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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 | 1681 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 | 5001 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 | 2383 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 | 3913 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 | 2141 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 | 1138 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. 1221 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 | 2622 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 | 1613 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 | 5045 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 | 352 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 | 1226 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 | 721 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 | 3960 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ongoing legal battle over same-sex marriage

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2008/08/13/the-ongoing-legal-battle-over-same-sex-marriage posted...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1856 Views

FICTION

Grants to expand legal services for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is awarding nearly $1.4 million in grants it says will produce more consultations...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3161 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Greenheart's El Camino Real project goes before Planning Commission

Greenheart Land Company's 420,000-square-foot development at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park will face the penultimate...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Truth , on Dec 13, 2016 at 12:34 am | 12 comments | 2888 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problems

Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today Marks 146th Anniversary of the First African American Elected to Congree

146 years ago today Joseph Rainey, became the first African American elected to Congress. Joseph Rainey was born into slavery....

Original post made by Historian on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toy C, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 206 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Officer interrupts apparent burglary in progress

Police arrested three men after an officer interrupted what appeared to be a burglary in progress on Dec. 7 at a construction...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 4128 Views
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