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MENLO PARK

Fire board member's opposition to contract raises questions

Chuck Bernstein went on record to oppose a new four-year contract with firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 4, 2015 at 7:22 pm | 59 comments | 3008 Views

ATHERTON

Old oak falls

An oak tree that Atherton's town arborist Sally Bentz estimates was close to 200 years old and about 50 inches around, fell...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Lselkins, on Sep 4, 2015 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: When silence isn't golden

Nick Pegueros last month left his post as Portola Valley town manager under a shadow. But thanks to a new provision inserted...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Not a member, on Sep 3, 2015 at 8:18 pm | 13 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 96 comments | 7298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board of Supervisors approves funding for Ravenswood section of Bay Trail

At its Tuesday, Sept. 1, meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 3, 2015 at 8:20 am | 8 comments | 1641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wednesday: Downtown meeting focuses on Menlo Park's M-2 zone

A community meeting that will give residents a chance to learn the latest about Menlo Park's ongoing project to update goals,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community to hear three design alternatives for Flood Park

Three design options for Flood Park will be presented tonight (Sept. 1) at a community meeting on the future of the park....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by TBD, on Sep 2, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Menlo Park gets French patisserie

A woman raised in France who later graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and now lives in Atherton is opening her own patisserie...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Sep 2, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Questions raised over silencing staff on town manager's exit

Silence surrounds the details of the recent "involuntary resignation" of former town manager Nick Pegueros from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Not a member, on Sep 2, 2015 at 8:05 am | 25 comments | 3665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy Juan Lopez sues Sheriff's Office

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff's Office,...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 3549 Views

MENLO PARK

First Block of Woodland Closed On Two Sides

Why is the first block of Woodland Ave closed? The police have it blocked off and it looks like maybe there's some doper...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Atherton examines drainage study, aircraft noise

Updates on storm water running through Atherton and aircraft noise happening above are on the agenda for the Wednesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Pat, on Sep 1, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs downtown housing-commercial complex

Menlo Park's Planning Commission has approved the first mixed housing and commercial project under the downtown-El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Make Your Voice Heard!, on Sep 1, 2015 at 10:21 am | 31 comments | 5223 Views

MENLO PARK

West Nile virus spraying set for Wednesday in Menlo Park

A large portion of Menlo Park will be sprayed Wednesday night and early Thursday morning after the West Nile virus was again...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Agent Orange, on Sep 1, 2015 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 2988 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's Cameron Jones makes it to semifinals in national science competition

Cameron Jones, the Portola Valley science fair whiz who graduated from Corte Madera School last June has done it again by...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by CMSParent, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth administrator

The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Seinfeld, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 13 comments | 1420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local 4-H Club members prepare for fair

Several Menlo Park 4-Hers have been raising livestock for the San Mateo County Fair, being held June 11-19. ==B Photo:==...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by me, on Aug 31, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

U.S. 101 to be closed Sunday night

All lanes of U.S. 101 in the Millbrae/Burlingame area will be closed for seven hours starting Sunday night (Aug. 30) for...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 31, 2015 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: How to make Menlo Park truly bike-friendly soon

Most Menlo Park residents recognize the recreational, health and environmental benefits of bike riding, and our city has...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:42 am | 118 comments | 4771 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside High prepares for 19 percent enrollment growth

The 2015-16 school year will be well along at Woodside High School by the time construction crews break ground for a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by PV resident, on Aug 30, 2015 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2530 Views
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