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Menlo Park: Trash pickup cost to rise
Menlo Park residents and businesses face increases in trash pickup costs over the next three years, some as steep as 60 percent. Read... Last comment on Sep 21, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 10 comments

Menlo Park: Vacated seat on fire board unfilled after five-hour meeting
The recently vacated seat on the five-member board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District remains open after a five-hour... Last comment 9 hours ago | 9 comments

 
 
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Tuesday: Menlo Park Council could approve two major Stanford projects
The Menlo Park City Council may settle some unfinished business with Stanford University Tuesday night. Friday, 11:50 AM | 5 comments

Atherton: City manager 'disheartened' by 'Nazi scum' graffiti on Town Hall wall
A defaced exterior wall on Atherton Town Hall is now clean, but the impact of the graffiti lingers for City Manager George Rodericks, whose office is right above the spot the miscreant chose for the message. Friday, 10:38 AM | 2 comments

Coffeebar cafe coming to Chestnut Street in Menlo Park
The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Wednesday, 10:54 PM | 1 comments

Sunday: Woodside's Joan Baez to be honored for environmental work
Folksinger and activist Joan Baez of Woodside will be honored Sunday, Sept. 24, during "Nature's Inspiration," an annual celebration and fundraiser hosted by the environmental group, the Committee for Green Foothills. Thursday, 2:00 PM

Responding to disaster: how locals are preparing
Seeing the damage and death caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the earthquakes in Mexico raises a question: What's happening with a local effort to equip residents to take care of themselves following a disaster? Thursday, 2:19 PM

Emergency-response preparedness classes start Monday
The next Community Emergency Response Training course being offered by the Woodside Fire Protection District and the Citizens Emergency Response Preparedness Program starts on Monday, Sept. 25. Thursday, 2:19 PM

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside
Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Wednesday, 6:30 PM

Update: Animal photographed on school campus is 'likely a raccoon,' scientist says
A scientist with the state Fish and Wildlife Department thinks the animal photographed on the Sacred Heart Schools campus Tuesday night and Wednesday morning was "likely a raccoon." Thursday, 11:18 AM | 4 comments

Menlo Park seeks lobbyist, communications consultant
The city of Menlo Park is searching for two consultants: one to represent the city interests in Washington, D.C., as a lobbyist and another to analyze the city's communications efforts and recommend how to improve them. Thursday, 1:35 PM | 2 comments

Menlo Park: Grade-separation issue divides commissions
Presented with two options for how Menlo Park should separate Ravenswood Avenue (and possibly other roads) from the Caltrain tracks, two of Menlo Park's commissions came to different conclusions. Wednesday, 10:37 PM | 2 comments

Stranger grabs teen's hand, threatens her
A stranger grabbed a 15-year-old girl's hand and threatened her on a street in the unincorporated community of North Fair Oaks last weekend, but she was able to flee without injury, San Mateo County sheriff's officials said Sept. 20. Wednesday, 10:44 PM

Menlo Park mayor's 'community conversation' on education raises specter of secession
A meeting convened by Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith to discuss educational quality in eastern Menlo Park drew what appeared to be a triple-digit crowd eager to share opinions on what might be done to tackle the disparities in funding and education outcomes across the city of Menlo Park. Tuesday, 2:07 PM | 8 comments

Cover story: Facing the unthinkable
Kim and Zach Nye had the storybook Peninsula life. After their first daughter was born, their lives took a turn that would lead them to help discover a new genetic disorder and create a foundation to research a treatment. Wednesday, 11:43 AM

Police calls: Breaking and entering, or just entering, via sliding glass door
Crime reports from West Menlo Park and Menlo Park Wednesday, 7:46 AM | 4 comments

Menlo Park: Trash pickup rates may rise
Menlo Park residents and businesses may face increases in trash pickup rates over the next three years, some as steep as 60 percent. Wednesday, 7:45 AM | 10 comments

Menlo Park: Vacated seat on fire board unfilled after five-hour meeting
The recently vacated seat on the five-member board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District remains open after a five-hour board meeting on Tuesday (Sept. 19) that included extensive deliberations on appointing someone to fill it. Wednesday, 11:35 AM | 9 comments

Police calls: $37K in handbags reported stolen at Atherton party

Woodside extends moratorium on marijuana sale, cultivation

Portola Valley hardware store changes hands after 25 years

Skylonda: Drinking water supplies returning to normal, board member says

Stanford plans to hike payment to education foundation

Menlo Park: Car fire temporarily blocks Oak Grove Avenue

 

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