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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Big new house OK'd despite neighbors' objections

A controversial plan to demolish a one-story single family home and build a 4,900-square-foot, two-story, Spanish-style house...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Yellow Dog Real Estate, 23 minutes ago | 19 comments | 2354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Should city pay for Uber, Lyft rides to reduce parking congestion downtown?

The city of Menlo Park is looking at the idea of subsidizing Uber and Lyft rides for local residents as a way to reduce parking...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Portola Valley Resident, 14 hours ago | 25 comments | 2234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Fire district's new fire truck lights up the night

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has released a video promoting its new million-dollar "quint" fire engine/aerial...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 660 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Caltrain will soon cut trees to install electric wires

Atherton residents whose properties border the train tracks will soon be hearing from Caltrain as the utility begins to prune...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile pizza ovens move to Menlo Park, Atherton

Zume, a robot-powered pizza business based in Mountain View, is expanding its delivery service into Menlo Park, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Stats, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 1592 Views

MENLO PARK

Aggressive Downtown Parking Enforcement

With declining sales, and over 100 parking places being eliminated in the Menlo Park Downtown area, why oh why, does the...

Original post made by X-Downtown Shopper on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 128 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park Bicyclist Survey: Where do you want to safely ride across El Camino?

The City of Menlo Park has long known that bicyclist lack good options for riding to destinations on the opposite side of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dana Hendricklson, 23 hours ago | 11 comments | 368 Views

OTHER TOPICS

This is "Made in America" week

Please consider seeking out American made products and services. A lousy dime or quarter more for a tee shirt pays dividends...

Original post made by Made in America on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Rome , on Jul 26, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man accused of attempting to kill three doctors

A Visalia man, accused of plotting to kill three doctors (including a resident of Menlo Park) for treatments he claims harmed...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by reviewer, on Jul 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1946 Views

ATHERTON

Fire board director lashes out over 'exclusion' from meeting

Menlo Park Fire Protection District board member Virginia Chang-Kiraly says she believes she was intentionally excluded from...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

ATHERTON

Peter Carpenter asks Atherton for years of public records

Menlo Fire board President Peter Carpenter has asked Atherton for years of emails, agendas and other information via public...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 290 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Seeking to renew harmony in Town Hall, council hires help

If the harmony inside Portola Valley Town Hall was as real as it's said to have been, that fabric has been frayed by recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ruth W, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:48 am | 6 comments | 3222 Views

FICTION

Elected leaders celebrate start of Caltrain electrification project

Gov. Jerry Brown and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate the beginning of a project...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 1008 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Faulty electric bike charger caused garage fire, firefighters say

A malfunctioning battery charger for electric bicycles was the cause of a structure fire on Saturday afternoon, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

MENLO PARK

interesting article in the Guardian today about the gentrification of eastern Menlo Park

"Facebook worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your door" https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/24/facebook-cafeteria-workers-wages-zuckerb...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by how do they make it around here?, on Jul 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 108 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rollover accident this morning at Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads

A collision involving two vehicles, one of which rolled over, drew medics from the Woodside Fire Protection District to...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by pv resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton puts parcel tax renewal on November ballot

Atherton's City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to put a three-year renewal of the town's parcel tax, which costs the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by No as well, on Jul 24, 2017 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 716 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton issues annual report for town

Atherton has released its first annual report highlighting accomplishments during the 2016-17 fiscal year which ended June...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Full disclosure?, on Jul 24, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 436 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council expands Housing Commission

The Menlo Park Housing Commission, which advises the City Council on housing-related issues, has been expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by answers, on Jul 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 995 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Lauren Goodkind plays, teaches and writes about chess

Lauren Goodkind's last name may reflect noble human qualities, but when it comes to playing chess, she says she can leave...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Jul 22, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1616 Views
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