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ATHERTON

Atherton to re-examine Caltrain stops in town

Atherton Rail Committee members are backtracking on their recommendation to add service to the Atherton Caltrain station...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Stephen Inoue, on Feb 8, 2019 at 8:04 am | 9 comments | 4841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off to a good start

After a single semester in operation, Menlo Park City School District's new preschool is already "a home away from home"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by don't worry about it,, on Feb 8, 2019 at 1:37 am | 22 comments | 2748 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident William Wade Awbrey dies at 87

William Wade Awbrey, who lived in Atherton for 42 years, died Jan. 20 at the age of 87. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/02/07/atherton-resident-willi...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Crittenden, on Feb 7, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 1378 Views

ATHERTON

Man who helped catch homicide suspect arrested for trespassing at victim's home

Daniel Baggett, 47, the former tenant of Menlo Park homicide victim and former Atherton town arborist Kathy Hughes Anderson,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Steve_J, on Feb 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 3439 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations

The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Feb 6, 2019 at 10:23 pm | 36 comments | 7839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Teen shot Tuesday night in Willows neighborhood

A 17-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after he was shot in the leg in the Willows...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 6, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 4567 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County workers' union plans two-day strike

Approximately 1,700 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union working for San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 6, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 6 comments | 1223 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council hashes out 2019 goals

Following roughly six hours of discussion on Saturday, Feb. 2, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to hold off until later...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 6, 2019 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 754 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police: At least $2M in jewelry, other items stolen this year

About 200 Atherton residents filled Holbrook-Palmer Park's Jennings Pavilion on Thursday, Jan. 31, for a police meeting on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by neighborhood watch coordinator, on Feb 5, 2019 at 11:38 pm | 3 comments | 3879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood to hold public meetings on charter school expansion request

The Ravenswood City School District is hosting a series of community meetings through next week to inform the public about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 5, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man with gun, meth arrested at Woodside Park and Ride

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office arrested a 29-year-old transient from San Jose on Sunday night at the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bill D. Wall, on Feb 5, 2019 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Preschool director is author, counselor in spare time

Tom Limbert knows how to keep busy. He's not only the director of Woodside Preschool, but is also the Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2019
Last comment by Creed, on Feb 5, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2078 Views

FICTION

Weather service expects low snow levels through Tuesday afternoon

The National Weather Service is predicting snow in some of the Bay Area's higher elevations. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Questions swirl in aftermath of PG&E's bankruptcy filing

Pacific Gas & Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday, throwing the future of the large investor-owned utility,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Who grants them the monopoly?, on Feb 4, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 8 comments | 2556 Views

OTHER TOPICS

College admissions program Jan. 16

Parents and students hoping to get the inside scoop on college admissions -- from both the admissions department perspective...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1436 Views

MENLO PARK

Dumbarton rail project to get full environmental, fiscal analysis

In a sharp acceleration of a project that has for decades lurched through planning processes that haven't gone anywhere,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Osman Hossain, on Feb 3, 2019 at 10:49 pm | 5 comments | 3523 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caregivers grapple with idea of lying to dementia patients

Should you lie to a person with dementia? It's become a common question in the world of caregiving, where lies might be less...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1205 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council, Menlo fire board members to explore future ties

Talks are ahead to find a compromise over a disparity that has Atherton property owners paying the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 2, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 15 comments | 2293 Views

SPORTS

'Little Free Library' boxes coming to more Menlo Park neighborhoods

The Menlo Park Library is launching a new pilot program to partner with local homeowners to boost residents' access to books....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
Last comment by Misty, on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 3606 Views
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