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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Walls rise on 90 affordable housing units for seniors

Demolition cranes in February made quick work of the 48 below market rate family and senior housing units on the 1200 block...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on May 13, 2016 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 1599 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside decision-making process fails to engage larger community

This opaque policy-making by a few council members is part of a pattern of top-down rule that departs from Woodside's traditional...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Facts Please, on May 12, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

MENLO PARK

After tax defeat, 'transparency' is theme of Menlo Park school district board meeting

In the aftermath of the failure to pass two parcel tax measures on May 3, the board of the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on May 12, 2016 at 10:56 pm | 78 comments | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cat and kitten shelter to close

More than 200 cats and kittens are in need of adoption. The Nine Lives Foundation, a no-kill cat and kitten shelter based...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Margot Knight, on May 12, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 3 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe: Ayres Chapter is Closed

In writing a post supportive of the victims in response to DA Steve Wagstaffe's comment that "this chapter is closed", the...

Original post made by Chapter is closed on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on May 12, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 3 comments | 177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Nan Chapman, first woman to serve on Atherton City Council, dies at 80

Atherton's first woman council member and mayor, Nanette "Nan" Figel Chapman, has died at the age of 80 at her home in Woodside...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on May 12, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 2162 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by M K Gurnee, on May 12, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 17 comments | 9590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres' one of California's Most Prolific Child Molesters Has died

Former San Mateo child psychiatrist Dr. William Ayres, who evaluated San Mateo juveniles for the courts from 1963-2003, and...

Original post made by Truth on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Chapter is closed, on May 12, 2016 at 7:57 am | 8 comments | 281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Dumbarton corridor study comes to Menlo Park

How can transportation between the East Bay and the Midpeninsula be improved? A study of the Dumbarton corridor – including...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on May 11, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1037 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits is closing its doors in Menlo Park

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on May 11, 2016 at 11:13 am | 35 comments | 14766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres is denied parole- but DA's office never notified victims of hearing

Dr. William Ayres- one of the most prolific child molesters in recent California history, was denied parole on March 4, 2016....

Original post made by Truth on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on May 11, 2016 at 9:22 am | 59 comments | 4248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parcel tax measures defeated in Menlo Park City School District election

Voters in the Menlo Park City School District appear to have defeated two parcel tax measures according to semi-official...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by menlo mom, on May 10, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 183 comments | 7323 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Careless with facts, but not talking about it

In March, the Woodside Elementary School District board endorsed a "polling and communication strategy" for an effort to...

Original post made on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Wdse resident, on May 10, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1119 Views

ATHERTON

If you've got $10 million, Atherton has a deal for you

Looking for a special gift for the person who has everything? Or do you want to ensure your name is not soon forgotten? ...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Orange, on May 9, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 16 comments | 2450 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Teen's death on Skyline linked to speed, wet roadway

California Highway Patrol officials said speed and a wet roadway Saturday morning appear to be responsible for a crash on...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by parent, on May 9, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2700 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Hundreds line parade route for May Day festivities

Young kids, old vehicles, horses, music and candy filled the streets at Woodside's 94th annual May Day Parade on Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by srsly, on May 9, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

WOODSIDE

Teens who beat 68-year-old heart patient get prison terms

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge has sentenced two 18-year-olds who beat and robbed a man with a heart condition to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by East of 101, on May 9, 2016 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1106 Views

MENLO PARK

Jennie Bettini turns 100

Jennie Bettini, who will observe her 100th birthday on Sunday, Aug. 26, has called Menlo Park home for 79 years. Longevity...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ed Balocco, on May 9, 2016 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1199 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclist dies after crash at Skyline Blvd. near Alpine Road

A 24-year-old man died near Skyline Boulevard on Saturday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding drifted off an embankment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Rich Lee MD, on May 8, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 8 comments | 4381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district parents want a more diverse teaching staff

Parents in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District say something needs to be done about the fact that they have only 9...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on May 8, 2016 at 1:03 pm | 33 comments | 4200 Views
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