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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager's contract renewed, salary increased 9%

With Ray Mueller casting the dissenting vote, the Menlo Park City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a new two-year contract...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jun 6, 2015 at 1:52 pm | 17 comments | 1728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committee

Residents of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street who want to move their 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 2750 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunset headquarters to move to Oakland

After more than a half-century of editorial and business operations based in Menlo Park, Sunset plans to launch a garden-research...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Alicia, on Jun 3, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police investigate death threat to Atherton officer

Atherton police are investigating an emailed death threat they say a former Atherton resident now living in Florida sent...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New plan for Stanford project's Middle Avenue plaza

Organizers said about 150 people attended workshops on May 28 and May 30 to participate in redesigning a public plaza planned...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women unite to ease return to workforce

Meeting some of the women who are part of a new local group trying to help women return to paid employment after a "career...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Diane , on Jun 4, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 1960 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton approves master plan for Holbrook-Palmer Park

A master plan for the future development of Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park was adopted by the Atherton City Council on May...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 1663 Views

ATHERTON

Firmly in the black, Atherton ponders the long term in its budget

Atherton's civic budget is looking so good that some long-time council members appear to be having trouble believing it can...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by No more parcel tax, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 1383 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury to county: Get going on addressing rising sea levels

Bay Area experts on climate change have long been saying that sea-level rise between now and the year 2100 is a long-term...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by S Colbert, on Jun 7, 2015 at 11:47 am | 19 comments | 1759 Views

ATHERTON

Three arrested after car chase ends on foot in Atherton

The driver of a car attempting to evade a San Mateo County Sheriff's Department deputy chose the wrong Atherton street to...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1420 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man who threatened to kill Atherton officer arrested in Florida after attacking officers there

A 35-year-old former Atherton resident who police say recently threatened to kill an Atherton officer was arrested yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2015 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2026 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Person struck, killed on Atherton train tracks

A person was struck by a train and killed shortly before 3 p.m. today (June 5) at the Atherton Caltrain Station, according...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 4263 Views

OTHER TOPICS

End of an era: De Modderman retires

De Modderman, who guided the financial ship of both the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park elementary school districts as business...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mara van der Pas, on Jun 7, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council may agree to spend more than city takes in for three years

Menlo Park's proposed $78.1 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 may look upside down to some: The city's staff has asked...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Jun 13, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 27 comments | 2464 Views

WOODSIDE

Cal Water proposes 21 percent rate increase

Cal Water has applied for a 21 percent rate increase to go into effect in July, passing on its increased costs for the water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, on Jun 14, 2015 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2669 Views

WOODSIDE

For Woodside High's class of 2015, the future beckons

The class of 2015 at Woodside High School, following tradition, gave their alma mater a gift: funding for more signs to help...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by CJ, on Jun 8, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Police surround house with burglary suspects inside

As recommended by public safety advocates, residents of Lexington Drive in Menlo Park saw something on the morning of Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harriet, on Jun 10, 2015 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 2953 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Thieves target unlocked cars in Lindenwood

Thieves took items from three unlocked cars parked in driveways in Lindenwood during the night of June 7 or early morning...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Jun 9, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

More outdoor dining likely for Menlo Park

More outdoor dining may pop up along downtown Santa Cruz Avenue this summer. The Menlo Park City Council on June 2 voted...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dana hendrickson, on Jun 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 29 comments | 3342 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District ponders how to cut water use

If homeowners are panicking about how they can possibly cut their water use by 36 percent, just imagine being the two-school...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by grass consumers, on Jun 10, 2015 at 9:36 am | 9 comments | 1906 Views
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