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Californians unwilling to subsidize land owners' wildfire prevention, Stanford poll finds

Years of devastating, back-to-back wildfires coupled with recent power shutdowns have not convinced Californians to fund...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 2, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 4627 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside looks at green building mandates, affordable housing goals

The Woodside Town Council has rejected for the time being California development rules that allow local governments to pass...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 1762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board approves 5% raise for teachers

Menlo Park City School District teachers will see a 5% pay hike this school year after the school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Nov 1, 2019 at 1:47 pm | 3 comments | 1590 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside crash leaves driver in critical condition

A driver was taken to Stanford Hospital in critical condition with severe head injuries after losing control of his vehicle...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Who done what?, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guild Theatre to close Thursday

Landmark's Guild Theatre, a single-screen movie theater that's been in Menlo Park since 1924, is set to officially close...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Judy A, on Nov 1, 2019 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 4681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside to repair Old La Honda Road bridge

The Woodside Planning Commission has approved an environmental review and conditional use permit for a project to repair...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by The First Bridge, on Oct 31, 2019 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

The fight isn't over yet for Feldman's Books, Menlo Park's last used bookstore

For many local bookworms, Menlo Park is synonymous with a certain institution in town that starts with F and has "book"...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Alma Reads, on Oct 30, 2019 at 8:27 pm | 5 comments | 2965 Views

MENLO PARK

La Entrada PTA seeks book fair donations

The La Entrada Middle School PTA is asking for donations of "gently" used and new books, art and activity kits, games and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by menlo mom, on Oct 30, 2019 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez in Court today

I still call Juan Lopez deputy because he was force out. Today is SSF Court in front of Judge Elizabeth Lee San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Holly L., on Oct 30, 2019 at 3:30 am | 6 comments | 423 Views

OTHER TOPICS

PG&E warns another power shutoff will begin Tuesday night

The fourth planned power shutoff this month is expected to begin locally around 11 p.m. tonight (Oct. 29) and affect 13,209...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 29, 2019 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board rejects planned limited disaster communication system rollout

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted not to move ahead with an audio mass alert system for earthquakes, fires,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2019 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 2549 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council removes penalty cap on building projects that exceed time limit

The Atherton City Council voted on Oct. 16 to eliminate a $250,000 penalty cap on building projects that violate the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Oct 28, 2019 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E to begin restoring power in San Mateo County on Monday, but another shutoff could follow Tuesday

PG&E is expected to begin restoring power today (Oct. 28) to nearly 60,000 customers in San Mateo County who lost service...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 9845 Views

WOODSIDE

Day of the Horse in Woodside

Days are rapidly getting shorter and leaves are starting to fall — two sure signs that Day of the Horse is just around...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by crooner, on Oct 28, 2019 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 558 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Gov. Newsom: PG&E should repay customers affected by public safety power shutoff

After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Michael D, on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 8 comments | 1878 Views

OTHER TOPICS

For the love of jam

When Lin Howery was growing up, her family never bought jam -- they always made it, she says. Now, the Menlo Park resident...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2210 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Power restored following PG&E shutoff, but a larger blackout could be in store this weekend

Service has been restored after about 1,000 customers in San Mateo County, including portions of Woodside, lost power around...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Tragic greed, on Oct 27, 2019 at 8:38 am | 10 comments | 4379 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mary Margaret 'Moo' Anderson, art collector and philanthropist, dies at 92

Mary Margaret "Moo" Anderson, who along with her husband pledged the core of her family's 20th-century American art collection...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Nancy Reyering , on Oct 26, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2203 Views

MENLO PARK

MP and Facebook police agreement makes the national news

Daily Mail today has big story re City of MP and Facebook's payment for police dept in in it's area. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7609399/Facebook-accused-privatizing-l...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by onesies twosies, on Oct 25, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 384 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E confirms power will be cut in portions of Woodside early Thursday morning

PG&E confirmed this morning (Oct. 23) that it will move forward with another fire danger-related power shutoff that will...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Americans favor impeachment 49-43%, on Oct 25, 2019 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 2678 Views
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