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ATHERTON

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 69 comments | 3311 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday and Saturday: Middle Avenue plaza design workshop

Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by 18,000 square feet, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 687 Views

ATHERTON

A cafe in new Atherton civic center?

Atherton, which now has no commercial zoning, may soon change that so locals can buy a cup of coffee when the town gets its...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Unsure ..., 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 993 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary Clinton Does Not Deserve the Presidential Nomination

I was reading the book called 'The Residence'. It is about the people behind ths scenes who keep the White House going....

Original post made by Concerned Menlo Park Resident on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 10 hours ago | 24 comments | 311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Keeping Searsville dam in place a good solution

The day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article labeled "1000 dams down and counting" was published...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 349 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District calls for Special Meeting Wrong Subject

Current subject is reorganize commissioners, translates to Remove Sabrina Brennan as President, when it should be Terminating...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 16 hours ago | 17 comments | 248 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Affordable housing panel in Menlo Park

Tonight (May 28), a panel of housing experts will talk about a range of related issues, including affordability, regional...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 417 Views

AROUND TOWN

How should Menlo Park define public benefit?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Forum/Office Hours Announcement

On Sunday May 31st, I will be holding office hours and a community forum to listen to feedback from residents regarding all...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on May. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 47 Views

ATHERTON

Crowd questions Cal Water on drought restrictions

A crowd of nearly 250 people showed up at a Tuesday night meeting to ask officials from Cal Water about the new drought restrictions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on May 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 9 comments | 3274 Views

MENLO PARK

Spreading the Menlo Spark

The nine founding members of Menlo Spark -- a small group with a big goal -- are setting out on a mission to guide Menlo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 27, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 10 comments | 2288 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager awaits contract renewal

City Manager Alex McIntyre's employment contract is scheduled for a renewal vote on June 2, prompting residents to offer...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Downtowner, on May 27, 2015 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 1302 Views

WOODSIDE

Musician, college president and Woodside resident Bob Stiff

Woodside resident Dwight Robert "Bob" Stiff, a self-taught professional musician, twice president of Canada College, and...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve Dambrosio, on May 27, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 777 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside studies basement rules

The Woodside Town Council meets tonight (Tuesday, May 26) for a second study session on the topic of basements and whether...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 27, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 771 Views

WOODSIDE

Thinking mechanically

It was not that long ago when ordinary people, men mostly, could assess the mechanical health of their vehicles as they motored...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by J Carter, on May 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 292 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess Pool needs full audit before new contract

Erin Glanville on her blog has posted an excellent article on the awarding of a new contract for operation of the Burgess...

Original post made by want-full-audit on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sweetheart Deal, on May 27, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 28 comments | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputy charged with misdemeanor over gun brandishing

A San Mateo County deputy sheriff has been charged over allegations that he pointed a gun at a custodian in a Redwood City...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Is it true?, on May 27, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 37 comments | 5364 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Water rate hikes proposed

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District should keep an eye on the mailbox for a notice explaining the utility's...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 27, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 843 Views

MENLO PARK

City manager awaits contract renewal

The May 27th Almanac (page 5) has the following article ---------------- Almanac page 5 -- May 27 2015 City manager...

Original post made by Need New City Manager on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 58 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor and son celebrate Bike to Work Day

George Carlton-Ridenour and his mother, Menlo Park mayor Catherine Carlton, participated in the regional Bike to Work Day...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 26, 2015 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1376 Views
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