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Atherton and Menlo Park: Police focus on traffic safety in extra patrols today

Police from law enforcement agencies from around the county are once again collaborating in a traffic-safety initiative,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Sep 22, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 976 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Time to say yes to a more vibrant Menlo Park

I love living in Menlo Park. But I can't help but imagine ways in which Menlo Park could be even better — more livable,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 22, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 53 comments | 2500 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: The death penalty: End it, don't try to 'mend' it

There are two initiatives on the November ballot pertaining to the death penalty. Briefly, one is to replace the death penalty...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Electric man, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 240 Views

MENLO PARK

USGS to leave Menlo Park for Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down the agency's West Coast science center in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Village Person, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 19 comments | 4180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Book sale at Menlo Park Library this weekend

Looking to stock your shelves with new stacks of books? The Menlo Park Friends of the Library will be hosting its fall quarter...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 21, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 791 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside has lost its 'Music Man,' Richard Gordon

There's an empty music stand in Woodside right now, a conductor's baton waiting to be used. The town's own "Music Man," Richard...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Karen Offen, on Sep 21, 2016 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 4647 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton police contract on agenda

Contracts for Atherton's city manager and the police department are on the agenda when the Atherton City Council meets at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by I'm in, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 630 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission OKs moving food truck event to Menlo Park Library parking lot

Soon, visitors to the Menlo Park Library and Civic Center sports fields may not have to leave the Civic Center to get food...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by bad decision, on Sep 20, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 33 comments | 2813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Republican, Def. Sec. Robert Gates: Trump "is unqualified and unfit to be commander-in-chief"

"... on national security, I believe Mr. Trump is beyond repair. He is stubbornly uninformed about the world and how to lead...

Original post made by Secretary of Defense on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Diddy, on Sep 20, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat Photography to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 20, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1217 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Fire board discusses Atherton council's property tax complaints

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District meets tonight in a study session in response to an idea put forward...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 7 comments | 708 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Proposal to expand public access to Peninsula watershed draws opposition

A proposal to further open to the public a large tract of Peninsula open space controlled by the San Francisco Public Utilities...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by pvrez, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:44 am | 6 comments | 1520 Views

MENLO PARK

Trees back on county supervisors' agenda

San Mateo County's Board of Supervisors will consider tightening up the county's tree regulations when the board meets Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 543 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wants to pursue cost-benefit study of fire district

Atherton's City Council is moving forward on a study of the tax revenue Atherton property owners pay to the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 19, 2016 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 234 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 15 rental townhouses planned along El Camino Real

Curious about what new development is planned for the currently empty lot between the Menlo Park Inn and M&R Automotive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by J. Adams, on Sep 18, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 20 comments | 2984 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Could Atherton withdraw from the fire district?

For years, Atherton officials have groused that it appears that the Menlo Park Fire Protection District gets more property...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2016 at 5:02 am | 108 comments | 4816 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire damages 9/11 display of American flags at Menlo Park fire district station

Someone set fire to and partially burned a display of 343 American flags set out at a local fire station on Sunday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 16, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 1847 Views

MENLO PARK

Wild parrots spotted in Menlo Park

A raucous flock of six to 10 wild parrots spotted Tuesday evening outside of Trader Joe's in Menlo Park caught the eyes...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ross Smith, on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 3220 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Driver killed by debris on U.S. 101

An elderly man was struck in the neck and killed by an unidentified object while driving northbound on U.S. 101 in Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sad, on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 2415 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expansion in Menlo Park: Final environmental report released

The final version of the environmental impact report for Facebook's expansion plans has been released by Menlo Park city...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 16, 2016 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1593 Views
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