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Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers 'life-changing' educational help

Upward Scholars provides financial and academic support to low-income adults so they can continue their education in community...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jonathan Fu, on Dec 12, 2018 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Woodside treasure

The Fleishhacker estate in Woodside, recently revealed to be on the market for an unnamed price that local real estate agents...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Calypso41, on Dec 10, 2018 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 3142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime aging expert, now 88, heeds his own advice

At 88 years old, aging expert and retired Stanford University professor Walter Bortz is personally experiencing some of the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Dec 10, 2018 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 3563 Views

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Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers 'life-changing' educational help

Nine months ago, Upward Scholars student Isabel Guerra earned her living cleaning other people's houses. Now, she's an administrative...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 10, 2018 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 304 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park soccer team advances to AYSO Section 2 tournament

The Menlo Park U12 Red Bull boys soccer team advanced to this weekend's AYSO Section 2 tournament in Foster City by winning...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Dec 8, 2018 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 683 Views

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County officials certify results for local elections

San Mateo County election officials released the certified results for the Nov. 6 election on Thursday, Dec. 6. And given...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 8, 2018 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 1600 Views

MENLO PARK

Cyclist injured in hit-and-run at Alpine Road and I-280

A Palo Alto man riding his bicycle on Alpine Road on Nov. 18 was sent to the hospital with head injuries when someone driving...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by Advice for the other guy, on Dec 7, 2018 at 1:58 pm | 28 comments | 4192 Views

MENLO PARK

Final election results: Pulido, Sobomehin, Fitch win seats on Ravenswood school board

Incumbent Ana Pulido and newcomers Tamara Sobomehin and Stephanie Fitch have officially been elected to the Ravenswood City...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 7, 2018 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1060 Views

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Sequoia's 70 Strong partnership with PFS a failure

Now that the election is over, Sequoia Healthcare District CEO, Pamela Kurtzman, has revealed that the 70 Strong partnership...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Terms?, on Dec 7, 2018 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 564 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Red-light camera contract extended to allow in-depth evaluation

Red-light cameras in Menlo Park, and the vendor that supplies and operates them, Redflex, will be getting a closer look...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Walt, on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:47 am | 36 comments | 3031 Views

MENLO PARK

Landmark Theaters bought by Cohen Media Group

Landmark Theaters, which includes the Guild in Menlo Park and the Aquarius Theatre in downtown Palo Alto, has been bought...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by Judy A, on Dec 6, 2018 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 2252 Views

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Guest opinion: Help fight proposed rule that would harm immigrant families

The residents of Menlo Park must take action to protect our immigrant families by opposing one of the latest moves in the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by I'm not an original American., on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 2151 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Planning Commission OKs Middlefield office building

The Menlo Park Planning Commission voted 4-1 Monday, Dec. 3, to approve a use permit for a proposed office building at 40...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by mkk, on Dec 6, 2018 at 8:04 am | 16 comments | 3563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Model railroad association hosts annual train show this weekend

The West Bay Model Railroad Association at 1090 Merrill St. in Menlo Park is hosting a free holiday open house of its two-tiered...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by Take yer kids, on Dec 6, 2018 at 5:45 am | 2 comments | 1959 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's international drama has its day in county court

A years-old lawsuit in San Mateo County has made international headlines in recent days after a the founder of a company...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 2342 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff's Office warns of scam involving SMC Alert system

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a scam involving text messages claiming to be associated...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Dec 5, 2018 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1230 Views

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How the end of cash bail could affect San Mateo County

In a step intended to treat people in the criminal justice system more fairly regardless of economic status and reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2383 Views

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Guest opinion: Help fight proposed rule that would harm immigrant families

I'm proud that in 2017, the city of Menlo Park declared our values of inclusivity and diversity by passing a Welcoming City...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 2, 2018 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school floods for second time in five weeks

A water main break at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park on Thursday, Nov. 29, flooded the campus for the second time...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by IAQ IQ, on Dec 2, 2018 at 2:50 am | 3 comments | 2758 Views

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San Mateo County plans 100-plus affordable apartments, child care center

San Mateo County has begun a process to contract with a developer to build at least 100 affordable housing units, a child...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 1, 2018 at 9:16 pm | 7 comments | 4596 Views
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