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WOODSIDE

Gentle tutelage: Woodside's Rebekah Witter trains miniature horses as 'therapy' animals

They whinny, they eat hay, they each have four legs and a mane and a long face every day. Lovey and Shiloh, for those are...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Sep 12, 2016 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 259 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reagan: Tear down this wall; Trump: "Will he become my new best friend?"

Trump loves Putin, like Bush: "I looked the man in the eye – I was able to get a sense of his soul." American Leaders...

Original post made by Stanford research on the issue on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 11, 2016 at 9:16 pm | 5 comments | 126 Views

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 | 3638 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 | 6150 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 | 1692 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 | 12938 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 | 1565 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 | 6195 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 | 4115 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. 86 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 | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Keith, on Sep 9, 2016 at 11:17 am | 11 comments | 7942 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Little Hoover Commission to update Special District Report

I recently received the June ADVOCACY ALERT of the Association of California Healthcare District's(ACHD) sent to directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 9, 2016 at 10:27 am | 10 comments | 279 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 | 2151 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 | 269 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 | 1517 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Surf Air noise: Will county go beyond voluntary measures?

After years of working with Surf Air to try to find ways the airline could voluntarily do something to reduce the noise its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 8, 2016 at 7:27 pm | 110 comments | 6100 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 | 885 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 | 2314 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 | 1404 Views
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