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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto University professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Sequoia hs, 10 minutes ago | 16 comments | 612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man suspected of attempting to rape Menlo Park woman

A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested in Menlo Park on Monday on suspicion of the attempted rape of a woman out jogging...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Alison , 19 minutes ago | 3 comments | 1169 Views

MENLO PARK

MidPen submits plans for affordable housing project

MidPen Housing Corp., a nonprofit housing developer that owns affordable housing on the 1200 and 1300 blocks of Willow Road,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Brian, 24 minutes ago | 16 comments | 1513 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Staff vacancy crisis slows city activity

In a deadpan refrain belying deeper urgency, Menlo Park staff reported to the City Council at its last meeting that because...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Long-timer, 38 minutes ago | 2 comments | 425 Views

AROUND TOWN

A much better approach for Caltrain than electrification

On Monday, two hydrogen-powered trains, the world’s first, began operating on a 62-mile stretch between four towns in northern...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 46 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school board OKs $49.5 million bond ballot measure

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Also concerned, 14 hours ago | 27 comments | 2900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain ridership up this year from 2017

Caltrain ridership has jumped slightly this year compared to 2017, when ridership decreased, Caltrain officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by resident, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board to consider proposal on revenue sharing

A proposal to restrict future fire boards from agreeing to share district tax revenues with other agencies without prior...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 753 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Redesigned three-story building proposed for downtown gets another look

A proposal to redevelop a 23,500-square-foot site in the heart of Menlo Park's downtown into a three-story mixed-use building...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 17, 2018 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

ATHERTON

Local CERT teams prepare for disaster

Approximately 100 volunteers who have trained as Community Emergency Preparedness team members gathered in Atherton on Saturday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2018
Last comment by Vicki Coe, on Sep 17, 2018 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wed Sep 19 - Blanket Police Traffic Enforcement

Hello, It's that time of the year. Menlo Park, Atherton and surrounding areas will be blanketed by Police from all over...

Original post made by DC McGlynn on Sep. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 64 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Speed hump trial wins council approval

Nine speed humps. One yield sign. One road closed to vehicles, plus a few advisory speed limit signs. Yet it took, by one...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Lives on humped street, on Sep 16, 2018 at 5:45 am | 11 comments | 2375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikeway launched to connect Peninsula cities

September 8 marked the opening of the Peninsula Bikeway, a bike route on surface streets that connects Redwood City and Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by commutercyclist, on Sep 14, 2018 at 8:04 pm | 9 comments | 2540 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: State board denies Willows residents' petition to switch school districts

Near the border with East Palo Alto, one street in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood sees a split on school days: Kids who...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 14, 2018 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 5393 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Residents asked to be on lookout for black sedan

Deputies with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are asking residents of Portola Valley to be on the lookout for a "newer...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1543 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves updated travel policy

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously (with members Rich Cline and Ray Mueller absent) Sept. 11 to approve changes...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by George Fisher, on Sep 13, 2018 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 1170 Views

MENLO PARK

A Ticket For Parallel Parking Over the Line? Really?

I live in Palo Alto but am in Menlo Park weekly (at least) to run errands (i.e. spend money in Menlo Park). Last week I parallel...

Original post made by Menlo Park Shopper on Sep. 9, 2018
Last comment by Misfit, on Sep 13, 2018 at 12:07 am | 23 comments | 1415 Views

ATHERTON

One crosswalk, 2.5 hours: 12 tickets, 10 warnings

Atherton police officers, with some extra help from the California Highway Patrol, handed out 12 tickets and 10 warnings...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Laurel, on Sep 12, 2018 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 3460 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vote NO on Measure W Sales Tax

San Mateo County and the San Mateo County Transit District spent more than $1,000,000 on a campaign designed to garner voter...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 29, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 12, 2018 at 4:44 pm | 11 comments | 608 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Lawyer versus engineer in council race

Civil engineer Frank Rosenblum and attorney Ned Fluet are running for election in November to serve on the Town Council for...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2018
Last comment by Karl , on Sep 12, 2018 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1147 Views
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