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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 | 2164 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 | 1168 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. 1514 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. 1793 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 | 2860 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 | 1630 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 | 3129 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 | 2277 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 | 1499 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 | 1103 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 | 1045 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. 2331 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 | 5021 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 | 5056 Views

ATHERTON

Is Trump coming to Atherton?

Atherton may be the destination of President Donald Trump's Bay Area political fundraising visit on Sept. 17, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by IOKIYAR, on Sep 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 44 comments | 7500 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton considering how to raise more civic center project funds

The Atherton City Council recently asked staff to explore how to raise additional funding for the town's civic center project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2019 at 6:38 am | 2 comments | 1610 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council rules on Menlo Country Club noise ruckus

Debbie Mendelson bought her home on Sheridan Way in Woodside more than 30 years ago, but she says it wasn't until after she...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 16, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 15 comments | 3852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Street parking near new school cut to make room for bike lanes

In order to offer safer passage by bike to Menlo Park's new high school, TIDE Academy, the Menlo Park City Council voted...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 348 Views

MOVIES

"Ballerina's Tale" documentary film about African-American prima ballerina Misty Copeland: this Wed. Sept. 18 1pm

This engaging documentary will screen at Menlo Park's Little House Senior/Activity Center theater, just down the hall from...

Original post made by Judy A on Sep. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 155 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Minimum wage ordinance approved

Starting on Jan. 1, workers in Menlo Park must be paid a minimum of $15 an hour, following a 4-0-1 vote on Sept. 10 by the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by try it for yourselves, on Sep 16, 2019 at 9:47 am | 35 comments | 4087 Views
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