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MENLO PARK

Downtown plan: City corrects errors in financial analysis

A scant week before the Menlo Park Planning Commission finished reviewing the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by incredulous, on Sep 6, 2011 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview Middle School Principal Mike Melton to retire

Mike Melton, who has been principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park since July 2009, announced Wednesday that he...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dina, on Jan 28, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

One more step toward 'never again'

When Bill Mohr was a child, his family fled Nazi Germany, finding safe haven in a tiny nation that doesn't get much attention...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Srini, on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

ATHERTON

Rosier outlook for Atherton's budget

Less than a year after making drastic budget cuts, including eliminating the equivalent of more than 12 full-time workers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Save the Courts, on May 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Three more take out papers in Atherton

Denise Kupperman, a leader in the effort to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, Bob Roeser, and Jo-Ann Sockolov...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1861 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Charges fly over mailers as election season wraps up

Atherton residents should probably be forgiven if they were confused by a flurry of last-minute campaign materials they received...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Forensics, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 1529 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside joins ban on plastic bags at checkout counters

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will join other local towns and follow the lead of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley affordable housing issue: how to spend $2.88 million from Blue Oaks sale

The issue about affordable housing in Portola Valley has boiled down to this: What should the town do with the $2.88 million...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by PV Homeowner, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 2108 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council wants to appoint Carlson's replacement

Atherton residents who want to serve their community at a high level of involvement — and who have a solid store of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 3135 Views

MENLO PARK

Removed barrier frees steelhead to migrate

Representatives of federal, state and local agencies on Thursday announced the elimination of a 105-year-old barrier in a...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by PT, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 2177 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents advised to shelter in place due to fire

Menlo Park police advised residents this afternoon to shelter in place with windows closed if they smell smoke or see a smoke...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by yo yo, on Nov 10, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 9733 Views

MENLO PARK

As traffic increases, concerns grow about student safety

As local schools struggle to accommodate larger numbers of students than their campuses were designed for, roadways around...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 22 comments | 13618 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Emergency response exercise at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park

Emergency response teams and community volunteers, in cooperation with the county and Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park re-elects council incumbents

Voters in Menlo Park apparently like the City Council as is, and really didn't like Measure M. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by choices, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 2110 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission recommends bike lanes, no third lane on El Camino Real

Given a choice of three options or leaving El Camino Real alone, the Menlo Park Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on May 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 53 comments | 4832 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote today that the federal Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage -- an...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jun 27, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook to fund $1 million Dumbarton corridor study

Facebook will fund a $1 million study by the San Mateo County Transit District to explore potential improvements to the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jan 11, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 14 comments | 2636 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for major changes in Flood Park worry neighbors

Some Menlo Park residents who live near Flood Park are concerned about a number of major changes to Flood Park proposed by...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Apr 21, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 6 comments | 2220 Views

WOODSIDE

Obituaries

<B>H. Myrl Stearns Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=2938...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by Bonnie Russell, on Jul 5, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 3744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board approves Encinal School EIR

The school board of the Menlo Park City School District adopted Monday night the environmental impact report on the construction...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by ostrich tail feathers, on Jun 12, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 4254 Views
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