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MENLO PARK

Oprah, Sandberg visit Flea Street in Menlo Park

Jesse Cool, longtime owner of Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park, welcomed to her restaurant Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 13 comments | 2468 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park approves Glenwood hotel plan

The Menlo Park council voted 4-0 Tuesday night in favor of a proposed hotel on Glenwood Avenue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 28, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 27 comments | 1510 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Worried about impact of LED streetlights

A few nights ago I went out at midnight and saw that new LED streetlights had been installed on our block on Pope Street....

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 5 comments | 1137 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley volunteers chafe over limits on their affordable housing role

There are many avenues of inquiry into the topic of affordable housing in Portola Valley: Why is the state inserting itself...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds celebrate opening of Devil's Slide tunnels

Hundreds gathered on a coastal San Mateo County hillside Monday to celebrate the opening of two tunnels that will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by troll, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 2151 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may poll residents on parcel tax

With some council members pushing for studying other ways of raising revenue, the Atherton City Council has directed staff...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Complaint very interesting, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:40 am | 5 comments | 1077 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: 2007 Grand Jury Report Findings

Here we go again. The 2007 report appears to be still valid as already the Council is already usurping Town Managers powers...

Original post made by Grand Jury on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by stupidity continues, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 3348 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley seeks comment on affordable housing

Affordable housing in Portola Valley -- why it's important and how it should be planned for -- is the topic for a community...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Mar 26, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2290 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory gets green light for artificial grass field

They were eloquent in their opposition to artificial grass. Defenders of a natural grass infield for the new oval running...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 12 comments | 5176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased traffic patrol nets at least 200 drivers in Menlo Park and Redwood City

Even with police publicizing stepped-up traffic patrols on Wednesday, at least 200 drivers got tickets in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2350 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside resident helps arrest theft suspect

Retired San Francisco police officer and Woodside resident Bill Gilbert brought some of his professional skills to bear early...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by antje Quante, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man pleads no contest to porn charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 65, pleaded no contest on March 19 to charges of possession of child pornography, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ronald Ferrando, 59, longtime bus driver for Las Lomitas School District

Ronald Rio Ferrando, a school bus driver for the Las Lomitas School District for 30 years, died Feb. 18 in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bradford Barrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Facebook, hotel on Menlo Park council agenda

After sailing through with unanimous approvals from the Planning Commission, Facebook's plan for its Constitution Drive campus...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Mar 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A page from our history

Menlo Park Grammar School was built in 1893 to serve residents of Fair Oaks (now Atherton) and Menlo Park on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Imogene Woodruff, 94, longtime dance instructor

Imogene Woodruff, who taught ballroom dance and cotillion classes to generations of Midpeninsula residents, died on March...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by bob, on Mar 26, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 2491 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula Bridge graduate wins award

Ruby Moreno, a freshman at Stanford University and alumna of the Peninsula Bridge Program, is the first winner of the Bill's...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs firing of special education director

The school board approved the removal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education from her job...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Damage control, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 2605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Continually Appalled, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cafe Zoe hosts student exhibit

Cafe Zoe, a popular hub for caffeine- and community-loving locals, has added another dimension to its offerings of international...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 25, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1149 Views
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