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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park officials agree to 3% raise for city employees

Menlo Park city officials on Monday announced a tentative agreement with city workers that includes a 3 percent raise and...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 28, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 13 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Phones and Internet out at Menlo Park City School District schools and offices - again

For the second time in a little more than two weeks, the phone lines for Menlo Park City School District schools and offices...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Oct 28, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: It's not easy being on the ASRB

Spare a thought or two of gratitude for the seven volunteers who serve on Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Patricia, on Oct 28, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 4 comments | 2834 Views

WOODSIDE

Ahead for Woodside: Larger houses and faster project reviews?

When a new Town Council, with three new members, convenes in Woodside on Dec. 8, they will have before them proposals on...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Woody, on Oct 28, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 3 comments | 1418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents ask for new charter school to serve East Palo Alto and Belle Haven

A leading charter school organization said Monday it would seek to open a new elementary school in East Palo Alto in the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly contributing writer, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2363 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: End the Caltrain-High Speed Rail Authority alliance

Time moves on and it has become obvious that the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by underground the train, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:13 am | 24 comments | 1211 Views

SPORTS

Wednesday: Woodside-Menlo showdown in boys water polo

The Woodside Wildcats varsity boys water polo team will plays its last regular-season game Wednesday, Oct. 28, against the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by FanFan, on Oct 28, 2015 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1308 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Someone breaks into home, makes off with SUV

Atherton police say someone broke into a home on McCormick Lane sometime between 4 p.m. Friday, Oct.23, and 10:35 a.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Deek, on Oct 27, 2015 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1997 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Michelson says: "Annual report coming soon"

Lee Michelson, CEO of Sequoia Healthcare District, informed Directors today that the annual report is coming soon. Michelson,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 27, 2015 at 10:38 am | 18 comments | 615 Views

AROUND TOWN

More groups ask Caltrans to stop spraying herbicides in San Mateo County

More local groups, public officials and farmers and ranchers have asked Caltrans to stop spraying herbicides along San Mateo...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by La Hondan, on Oct 26, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 13 comments | 2788 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: A troubling trend in public employment contracts

The departure of the Portola Valley School District's superintendent spotlights a problem: the lack of openness and public...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 2362 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Chan to open new local school

Philanthropist couple Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are investing in yet another educational venture, this time in their...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 10 comments | 3004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Caol, on Oct 25, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 3822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Shopping Center announces 10 new retail stores

Stanford Shopping Center is entering its final phase of renovation, and on Tuesday, Simon Property Group, which owns the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 25, 2015 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

WOODSIDE

Community Spirit. Caring for our common values as part of an extended family

I knew from the moment I moved to the SF Bay Area, that I wanted to live in Woodside. It took 30 years to make that happen....

Original post made by luvwoodside on Oct. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 423 Views

WOODSIDE

Speedier home-design reviews for Woodside?

An ordinance that would reduce the size of Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board to five members from seven comes...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2015
Last comment by Local, on Oct 25, 2015 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2399 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rural character and freedom to build clash in council election

With just two weeks remaining in the fall election, Woodside voters suddenly have a choice of candidates in the race for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Vexatious Litigant?, on Oct 23, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 23 comments | 3479 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Raising fire district's spending limit

Measure Y on ballots in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will ask voters to raise the district's annual appropriation...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 545 Views

WOODSIDE

Does Woodside Town Hall make it too difficult to build or remodel?

For years, Woodside Town Hall has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism over how it reviews plans to build or renovate...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by rural resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 3450 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 | 1035 Views
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