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AROUND TOWN

Atherton cracks down on cyclists' stop sign violations

After watching three cycling groups speed through a stop sign on Alameda de las Pulgas at Atherton Avenue while the Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by This cyclists endorses citing offenders , 7 hours ago | 61 comments | 4779 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposed growth along Bay far outpaces expectations

In Menlo Park, there's one lesson the city government is learning the hard way for the second time this year: With great...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, 8 hours ago | 22 comments | 3958 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside volunteer George Offen dies

As a volunteer for the town and community of Woodside, George Offen was a standout. He served 12 years on the local elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by Jill Gay, 13 hours ago | 8 comments | 4233 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Skyline Boulevard reopens following oil spill

Skyline Boulevard just north of Four Corners has fully reopened to traffic following an oil spill earlier this afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2018
Last comment by resident, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 556 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue

A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 18, 2018 at 10:26 pm | 11 comments | 2711 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 18, 2018 at 8:50 pm | 18 comments | 1265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District election opportunity

The recent switch from at-large to election by zones has created an opportunity for concerned individuals to run for 3 lucrative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Aug 18, 2018 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contested election ahead for Menlo fire board

Four candidates are vying for three open seats on the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which includes the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 18, 2018 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 879 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Services Saturday for Robert Segbarth, gardener and friend to homeless

A celebration of the life of Portola Valley resident Robert Irwin Segbarth is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Ladera...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 17, 2018 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 675 Views

MENLO PARK

Tour de Menlo benefit bike ride set for Aug. 18

The annual Tour de Menlo bike ride rolls out on Saturday, Aug. 18, from Menlo-Atherton High School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Triggered Much?, on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 680 Views

MENLO PARK

List of council candidates set

The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Let’s Go Drew!, on Aug 16, 2018 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 928 Views

MOVIES

Isn't it 'Rich'?

"Crazy Rich Asians" -- based on a trilogy of novels -- marks a long-overdue investment in Asian talent as the first major...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by movie goer, on Aug 16, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 527 Views

ATHERTON

Only the three incumbents file for Atherton election

Atherton has only three candidates for three open City Council seats, so council members will decide at a special meeting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Election , on Aug 16, 2018 at 2:16 pm | 35 comments | 1506 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Key election issue: Addressing Bayfront area's general plan

Whether or not Menlo Park residents supported the general plan changes approved in late 2016 governing growth in the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Proposal, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:41 am | 6 comments | 1156 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park ordinance in works to make landlords assist displaced renters

Menlo Park is in the process of developing an ordinance that, if passed, could require landlords who evict tenants without...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by MP mom, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:29 am | 21 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: No charter city ballot measure, council decides

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously at an Aug. 13 emergency meeting to reverse its earlier position in support...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Tad Cook, on Aug 16, 2018 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 1036 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants Stanford to pay property taxes and build tunnel, gondola

Left with few other options to register opposition, Menlo Park has gone big with its demands of Stanford University in a...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Reduce the Cars, on Aug 15, 2018 at 2:08 pm | 27 comments | 9970 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Weekly Peaceful Sidewalk Demonstrations every Friday, noon - 1 in Palo Alto

Ongoing noon-1 demonstration EVERY FRIDAY on peace and justice issues sponsored by the local Women's Intl. League for Peace...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Aug. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 93 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Street Smarts: Whether pedaling or water paddling, safety training is crucial for kids

Introducing Street Smarts, a new column by Katie Behroozi and Jen Wolosin dedicated to transportation-related issues in and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by MPer, on Aug 15, 2018 at 9:52 am | 4 comments | 699 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections update: Six council candidates, two more possible

Menlo Park is expected to have a full roster of candidates running in its inaugural year of district-based elections. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by what we?, on Aug 14, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 15 comments | 1943 Views
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