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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax measure in Menlo Park City School District moves toward board approval

As two members of the Menlo Park City School District's governing board finished up their terms Wednesday night, Nov. 30,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 20, 2016 at 1:46 pm | 77 comments | 3782 Views

OTHER TOPICS

CIA report on Russian hacking of election - bipartisan calls for investigation

The one guy who doesn't agree? The same guy who turns down intelligence briefings - trump. From today: TRUMP: "I don’t...

Original post made by Intelligence Plaza on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by why?, on Dec 20, 2016 at 1:56 am | 44 comments | 763 Views

AROUND TOWN

First winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued

The first winter Spare the Air Alert in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for today (Monday, Dec. 19), officials...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Particular Particulates, on Dec 19, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 761 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to install 120-foot-tall police antenna/transmitter

Rampant tree growth may be great for the arcadian feel of Menlo Park's Civic Center, but it has had one negative effect....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Dec 19, 2016 at 9:12 am | 8 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside School District puts parcel tax measure on ballot

A ballot measure asking voters to approve a parcel tax identical to an existing tax that expires June 30 will go before voters...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Dec 17, 2016 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 298 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton football one of the last teams standing

Menlo-Atherton is ready to play the most significant football game in school history: a 6 p.m. game Saturday at Antelope...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Chad Sefcik, on Dec 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 502 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: We must work together to solve county's housing crisis

Most residents of San Mateo County who are not policymakers see only a part of the impact of the housing crisis. As a county...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 1693 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans to drill emergency water well

Up to two months of grating drilling sounds may be the price Menlo Park's water users will pay for a reliable water supply...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 5012 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Legal aid report: No-cause tenant eviction rate rises sharply

A first-of-its-kind report on evictions in San Mateo County from two nonprofit legal organizations shows a partial but meaningful...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Cayo, on Dec 15, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2404 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Pastors Mark and Cheryl Goodman-Morris leave Valley Presbyterian

Mark and Cheryl Goodman-Morris will say good-bye to the church they've served for nearly 29 years, Valley Presbyterian Church...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Karen Thysen, on Dec 15, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 3915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board approves map subdividing district into five voting areas

In a unanimous vote on Wednesday, Dec. 14, the board of the Sequoia Union High School District approved a map that subdivides...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Shame, on Dec 15, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views

WOODSIDE

Thursday: Immigrant rights forum at M-A High

A community forum to discuss how life and the law could change for immigrant families and students during a Trump administration...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by no to trolls, on Dec 14, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 7 comments | 1152 Views

MENLO PARK

Kirsten Keith named Menlo Park's mayor

Councilwoman Kirsten Keith was selected Tuesday by the Menlo Park City Council for her second turn as the city's mayor. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1226 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission endorses Greenheart's El Camino complex

A 420,000-square-foot development at 1300 El Camino Real offering offices, 183 rental apartments and retail space was unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:11 pm | 15 comments | 2651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park installs red-light cameras at Chilco, Bayfront Expressway

A red-light camera monitoring system to catch drivers running red lights has been installed at Bayfront Expressway and Chilco...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 13 comments | 1623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Crash injures three, knocks down 70-foot tree

All lanes of U.S. 101 have reopened after a solo crash injured three people and knocked down a 70-foot tree in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by D.C. McGlynn, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:31 pm | 5 comments | 5049 Views

MENLO PARK

City installs red-light cameras at Chilco, Bayfront Expressway

A red-light camera monitoring system — to catch drivers running red lights — has been installed at Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by James C. Walker, on Dec 13, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Arthur Lloyd, railroad man through and through

A funeral service is set for Saturday, Dec. 17, for Menlo Park resident Arthur Lloyd, a career railroad man, ardent advocate...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by conscious, on Dec 13, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton, fire district hold joint meeting

Atherton's City Council and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's governing board will have a chance to repair their...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 13, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 732 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown bike route approved

The start of new bike lanes and the end of some street parking is ahead for downtown Menlo Park. A concept plan laying out...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Dec 13, 2016 at 11:40 am | 26 comments | 3965 Views
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