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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city manager plans to leave for Ventura

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre told The Almanac today (Sept. 24) that he has given notice of resignation to the City...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Citizen , 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 1066 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Staff vacancy crisis slows city activity

In a deadpan refrain belying deeper urgency, Menlo Park staff reported to the City Council at its last meeting that because...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Ex, 6 hours ago | 29 comments | 3973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park, Atherton: Nearly 200 traffic citations given on extra enforcement day

During a period of heightened traffic enforcement on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 23 traffic officers from across San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Decline to state, 9 hours ago | 18 comments | 3913 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school board OKs $49.5 million bond ballot measure

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 10 hours ago | 31 comments | 3082 Views

FICTION

Menlo College men's soccer make it three in succession

Andres Zimmerman recorded his third shutout, Eric Hegmann scored twice, each time getting an assist from Noa Kerr, and the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Mike Johnson, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 187 Views

AROUND TOWN

A much better approach for Caltrain than electrification

On Monday, two hydrogen-powered trains, the world’s first, began operating on a 62-mile stretch between four towns in northern...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Reality Check, 16 hours ago | 10 comments | 476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Thief redirects delivery of collectible gold coins worth $88K

Among recent police calls: A numismatist's nightmare. Police received a call Sept. 10 that someone had called FedEx, redirected...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Peter Knows it ALL, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 1230 Views

MENLO PARK

MidPen submits plans for affordable housing project

MidPen Housing Corp., a nonprofit housing developer that owns affordable housing on the 1200 and 1300 blocks of Willow Road,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Representation for D2, on Sep 24, 2018 at 2:29 am | 38 comments | 2190 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Stanford, not community, should pay for housing impacts it creates

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider on Sept. 25 two ordinances that would require Stanford to more...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Oaks neighbor, on Sep 23, 2018 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 1414 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton investigating water capture facility at Menlo College

It's been nearly four months since Atherton City Council members, responding to protests from neighbors and visitors of Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 22, 2018 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1222 Views

MENLO PARK

Street Smarts: How do we slow down traffic on neighborhood streets?

Street Smarts, written this week by Jen Wolosin, discusses the importance of slowing down traffic on neighborhood streets...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by David Roise, on Sep 22, 2018 at 2:12 pm | 15 comments | 1456 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Redesigned three-story building proposed for downtown gets another look

A proposal to redevelop a 23,500-square-foot site in the heart of Menlo Park's downtown into a three-story mixed-use building...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Intersting, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 3065 Views

ATHERTON

Local CERT teams prepare for disaster

Approximately 100 volunteers who have trained as Community Emergency Preparedness team members gathered in Atherton on Saturday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2018
Last comment by Thank you!, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:25 am | 4 comments | 863 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arraigned in fatal 2011 shooting of Menlo Park woman

A 27-year-old man has been extradited to San Mateo County to face murder charges for a fatal 2011 shooting of a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Justice, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 2483 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Victim in Woodside hills accident was a Renaissance man

North Fair Oaks resident Stephen Morse, who was killed on Sept. 9 while riding his Vespa motor scooter in Woodside, was a...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Very sad, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 4990 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: No parking on Marva Oaks Drive until factions find compromise

Residents of Marva Oaks Drive in Woodside and local equestrians could not reach a compromise over how to address parking...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by First step, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 761 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Major changes ahead for City Hall staff

The city of Menlo Park has some major leadership changes ahead, according to an announcement by City Manager Alex McIntyre,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by In the know, on Sep 22, 2018 at 7:27 am | 4 comments | 2067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment continues to dip in area schools

Enrollment slightly declined this school year for local elementary school districts, continuing a recent area trend. The...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Sep 21, 2018 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2350 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Menlo Park and Atherton: Heightened traffic enforcement today

Consider this a public service announcement: Drive carefully, or risk a ticket. Today (Sept. 19), about 22 law enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by , on Sep 19, 2018 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

ATHERTON

Police Calls

<I>This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments. Under the law, people charged...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Laughing, on Sep 18, 2018 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 145 Views
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