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MENLO PARK

Which way forward?

Like residents in most Peninsula cities, people who live in Menlo Park don't want to have anything of a lesser quality than...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Think ahead, , 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 2462 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Locals question library siting process

After mediators launched Menlo Park's third meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, to pick a site for a new main library by insisting...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Think ahead, , 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton study shows taxpayers pay more than twice what fire services cost

A study of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District commissioned by Atherton shows that the district spends less than half...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 6 hours ago | 41 comments | 5020 Views

MENLO PARK

Future Long Train Trench Or Tunnel In Palo Alto Appears Unlikely

Menlo Park residents who continue to want a future underground rail system that would separate trains from streets should...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mayor alleges 'culture of corruption' at Ravenswood school district

East Palo Alto's mayor blasted Ravenswood school district leadership in two separate letters Friday and Saturday criticizing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 18, 2018 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 853 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Assistant city manager to depart for Sunnyvale

Longtime Menlo Park staff official and current Assistant City Manager Chip Taylor has announced that he plans to depart...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by G.B. Association, on Feb 17, 2018 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 2844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands trails open again

Sections of the Bay Trail closed due to construction were set to reopen Monday, according to the San Francisquito Creek Joint...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Feb 16, 2018 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 804 Views

MENLO PARK

Guild venue proposal moves forward

The Menlo Park City Council has given unanimous support for a proposal by a local nonprofit to transform the Guild Theatre...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by cmon, on Feb 16, 2018 at 1:20 pm | 20 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State Sen. Hill proposes medical cannabis in schools on opt-in basis

State Sen. Jerry Hill has introduced legislation that would let local school districts pursue policies to allow K-12 students...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Very Bad Idea, on Feb 16, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 847 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Thursday: County seeks feedback on regional transportation priorities

San Mateo County is considering asking voters to approve a half-cent sales tax for transportation in the November election...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Cayo, on Feb 16, 2018 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two teens arrested on suspicion of burglary in the Willows

Two 14-year-old boys were arrested Tuesday, Feb. 13, after a neighbor observed that one of the teens appeared to be acting...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Steve_J, on Feb 15, 2018 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 1620 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's ethics code analysis, debate set for Thursday

Woodside's ethics code is in transition. The second of three workshops to discuss it is set for Thursday, Feb. 15, at Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 15, 2018 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board scrambles to get informed ahead of bond election deadline

The Portola Valley School District's board, with four new members, is playing catch-up to inform itself about the district's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by Concerned in PV, on Feb 15, 2018 at 8:48 am | 7 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amid criticism, Ravenswood school board approves budget cuts

At a tense, chaotic and at-times hostile meeting on Thursday night, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 14, 2018 at 8:12 pm | 14 comments | 1691 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton couple have been Valentines since 1942

Atherton's Patricia and William Robertson met each other in 1942 and were married in 1943, two weeks before he joined the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sandy , on Feb 14, 2018 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas board to vote on $70 million bond measure

The board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District will decide whether to ask voters to approve a $70 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Crazy , on Feb 13, 2018 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Train strikes stalled car Saturday night

An unoccupied vehicle caught fire when it was struck by a train Saturday night in Atherton, according to Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2018
Last comment by @Dana, on Feb 13, 2018 at 4:44 pm | 18 comments | 3274 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Art Faro should resign from Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors

The recent switch from at-large to Zone elections by the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors has led to a weird...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by YoursTruly, on Feb 13, 2018 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 145 Views

WOODSIDE

Full text of statements in reaction to Almanac story by Filoli officials

Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/01/16/full-text-of-statements-in-reaction-to-almanac-story-by-filoli-officials...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by Sarah Hamilton, on Feb 13, 2018 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 893 Views

MENLO PARK

New nonprofit hopes to transform Guild into state-of-the-art event venue

Pay a visit to Menlo Park's Guild Theatre and it's easy to see why people are worried about its future. The paint is chipped,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendsrickson, on Feb 13, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 65 comments | 8758 Views
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