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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park extends timeline for M2 zoning changes

After a lengthy discussion on March 31, the Menlo Park City Council opted to take a 60-day timeout before pressing forward...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Apropos, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 15 comments | 2024 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside water use exceeds Portola Valley's

Woodside's per-capita water use grew significantly in 2013, substantially exceeding water consumption even in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by really?, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 3675 Views

MENLO PARK

Priory senior receives volunteer service award

Menlo Park resident James Phelps, a senior at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, has been awarded the President's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residents

Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams – one involving attempts by the scam artist...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by stephanie, on Apr 9, 2015 at 10:36 am | 18 comments | 9832 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council budgets $1.3M for city hall remodel

The city also plans to add eight full-time positions and convert seven temporary positions to permanent ones. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Oscar, on Apr 9, 2015 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Authorities declare Woodside High campus safe after bomb threat

Investigators and a bomb-sniffing dog from the San Mateo County bomb squad have completed their search of the campus of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 8, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 44 comments | 5835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Recalling moment of panic on the train tracks

In the aftermath of the recent death of a young driver on the Ravenswood Avenue train tracks, a Menlo Park resident recalls...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 34 comments | 2815 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Fees, city hall remodel and staffing go to Menlo Park council

The theme of the April 7 Menlo Park City Council meeting appears to be money. Votes are expected on fee changes for some...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Apr 8, 2015 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 1003 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Caltrain to remove ballast rock piles by October

When public agencies embark upon projects, delays are -- unfortunately -- expected. Caltrain, however, has turned that expectation...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by cleanup, on Apr 8, 2015 at 11:03 am | 8 comments | 2573 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opposition grows to herbicide spraying

The Committee for Green Foothills has joined the protest over recent roadside spraying of herbicides by the California Department...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Patty New, on Apr 8, 2015 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Increase the pressure on water wasters

Many individual area residents and our local water agencies have made tremendous efforts to save water in the face of the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Water World, on Apr 8, 2015 at 5:47 am | 6 comments | 1898 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook forges ahead with renovation of new site

Facebook's real estate dealings are a constant feature of news headlines of late. Fresh off the opening of the Gehry building...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 8 comments | 3334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal battle erupts over Panzer tank from Littlefield collection

A Seattle company led by Microsoft Corp. co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in in a dispute over ownership...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 7 comments | 3609 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mass-market hydrogen-powered car at Earth Fair

Of the several factory-manufactured cars parked with their hoods up at the 2015 Earth Fair in Woodside on Saturday, electric...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Keith Malone, California Fuel Cell Partnership, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 2913 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo fire district renews SLAC contract

When Stanford University's National Accelerator Laboratory calls, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will still come...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:36 am | 4 comments | 1100 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Portola Valley, Woodside hold Earth Fair

With a theme of "Carbon: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" for the 2015 Portola Valley and Woodside Earth Fair on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1605 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fight

Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission studies El Camino Real

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a study session tonight (April 6) to consider how to improve El Camino Real....

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2015 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 1398 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion; plus another $4 trillion in interest

The bill has been presented. Hundreds of thousands of lives, trillions of US taxpayer dollars, and all I got was a tee...

Original post made by Reuters - Brown University on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 6, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 226 Views
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