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Portola Valley woman has court date for felony DUI

Katherine Mumford of Portola Valley is set to appear in court on Oct. 21 on charges of felony drunk driving, misdemeanor...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Not an Overreaction, 17 minutes ago | 3 comments | 2340 Views

MENLO PARK

Invasion of Overnight SUVs

All, As a long time resident of the peninsula, I have watched for some time with disgust at the number of overnight SUVs...

Original post made by John on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Who cares, 18 minutes ago | 1 comment | 11 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury trial for former sheriff's deputy, candidate postponed to Nov. 12

Juan Pablo Lopez, a former deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, was granted a postponement of a jury trial...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Mark, 8 hours ago | 10 comments | 1255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, known for his 'visionary' business approach, dies at 62

Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by @Rick Moen, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 1118 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Gov. Newsom: PG&E should repay customers affected by public safety power shutoff

After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by InfoWar's special, on Oct 18, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 1005 Views

WOODSIDE

Sequoia teachers receive 3.25% raise

The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees approved a 3.25% pay increase and a new contract for members of...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Teacher's mom, on Oct 18, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 508 Views

MENLO PARK

Protesters at Facebook mourn loss of man who died by suicide and demand answers

A week after a Facebook employee died by suicide at company headquarters, people gathered at the social media giant's "thumb...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Fathima, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:44 am | 15 comments | 17462 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park grapples with significance of new state housing law

As Menlo Park's City Council continues to grapple with the challenges of unequal growth in different areas, recently passed...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Council accountability, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newcastle disease sidelines this year's Tour De Coop

Since 2012, locals have biked around Silicon Valley every fall to get a peek inside residents' backyard chicken coops. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No significant movement in local students’ test scores

San Mateo County students’ standardized test scores remained stagnant during the 2018-19 testing period, but they still...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mind The Gaps, on Oct 17, 2019 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 821 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Menlo Park woman sentenced to three weeks in prison for role in college admissions scam

A 50-year-old Menlo Park entrepreneur who fraudulently claimed her son was black or Latino on college admission applications...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by westridge resident, on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic alert: Woodside Road closed at Skyline Boulevard

Woodside Road from Skyline Boulevard to Portola Road is closed this afternoon (Oct. 17) due to a vehicle accident, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Shocking!!, on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 463 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook announces plan to fund new Belle Haven Library and community center

Facebook officials introduced plans to fund a "state-of-the-art" community center in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 13 comments | 3380 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school district surveying community on priorities

The Portola Valley School District released an online survey this week to allow residents to provide feedback on priorities...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Promotion, on Oct 16, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 890 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Menlo Park, on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Menlo Park area...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2539 Views

MENLO PARK

Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail

Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Oct 15, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1348 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Home sales for the week of Oct. 7

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Palo Alto recorded the highest sale at $7,020,000 for a five-bedroom,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2019
Last comment by Wow, on Oct 14, 2019 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A call for new models to improve the downtown, make staff more accountable

Sloane Citron's recent guest opinion on the state of the Menlo Park downtown raised many important points. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 20 comments | 2688 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local nonprofits sue the EPA over Cargill salt ponds ruling

A coalition of local nonprofits is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its head, Andrew Wheeler, over the...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 14, 2019 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 2047 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Daisy's Day program provides emergency help to low-income pet owners

Daisy's Day, a veterinary-care program offered by the Palo Alto Humane Society to low-income pet owners, has helped hundreds...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by John Guislin, on Oct 14, 2019 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views
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