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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How rezoning could impact city's finances

A new fiscal impact analysis shows how plans to rezone Menlo Park's M-2 area east of U.S. 101 to allow substantial new development...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Sep 13, 2016 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: City releases proposed development terms for Greenheart project

The 420,000-square-foot mixed-used development that Greenheart Land Co. has proposed in downtown Menlo Park near the Caltrain...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 13, 2016 at 10:36 am | 18 comments | 3417 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tonight: Permit sought for mixed-use development at former Park Theatre site

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will consider tonight (Sept. 12) an application for an architectural control permit for...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Westbrook, on Sep 12, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 3122 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 S Marsh, on Sep 12, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 19 comments | 378 Views

WOODSIDE

Gentle tutelage: Woodside's Rebekah Witter trains miniature horses as 'therapy' animals

They whinny, they eat hay, they each have four legs and a mane and a long face every day. Lovey and Shiloh, for those are...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Sep 12, 2016 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 608 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission recommends approval of plans to cut down 99 heritage trees

The Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission recommended Aug. 31 that requests to cut down 99 heritage trees on three...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Trees!, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:15 am | 26 comments | 3928 Views

MENLO PARK

Good news (kind of) for Willow Road drivers

If you're like many local drivers, the words "Willow Road" may conjure flashbacks of time spent in powerless gridlock trying...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by willows neighborhood resident, on Sep 11, 2016 at 9:52 am | 38 comments | 6521 Views

WOODSIDE

A history of Our Lady of the Wayside Church

Our story begins shortly after the turn of the century in 1900. The village of Searsville and the little church of St. Dennis...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Person, on Sep 10, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1837 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Woodside Bakery & Cafe reopens -- in Sharon Heights

The Woodside Bakery & Cafe -- the bakery element, anyway -- opened for business today (Thursday, Sept. 1) at the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Sep 10, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 20 comments | 14201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Menlo Park commission weighs major renovation at Sharon Green apartments

The Sharon Green apartments, located at 350 Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park, which sold in December 2015 for what could be...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Local, on Sep 10, 2016 at 11:42 am | 6 comments | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zamora's family to go to England for brain tumor treatment

A Woodside 8-year-old, diagnosed in July with an up-to-now untreatable and always fatal brain tumor, has been accepted into...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by S Allen, on Sep 10, 2016 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 6448 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Teen killed in solo crash on Skyline Boulevard

A passenger in a BMW was killed Thursday when the speeding car careened down an embankment and slammed into two trees in...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by diamond J, on Sep 9, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 4627 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Oakland police sex scandal: Criminal charges filed against cops

If this happened: http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/09/09/sex-scandal-alameda-da-files-charges-against-east-bay-police-officers/...

Original post made by Menlo Voter. on Sep. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Open enrollment begins for clean energy program

Residents can now sign up to participate in the October launch of the Peninsula Clean Energy program, a greener alternative...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Sep 9, 2016 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Keith, on Sep 9, 2016 at 11:17 am | 11 comments | 8463 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park, school district reach consensus on Oak Court gate

Tensions between residents of Oak Court and parents of the soon-to-open Laurel School, Upper Campus, located at 275 Elliott...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by OConnor Resident, on Sep 8, 2016 at 11:27 pm | 15 comments | 2788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals open up about housing struggles at Kepler's forum

A group of children sat at the back of Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, as they fidgeted with their marker and glitter-paint...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by John RxB, on Sep 8, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 459 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook gives $250K to nonprofits

This year Facebook surpassed by $150,000 the amount it has agreed to give to local nonprofit organizations in exchange for...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Transparent $$$, on Sep 8, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 1796 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Four-alarm fire at Shoreway Environmental Center

A four-alarm fire Wednesday night at the Shoreway Environmental Center, the recycling and refuse transfer station in San...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 1145 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Celebrating her 101st birthday at Facebook

Longtime Menlo Park resident Willie Mae Jones celebrated her 101st birthday recently by spending a day at Facebook's campus...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Shameless PR stunt, on Sep 8, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views
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