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AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Public meeting on Alpine Road corridor study

Travel along Alpine Road between Junipero Serra Boulevard and Ladera has been less than ideal for a long time. A community...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by pvrez, on Jan 25, 2016 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 1779 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Gateway project resurfaces at Planning Commission

Developer David Bohannon will disclose tonight (Monday) new details about the hotel, health club and office building planned...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 25, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 2025 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 Navin Johnson, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:12 pm | 36 comments | 5887 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision

Women have had the right to choose for 43 years. Thanks largely in part to to Republican Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun...

Original post made by Pro Choice Republican on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 24, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical leader and surgeon R. Hewlett Lee dies at 89

R. Hewlett "Hewey" Lee, M.D., a leader for decades in medical affairs in Palo Alto, Stanford University and statewide, died...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Brendan, on Jan 22, 2016 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1500 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Bakery leave-by date extended to mid-March, for now

The popular Woodside Bakery & Cafe at 3052 Woodside Road has until March 15, at least, before the gas pilot lights of its...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Donna McArthur, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 4154 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park: Suspect sought in robbery of Country Corner store

Sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Friday night of the Country Corner market at 3207 Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 2740 Views

WOODSIDE

Strong water flow at Searsville Dam

Kate Daly sent us this photo of the strong water flow on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Searsville Dam in the Jasper Ridge Biological...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council considers study of Alameda roundabout

Atherton will consider authorizing studies of two of the town's traffic problem areas, El Camino Real and Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 14 comments | 2608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto blasts high-speed rail project for moving too fast

With plans for California's high-speed rail system accelerating on the Peninsula, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday ramped up...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 20 comments | 2589 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Homeowner chases prowler off his property

A man who entered an occupied house early Tuesday morning (Jan. 19) in Woodside evaded capture by San Mateo County sheriff's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jan 21, 2016 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 2448 Views

MENLO PARK

Flooded Caltrain parking lot

Andrea Gemmet of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a flooded Caltrain parking lot in Menlo Park on Tuesday morning, Jan. 19....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1753 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans strict rules on energy, water use for new development

Live, work, play. That's been the mantra for the city of Menlo Park as it updates its plan for future development of the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Wagstaffe avoids Preliminary Hearing in Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez case

Grand Jury Indictments are usually done at the beginning of a criminal case. Steve Wagstaffe chose to get one just hours...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Jan 19, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 1033 Views

ATHERTON

New Facebook page looking for interesting & funny information on Atherton

This is a great Facebook page that just started. Go to "Atherton California 94027" and click like. Please share funny factual...

Original post made by Atherton California 94027 on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Atherton California 94027, on Jan 19, 2016 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 353 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park survey: Most residents want above-ground parking facility

About two-thirds Menlo Park residents support an above-ground parking facility, according to a new [http://ca-menlopark.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/9121...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by whoa nelly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 21 comments | 3387 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park report: Violent crime down, property crime up

Violent crime cases fell 39 percent in 2015, compared to 2014, while property crime rose 9 percent, according to new Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views

MENLO PARK

New book details history of World War I training camp in Menlo Park

Nearly a century ago, thousands of troops would hike up Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park wearing gas masks, testing their preparedness...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 2795 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School says Sellman Auditorium will get a new name

Construction crews scrambled away over winter break working on the new auditorium at Woodside Elementary School, trying to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Sellman Anderson, on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:50 am | 17 comments | 3856 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Eight households win habitat award

On the Portola Valley property of Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, milkweed grows and Monarch butterfly larvae feed where once...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Danna, on Jan 17, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1809 Views
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