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MENLO PARK

State Attorney General declines to investigate county sheriff’s and DA’s involvement in Batmobile case

The California Attorney General’s office on Wednesday declined to launch an independent probe into the so-called Batmobile...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 15, 2022 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 2827 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California phases out new gas cars — so what's next for electric cars?

California will revolutionize the car market by ending sales of new gas cars within 12 years, forcing car buyers to switch...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2022
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on Sep 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm | 19 comments | 4166 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park District 4 Council Seat

MENLO PARK DISTRICT 4 SEAT ON MP COUNCIL Never again do I want to decide between two friends competing in one MP district...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Sep. 13, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 14, 2022 at 6:31 pm | 4 comments | 541 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Balance initiative sparks fervent debate among residents

A ballot initiative that would take decisions on housing out of the hands of the Menlo Park City Council sharply divided...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Sep 12, 2022 at 9:17 am | 62 comments | 5686 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Neighbors for Affordable Housing launches campaign

A group of Menlo Park residents celebrated the kick-off of the Menlo Park Neighbors for Affordable Homes campaign on Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Sep 11, 2022 at 5:35 pm | 22 comments | 5323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raising the barre: Dance school marks 75th anniversary

The Menlo Park Academy of Dance has always stayed on point — and en pointe. The academy, now the official school for Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 9, 2022 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fearing for staff in the searing heat, Alpine Inn closes Tuesday, losing an estimated $25K in sales

Soaring temperatures on Tuesday forced the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley to close down. With no air conditioning at the historic...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 8, 2022 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 4152 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood school district staff make their case for workforce housing

Gerardo Garcia's workday is not done after he leaves his seventh grade science classroom at Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 8, 2022 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat advisories extended through Thursday evening

A statewide Flex Alert has been issued for Tuesday as a heat wave impacts California with blistering temperatures over the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Sep 7, 2022 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens' initiative aims to provide mental health support to student athletes

Two teens are creating a program, GOAT Mentality, to promote awareness of student athlete mental health in high schools. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2022
Last comment by menlo parent, on Sep 6, 2022 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After initial backlash, Palo Alto again mulls raising ticket prices for Junior Museum and Zoo

With revenues falling below expectations, Palo Alto is once again considering hiking ticket prices at the newly rebuilt Junior...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2022
Last comment by MP_Resident , on Sep 4, 2022 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2532 Views

MENLO PARK

Approving office space increases housing demand.

I had a long discussion with a former colleague recently. The irony is that if you want to ameliorate (that's a 25 cent...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Aug. 12, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Sep 4, 2022 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed robbers corner couple at Stanford Shopping Center, escape with jewelry and purse

Five men robbed a couple parked at Stanford Shopping Center where they took jewelry and a purse before they escaped in two...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Sep 3, 2022 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 5483 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New housing bills target parking rules, commercial sites

California cities would be required to abolish parking mandates in transit-rich areas and allow housing developments at sites...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Aug 31, 2022 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2585 Views

MENLO PARK

Bigger gains for Belle Haven at a smaller price tag for Meta in revised $170M community benefits package for Willow Village project

Meta's package of community benefits for its Willow Village development in Menlo Park has dropped in value from over a quarter-billion...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Aug 31, 2022 at 10:23 am | 9 comments | 4154 Views

ATHERTON

Horse jumping and housing advocates converge in Atherton

Housing advocates came out to the Menlo Charity Horse Show last week to advocate for multifamily housing in Atherton. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by Private citizen , on Aug 30, 2022 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 4337 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Community Police Academy

Once again the City of Menlo Park Police is sponsoring their "Community Police Academy". I took this program several...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Aug. 29, 2022
There are no comments yet. 391 Views

MENLO PARK

Man shot multiple times in Menlo Park drive-by attack on Sunday afternoon

A man suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a drive-by shooting incident on Oak Grove Avenue and Alma Street in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 23, 2022 at 10:06 am | 5 comments | 14977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drew Combs seeks to keep pragmatism on the Menlo Park City Council

Menlo Park City Council member Drew Combs is running uncontested for reelection in District 2, seeking to serve as a "stabilizing"...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2022
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Aug 22, 2022 at 7:20 pm | 11 comments | 3043 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley PAC to unseat council members has raised $29K, including from former Obama ambassador

A Political Action Committee (PAC) aimed explicitly at unseating council members up for reelection this fall has raised close...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2022
Last comment by David B, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 4601 Views
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