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Deputy Sheriff Association President D.J. Wozniak critical of Supervisors and Concerned Citizens.

February 11, 2019 6:00-9:30 PM at the 400 County Center Building The Board of Supervisors are hosting a Committee on Tasers...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, 31 minutes ago | 11 comments | 303 Views

AROUND TOWN

From Menlo to Harvard

'There's been an update to your application," stated an email Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza received Dec. 14. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 773 Views

MENLO PARK

Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

California's decadelong dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 10 hours ago | 17 comments | 2420 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Feb 17, 2019 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1962 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park considers policy to help displaced renters

Following months of discussion by the public and the Menlo Park Housing Commission, the City Council has scheduled a study...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Ana , on Feb 17, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 22 comments | 4184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging two worlds

Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza, who will be a first-generation college student at Harvard University this fall, is a current...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by Congratulations , on Feb 16, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

A proposed law to help renters forced out of their homes for no cause or because they cannot afford major rent increases...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 16, 2019 at 10:34 am | 15 comments | 3393 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Consider Option B for Menlo Park's grade separation project

Before the train leaves the station on the Menlo Park rail grade separation decision, the City Council will open up its options...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 16, 2019 at 5:26 am | 40 comments | 3041 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Alpine Inn has new owners

The Alpine Inn, the Portola Valley beer garden and burger haven also known as Rossotti's, has new owners: Deke and Lori Hunter...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Guy and Connie Wade, on Feb 15, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 25 comments | 9862 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Rail Committee recommends restoring weekday train service

In a split vote, the Atherton Rail Committee recommended that the City Council support resuming weekday train stops in Atherton,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 15, 2019 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roughly $640K in repairs underway at flooded middle school

Crews have begun repairs at La Entrada Middle School after the school flooded three times over a five-week span late last...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Another bond?, on Feb 14, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1399 Views

FICTION

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Customer, on Feb 13, 2019 at 11:22 pm | 26 comments | 13138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district could ask KIPP to share middle school campus

More specific ideas for how to accommodate KIPP Valiant Community Prep's request for more facilities coalesced at a school...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by willowschool1969, on Feb 13, 2019 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three deaths prompt San Mateo County supervisors' meeting on Taser saftey

Representatives of the company that manufactures Taser stun guns defended the safety of the devices at a Feb. 11 special...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 1118 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Planned county worker strike suspended pending agreement

A strike planned this week by San Mateo County employees has been averted by a tentative agreement between the county and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Scruggs, on Feb 12, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town hall on teacher housing set for Feb. 13

As local school districts grapple with how to help teachers struggling to afford to live in the communities in which they...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Teachers Pet, on Feb 12, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor to propose gun safety law on Tuesday

San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa plans to introduce an ordinance at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting that...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Gun in Home, on Feb 12, 2019 at 9:53 am | 28 comments | 1648 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mountain Mike's Pizza takes over former Applewood space

The space that was for decades home to Applewood Pizza in Menlo Park will soon serve pizza again. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 11, 2019 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

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Facebook submits revised plans for Willow Village

Facebook submitted updated plans this morning (Feb. 8) for Willow Village, a proposal by the company to build 1.75 million...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Feb 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 11 comments | 5074 Views

MENLO PARK

Greystar proposes 483-unit housing complex in eastern Menlo Park

Development company Greystar is proposing to build a new 483-unit housing complex that includes apartments and for-sale townhomes...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by really?, on Feb 9, 2019 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 5686 Views
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