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MENLO PARK

Editorial: New council on right track with rail separation decision

There is no ideal solution to the challenge of separating the Caltrain tracks from the east-west roadways in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by TBM, on Jan 29, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

No contest plea in Menlo Park jogger assault

The young man who approached and allegedly tried to force himself on a Menlo Park jogger last September pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 29, 2019 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 3157 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Search for new Portola Valley superintendent begins

With Superintendent Eric Hartwig leaving the Portola Valley School District at the end of June, the school board on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Tired of Being Ripped Off, on Jan 29, 2019 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to review annual financial report Tuesday

"Excellent" was the word used by city staff to describe the state of Menlo Park's financial health in a report released...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by frugal, on Jan 29, 2019 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 2598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Let's step up affordable housing funding

As the people who make up the middle class and backbone of our communities continue to be priced out of the housing market,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2019
Last comment by No More Pro Growth, on Jan 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm | 8 comments | 3133 Views

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Spare the Air burn ban in place for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday when burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
Last comment by Lipservings, on Jan 27, 2019 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Home sales

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/01/27/home-sales...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speier and Eshoo speak out against shutdown

As the federal shutdown moves past the one-month mark, the toll on federal workers continues to increase and, according...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by Make America Greater in 2020, on Jan 27, 2019 at 5:46 pm | 18 comments | 2355 Views

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New coalition plans to invest $540 million for Bay Area affordable housing

A coalition of businesses, philanthropies, housing advocates and community and faith leaders announced Thursday an ambitious...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 5051 Views

ATHERTON

New Facebook exec Nick Clegg buys $9M Atherton home

Former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg is now vice president of global affairs and communications at Facebook, and...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Martha, on Jan 25, 2019 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 7137 Views

MENLO PARK

Designing for discovery

Margery Morse admires good design. She likes the hidden efficiencies incorporated into IKEA furniture, toggle switches, Oxo...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Karin Marsh Eliot, on Jan 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 902 Views

MENLO PARK

Reclaiming the Bay

A multi-agency effort is in progress to restore thousands of shoreline acres from Menlo Park to Mountain View to their natural...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 3884 Views

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M-A freshmen connect through Challenge Day

For more than a decade, freshmen, facilitators and parent volunteers have gathered annually for six hours in a room at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mical Atz Brenzel, on Jan 24, 2019 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 3499 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's "concerns" with financial equity

From the Joint Fire Board/Town Council Meeting Agenda packet regarding the Town's Matrix Study of the Fire District: "...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 32 comments | 746 Views

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Speedster who fled Menlo Park police pleads no contest

A 19-year-old man from East Palo Alto pleaded no contest Tuesday to two felonies, evading police and carrying a loaded,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by wow, on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3343 Views

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NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown

The full brunt of the government shutdown is hitting home this week as federal employees face their first payday lapse. NASA...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by When All Else Fails, on Jan 23, 2019 at 5:16 pm | 26 comments | 4402 Views

MENLO PARK

Developer proposes innovator sculpture walk as public amenity

Picture this: Life-size sculptures of 13 historic innovators, such as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing and Marie Curie, set around...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Jan 23, 2019 at 9:34 am | 11 comments | 3263 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New mayor's priorities include affordable housing, Caltrain track separation plan

As Menlo Park's mayor for the coming year, Ray Mueller will play a role in shaping what gets put on the City Council's agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:54 am | 54 comments | 6015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area storms boost rainfall almost to normal levels

The National Weather Service on Friday (Jan. 18) reported the Bay Area has reached 85 to 95 percent of normal rainfall for...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1949 Views
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