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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes to raise fees, touches on nonresident surcharge

The usual process of increasing fees for city services each year in Menlo Park goes like this: Staff compiles a new list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Greg, on May 4, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 33 comments | 7202 Views

MENLO PARK

Bikes stolen from bike rack near Menlo Park Library

Bikes are being stolen from a bike rack near Alma Street alongside the Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center. A sign posted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 2, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 10 comments | 3355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside's May Day festivities set for Saturday

In the spirit of its "Hometown Hero" theme, Woodside's 92nd annual May Day parade grand marshal Elianne Frenkel-Popell will...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tonia Hurst, on May 2, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 2130 Views

MENLO PARK

First 8 PM Sunset in 2014 tonight

Menlo Park will have the first sunset of 2014 at 8 PM tonight. For the next 106 nights the sun will set at 8 PM or later....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on May 2, 2014 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 819 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Forum invites comments on specific plan

I am a 30-year resident of central Menlo Park who shares my community's strong interest in the future well-being of our city,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on May 2, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 496 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV Turn Off Week

Celebrate TV Turn Off Week/Ditch Your Device Week at the Atherton Library. Saturday, May 3, 10 am to 5 pm- Free Comic...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by one exception?, on May 2, 2014 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 315 Views

MENLO PARK

Workshop on improving travel on El Camino Real

On Wednesday night, a community workshop kicks off Menlo Park's study of potential transportation and safety improvements...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on May 2, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley committee has big ambitions for Hawthorns estate

The Portola Valley Nature and Science Committee has ideas about a 79-acre estate with a rundown mansion, a rundown garage,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Spammy, on May 1, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 1955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Secrets of a Used Book

Create your own keepsake box, a perfect gift to make for Mother's Day! Atherton Library is hosting this 2 part craft workshop...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 201 Views

AROUND TOWN

POSITION PAPER: PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT, BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER, CANDIDATE FOR SUPERVISOR District 3

When San Mateo County's two top law enforcement officials, Sheriff Greg Munks, and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, were caught...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Clarification, on May 1, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 3291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents warned against telephone scam

Residents are once again being warned to be aware of fraudulent phone calls from people claiming to be with the San...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 2390 Views

WOODSIDE

Forty-five cars may compete in Woodside soapbox derby Sunday

The second annual Woodside Soapbox Derby takes place Sunday, May 4, in the parking lot of Independence Hall at 2955 Woodside...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2938 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: West Menlo Park cat shot in shoulder

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Responsible Cat Owner, on May 1, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County SWAT TEAM is in Jordan

The TEAM has gone for a competition. http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/san-mateo-county-counterterrorism-officers-compete-in-skills-challenge-in-middle-east/Content?oid=278521...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos Rotary Fine Art in the Park-May 17, 18

Enjoy a stroll in the park viewing original fine art and unique gifts created by more than 170 fine artists from around the...

Original post made by Marlene Cowan on Apr. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 677 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park works on 'granny unit' regs

The Menlo Park Planning Commission continued its quest to figure out how to encourage construction of secondary units, also...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 4328 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SEQUOIA HOSPITAL PAVILION GRAND OPENING MAY 2

Had it not been for my referendum petitioning effort in 2003, which derailed the effort of those who advocated relocating...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2515 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton's Kathy Jackson honored for improving food distribution to needy

Atherton resident Kathy Jackson, CEO of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, was recently...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Yes, on Apr 30, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2465 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor plans summer visit to China

It's not quite on the same historical scale as President Richard Nixon's visit, but Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller is pretty...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Good point, on Apr 30, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 3082 Views
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