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MENLO PARK

First Person: My mother's house

Every day for nearly 20 years, I drive or walk by the apartment complex on Sharon Road on my way to Safeway, or to the post...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by kate, on Nov 29, 2019 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley faces quandary over potential affordable housing sites

An ad hoc committee formed to evaluate Portola Valley properties that could be used for building affordable housing has passed...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2019
Last comment by editoratlarge, on Nov 29, 2019 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury trial for former sheriff's deputy, candidate postponed to Nov. 12

Juan Pablo Lopez, a former deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, was granted a postponement of a jury trial...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 29, 2019 at 9:57 am | 37 comments | 2453 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves revised transportation fees for new buildings

In order to support new restaurants, retail spaces and child care facilities, the Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Waldo, on Nov 27, 2019 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1480 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Barber retires his clippers after decades at Ladera Country Shopper

As he gathers up his scissors, clippers and combs for the last time at Diane's Salon, Steve Cervelli has a lot to be thankful...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Yvonne Deggelman, on Nov 27, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 2009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wood burning bans now in effect year-round on Spare the Air days

Wood burning bans will now be in effect year-round on Spare the Air days in the Bay Area after a vote Wednesday by the region's...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by selfish, on Nov 26, 2019 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 1665 Views

OTHER TOPICS

District stops weighing rule on 'lethal removal' of mountain lions, coyotes

Activists on Friday applauded a decision by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District that eliminates the possibility...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by Twentse, on Nov 26, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flegel's: Yes, it's moving; no, it's not going far

"Moving Sale" signs in front of Menlo Park's 65-year-old downtown furniture store and interior design business, Flegel's...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by Yeah, sure, on Nov 25, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Teens with guns, large-capacity magazine arrested after traffic stop

Two men, an 18-year-old from Menlo Park and a 19-year-old from Redwood City, were arrested Nov. 14 for possession of a loaded...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by muskets for well regulated militias, on Nov 25, 2019 at 2:13 pm | 9 comments | 4169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Mayor, county supervisor to explore RV safe parking program

With much of the U.S. Geological Survey departing from its Menlo Park headquarters to Mountain View, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Bolderdash, on Nov 23, 2019 at 6:57 am | 12 comments | 3562 Views

WOODSIDE

Commission recommends allowing additions to homes near faults

The Woodside Planning Commission on Nov. 6 unanimously recommended approval of new construction rules that would allow residents...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 22, 2019 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Showdown at Bear Gulch Road as redwoods face chainsaw

Have you heard of PG&E? In their wisdom, but without much evidence to support it, they have decided that removing power wires...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by a resident, on Nov 22, 2019 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 1977 Views

MENLO PARK

Young Menlo Park couple could face fines of $500 per day for living in driveway RV

Arlena Bain and Alex Mulholland, 27, moved into an RV at Bain's great-grandmother's Menlo Park home to help out around the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Alex , on Nov 22, 2019 at 10:28 am | 24 comments | 17875 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton tops most expensive real estate list

For the third year in a row, Atherton has landed at the top of a list for most expensive residential real estate in the country,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by TomS, on Nov 21, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 2376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dozens arrested in large sweep for illegal guns, drugs

Federal and state agents cracked down on illegal guns and drugs in northern California this week, arresting and charging...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by leading leaders, on Nov 21, 2019 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 4159 Views

MENLO PARK

'State of the City': Menlo has overcome 2018 challenges and is moving ahead, mayor says

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller continued the city's annual tradition of giving a "State of the City" speech on Tuesday. His...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Beth, on Nov 21, 2019 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 2455 Views

MENLO PARK

Community garden now offers food for the mind, thanks to local Scout

Five years ago, the Menlo Park Rotary Club and the city joined forces with community volunteers and established a garden...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by ebtrek, on Nov 20, 2019 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 320 Views

FICTION

VP Mike Pence tours NASA Ames, talks space exploration and mass shootings

Vice President Mike Pence touted big plans for an American-led lunar landing by 2024 during a Thursday appearance at the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Can't Handle the Truth, on Nov 20, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 15 comments | 2194 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Neely Wine's tasting room plans meet further resistance by residents

A plan to permit a tasting room and event center at Neely Wine in the middle of Portola Valley met with further caution from...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Tfogarty, on Nov 20, 2019 at 8:07 am | 16 comments | 2629 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County largely spared in latest PG&E power shutoff projections

PG&E has added portions of two more Bay Area counties to the six where residents may be without power in a shutoff that may...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Enuff, on Nov 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1087 Views
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