schedule to start construction of a new civic center by the end of the year, but first it will ask voters...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Atherton American, on Feb 24, 2017 at 11:56 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Trump goes on Russian state owned TV to criticize America - speaks fondly of Putin

Trump claims he was tricked by 84 year old Larry King "Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized U.S....

Original post made by S Grey on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cover Up!!!, on Feb 24, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 23 comments | 559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: New, secure spot to dump unwanted medicine

A secured kiosk has been set up in the main lobby of the Menlo Park Police Department where people can drop off unwanted...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 24, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 9 comments | 938 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Drilling begins on emergency water well

Drilling around the clock began Wednesday, Feb. 15, on the Menlo Park Municipal Water District's first emergency well, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 24, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1502 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Race-based assault of nanny reported on Santa Cruz Avenue

A Hispanic woman in her 60s employed as a nanny was pushing a 7-month-old baby in a stroller on Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 24, 2017 at 4:14 pm | 45 comments | 7296 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits is closing its doors in Menlo Park

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by DC MCGlynn, on Feb 24, 2017 at 9:54 am | 38 comments | 17541 Views

MENLO PARK

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

On the same night that the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District heard that it is expected to end the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 24, 2017 at 7:54 am | 7 comments | 1580 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to take no action on ethics investigation

Before an audience of six or seven Woodside residents on Feb. 14, the Town Council put its equivalent of an "Investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Nancy Reyering, on Feb 23, 2017 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 251 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: 'Clean energy' program the right choice for local towns

All towns and cities in the county are being asked to participate in what Supervisor Dave Pine calls "the biggest single...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 23, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 2401 Views
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