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Thursday: Menlo Park to hold hearing on local minimum wage
A proposal by the city of Menlo Park to require all employers in the city to pay employees a minimum of $15 an hour by Jan.... Last comment 3 hours ago | 17 comments

New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean
Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow... Last comment 15 hours ago | 5 comments

Saint Frank Coffee and Schmidt family offices open near Menlo Park Caltrain station
Menlo Park is now officially home to the headquarters of the family foundation and office of former Google chairman Eric... Last comment 13 hours ago | 10 comments

 
 
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Bus service to M-A High School gets easier this school year
SamTrans, the public bus service for San Mateo County, is adding service to Route 81 to make the commute to and from Menlo-Atherton High School easier for students living in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood. Thursday, 3:55 PM

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors arrested again
Randolph Haldeman, who was arrested last month on allegations of sexually assaulting children and then released on bail, was arrested again on Wednesday (Aug. 21) at his Menlo Park home on 20 sexual assault charges. Wednesday, 8:50 PM | 6 comments

Council votes to cut 165 street parking spots and add bike lanes on Jefferson and Chrysler drives
In order to offer safer passage by bike to Menlo Park's new high school, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night (Aug. 20) to remove 165 parking spaces on Jefferson and Chrysler drives and add bike lanes. Wednesday, 2:21 PM | 2 comments

Golden Acorn Award winners announced
The winners of Menlo Park's Golden Acorn Awards are a varied, accomplished group: a community cafe, a cycling fundraiser, a free meal program, a program to cut fresh water use at a golf course, and nonprofit and for-profit developers. Thursday, 11:07 AM

Portola Valley greenlights pursuit of pedestrian, bicyclist safety plan
Portola Valley's public works department received the go-ahead from the Town Council on Aug. 14 to proceed with a plan for a series of safety improvements to make its semi-rural streets and roads safer. Thursday, 8:36 AM | 3 comments

New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean
Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow people to travel by foot, bicycle or horse from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Wednesday, 10:26 AM | 5 comments

Local elementary school students return to the classroom this week
The new school year has begun for local public elementary school districts, with most students returning to their classrooms today after the summer break. Wednesday, 7:57 AM

Election canceled for Portola Valley school board
The Portola Valley School District's school board election for this fall has been canceled because the number of qualified candidates in the race was equal to the number of open seats, according to county officials. Tuesday, 2:41 PM

Saint Frank Coffee and Schmidt family philanthropic offices open near Caltrain station
Menlo Park is now officially home to the headquarters of the family foundation and office of former Google chairman Eric Schmidt and a new Peninsula outpost of coffee vendor Saint Frank Coffee. Tuesday, 9:05 AM | 10 comments

Public comment period for county's Flood Park project review is open
Plans by San Mateo County to renovate Flood Park, a 24-acre park nestled in Menlo Park's residential Suburban Park, Lorelei Manor and Flood Triangle neighborhoods, are slowly moving forward. Monday, 3:06 PM | 1 comments

Woodside middle school principal moves into superintendent's office
After nearly two decades with the Woodside Elementary School District, Steve Frank is now filling the district's top management role. Tuesday, 10:50 AM

Fissures emerge between Ravenswood school trustees

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Menlo Park skydivers to be inducted into Hall of Fame

 

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