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AROUND TOWN

City's costs increase with new pool contract

Ever wonder why there are so many activities and kids at the Burgess Park pool, especially in the summer? Turns out that...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Others, on Jul 10, 2018 at 5:17 pm | 23 comments | 9416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Las Lomitas School driveway location on agenda

Whether or not the Las Lomitas School should change its driveway to align with Walsh Road will be discussed by Atherton's...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by PeninsulaGirl, on Jul 10, 2018 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 1826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funds flow to flood-control project

An effort by Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto to boost flood protection around San Francisquito Creek received an...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Resident1, on Jul 10, 2018 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 2803 Views

ATHERTON

Pursuit of suspected arsonist ends in Atherton

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies arrested a 39-year-old El Granada woman suspected of arson after a short pursuit that...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2018
Last comment by D425, on Jul 9, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2349 Views

MENLO PARK

'No through traffic' signs coming to Belle Haven

In response to resident complaints about vehicles cutting through the Belle Haven neighborhood, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2018
Last comment by Free for all, on Jul 9, 2018 at 1:23 am | 5 comments | 2322 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Green bike lane on Sand Hill at 280: Is it right?

It is good to see a much needed bike lane on the Sand Hill Road bridge going east, but is it in the right place? My main...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Green is no solution, on Jul 9, 2018 at 1:03 am | 4 comments | 898 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans landlords from discriminating against rent subsidy recipients

People who favor tenant rights recently won a small victory in Menlo Park, when the City Council on June 19 unanimously and...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Former Section 8 Landlord, on Jul 8, 2018 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 4228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors name next county manager

When John Maltbie retires as San Mateo County manager in November, his successor will be a familiar face. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 7, 2018 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2291 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook alarms blast neighborhood

At least three times in June, residents in eastern Menlo Park have been awakened in the middle of the night by alarms blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by democratic, on Jul 7, 2018 at 10:55 am | 20 comments | 3625 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the shadow of a volcano

Kilauea has long been a tourist attraction on the "big island" of Hawaii, a volcano within a national park that has been...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Myrna Mora, on Jul 5, 2018 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 3469 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Pig scramble protest is on for rodeo, opponents say

Opponents of the pig scramble in Woodside at the Fourth of July Junior Rodeo say they will protest the event once again out...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by Dogooder, on Jul 5, 2018 at 12:25 pm | 21 comments | 4578 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Assorted local crimes earn man 16 years in state prison

A 30-year-old Redwood City man was sentenced to 16 years and four months in state prison on June 29 following his plea of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3312 Views

SPORTS

M-A rallies to reach Little League all-star title game

The Menlo-Atherton Little League All-Stars have a number of good luck charms in their dugout -- among them a magic padlock,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by Impressed , on Jul 3, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1099 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Carlton voted to approve Facebook development while owning company shares

In November 2016, Menlo Park City Coucilwoman Catherine Carlton gave her stamp of approval to two major projects that granted...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2018
Last comment by BFD, on Jul 3, 2018 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 8836 Views

MENLO PARK

Charter city measure coming to Menlo Park voters

With a 3-1 vote on June 19, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to ask voters in November to decide on whether to make their...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by unbiassed perspective, on Jul 2, 2018 at 7:58 pm | 15 comments | 3095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ways to celebrate the Fourth of July

As Independence Day approaches, many families are looking for ways to mark the occasion by joining others in community celebrations...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by JF, on Jul 2, 2018 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

MENLO PARK

Fireworks display on spare the air dsy?

What's r with the lengthy fireworks that just ended? Sat June 30th 9:30 pm. Facebook? On a Spare the Air Day/...

Original post made by whatever on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jul 1, 2018 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 579 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's neighborhood-blasting alarm system

Facebook has equipped its newest building with an extremely unpleasant feature: a booming alarm system that’s a combination...

Original post made by sie on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Practical Advice, on Jul 1, 2018 at 12:24 pm | 31 comments | 2508 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Locals weigh in on Stanford housing options

In an unusual second round of public scrutiny, Stanford's expansion plans are getting another look. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2018
Last comment by Stanford is a "non-profit", on Jun 30, 2018 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 4711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant detention centers 'a stain on America'

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo met with immigrant mothers in a Texas detention facility this past weekend and said they were "filled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by November's Clorox, on Jun 30, 2018 at 7:27 am | 25 comments | 2659 Views
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