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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 , 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 1026 Views

WOODSIDE

The healing touch

The 5-year-old boy was receiving treatment for cancer and staying at the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford with his family....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
Last comment by AC, 8 hours ago | 5 comments | 714 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 peninsula resident, 12 hours ago | 26 comments | 8133 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Four candidates running for Town Council so far

The race for four seats on the Woodside Town Council now has four qualified candidates and one person who has taken out nomination...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Retired Realtor, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 570 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jerry Shefren's Zone E in SHD Election

In December of 2017, the Sequoia Healthcare District was presented with 3 maps from which to choose the election Zones to...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 46 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 The Best, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 1189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local students form club to give back to community through tech

If you were to hear about a local group called the Ramen Club, you might picture a passel of people gathered together to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Stu Soffer, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 613 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The healing touch

The nonprofit Jasper Ridge Farm, located at Webb Ranch in Portola Valley, offers a therapeutic touch to sick kids, lonely...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by whatever, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 708 Views

OTHER TOPICS

List of candidates grows longer

Two Woodside residents have qualified to run for seats on the Town Council, the race for seats on the board of the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Nonsense, on Aug 12, 2018 at 8:26 am | 9 comments | 1136 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: New crosswalks going in

In an ongoing initiative to improve safety for children walking and biking to school in Woodside, the Town Council recently...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2018 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vandal punctures tires in La Entrada School parking lot

Someone has been forcing metal screws into the tires of vehicles belonging to the staff of La Entrada School over the last...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 11, 2018 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 1471 Views

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 2 weeks in, on Aug 11, 2018 at 5:19 am | 60 comments | 4611 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 Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2018 at 2:27 pm | 21 comments | 3625 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to reconsider charter city ballot measure

In a flip-flop of its majority opinion, the Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously Aug. 6 to reconsider its plan to put...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by John Kadvany, on Aug 10, 2018 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1212 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Major changes ahead for City Hall staff

The city of Menlo Park has some major leadership changes ahead, according to an announcement by City Manager Alex McIntyre,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Aug 10, 2018 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 1554 Views

FICTION

Of local note: Local athletes add to gold medal collections

East Palo Alto Greyhounds' Layla McGee added the 11-12 girls discus throw to her gold medal collection, winning the event...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
There are no comments yet. 263 Views

MENLO PARK

Six-hour fire board meeting yields fresh ideas

While the six-hour Menlo Park Fire Protection District board meeting on Saturday, July 28, was billed as a "Board Strategic...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Aug 9, 2018 at 7:02 pm | 8 comments | 1131 Views

ATHERTON

Grand jury urges county cities to prepare for crushing pension costs

Few budget-eating monsters weigh as heavily on the financial futures of California cities as a notably unsexy pest: pension...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 19 comments | 3364 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Repeated false alarms would bring fines

Atherton's City Council has given preliminary approval to a new town ordinance that would impose a $400 fine for the fourth...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 9, 2018 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed firefighter contract boosts compensation $17M over five years

A proposed five-year contract with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's firefighters' union includes a wage and benefits...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 8, 2018 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 2560 Views
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