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MENLO PARK

Is Atherton rural enough for backyard chickens?

Is Atherton, which prides itself on being a "rural community," rural enough to allow chickens? The City Council pondered...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:40 am | 10 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hillary Clinton in Atherton yesterday

Hillary Clinton, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, was in Atherton on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 21,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deadline for filing arguments on school parcel tax measures

The deadline is fast approaching for submitting an argument for or against the two parcel tax Measures A and C proposed by...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 19, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 32 comments | 2478 Views

MENLO PARK

Keith wants to study Menlo Park to raise minimum wage

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_29529629/menlo-park-vice-mayor-says-city-should-think Kirsten Keith is asking the City Council...

Original post made by Headlines on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 19, 2016 at 5:20 pm | 9 comments | 494 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district ponders parcel tax increase

With a chunk of the parcel tax received by the Menlo Park City School District due to disappear at the end of June 2017,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 54 comments | 4061 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Major deal would sell 1,800 East Palo Alto apartments to Menlo Park developer

East Palo Alto's largest block of rental-housing stock could soon be sold to Menlo Park developer Sand Hill Property Company,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 3527 Views

MENLO PARK

Man accused of defrauding Menlo Park woman, 92

A 52-year-old Burlingame man is facing charges of fiduciary elder abuse and securities fraud in connection with allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Robert D., on Feb 18, 2016 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1792 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Finding help ... from a horse

What with all the horses, stables, trails and therapeutic riding programs in the Woodside area, this part of the Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Theresa Brown, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 926 Views

WOODSIDE

Attorney, engineer appointed to Woodside Planning Commission

Two vacancies on the Woodside Planning Commission were filled Feb. 9 with the Town Council's appointment of attorney Kurt...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park's Josh Becker joins crowd running for Assembly

Democrat Josh Becker is the seventh person and second Menlo Park resident to announce his candidacy for the District 24 seat...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by So it's climate change!, on Feb 17, 2016 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: 'Clee' Webster's legacy: role model for youth

Bridget Matheson, the city of Menlo Park's recreation program coordinator, began 2016 with a staff in mourning. Nobody could...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by MENLO, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views

MENLO PARK

Schools: Enrollment study shows low-income families leaving area

A new report shows the Peninsula's high cost of living driving low-income families away from elementary school districts...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 137 comments | 7408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wedesday: Will Atherton become more welcoming to chickens?

At the moment, it's illegal to have even a single chicken in Atherton on a lot of less than 80,000 square feet, which is...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ethan, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

ATHERTON

Obama in Atherton today for fundraiser

With tickets costing up to $25,000 each, Atherton was an unsurprising choice as the location for a Democratic Party fundraiser...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by P. Santa, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans: No broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highways 84 and 35 this year

Following up on recent promises, Caltrans has announced that it will forego broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highway...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park church mourns loss of pastor

Members of the Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park are mourning the loss of their pastor, Bishop...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ella, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 5356 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A rare look inside Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, which has undergone a substantial expansion with more than double the number of accommodations...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sheena, on Feb 16, 2016 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 1667 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Donald Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz for lying and cheating

Because that is what rich people do. CNN News report: http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/12/politics/donald-trump-ted-cruz-dishonest...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by soft-core-actress, on Feb 15, 2016 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 508 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Feb 14, 2016 at 2:55 am | 6 comments | 2228 Views

MOVIES

Woodside's Kate Laubscher pockets $10,000 on 'Jeopardy'

Though Kate Laubscher, a sophomore at Northeastern University from Woodside, won't advance to the Jeopardy college championship...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2311 Views
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