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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 measured growth, 18 minutes ago | 33 comments | 1919 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 Lousy Drivers Among Us, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1262 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 Just an observation, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 2920 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, 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 2135 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 kbehroozi, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 1233 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 Brian, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 668 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 Editor Renee Batti, on Sep 20, 2018 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 1852 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 Menlo Voter., on Sep 19, 2018 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 419 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 Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2018 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 690 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 | 994 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 Nancy Hosay, on Sep 19, 2018 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 4731 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 guy, on Sep 19, 2018 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1132 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 | 119 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 Citizen, on Sep 18, 2018 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man suspected of attempting to rape Menlo Park woman

A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested in Menlo Park on Monday on suspicion of the attempted rape of a woman out jogging...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 4848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto University professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Sequoia hs, on Sep 18, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 13 comments | 917 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 Also concerned, on Sep 17, 2018 at 11:18 pm | 27 comments | 2942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain ridership up this year from 2017

Caltrain ridership has jumped slightly this year compared to 2017, when ridership decreased, Caltrain officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Sep 17, 2018 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board to consider proposal on revenue sharing

A proposal to restrict future fire boards from agreeing to share district tax revenues with other agencies without prior...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2018 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 976 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 whatever, on Sep 17, 2018 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2923 Views
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