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AROUND TOWN

Voter turnout rises in 'all-mail' ballot election

Voter turnout was 15 percent higher for the Nov. 3 election in San Mateo County than it was in November 2013, the last off-year...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Vote vote vote, on Nov 17, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1977 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caring for community

InnVision Shelter Network. The Peninsula Open Space Trust. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Dana Schmidt, programs...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside write-in votes released: Shaw tops Reyering for council seat

Write-in candidate Chris Shaw has won a seat on the Woodside Town Council in a victory over Nancy Reyering, who had been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by STILL AFRAID OF RETRIBUTION, on Nov 16, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 22 comments | 3766 Views

SPORTS

SHP, M-A roll to winning tuneups for the CCS playoffs

Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo-Atherton made successful tuneups for the Central Coast Section football playoffs, but Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Bear, on Nov 16, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside blood donor celebrates milestone

Alden R. Tagg of Woodside sometimes has cookies for dinner. "They're just first-class cookies," he said. "I don't know anybody...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 16, 2015 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 2285 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli head Cynthia D'Agosta is no longer with organization

Volunteers at Filoli, the historic estate located north of Woodside, learned Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11, via an email that...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Pocahontas, on Nov 15, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 10 comments | 5263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sun sets before 5 PM for the first time this year.

Today the sun set at 4:59 PM in Menlo Park. For the next 46 days (including today) the sun will set before 5 PM. December...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 14, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good news for taxpayers in Menlo Park City School District

The Menlo Park City School District has some good news for local taxpayers -- after being given the highest possible long-term...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by stats, on Nov 14, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Michael Pollan, Jesse Ziff Cool on 'feeding our families'

Writer Michael Pollan says his decades-long explorations into food and the American diet were inspired, at least in part,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by BW, on Nov 14, 2015 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 2826 Views

FICTION

Stanford holds 'open house' on its proposed El Camino development in Menlo Park

Stanford University is holding an "open house" event this week, where the public is invited to ask questions and make comments...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 23 comments | 2968 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will consider financial aid for downtown hotel project

A proposed 63-room, four-story luxury hotel with rooms at $350 a night downtown could deliver Menlo Park up to $8.5 million...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 16 comments | 3503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public viewing of Sunset gardens in Menlo Park ends on Friday

Sunset Publishing Corp., which has been on its site at 80 Willow Road for 63 years, will permanently close its gardens...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 13, 2015 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 2939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspended deputy's appeal rejected by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by What a relief!, on Nov 12, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 5 comments | 1722 Views

WOODSIDE

Unspoiled Peninsula now on display in Woodside Town Hall

Robert L. Buelteman Jr., a Woodside native and practiced maker of fine art with a camera, is also an admirer of the B-2 stealth...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by moo, on Nov 12, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park offers extended free parking hours downtown, for holidays and beyond

From Thanksgiving Day through Jan. 4, 2016, downtown Menlo Park will reward holiday season visitors with relaxed parking...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by what is new, on Nov 12, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Belle Haven Bikes, a community hub and bike workshop, will host a "Unity Ride" Saturday morning, Nov. 14, set to depart from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1766 Views

WOODSIDE

Flowers on Village Hill: A memorial to Nancy Gonzalez

The spirit of longtime local resident Nancy Gonzalez lives on in a beautification project on Woodside Road, a swath of Village...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Dana, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 2440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by republican thinker, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 2489 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

2016 Democratic Presidential Primary Begins to Shape Up

Original post made by Family Feud on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Noe noe noe, on Nov 12, 2015 at 11:17 am | 12 comments | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local customers continue to exceed water-saving mandates

Water customers in Menlo Park, Woodside and Portola Valley exceeded their water saving goals in September, and came close...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 12, 2015 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2153 Views
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