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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Our dire downtown Menlo Park

When visitors come to see me in my offices in downtown Menlo Park, they often remark that they're surprised to see how rundown...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, 2 hours ago | 27 comments | 2058 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police lean on training to diffuse crisis during encounter with mentally ill man

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police used crisis-de-escalation techniques to try to diffuse a situation with a mentally ill...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by whatever, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after hitting Menlo Park officer with his car

A 19-year-old San Mateo man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday (Sept. 17) after he allegedly hit a...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by Huh?, 9 hours ago | 4 comments | 1817 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley in the same fire-risk league as Paradise

Imagine a day with temperatures in the 90s and gale-force winds blowing in the San Mateo County hills. Then imagine that...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Sep 21, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 4 comments | 1669 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Curry buys Atherton home for $31 million, report says

Stephen and Ayesha Curry purchased a $31 million home in Atherton, according to a Variety media report. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 21, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 3257 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Learning our history, raising our consciousness, leveling the ground

A huge thank you to The Almanac and Kate Bradshaw for the important and well-researched series, "Uneven Ground: How unequal...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Melissa Lukin, on Sep 21, 2019 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 878 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hotel dining scene blooms in Menlo Park

Oak + Violet showcases seasonal, simply prepared dishes and the bounty of Golden State produce. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 670 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What will be their future on a warming planet?

Students at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park were among the estimated tens of thousands of Bay Area students who participated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley

President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2019 at 7:01 pm | 30 comments | 4160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flegel's building is for sale but business to continue as usual

The building that houses Flegel's Interior Design & Distinctive Home Furnishings, at 870 Santa Cruz Ave. in Menlo Park, is...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 20, 2019 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2020 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Uneven Ground

Meet the new industrial pollution, a jobs-housing balance so skewed that it prices people out of their homes, triggers kids'...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Sep 19, 2019 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Man jumps from Menlo Park building in apparent suicide

A man jumped off the fourth floor of a building, possibly on the Facebook campus, in the 100 block of Jefferson Drive at...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Sep 19, 2019 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 2479 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man shot, killed when 'illegal transaction' evolves into dispute

A man shot when an "illegal transaction" evolved into a dispute in East Palo Alto died two days later, marking the city's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Can you help, on Sep 19, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1486 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district bond refinancing saves $3.7 million

The Menlo Park City School District will save taxpayers over $3.7 million by refinancing its voter-approved bonds. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Sep 18, 2019 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Menlo Park resident Mary Whittle Tipton dies at 98

Mary Whittle Tipton, who was a member of St. Raymond Parish in Menlo Park since its founding, died on June 24, just weeks...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by RIP Mrs. Tipton, on Sep 18, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton could remove penalty cap on building projects that exceed time limit

Atherton may eliminate a $250,000 penalty cap on building projects that violate the town’s construction time limit provision. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Sep 18, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 766 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park eyeing project to streamline Bayfront Expressway connection between Dumbarton Bridge and U.S. 101

The city of Menlo Park has released an "online open house" with an interactive map where people can weigh in on the projects...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 18, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 2443 Views

ATHERTON

Two home burglaries in Atherton since Friday

Burglars used blunt objects to break into two Atherton homes directly across the street from each other in the last few days,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1996 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trump to lunch in Portola Valley

With many conflicting rumors swirling in the past few days, it's been confirmed that President Donald Trump's Bay Area fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Melanias Handslap, on Sep 17, 2019 at 10:33 pm | 18 comments | 4621 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump won't be coming to Atherton after all, police chief says

Atherton will not be the destination of President Donald Trump as he makes his political fundraising visit to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Welcome Trump and Protesters, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 25 comments | 4585 Views
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