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Menlo Park council shows support for 'sanctuary' ordinances
The Menlo Park City Council took a number of steps Tuesday night to deal with the issue of how the city will treat undocumented... Last comment 9 hours ago | 43 comments

Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799
A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation... Last comment on Apr 21, 2017 at 5:15 pm | 80 comments

Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett awarded big Salary increase
Noticed by few, at the end of the April 6 2017 the Caltrain Board meeting, Jim Hartnett’s employment contract was amended... Last comment on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:34 pm | 12 comments

 
 
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April 21-24: Glenwood Ave. rail crossing closed for maintenance
The railroad crossing at Glenwood Avenue in Menlo Park will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, until 4 a.m. on Monday, April 24, for Caltrain track maintenance. Thursday, 5:39 PM

Karen Peterson named to Woodside High Hall of Fame
Woodside High School will honor alumnus and longtime volunteer Karen Peterson, inducting her into the school's Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Performing Arts Center at 100 Churchill Ave. in unincorporated Woodside. Thursday, 4:05 PM | 2 comments

Sunday in Woodside: Ribbon-cutting for restored riding arena at Wunderlich Park
Local equestrians have something to celebrate: a newly restored riding arena in Wunderlich Park in Woodside, thanks to a partnership of organizations and individuals. Thursday, 3:12 PM

VIDEO: Rep. Anna Eshoo
On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo joins Palo Alto Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson, Editor Jocelyn Dong and Staff Writer Sue Dremann to discuss issues from aircraft noise and Caltrain electrification to the political climate in Washington. Saturday, 9:53 AM

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward
The Menlo Park City Council heard more than an hour's worth of contentious public comments stretching into the wee hours of Wednesday, April 19, before deciding shortly after 1 a.m. to move forward with an existing schedule for an east-west bike route in town. Thursday, 2:02 PM | 6 comments

Woodside: Old La Honda Road to close Monday - Wednesday during daylight hours
Daytime traffic on Old La Honda Road will be interrupted for three days -- Monday, April 24, through Wednesday, April 26 -- so crews can begin three weeks of repair work on storm drains at three sites on the road. Friday, 8:12 AM

Atherton approves fire services study
Atherton's City Council has given the go-ahead to a study of fire services in town, something that has soured the relationship between the town and Menlo Park Fire Protection District since it was first proposed in September. Thursday, 12:58 PM | 24 comments

Woodside High School Foundation holds spring auction
The Woodside High School Foundation is holding a fundraising auction online April 22-27 and a spring auction event at the Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club on Saturday, April 29.
Thursday, 6:00 PM

Menlo Park school district considers fee-based preschool program
Attempting to offer its most disadvantaged students an opportunity for early childhood education, the Menlo Park City School District is considering a fee-based preschool that would offer scholarships to needy families. Wednesday, 6:52 PM | 3 comments

Woodside: New residential complex may force widening of Mountain Wood Lane
If Woodside issues one more building permit to develop an undeveloped parcel on Mountain Wood Lane, the fire code will require a widening of what is essentially a half-mile-long one-lane shared driveway. Thursday, 11:28 AM | 5 comments

Menlo Park burglary: Man, 21, faces up to 11 years in prison
A 21-year-old East Palo Alto resident faces up to 11 years in state prison after pleading no contest to one felony count of residential burglary in Menlo Park and one felony count of assault while at the San Mateo County Maguire Correctional Facility in 2015.
Thursday, 11:40 AM | 4 comments

Man killed in RV fire is identified

Local impacts of sea-level rise: comment sought on report

Menlo Park council shows support for 'sanctuary' ordinances

Woodside seeks residents' help to re-examine town ethics code

Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

Woodside: Food-to-go outlet planned for Alice's Restaurant

La Honda: Highway 84 reopens after solo-vehicle crash

 

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