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MENLO PARK

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 17, 2016 at 1:36 am | 18 comments | 3529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1688 Views

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Editorial: Housing crisis requires bold steps to resolve

Solving the housing crisis that plagues the Bay Area will demand Herculean resolve and enterprise if cities continue to welcome...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:46 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filing period opens for local elections

The candidate filing period for Nov. 8 local elections to city councils, school board and special district boards opens July...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Republican, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 263 Views

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"Po' Donald" is, in fact, broke; my local precinct loves the Donny

Trump won't release his taxes for obvious reasons. And now it is obvious his campaign is broke also. Here's the simple equation... Trump...

Original post made by Navy Man on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mott L, on Jul 16, 2016 at 4:07 am | 20 comments | 443 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 4333 Views

MENLO PARK

TheatreWorks offers summer camp

Teens interested in a college education or professional career in theater are invited to register for TheatreWorks summer...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stage mom, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 187 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sheriff appoints new undersheriff

Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 12 comments | 1122 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trial date set for lawsuit by driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician seriously injured in December 2012 when her...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by La onia, on Jul 14, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 2485 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Salon.com interview with Camille Paglia

Salon.com is a progressive magazine enjoyed by many people in the Bay Area and across the country. Camille Paglia is a noted...

Original post made by Salon.com Reader on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 47 comments | 3170 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Are drones a threat to privacy?

After discussing a number of safety, noise and privacy concerns — including that drone technology could allow would-be...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 18 comments | 3249 Views

MENLO PARK

What is the purpose of the pop up parks again?

To date I've seen remnants of two broken (plastic) chairs strewn about, lots of garbage, one homeless person completely passed...

Original post made by MenloRes on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Town involvement vs uninvolved , on Jul 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 115 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park relaxes water restrictions

After being named one of the most successful cities in California at curbing water use last year, Menlo Park is relaxing...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by hiker, on Jul 14, 2016 at 6:20 am | 3 comments | 1883 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: If pigs could talk, what would they say about 'pig scramble'?

If animals could talk, not just with each other but across species, it might be interesting to hear their views on being...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Laurie Powell, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:11 am | 29 comments | 2516 Views

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Carlos Bolanos appointed San Mateo County sheriff on 3-2 vote

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday (July 12) to appoint Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos to fill the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 13, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 2495 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Santa Cruz Avenue closed near Hillview school

Santa Cruz Avenue in the vicinity of Hillview Middle School is closed for the next two hours due to a traffic collision,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 13, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 2697 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park extends comment deadline on general plan update

People have an additional 15 days to submit in writing what they think about the draft environmental impact report on the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by EIRs, on Jul 13, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1035 Views

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Decision on new sheriff up to county supervisors

Sheriff Greg Munks announced recently that he will retire due to health reasons on July 16, with more than two years left...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 952 Views

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GOP NATIONAL platform draft declares pornography 'public health crisis'

7,239 people killed by porn this year already. Whoops - 7,239 people killed by GUNS this year already. Yet the GOP...

Original post made by Louis on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Kitchen table, on Jul 13, 2016 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marsh Road drainage channel project moving ahead

Atherton officials say the contractors are making significant progress in installing a new drainage channel along Marsh Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 2220 Views
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By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 3,082 views