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ATHERTON

Only the three incumbents file for Atherton election

Atherton has only three candidates for three open City Council seats, so council members will decide at a special meeting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Election , on Aug 16, 2018 at 2:16 pm | 35 comments | 2775 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Key election issue: Addressing Bayfront area's general plan

Whether or not Menlo Park residents supported the general plan changes approved in late 2016 governing growth in the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Proposal, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:41 am | 6 comments | 2643 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park ordinance in works to make landlords assist displaced renters

Menlo Park is in the process of developing an ordinance that, if passed, could require landlords who evict tenants without...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by MP mom, on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:29 am | 21 comments | 5541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: No charter city ballot measure, council decides

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously at an Aug. 13 emergency meeting to reverse its earlier position in support...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Tad Cook, on Aug 16, 2018 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 2734 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants Stanford to pay property taxes and build tunnel, gondola

Left with few other options to register opposition, Menlo Park has gone big with its demands of Stanford University in a...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Reduce the Cars, on Aug 15, 2018 at 2:08 pm | 27 comments | 13030 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Weekly Peaceful Sidewalk Demonstrations every Friday, noon - 1 in Palo Alto

Ongoing noon-1 demonstration EVERY FRIDAY on peace and justice issues sponsored by the local Women's Intl. League for Peace...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Aug. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Street Smarts: Whether pedaling or water paddling, safety training is crucial for kids

Introducing Street Smarts, a new column by Katie Behroozi and Jen Wolosin dedicated to transportation-related issues in and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by MPer, on Aug 15, 2018 at 9:52 am | 4 comments | 1575 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections update: Six council candidates, two more possible

Menlo Park is expected to have a full roster of candidates running in its inaugural year of district-based elections. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by what we?, on Aug 14, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 15 comments | 3631 Views

ATHERTON

Civic center cost-cutting on Atherton council agenda

Atherton's City Council will work on the difficult task of trying to figure out how to reduce the costs of its planned new...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 14, 2018 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

WOODSIDE

The healing touch

The 5-year-old boy was receiving treatment for cancer and staying at the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford with his family....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
Last comment by AC, on Aug 13, 2018 at 7:31 pm | 5 comments | 1707 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Four candidates running for Town Council so far

The race for four seats on the Woodside Town Council now has four qualified candidates and one person who has taken out nomination...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Retired Realtor, on Aug 13, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2931 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local students form club to give back to community through tech

If you were to hear about a local group called the Ramen Club, you might picture a passel of people gathered together to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Aug 13, 2018 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 2175 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The healing touch

The nonprofit Jasper Ridge Farm, located at Webb Ranch in Portola Valley, offers a therapeutic touch to sick kids, lonely...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 13, 2018 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 2760 Views

OTHER TOPICS

List of candidates grows longer

Two Woodside residents have qualified to run for seats on the Town Council, the race for seats on the board of the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Nonsense, on Aug 12, 2018 at 8:26 am | 9 comments | 2474 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: New crosswalks going in

In an ongoing initiative to improve safety for children walking and biking to school in Woodside, the Town Council recently...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2018 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 2299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vandal punctures tires in La Entrada School parking lot

Someone has been forcing metal screws into the tires of vehicles belonging to the staff of La Entrada School over the last...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 11, 2018 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 2212 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to reconsider charter city ballot measure

In a flip-flop of its majority opinion, the Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously Aug. 6 to reconsider its plan to put...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by John Kadvany, on Aug 10, 2018 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2501 Views

FICTION

Of local note: Local athletes add to gold medal collections

East Palo Alto Greyhounds' Layla McGee added the 11-12 girls discus throw to her gold medal collection, winning the event...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1018 Views

MENLO PARK

Six-hour fire board meeting yields fresh ideas

While the six-hour Menlo Park Fire Protection District board meeting on Saturday, July 28, was billed as a "Board Strategic...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Aug 9, 2018 at 7:02 pm | 8 comments | 2441 Views

ATHERTON

Grand jury urges county cities to prepare for crushing pension costs

Few budget-eating monsters weigh as heavily on the financial futures of California cities as a notably unsexy pest: pension...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 19 comments | 5561 Views
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From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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