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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Seeking to renew harmony in Town Hall, council hires help

If the harmony inside Portola Valley Town Hall was as real as it's said to have been, that fabric has been frayed by recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ruth W, on Oct 8, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cover story: Empowering girls

In its 50th year, local Junior League reboots to focus on helping girls become leaders in science, technology, engineering...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 8, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

==BI Prep water polo:== The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by PoloFan, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Public hearing on proposed increases in bus fares

A public hearing on proposed changes in SamTrans bus fares is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the SamTrans headquarters...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Nonsense, on Oct 7, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Tentative deal would gives 3% pay boost to city employees

Thirty-six supervisorial and management employees of the city of Menlo Park would receive a 3 percent increase in base salaries...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Corner Office, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 1290 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford proposes more housing, less office space in Menlo Park development

Stanford University proposes to increase housing and reduce office space in its latest development plan for its 8.4 acres...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 7, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 57 comments | 5776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community says farewell to Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

The farewell celebration for Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Sept. 30, attracted no less than a marching band,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Dick Tjaden, on Oct 7, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 3515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Tri-county panel on economic inequality

Top administrators in San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, and San Francisco County will convene on Thursday, Oct. 8, from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Toulouse, on Oct 7, 2015 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Atherton council reviews plan for civic center

The recommended conceptual plan and budget for Atherton's new civic center will be reviewed by the Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Turley, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you PG&E

Thank you PG&E for being a Platinum donor to the 2015 Fall California Republican Convention. The Platinum level is the...

Original post made by Menlo Park delegate to the CRP on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by GOP fact checker, on Oct 7, 2015 at 9:37 am | 28 comments | 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters looking into the cause of Filoli estate grass fire

Fire investigators have not yet settled on what started a nearly five-acre grass fire in the vicinity of Edgewood and Canada...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Cortlin, on Oct 6, 2015 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tacks scattered on Woodside roads are hazard to bicyclists

Bicyclists have a nemesis roaming the upper reaches of Kings Mountain Road in unincorporated Woodside. Someone is scattering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 6, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 32 comments | 8377 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park firefighters flip pancakes, raise funds

Menlo Park firefighters rappelled down ropes, simulated a live auto crash and showed off the "jaws of life," a pincer-like...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton gives go-ahead to new bike routes

The Atherton City Council has unanimously approved plans for the first phase of the town's Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 6, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 4 comments | 1769 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Post office 'institution' Robert Delvishio retires

For years, Robert Delvishio has been telling visitors to the West Menlo Park post office that he's wanted to have his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by John Kadvany, on Oct 5, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2235 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton pushes for action to limit Surf Air

Atherton has send a letter demanding something be done about the noise impacts of Surf Air flights, asking for action by...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2015 at 7:29 am | 45 comments | 5183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bridge instruction

Looking for either a beginning bridge class or private instruction. Would like to stay within Palo Alto or Menlo Park. (Palo...

Original post made by Jan on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 425 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Police Department wins statewide award for work to reduce crime in Belle Haven

In recognition of its community policing strategies in the Belle Haven community, the Menlo Park Police Department was awarded...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 2, 2015 at 10:45 am | 7 comments | 2650 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown pop-up park trial ends soon

As summer winds to a close, so will lounging in the pop-up park in downtown Menlo Park -- perhaps, but not definitely, forever. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 2, 2015 at 9:04 am | 21 comments | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by False Dilemma, on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:34 am | 23 comments | 8485 Views
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