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Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue
Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal... Last comment 10 hours ago | 19 comments

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Is Silicon Valley a threat to humanity?
Journalist and activist Bill McKibben's new book takes stock of how well humankind is coping with the effects of climate change. Thursday, 4:04 PM

Understanding the unsheltered among us
It's the day before an atmospheric river is supposed to dump over Menlo Park and Steven Hough is on the go. Thursday, 8:45 AM | 6 comments

Facts about homelessness in the Bay Area
Here are some facts about homelessness in the Bay Area. Thursday, 8:52 AM

Man convicted in death of toddler
A jury has convicted a 27-year-old man of involuntary manslaughter and assault on a child resulting in death for his role in the death of his girlfriend's 18-month-old son in 2014, San Mateo County prosecutors said.
Wednesday, 4:36 PM | 1 comments

Saturday: Easter egg hunts planned in Menlo Park, Atherton
The city of Menlo Park and the town of Atherton are preparing for Easter activities for kids and families that will take place this Saturday, April 20. Here's what's on the program for both towns.
Thursday, 11:24 AM

Measures to curb Belle Haven's cut-through traffic fast-tracked
In response to previous complaints that Menlo Park was moving too slowly to install critical measures to deter cut-through traffic in Belle Haven, plans to remove street parking and install bulb-outs and other measures to slow traffic throughout the neighborhood are moving forward on an expedited timeline. Wednesday, 11:58 AM

New PV school trustee hopes to foster community involvement
Kimberley Morris Rosen joined the Portola Valley School District's school board as its latest member at a March 27 meeting. Wednesday, 8:01 AM

Applications sought for transportation authority advisory committee
People interested in giving input on transportation funding in San Mateo County are being encouraged to apply for seats on an advisory committee for the county's Transportation Authority. Wednesday, 10:31 AM

Fire chief leaving Woodside district with priorities intact
Woodside Fire Protection District Chief Dan Ghiorso has a lot to reflect on after his 28 years in the department, with his retirement coming up on April 27. Tuesday, 11:29 AM | 1 comments

Palatella, McGlashan plead not guilty in college bribery scam
Two Midpeninsula parents in the college-admissions bribery scandal pleaded not guilty to charges in the nationwide $25-million scandal while a Palo Alto couple has asked the federal court to dismiss the same charges against them in the case, according to court documents. Tuesday, 10:32 AM

Alpine Road sewer repair project slows traffic
Alpine Road drivers may face delays because of a construction project expected to be ongoing into July. Tuesday, 7:47 AM

Atherton to hold memorial, tree planting in honor of former town arborist

Wednesday: Atherton looks at ways to reduce traffic congestion

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue

Helen Alburger, early Ladera resident, dies at age 94

Students turn goat milk into soap on school farm

Tuesday: Menlo Park fire board to discuss concerns with JPA agreement

Murder suspect's plea postponed due to delayed coroner's report

Home sales

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Menlo's parks could undergo massive revamp

Woodside Glens residents get new piece to their puzzle


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