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Deputy Sheriff Association President D.J. Wozniak critical of Supervisors and Concerned Citizens.

February 11, 2019 6:00-9:30 PM at the 400 County Center Building The Board of Supervisors are hosting a Committee on Tasers...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Really simple, 6 hours ago | 20 comments | 401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middlefield Road office building gets go-ahead

A small office building proposed for the high-traffic area near the intersection of Middlefield and Willow roads in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2019
Last comment by really?, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 1025 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: License-plate cameras show some criminal-tracking value

A license-plate-reading camera in Portola Valley played a role in an ongoing investigation, a Sheriff's Office captain told...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 9 hours ago | 7 comments | 1016 Views

MENLO PARK

Progress on the Bay Trail

Look at the plans for the Bay Trail and it's easy for a cynic to laugh it off as a pipe dream -- 500 contiguous miles of...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Alan, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 3075 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New deputy director hired to lead city's housing efforts

Rhonda Coffman has been hired as Menlo Park's new deputy community development director overseeing housing, Interim City...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2019
Last comment by Mark L, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should police protect Facebook's bikes?

Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by RanchGal, 14 hours ago | 12 comments | 2562 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley license-plate cameras show some value in tracking criminals

With 12 months of images captured by the two pole-mounted license-plate-reading cameras located at the borders of Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by back in Kansas, Toto..., 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 113 Views

FICTION

Portola Valley civic volunteer, pilot Bud Eisberg dies at 74

Arthur Charles "Bud" Eisberg, a resident of Portola Valley and a town volunteer in civic affairs was also a pilot, a sailor...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Tom Vlasic, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1728 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Man pleads no contest to 2011 Kelly Park sex assault charge

A 27-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teen eight years ago in a public bathroom in Menlo Park has pleaded...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 20, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds cancel high-speed rail grant, may seek refund

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Feb 20, 2019 at 4:42 pm | 7 comments | 703 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council examines restoring weekday Caltrain service

The Atherton City Council will review a Rail Committee recommendation to expand Caltrain service in town and explore how...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by P. Anders, on Feb 20, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Awatkins, on Feb 20, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 7 comments | 3678 Views

MENLO PARK

Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

California's decadelong dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 20, 2019 at 8:36 am | 24 comments | 2853 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Popular burger joint is closed until March for remodeling

The Alpine Inn is set to reopen in mid-March, according to a post on the inn's website. The new owners, all of whom live...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 19, 2019 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

From Menlo to Harvard

'There's been an update to your application," stated an email Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza received Dec. 14. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 925 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park considers policy to help displaced renters

Following months of discussion by the public and the Menlo Park Housing Commission, the City Council has scheduled a study...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Ana , on Feb 17, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 22 comments | 4587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging two worlds

Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza, who will be a first-generation college student at Harvard University this fall, is a current...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by Congratulations , on Feb 16, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 2137 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

A proposed law to help renters forced out of their homes for no cause or because they cannot afford major rent increases...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 16, 2019 at 10:34 am | 15 comments | 3675 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Consider Option B for Menlo Park's grade separation project

Before the train leaves the station on the Menlo Park rail grade separation decision, the City Council will open up its options...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 16, 2019 at 5:26 am | 40 comments | 3181 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Alpine Inn has new owners

The Alpine Inn, the Portola Valley beer garden and burger haven also known as Rossotti's, has new owners: Deke and Lori Hunter...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Guy and Connie Wade, on Feb 15, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 25 comments | 10066 Views
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