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Woodside: Commuters and weekend through traffic are making roads less safe, parents tell council
Traffic rerouting services for commuters threaten pedestrian safety in Woodside, particularly on roads used by children to... Last comment 19 minutes ago | 21 comments

Menlo fire district warns of 'catastrophic consequences' from mobility issues
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has sent letters to the municipalities it covers asking for joint meetings to address... Last comment 1 hour ago | 18 comments

Flood Park plan pits sports field supporters against neighbors
Plans to add a new sports field at the 21-acre Flood Park in Menlo Park have pitted the park's immediate neighbors against... Last comment on Jun 14, 2018 at 8:42 pm | 17 comments

Questions raised over council members' expense-paid travel
Two Menlo Park City Council members, Kirsten Keith and Catherine Carlton, have reported receiving contributions from US Asia... Last comment on Jun 14, 2018 at 9:47 am | 23 comments

 
 
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Home sales
A complete listing of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Saturday, 9:00 PM

Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury
The former CEO and COO embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud investors, doctors and patients of the Palo Alto-based company. Saturday, 7:17 AM

Magee now leads in county schools superintendent race
Nancy Magee has pulled ahead of Gary Waddell for the first time since the initial Election Day results were posted, according to election results released on Friday afternoon, June 15, but the county elections office says more than 46,000 ballots still need to be counted. Friday, 9:50 PM

Saturday: Services for former Atherton finance director John Johns
A memorial Mass for former town of Atherton finance director John Paul Johns, who died on June 2 at the age of 58, will be held on Saturday, June 16, at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park.
Thursday, 10:51 AM | 4 comments

Woodside: Council favors ethics code that addresses complaints informally
On June 12, after hearing from representatives of a committee formed to consider alternatives to the inflexible language and punitive tone in the current ethics code, the Woodside Town Council leaned toward a new code that would remind officials of a sense of "higher purpose." Friday, 11:57 AM

Open space district steps back from proposal for red barn site
It looks like they won't be -- to paraphrase Joni Mitchell -- paving paradise to put up a parking lot, at least not next to the iconic red barn off Highway 84 between Skyline Boulevard and La Honda. Friday, 11:16 AM | 1 comments

Weigh in on how to spend potential county sales tax
Leaders in San Mateo County are considering putting a half-cent sales tax on the November ballot to raise money for local transportation projects. Friday, 11:46 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park ironing out how to get electric vehicle charging stations across city
Driving around Menlo Park, it seems as though Teslas and other electric vehicles are a dime a dozen. And the numbers bear this out: the International Council of Clean Transportation reports that 15 percent of all new vehicles registered in Menlo Park in 2016 were electric, placing Menlo Park fourth among California cities that year. But as the share of individuals and households with green vehicles rises in the city, the city has to figure out how to make sure there are enough charging stations to go around, on both public and private lots. Thursday, 5:17 PM | 3 comments

Woodside: Commuters and weekend through traffic are making roads less safe, parents tell council
Traffic rerouting services for commuters threaten pedestrian safety in Woodside, particularly on roads used by children to get to and from school, residents say. The problems continue on weekends with through traffic, they told the Town Council. Thursday, 11:59 AM | 21 comments

Update: Race for county schools superintendent coming down to the wire
With 105,091 votes counted in the contest for the San Mateo County Office of Education superintendent post, only 75 votes separate candidates Gary Waddell and Nancy Magee. Thursday, 11:51 AM

Menlo fire district warns of 'catastrophic consequences' from mobility issues
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has sent letters to the municipalities it covers asking for joint meetings to address "mobility" problems in the district that the letters warn "will have catastrophic consequences for those needing emergency services." Wednesday, 3:13 PM | 18 comments

Caltrain expands Bikes Board First pilot program
Starting this week, Caltrain is expanding a pilot program that allows bicyclists to board "bike cars" on trains before other passengers in an effort to make the transit agency's service more efficient. Thursday, 9:17 AM

Woodside: Residents express concern about 'plans' for new fire station
Residents in the vicinity of Haciendas Drive in Woodside turned out on Tuesday evening (June 12) to complain to the Town Council about tentative plans for a fire station on the northeast corner of Haciendas and Woodside Road. Wednesday, 11:53 AM | 1 comments

New volunteer group blooms after closure of Random Acts of Flowers

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Flood Park plan pits sports field supporters against neighbors

Questions raised over council members' expense-paid travel

Conlon headed to November ballot for state treasurer

Menlo Park summer concert series begins June 13

Vandal punctures tires in La Entrada School parking lot

 

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Fine-dining Korean restaurant to open in Palo Alto
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Couples: “True love is a decision between the head and the heart . . .
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A community in the sand
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