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MENLO PARK

Understanding the unsheltered among us

It's the day before an atmospheric river is supposed to dump over Menlo Park and Steven Hough is on the go. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 47 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

Investigation finds Menlo Park horse facility owner housed workers in stables, cheated on wages

Workers at a prestigious Menlo Park horse training center and a second facility owned by the same person were denied minimum...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 52 minutes ago | 17 comments | 4668 Views

MENLO PARK

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue

Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , 6 hours ago | 19 comments | 1963 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton looks at ways to reduce traffic congestion

While its lack of commercial and multifamily zoning has kept the population of Atherton relatively stable in recent years,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by peninsula resident, 9 hours ago | 13 comments | 1405 Views

MENLO PARK

PA Weekly's April Fool's Story - Elon To Build Palo Alto Tunnel

Just read a wonderfully written satire published by the Palo Alto Weekly that I missed on April Fool's Day. It's about Palo...

Original post made by Longtime MP Booster on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by ThrillRider, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 152 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man convicted in death of toddler

A jury has convicted a 27-year-old man of involuntary manslaughter and assault on a child resulting in death for his role...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by 5 years, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 763 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire chief leaving Woodside district with priorities intact

Woodside Fire Protection District Chief Dan Ghiorso has a lot to reflect on after his 28 years in the department, with his...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by SFO2HKG, on Apr 17, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Menlo Park fire board to discuss concerns with JPA agreement

Faced with the complexity of the issue, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has asked for more time to evaluate a proposal...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 17, 2019 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 1355 Views

MENLO PARK

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 16, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 22 comments | 2703 Views

MENLO PARK

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Helen, on Apr 16, 2019 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 76 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's red light camera program to end

The Menlo Park City Council opted Tuesday to not renew a contract with Redflex, a red light camera company, thereby ending...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 16, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 21 comments | 3017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after reportedly firing gun in home with toddlers inside

A 33-year-old man was arrested Monday after allegedly firing his gun in a home in unincorporated Menlo Park in which two...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Cold Dead Hands Heston, on Apr 16, 2019 at 11:58 am | 22 comments | 1857 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, Public Trust & Honesty

The day Chinedu Okobi was killed in Custody, Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos issued this statement. "The deputy exited his vehicle...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Bull, on Apr 16, 2019 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 501 Views

ATHERTON

Helen Alburger, early Ladera resident, dies at age 94

Helen Eileen Alburger, who with her husband was among the earliest residents of the Ladera community, died at her home on...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Crittenden, on Apr 15, 2019 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Solar panel plan to face council scrutiny

A proposal from a previous Woodside Town Council to install solar panels to power town facilities has raised questions about...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by gal up on ranch, on Apr 14, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 7 comments | 1397 Views

MENLO PARK

On a roll: Menlo-Atherton's Bike Shed puts emphasis on carless commutes

Alongside a swath of bike racks on the northwest part of Menlo-Atherton High School's campus, a teacher is spearheading an...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Apr 12, 2019 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Woman arrested for grand theft from employer

Local officers respond to calls: from workplace theft and a construction site fight, to rummaging through trash while naked...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2372 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Complete Streets Commission to consider Middle Avenue bike lanes

The Menlo Park Complete Streets Commission is scheduled to discuss two potential options for adding bike lanes on Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Apr 11, 2019 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 933 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: Bay Area has nation's third-highest homeless population

The nation's third largest population of homeless people, roughly 28,000, reside in the Bay Area, and most of them are unsheltered,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

On a roll: Menlo-Atherton's Bike Shed puts emphasis on carless commutes

Alongside a swath of bike racks on the northwest part of Menlo-Atherton High School's campus, a teacher is spearheading an...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by parent, on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 2206 Views
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