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MENLO PARK

San Mateo County falling short on key metrics needed to greenlight reopening economy

Curbside retail pickups will soon be allowed in San Mateo County. But what other conditions must be met for more businesses...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by neighbor, on May 18, 2020 at 11:25 am | 12 comments | 6627 Views

MENLO PARK

'Every seat outside would help.' Cities consider closing streets to traffic to make space for struggling restaurants

Midpeninsula cities are considering temporarily closing downtown streets to traffic to give restaurants and other businesses...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Pv resident, on May 18, 2020 at 7:25 am | 18 comments | 3880 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Time to rally around our small business community

In an op-ed, Menlo Park resident and local business owner Sara Gaviser Leslie writes why "supporting and celebrating small...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
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MENLO PARK

New San Mateo County order to allow curbside retail pickup, dog grooming

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow on Friday amended his prior shelter-in-place health order to allow the reopening...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by whatever, on May 17, 2020 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 3308 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former Palo Alto VA cardiology chief indicted for sexual battery

An Atherton resident, who is the former cardiology chief of the Palo Alto VA, is accused of sexually abusing a doctor in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Publish, on May 15, 2020 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 3038 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park reopens Bedwell Bayfront Park with distancing restrictions

Bedwell Bayfront Park in Menlo Park reopened at 7 a.m. Saturday, city officials announced, but with limits on the number...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Peter, on May 14, 2020 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 3190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries: Emily Schatz, Nicholas Leonard Spetzler

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Emily Schatz, a 31-year-old Menlo School alumna, and Nicholas Spetzler,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Sad, on May 14, 2020 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales: Menlo Park has highest sale at just over $4M

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Menlo Park recorded the highest sale at $4.05 million for a five-bedroom...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Nothing stays the same, on May 14, 2020 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 2092 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley council to consider extending emergency declaration, review annual housing report

At its virtual meeting tonight (May 13), the Portola Valley Town Council will consider an extension of the local emergency...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Meg, on May 14, 2020 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Coroner's Office identifies man killed in Tuesday night crash

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a 37-year-old man who died following a solo rollover accident...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by Yoshi, on May 12, 2020 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments | 6860 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City is 'No. 1' but that's not a good thing

Menlo Park has staffing problems, as demonstrated at the City Council meeting on Jan. 14. But neither city management nor...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 12, 2020 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 2922 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Council approves installing 16 new license plate readers

Atherton will pursue private bonds for funding its new civic center, and the City Council approved purchasing license plate...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Tecsi, on May 12, 2020 at 11:28 am | 22 comments | 3534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli estate in Woodside to reopen gardens to the public starting Monday

Starting Monday, May 11, visitors can once again enjoy the sights and scents of the 16 acres of gardens at the Filoli estate...

Original post made on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by RanchGal, on May 11, 2020 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 3057 Views

AROUND TOWN

After visits from police department, Menlo Park gallery closes doors

The owner of Art Ventures Gallery in downtown Menlo Park, after opening the gallery Tuesday and Wednesday, has decided to...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Mark L, on May 11, 2020 at 3:21 pm | 29 comments | 4637 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coronavirus weekend update: Peninsula holds firm as other counties move to reopen some businesses

COVID-19 infections rose on the Peninsula over the past week, with Santa Clara and San Mateo counties together reporting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2020
Last comment by Two weeks of declination, on May 11, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 1718 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside: Two-alarm fire damages outbuildings at home in Thornewood Preserve

A two-alarm fire at 895 La Honda Road in Woodside Tuesday night (May 5) damaged outbuildings at a residential property at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Wow, on May 8, 2020 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 2919 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man arrested in attempted burglary at gun store early Friday

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two people early Friday morning (May 8) in connection with an attempted...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 8, 2020 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 3026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drone delivery service set to launch in San Mateo County

Residents in San Mateo and Contra Costa counties may soon have the option of having some packages delivered via drone, a...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Are ya kidding?, on May 8, 2020 at 12:38 pm | 4 comments | 2912 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Why we oppose pass/no pass grading for Sequoia district students

In a guest opinion, a group of Sequoia Union High School District parents explain why they oppose the school board's recent...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2020
Last comment by Let students choose, on May 7, 2020 at 3:52 pm | 38 comments | 7322 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown landmark Cafe Borrone raises more than $100K and reopens for takeout

After weeks of closure, Menlo Park's landmark cafe, Cafe Borrone, reopened for takeout on April 29. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by DC McGlynn, on May 7, 2020 at 2:32 pm | 5 comments | 6891 Views
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