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Study: Displaced residents face many other obstacles
Low-income renters who are displaced from their homes tend to experience many adverse impacts in other areas of their lives,... Last comment 11 hours ago | 12 comments

Menlo Park: Fire district offers $175K for special stoplights
While the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District on June 20 agreed to pay half the cost of two pedestrian-activated... Last comment 10 hours ago | 14 comments

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax
State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital... Last comment 7 hours ago | 16 comments

Developer proposes Menlo Park's largest affordable housing project
A proposal by a nonprofit housing developer to build what could be the largest affordable housing project in Menlo Park history... Last comment on Jun 22, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 8 comments

 
 
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Update: County may spend $1M to deal with aircraft noise
San Mateo County's Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday morning, June 27, to consider spending close to $1 million over three years on actions related to the San Carlos Airport and the noise complaints it has been receiving since Surf Air began using the airport in June 2013. Friday, 3:27 PM | 15 comments

Menlo Park: City could name park after WWII hero Carl Clark
Two residents in Belle Haven have asked the city of Menlo Park to consider renaming their neighborhood's Market Place Park after Carl Clark, a longtime neighborhood resident and decorated World War II veteran who died in March. Friday, 11:53 AM | 6 comments

Atherton: Changes in civic center design could reduce costs 10 percent
Atherton's City Council has asked project architects to design options that could reduce the cost of the town's new civic center if bids on the project exceed current cost estimates. Friday, 11:01 AM

Saturday: Emergency-response drill set for downtown Menlo Park
An emergency drill to help residents learn about disaster response will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, in Fremont Park, at the corner of Santa Cruz Avenue and University Drive in downtown Menlo Park. Friday, 8:56 AM

Fifth summer Spare the Air day issued for Friday
A Spare the Air smog alert has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, the second day in a row that regional air district officials have warned of unhealthy air quality expected. Thursday, 2:53 PM

Menlo Park: Fire district offers to pay $175K of cost for special stoplights
While the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District on June 20 agreed to pay half the cost of two pedestrian-activated stoplights near its Menlo Park fire station on Middlefield Road, major hurdles remain before the new lights will stop any traffic. Thursday, 11:09 AM | 14 comments

Study: Displaced residents face many other obstacles
Low-income renters who are displaced from their homes tend to experience many adverse impacts in other areas of their lives, a recent study that focused on San Mateo County residents shows. Thursday, 11:05 AM | 12 comments

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax
State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital and operating costs. Thursday, 12:07 AM | 16 comments

Developer proposes Menlo Park's largest affordable housing project
A proposal by a nonprofit housing developer to build what could be the largest affordable housing project in Menlo Park history was met with general approval by the City Council during a June 20 study session. Wednesday, 11:58 AM | 8 comments

New Japanese restaurant to replace Akasaka in Menlo Park
Longtime Menlo Park sushi restaurant Akasaka has been sold to new owners, who plan to open another traditional Japanese restaurant in its place next week. Wednesday, 9:58 AM

Menlo Park: Seats open on housing commission, Sister City Committee
Menlo Park residents who want to get involved in city housing policy or cultural exchange efforts may want to apply to serve on the city's Housing Commission or Sister City Committee. There are two seats open on each body. Thursday, 8:43 AM

Local grad co-hosts pilot for Travel Channel show Saturday
Christine Williams, who grew up in Atherton and graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 2005, co-hosts a new travel show about budget traveling, 'Shoestring Getaways,' at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, on the Travel Channel. Tuesday, 7:41 PM | 5 comments

Woodside: Pig-scramble protesters have place to demonstrate without trespass

Menlo Park City School District still has budget woes

Police calls: Burglaries, thefts in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park

Woodside postpones review of ethics code on advice of counsel

Update: Services today for Woodside girl

Menlo Park: 'Sunshine' calendar question in limbo

Protesters at San Carlos Airport complain of Surf Air noise

 

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