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Police: Menlo Park man who used escort service slashed in the head, 17-year-old suspect arrested

A 17-year-old Stockton girl was arrested Thursday after allegedly slashing a man with a knife in his home in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2021
Last comment by Enough, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 3393 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders to vote on measure aimed at adding outdoor community spaces

Woodside residents will vote on a ballot measure that would allow for more outdoor gathering spaces in town. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by awatkins, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 762 Views

MENLO PARK

Proposal to redevelop SRI International campus in the works

Menlo Park-based SRI International has launched plans to redevelop its 63-acre campus that would dedicate 10 acres for residential...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 14, 2021 at 2:40 pm | 36 comments | 6552 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sees spike in burglaries

Atherton police are reporting an uptick in burglaries in town, with 10 taking place over the last two months, totaling a...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 25 comments | 4074 Views

AROUND TOWN

State to officially align with CDC masking guidance as part of June 15 reopening

One of the California's top public health officials confirmed Wednesday that the state will align with federal face masking...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2079 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Menlo Park firework penalties to skyrocket to $1,000

Anyone thinking of lighting illegal fireworks in Menlo Park this Fourth of July, or any other time, now has another big reason...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What matters in the end? Couple chronicle life's final chapter in new book

Prompted by a serious medical diagnosis, longtime Palo Alto residents Irvin and Marilyn Yalom probe questions around love,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 9, 2021 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hands-free technology helps Menlo firefighters find people 'twice as fast'

Firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District have new technology that helps them navigate through burning buildings...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jun 9, 2021 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council member's attempt to fire city attorney met with outrage, accusations

An East Palo Alto City Council member's effort last week to hastily convene a closed meeting and terminate the city attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 7, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 3373 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto City Council pledges $2M to keep mobile home park affordable

Residents of the Palo Mobile Estates mobile home park in East Palo Alto may have the opportunity this summer to purchase...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2021 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 2338 Views

FICTION

Figuring out how to feed kids when they're not in school

The pandemic forced most school districts to rethink how they feed children and what role schools should play in combating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3370 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain electrification delayed to 2024 due to COVID-19 pandemic, other complications

Caltrain's electrification of its rail system has been delayed until late 2024, in part because of supply chain disruptions...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by Mr. Engel, on Jun 4, 2021 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community briefs: Menlo Park's reopening plans; Rotary scholarships; Oak Knoll's new assistant principal; Skunks rescued

In this week's community briefs, Menlo Park looks at reopening venues and services, Oak Knoll taps a new assistant principal,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Jun 4, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2724 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Work on new Portola Valley schools classrooms to begin this month

Construction is beginning June 14 on new buildings part of a $49.5 million Portola Valley School District project. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by pv123, on Jun 4, 2021 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 2534 Views

MOVIES

Student project highlights the plight of restaurant workers

A Portola Valley student's project touched on the roots of restaurant worker pay and ways to improve their salaries. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by , on Jun 3, 2021 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 3037 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac honored in California journalism competition

The Almanac was honored with nine awards for its newspaper and website, including fifth place for general excellence among...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 2, 2021 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 3382 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys win first outright CCS soccer title in 15 years

Luke Maxwell scored an insurance goal with less than a minute to play, leading Sacred Heart Prep to a 3-1 win over Evergreen...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2089 Views

AROUND TOWN

New task force cracks down on illegal fireworks in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Determined to prevent a repeat of last year's fireworks explosions, the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park have formed...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 1, 2021 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 3807 Views

MENLO PARK

Much-loved longtime Menlo Park employee is battling COVID-19 in the ICU

Natalya Jones, well-known to local parents as the director of Menlo Park's child care programs at Burgess Park and Belle...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Nanc, on May 31, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 5647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local towns face increased state housing requirements

Midpeninsula towns are seeing increasing housing allocation requirements, much to the displeasure of some locals, while others...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on May 30, 2021 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 4963 Views
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