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MENLO PARK

Will the Planning Commissioners sell out to a developer

On June 24 the Planning Commission will conduct its final review of the huge 70 room hotel that is proposed to take the place...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 5 minutes ago | 10 comments | 720 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park set to enact cannabis business ban

Citing a lack of public pushback to the city's nearly two-year moratorium on cannabis businesses in Menlo Park, the City...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Selling is a federal felony, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond debt should be serviced by funds from sale or lease of school district properties

Since the vote threshold for school bond measures was lowered to 55%, total school bond debt in San Mateo County has risen...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 163 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council: No moratorium

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Professionals, 10 hours ago | 15 comments | 2594 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Murder suspect arrested last night after second Skyline slaying

Sheriff's deputies arrested a man fleeing the scene of a second fatal stabbing on Skyline Boulevard last night, and have...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by fwiw, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 3234 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to mull cannabis ban

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council prohibit cannabis business-related land uses and ban growing...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 11 hours ago | 9 comments | 930 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Fire training teaches response to any disaster

With earthquakes, fire, floods, landslides and other disasters at a very real level of possibility in the area, the Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Jerry Shefren, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 116 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget remains healthy

The Atherton City Council will consider approving the town's 2019-20 fiscal year budget at its Wednesday (June 19) meeting,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 482 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Let's tackle the moral crisis of our time: affordable housing

In 1994, my husband and I put a bid on a house in Ladera. The deal never went through, but one of the shocks of my life came...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 20 hours ago | 13 comments | 1081 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park council moves swiftly in the right direction

The Menlo Park City Council last week rejected the idea of a citywide commercial development moratorium as a means to reassess...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Seat at the Table, on Jun 19, 2019 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 123 Views

FICTION

Woodside Glens development rules further honed

Woodside planning officials received a boatload of feedback at a study session about a proposal that would have allowed most...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 928 Views

MENLO PARK

New Shooting Gallery on Middlefield at Linfield

After three separate attempts to cross Middlefield Road at the flashing light crossing at Linfield in front of the Menlo...

Original post made by Allen Podell on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 17, 2019 at 10:02 pm | 5 comments | 326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girls rock on first Little League all-female team, the Rockies

Gender equality in sports took a happy step forward on the local baseball field this season as the Menlo Atherton Little...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Equality?, on Jun 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1125 Views

MENLO PARK

$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked The Almanac

The 36-year-old man who hacked and temporarily shut down AlmanacNews.com and other Embarcadero Media websites nearly four...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 17, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 1490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park woman using oxygen dies in accidental fire

A woman who was smoking in her Menlo Park home while also using oxygen in a medical cylinder to breathe died last night (June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver arrested for attempted murder at Nealon Park scheduled to enter plea Friday

A man charged with attempted murder after allegedly striking a pedestrian with a stolen car on June 7 at Nealon Park refused...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Steve_J, on Jun 15, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1097 Views

MENLO PARK

Block party perks up downtown Menlo Park

Downtown Menlo Park was a lively scene Wednesday evening as the city and the Chamber of Commerce hosted the 13th annual community...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Emmecj, on Jun 14, 2019 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Woodland School director files age discrimination suit

A former employee of the private Woodland School in Portola Valley is suing the school for age discrimination. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A program offers free Latin lessons to K-8 students

A group of Menlo-Atherton High School students will spend their Saturdays tutoring elementary and middle schoolers in Latin...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Member, on Jun 14, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food trumps hate

Feeling unnerved by increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, Danielle Tsi started...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 13, 2019 at 7:02 pm | 10 comments | 866 Views
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