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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman held Facebook shares through most of 2017

Amended state-mandated documents reveal that it took Menlo Park City Council member Catherine Carlton six months to sell...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by Mike Keenly, 48 minutes ago | 29 comments | 2445 Views

MENLO PARK

Injured cyclist sues Woodside over conditions on Old La Honda Road

Traversing the 3.4 miles of Old La Honda Road in Woodside is not for the faint of heart. It's narrow, it's steep, it's one...

Original post made on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by Froome, 1 hour ago | 60 comments | 8220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Unfortunate choices in sheriff's race

Those who remember and continue to be troubled by appointed Sheriff Carlos Bolanos' 2007 escapade in Las Vegas, when he and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by What you’re saying, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mansion for sale in Menlo Park at record-breaking $21 million

Commanding prices deemed downright Athertonian, a Menlo Park home is currently listed for sale at $21 million, a record...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by really?, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 2093 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Corporation formed in effort to buy Alpine Inn

News of a community investment opportunity to safeguard the future of a much-loved burger joint -- the Alpine Inn -- should...

Original post made on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by chad, 5 hours ago | 31 comments | 8453 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district will become a landlord

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will soon become a landlord, after voting to rent out on the open market a home it...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by building fiefdoms..., 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 994 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shefren supports delay in SHD minority Zone D election

On February 7, 2018, theSequoia Healthcare District took action to establish the election schedule for the newly formed zones...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 65 Views

MENLO PARK

New library talks on hold for next few months

Citing inadequate community meeting room facilities and other deficiencies with the current Menlo Park Library, Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by put housing elsewhere, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Council approves project to rebuild the Guild

It might be a new city record: In less than six months, an idea to rebuild the fading Guild Theatre in downtown Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by long memory, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heinz Puschendorf Write In Candidate for SMC Sheriff 2018

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Heinz Puschendorf pulled papers to be a Write in Candidate for San Mateo County Sheriff 2018....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 24, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 40 comments | 1080 Views

WOODSIDE

Horsing around

On a recent Saturday in Portola Valley, in a shady and grassy corner of the Town Center, children were having a particularly...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Loves Horses, on May 24, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Council approves $5,000 deposit for commercial cannabis applicants

The Portola Valley Town Council voted unanimously on Wednesday (May 23) to approve a one-time application fee of $750 and...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Civics, on May 24, 2018 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 652 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Ordinance would ban commercial marijuana activity

In a study session on Tuesday evening (May 22), the Woodside Town Council directed staff to prepare a draft ordinance that...

Original post made on May. 23, 2018
Last comment by Uh-oh, on May 24, 2018 at 11:22 am | 8 comments | 810 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More than 400 firearms turned in during gun buyback event

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies collected more than 400 guns for destruction at a gun buyback event on May 5, according...

Original post made on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 23, 2018 at 7:26 pm | 27 comments | 1704 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven group launches petition to transfer school from Ravenswood district

Weekday mornings, Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood bustles with outbound kids, says neighborhood association member...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Train Fan, on May 23, 2018 at 6:17 pm | 36 comments | 3575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Support Measure R to finish campus projects

Las Lomitas school district officials are asking voters to support Measure R, a $70 million bond measure on the June ballot...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by Joan, on May 23, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Council endorses charter city vote

Come November, Menlo Park voters may be asked to decide whether to convert the city from a "general law" city, with a standardized...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on May 23, 2018 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff write-in candidate says he's running to proclaim he has secrets

Deputy Heinz Puschendorf, at one time the president of the San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff's Association, is running for...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by Too bad, on May 23, 2018 at 12:31 am | 8 comments | 1235 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council to hash out offers to rebuild two community institutions

Talk about first-world problems. The city of Menlo Park has two offers on the table by affluent donors to rebuild two buildings...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by pdj , on May 22, 2018 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views

WOODSIDE

Letter: Concerns with bicyclists on Old La Honda Road

Cyclists, nowadays, are oblivious not only to the rules and courtesies necessary in shared roads, but are blatantly reckless....

Original post made on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on May 21, 2018 at 10:14 pm | 6 comments | 1208 Views
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