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Police investigate death threat to Atherton officer

Atherton police are investigating an emailed death threat they say a former Atherton resident now living in Florida sent...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1905 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunset headquarters to move to Oakland

After more than a half-century of editorial and business operations based in Menlo Park, Sunset plans to launch a garden-research...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Alicia, on Jun 3, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager awaits contract renewal

City Manager Alex McIntyre's employment contract is scheduled for a renewal vote on June 2, prompting residents to offer...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Faint praise, on Jun 3, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 2215 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary Clinton Does Not Deserve the Presidential Nomination

I was reading the book called 'The Residence'. It is about the people behind ths scenes who keep the White House going....

Original post made by Concerned Menlo Park Resident on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 3, 2015 at 7:59 am | 36 comments | 595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: County committee scheduled to vote on O'Connor Street transfer request

A county committee will decide tonight whether to allow some residents of O'Connor Street in Menlo Park to switch from the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by any news?, on Jun 2, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Keeping Searsville dam in place a good solution

The day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article labeled "1000 dams down and counting" was published...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 2, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 16 comments | 1325 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water mails details of drought restrictions

Details of Cal Water's drought restrictions were mailed to customers on May 28, and the company has put a tool online with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 2, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 4449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Pillowcase-toting bandit sighted in Ladera?

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/06/02/police-calls-possible-si...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Yvonne Stent, on Jun 2, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views

ATHERTON

A cafe in new Atherton civic center?

Atherton, which now has no commercial zoning, may soon change that so locals can buy a cup of coffee when the town gets its...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jun 2, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 14 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Police body camera policy may let people request video deletion

Menlo Park may amend its police body camera policy to allow the deletion of videos with no investigative relevance upon request...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 1, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMCHD TEMPORARY Interim GM Glenn Lazof should be FIRED.

He knew exactly what he was getting into, this memo is a setup for a future lawsuit paid for by the Taxpayers. Commissioners...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 31, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:43 am | 6 comments | 286 Views

MENLO PARK

Kristen Gracia named new principal at Oak Knoll School

Kristen Gracia, a 16-year veteran of the Menlo Park City School District who has been serving as an interim co-principal...

Original post made on May. 30, 2015
Last comment by rude awakening, on May 30, 2015 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Cultural Arts Committee Survey

The Portola Valley Cultural Arts Committee's purpose is to encourage community involvement among residents by sponsoring...

Original post made by Linda Olson on May. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 221 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel proposed for El Camino Real

It's a small lot -- the property at 1400 El Camino Real is about half an acre --- but big enough for a 63-room, four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mich, on May 30, 2015 at 1:44 am | 32 comments | 5590 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook sous chef dies at 31

Ezekiel Duru, a Menlo Park resident and the executive sous chef at Facebook, died Feb. 20 at the age of 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Water , on May 29, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 3194 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District Ö.LAFco is looking for comments

Taking first steps to dissolve the Harbor District. http://lafco.smcgov.org/sites/lafco.smcgov.org/files/documents/files/CirculationDraft_HarborDist_2015-29-05_with%20cover%20let...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 250 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor and son celebrate Bike to Work Day

George Carlton-Ridenour and his mother, Menlo Park mayor Catherine Carlton, participated in the regional Bike to Work Day...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Get real, on May 29, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 1764 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Water rate hikes proposed

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District should keep an eye on the mailbox for a notice explaining the utility's...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, on May 29, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1739 Views

MENLO PARK

Workshop: Stanford's Middle Avenue plaza design

Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 29, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 15 comments | 1871 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District calls for Special Meeting Wrong Subject

Current subject is reorganize commissioners, translates to Remove Sabrina Brennan as President, when it should be Terminating...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 17 comments | 421 Views
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