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MENLO PARK

Teens say eastern Menlo Park is a 'food desert'

Neighborhoods in eastern Menlo Park and East Palo Alto are a "food desert" – a region where residents lack access to...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Appreciative Fellow Citizen, on Jan 14, 2016 at 11:53 am | 20 comments | 3452 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district makes plans for new parcel tax

With the district's current parcel tax set to expire in mid-2017, the board of the Woodside Elementary School District is...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by myopinion, on Jan 13, 2016 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Auto dealer Bernard Magnussen dies at 78

Auto dealership owner Bernard "Bernie" L. Magnussen, 78, died Jan. 3 at his home in Atherton after a 10-year battle with...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Sally Wood, on Jan 13, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to confirm ban on cultivation of medical marijuana

Confirming a ban on medical marijuana cultivation. Joining a group of cities to attain clean, renewable power. Considering...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 13, 2016 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Parent Education Presents: From Control to Connection

From Control to Connection by Kiran Gaind, Modern Parent Coach @ The Connected Family: Raising Great Parents. Learn basic...

Original post made by Menlo Park City School District on Jan. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 253 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Plans for Jackling House site headed for review today

Big changes are planned for the site of the former Jackling House on Mountain Home Road in Woodside. The property was home...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 2774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook to fund $1 million Dumbarton corridor study

Facebook will fund a $1 million study by the San Mateo County Transit District to explore potential improvements to the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jan 11, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 14 comments | 2779 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New rules of the road taking effect in 2016

Several new laws aimed at improving safety for child passengers, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will take effect in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by MPer , on Jan 11, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 14 comments | 3217 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Atherton's chance to define 'a sense of place'

In 2013, Atherton launched a resident-driven process to build a new civic center to address the urgent need for better library,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2016
Last comment by JU, on Jan 11, 2016 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confronting challenges of teen mental health, stress, suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 9, 2016 at 2:14 am | 5 comments | 3719 Views

MENLO PARK

Runner killed in Sand Hill Road accident was 'a great dad'

When runner Amit Goutam Bagchi was struck and killed by a driver in an SUV on Dec. 19, the Palo Alto engineer had been redefining...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Charlene, on Jan 8, 2016 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 3293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside school district planning for new parcel tax

With the district's current parcel tax set to expire in mid-2017, the board of the Woodside Elementary School District is...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by stella, on Jan 8, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 466 Views

WOODSIDE

High schools: Year of challenges, with more ahead

For a magnet school to fulfill its mission, it must attract students. This year, the high school district board settled on...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

ATHERTON

Jogger reports she was sexually assaulted in Atherton Tuesday evening

Atherton police are seeking video or witnesses who might give them more information about an early Tuesday evening sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 5101 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown remodel idea

This is a random idea that probably won't fly for all kinds of reasons, but I thought I'd throw it out for feedback regardless. I'd...

Original post made by Menlo Park Promenade on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by change the plan?, on Jan 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 15 comments | 1102 Views

MENLO PARK

'Kiss your Partner, Hug a Tree'

If you walk into the Ceci Wong jewelry store or the Kicks shoe shop in downtown Menlo Park, you might see a sterling silver...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Jan 6, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thieves get away with $180,000 in copper cable

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/01/06/police-calls-thieves-get-away-with-180000-in-copper-cable...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton moves toward town-wide, high-speed optical fiber system

Mike Farmwald says his plans to install a state-of-the-art optical fiber cable stystem in Atherton would provide the town...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Steve Aber, on Jan 6, 2016 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 2431 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton year in review: civic center, Surf Air, new ballpark and more

Some of the top stories in Atherton in 2015 included work on the new civic center, the ongoing issues with Surf Air, a new...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Measure L, on Jan 6, 2016 at 6:56 am | 5 comments | 2685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fills 31 job openings

Since September, when Menlo Park police commander Dave Bertini began work as the city's interim human resources director,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Jan 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 2366 Views
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