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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 | 4170 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 | 6890 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 | 1984 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 | 14985 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 | 2051 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 | 6719 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 | 4902 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. 209 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 | 1525 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 | 2934 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 | 588 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 | 1951 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 | 1282 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 | 2644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury finds deputy not guilty of brandishing gun in court

After a three-day trial, a jury on Monday (Aug. 29) returned a verdict of not guilty in the case of San Mateo County Deputy...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Thoughts, on Sep 8, 2016 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 1666 Views

MENLO PARK

Trump IMPLODES on 60 Minutes

Forget that today at the RNC, a "GOP delegate Calls Trump Supporters ‘Brownshirts’ Who ‘Act Like Fascists’" http://www.mediaite.com/online/gop-delegate-calls-trump-supporter...

Original post made by Trump has mental difficulties on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trump has mental difficulties, on Sep 8, 2016 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 844 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The highly publicized resignation of Kate Downing from the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission, due to the price...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:08 am | 62 comments | 3038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Supervisors' rushed appointment of sheriff a bad decision

"The public was completely removed from this process," Supervisor Dave Pine says, referring to the rushed and unexpected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 8, 2016 at 7:05 am | 62 comments | 3747 Views

MENLO PARK

Politifact: Trump maintains 70% LIAR ratio

Lies, mostly false or PANTS ON FIRE ratings for 69% of Trump’s claims: The PolitiFact scorecard True (4%) Mostly...

Original post made by Car wash Carl on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Office Worker, on Sep 7, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 595 Views

AROUND TOWN

EV Expo Saturday 9/10 - Test Drive a Fun, Fast Electric Car!

The EV EXPO - A FREE event to explore electric cars, bikes & scooters Menlo Park, Menlo Spark, the City and County of San...

Original post made by Diane Bailey on Sep. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 168 Views
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