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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 Joseph E. Davis, 4 minutes ago | 4 comments | 427 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 Role model opportunity?, 1 hour ago | 58 comments | 8128 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., 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 1604 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, 2 hours ago | 36 comments | 3355 Views

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 Integrity Fan, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 1862 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, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 825 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 , 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 894 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, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 1080 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 | 1921 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 Roshongo, on May 22, 2018 at 5:17 pm | 26 comments | 7743 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 whatever, on May 22, 2018 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 778 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 | 1171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man run over by truck while sleeping dies in East Palo Alto

A 47-year-old homeless man who was sleeping on an abandoned mattress on an East Palo Alto street was killed after being run...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by Puzzled, on May 21, 2018 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Sheriff candidates set to debate on April 25

A rare event takes place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, at United Methodist Church at 2000 Woodside Road in Redwood City:...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by NoBolanos, on May 21, 2018 at 6:53 am | 55 comments | 2352 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court hears U.S. appeal of preliminary injunction that kept DACA program in place

A panel of U.S. appeals court judges appeared to give a cool reception Tuesday to a government lawyer who urged them to overturn...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on May 21, 2018 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 697 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Saturday evening house fire contained quickly

A house fire reportedly caused by a plumbing project mishap broke out on Amber Way in Menlo Park on Saturday evening (May...

Original post made on May. 20, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on May 21, 2018 at 6:09 am | 4 comments | 2100 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council agrees it wants non-park location for water facility

Atherton City Council members haven't yet ruled out putting a massive underground water storage and filtering facility in...

Original post made on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Resident , on May 20, 2018 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 855 Views

MENLO PARK

Complaint against Ravenswood superintendent alleges discrimination

The sudden mid-year removal of a principal credited with turning around a long-struggling elementary school in the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by ABCs of Belle Haven Teachers, on May 20, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 2815 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council opts for Ravenswood Avenue-only rail separation

When pressed to make a decision – since allocated consultant funding has dried up and then some – Menlo Park's City Council...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 19, 2018 at 8:37 am | 32 comments | 4499 Views

WOODSIDE

Fine points of feminism

A public campaign, in print, advocating for the rights of women has been going on for centuries in France, according to...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by WACC, on May 18, 2018 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views
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2018 guide to summer camps

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