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ATHERTON

Atherton: Still the Worst (Caltrain Electrification Edition)

The Merc reports that Athertonians are yet again uniting the Peninsula, specifically by making everyone else hate them. The...

Original post made by SP1863 on Jul. 10, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 11, 2016 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 277 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SEQUOIA HOSPITAL PAVILION GRAND OPENING MAY 2

Had it not been for my referendum petitioning effort in 2003, which derailed the effort of those who advocated relocating...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 11, 2016 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 3980 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton council: Lewis and Wiest say they will run for re-election

Atherton Mayor Elizabeth Lewis and Councilman Cary Wiest, whose council terms end this year, have told the Almanac they plan...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 1568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issue

A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on June 28 at the Woodside Town Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by KT2, on Jul 10, 2016 at 12:23 am | 5 comments | 1382 Views

SPORTS

#KDtotheBay

Wow. Independence Day for Kevin Durant. Four top 12 players together on the same team. A team where Klay is the 4th best...

Original post made by Confirmed on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by High flier, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on hold

A request for a liquor license by a private club, called the Cuckoo's Nest, in Menlo Park has generated no insignificant...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Our town, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 3109 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 8, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1733 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Sequoia Healthcare District reduce its tax collection?

With the greatly increased assessed value of property in the Sequoia Healthcare District, coupled with their elimination...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 8, 2016 at 8:44 am | 9 comments | 382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: $212,500 tree-cutting fine is paid in full

The $209,000 budget surplus for the town of Woodside has more than doubled with the cashing of a check for $212,500, delivered...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Plant trees, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 7, 2016 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 2469 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:37 am | 14 comments | 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 47 comments | 2648 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump losing badly in battleground states - Kasich & Paul Ryan tie Clinton

In all seven swing states, Clinton kills Trump, in most cases with Trump barely getting a third of the vote. Paul Ryan and...

Original post made by Trump destroys my Grand Ol\' Party on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by 3rd base, on Jul 6, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 9 comments | 361 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rodeo official says pig scramble a gentler affair this year

Children caught pigs in the annual pig scramble at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on Monday, July Fourth, but it was not the spectacle...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by SherMich, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 17 comments | 1394 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton examines privacy issues with drones

On the agenda for Wednesday's Atherton City Council study session: regulating drones, putting a business license tax on the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1283 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Woodside woman encounters lion at bottom of stairs

Crime and accidents reports for Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sandra Farrell, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 4371 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issue

A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on Tuesday, June 28, at the Woodside Town Council...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Susan S, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 514 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton adopts 'talking points' on use of library tax dollars

Atherton's City Council has approved a set of "talking points" members said will be a starting point in negotiations with...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

ATHERTON

Today: What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?

Atherton's City Council will discuss what should be done with the more than $1 million a year in library taxes that the town...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1306 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 Employees first, on Jul 5, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 36 comments | 16418 Views
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