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Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caregivers grapple with idea of lying to dementia patients

Should you lie to a person with dementia? It's become a common question in the world of caregiving, where lies might be less...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1266 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council, Menlo fire board members to explore future ties

Talks are ahead to find a compromise over a disparity that has Atherton property owners paying the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 2, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 15 comments | 2351 Views

SPORTS

'Little Free Library' boxes coming to more Menlo Park neighborhoods

The Menlo Park Library is launching a new pilot program to partner with local homeowners to boost residents' access to books....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
Last comment by Misty, on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 3652 Views

ATHERTON

Multiple burglaries, car stolen in Atherton in less than a day

In fewer than 24 hours earlier this week someone stole a car and bicycles and broke into two homes in Atherton. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 1, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 15 comments | 6246 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves hefty raises for police officers, corporals

Members of the Menlo Park Police Officers' Association will earn 12 percent in raises over the next three years under a...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Colleen, on Feb 1, 2019 at 7:40 am | 2 comments | 2585 Views

MENLO PARK

22-year-old killed by train in Menlo Park Saturday

A 22-year-old man from Redwood City was struck and killed by a train in Menlo Park around 1 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 31, 2019 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 10560 Views

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Menlo Park fire district expands its property portfolio

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has purchased another house, this time in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 2546 Views

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Seeing better

Menlo Park painter Mitchell Johnson, who insists that close viewing of art can help you expand your outlook on everyday life,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2701 Views

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Sam Halsted, a member of the first Portola Valley Town Council, dies

Friends and family of Sam Halsted, who died Jan. 16 in Stanford hospital at the age of 90, are invited to a memorial celebration...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 31, 2019 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1424 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Preschool director is author, counselor in spare time

Tom Limbert knows how to keep busy. He's not only the director of Woodside Preschool, but is also the Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Leigh Pyle, on Jan 30, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 332 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police to hold community meeting following rash of burglaries

A spate of home and auto burglaries in Atherton has spurred officials to organize a community meeting, set for Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by My2Bits, on Jan 30, 2019 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2754 Views

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SMC e-mail Deletion policy put on hold by Mike Callagy.

The Policy of deletion of e-mails after 90 days was set to go into effect February 1, 2019. Somebody placed the announcement...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 93 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New council on right track with rail separation decision

There is no ideal solution to the challenge of separating the Caltrain tracks from the east-west roadways in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by TBM, on Jan 29, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 1703 Views

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No contest plea in Menlo Park jogger assault

The young man who approached and allegedly tried to force himself on a Menlo Park jogger last September pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 29, 2019 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2040 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Search for new Portola Valley superintendent begins

With Superintendent Eric Hartwig leaving the Portola Valley School District at the end of June, the school board on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Tired of Being Ripped Off, on Jan 29, 2019 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 962 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to review annual financial report Tuesday

"Excellent" was the word used by city staff to describe the state of Menlo Park's financial health in a report released...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by frugal, on Jan 29, 2019 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Let's step up affordable housing funding

As the people who make up the middle class and backbone of our communities continue to be priced out of the housing market,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2019
Last comment by No More Pro Growth, on Jan 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm | 8 comments | 2065 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 Ken and Anna Buran, on Jan 28, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air burn ban in place for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday when burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
Last comment by Lipservings, on Jan 27, 2019 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 672 Views
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