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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 | 2607 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:37 am | 14 comments | 2655 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton: Road rage leads to armed robbery

An incident between two motorists on Saturday evening (Dec. 26) that began as road rage in Menlo Park evolved into an armed...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by LYC, on Dec 31, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 14 comments | 4610 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New rules of the road taking effect in 2016

Several new laws aimed at improving safety for child passengers, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will take effect in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by MPer , on Jan 11, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 14 comments | 3388 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 4895 Views

WOODSIDE

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 2477 Views

WOODSIDE

Hanretty must pay Woodside School District $2.67 million for misappropriation

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District now serving a two-year prison term for embezzlement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 14 comments | 20897 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsde: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. By consensus, the Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lifelong resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 14 comments | 1149 Views

MENLO PARK

Density is a matter of perspective

I have lived in apartments since I was 15. They've been in Miami, Manhattan, the Bronx, Mountain View and Menlo Park. I've...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by HomeOwner, on Dec 22, 2006 at 2:39 pm | 13 comments | 5876 Views

MENLO PARK

Signing posts with your real name.

I suggest all posts should be ignored that are not signed with a real name. They are simply hot air. This city deserves real...

Original post made by Marianne Dean on Apr. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jenna Jameson, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:17 am | 13 comments | 4129 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire sprinkler debate is back

Menlo Park City Council members have agreed to hold a study session so the public can weigh in on whether the council should...

Original post made by Rory Brown on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by willows123, on May 11, 2007 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 3716 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Trying to Avoid Public Debate on Green Ribbon Citizens' Committee Recommendations

Following the prolonged public debate and ultimate defeat of her scheme to have the city purchase the Park Theater and then...

Original post made by Menlo Park News on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Rabula, on Nov 20, 2007 at 9:29 am | 13 comments | 3085 Views

MENLO PARK

BEAUTIFUL SAFEWAY - but parking ???

Having attended the grand opening Friday morning at 8:00 AM and returned Sunday afternoon to do some shopping, I come away...

Original post made by MP shopper on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Super-Size This, on Dec 10, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 3890 Views

MENLO PARK

Steep increase in MP planning fees

Menlo Park residents looking to take out a development permit or appeal a planning department decision will see steep increases...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Truth is an idiot, on Dec 12, 2008 at 6:45 pm | 13 comments | 2452 Views

MENLO PARK

City eyes plan to take equity stake in homes

In an effort to keep low-income residents in their homes, the city of Menlo Park is considering a plan to buy an equity stake...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 2363 Views

MENLO PARK

What should Menlo Park do about child care?

As Menlo Park works to cut its subsidy of the city-run child care center in the Civic Center complex, it's become clear to...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by mom x 4, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 13 comments | 2074 Views

MENLO PARK

The rotten apples living in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Atherton

Please view: Diridon's Rotten Apples comment from the Nov 5th board meeting on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRecXlwFXWA Not...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Helen, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 13 comments | 2588 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park schools face unpleasant options

Menlo Park City School District delayed its decision on opening a new elementary school at the O'Connor campus as officials...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 15, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 2106 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Europeans found upside of high-speed rail

It may well be that California's high-speed rail plans are ill-advised, or that this is not the right time or economy to...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 28, 2010 at 10:22 am | 13 comments | 1644 Views

MENLO PARK

Elevated? In a tunnel? Report to examine alternatives for high-speed rail

A report will be released Thursday analyzing alternative alignments for the San Jose-to-San Francisco segment of the proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 13 comments | 1795 Views
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