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MENLO PARK

City, community work to iron out minimum wage ordinance

A small gathering of people from the business, labor and public health communities met with city staff Aug. 22 to talk through...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Unlivable., on Sep 2, 2019 at 10:59 pm | 20 comments | 3934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley teen advocates for diabetes research in D.C.

How many people can say they've appeared before the United States Senate? Thomas Screven, a 16-year-old Portola Valley resident,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Ms. P, on Sep 2, 2019 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1729 Views

MENLO PARK

Man charged with Menlo Park embezzlement pleads not guilty

A Sunnyvale man charged with stealing $127,320 from a Menlo Park company pleaded not guilty to felony embezzlement and two...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2019 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3123 Views

MENLO PARK

PG&E now publicizing power shut-off forecasts

PG&E on Tuesday, Aug. 27, launched a new weather website with forecasts for possible power shut-offs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by doral bedbugs, on Aug 31, 2019 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1410 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man facing 11 sexual assault charges

A 38-year-old Menlo Park man has been charged with 11 sexual assault offenses that could result in life in prison if he is...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by JUST A GUY, on Aug 30, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 5047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Child injured in DUI crash

A 21-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his 7-year-old sibling was taken to a local hospital following...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Tragic, on Aug 30, 2019 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A hero for the hills

Without Ladera resident Lennie Roberts' 50 years of work with the Palo Alto-based Committee for Green Foothills, it's safe...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Joyce Hoving, on Aug 30, 2019 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 3855 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Redwoods transformed into art you can sit on

The seven redwood trees that for years grew above a parking garage and were the focus of a public outcry earlier this year...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by life and death, on Aug 30, 2019 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview's New Program

Willy Haug, Principal of Hillview Middle School, should be given some credit for a promising program. This year, Hillview...

Original post made by Teacher on Aug. 30, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

DA's Office reveals more details in Haldeman sexual assault case

More information has been made public about the alleged sexual assaults of children by Randolph Haldeman, including that...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Ann R, on Aug 29, 2019 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 4156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Venture capital firm has leased historic Oasis building

The Oasis, a beloved restaurant and bar with wooden booths and an outdoor beer garden that shuttered last year has been leased...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 29, 2019 at 8:17 pm | 16 comments | 4814 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook employee killed in Fremont collision

Facebook officials expressed sadness Thursday when they learned that a bicyclist killed in a collision with a vehicle in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 29, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 3444 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kings Mountain Art Fair this weekend

Each Labor Day weekend, a beautiful redwood grotto off Skyline fills with local artists and volunteers for a three-day fair...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 29, 2019 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

SPORTS

Renovated Skylonda 'wellness resort' to reopen Nov. 1

A 28-year-old hotel, resort and conference center in the forest along Skyline Boulevard is taking on yet another identity...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Santa Cruz Mountain "Retreats", on Aug 29, 2019 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 378 Views

WOODSIDE

Card skimmers discovered at Woodside Chevron station

An employee of the Chevron gas station at 2750 Woodside Road in Woodside discovered three card-skimming devices at three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Beighbor, on Aug 28, 2019 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 3630 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local leaders unite to fight development on Bay's salt ponds

"We don't build on the Bay," Bay Area environmental groups have long declared. Now, local leaders are once again sounding...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Howard Crittenden, on Aug 28, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit to plant trees at local high schools, community sites

CityTrees is helping to plant 129 trees at high schools, including Woodside and Menlo-Atherton, and in other community spaces...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park likely to ban gas heating, stoves in some new buildings

In a bid to be even more green than California at large, the Menlo Park City Council voted on July 16 to forge ahead with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 4366 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council extends cannabis ordinance

The Menlo Park City Council voted on Aug. 20 for a two-year extension of the city's current cannabis policy, which prohibits...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by It's quite legal, on Aug 28, 2019 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 2784 Views

MENLO PARK

Cannabis ban, Willow Village EIR contract, new El Camino building and more on Menlo Park council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council has a busy evening in store for its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Suuuure, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:12 am | 6 comments | 2363 Views
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