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SCHOOLS & KIDS

All Five preschool receives national accreditation

The National Association for the Education of Young Children recently accredited All Five preschool, making it the only preschool...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Sandy, on Jan 14, 2020 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 1951 Views

ATHERTON

ATHERTON - PLAYING WITH FIRE

For many years, the Atherton City Council has toyed with the idea of leaving the Fire District and instead either providing...

Original post made by Observer II on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 201 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum leads San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in 2020

San Mateo County District 4 Supervisor Warren Slocum began a second term as president of the Board of Supervisors on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Thank you Warren, on Jan 13, 2020 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 2369 Views

MENLO PARK

State Senate candidates to discuss climate crisis

A coalition of local environmental nonprofits has organized a forum to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at which local voters...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Let's go Josh!, on Jan 13, 2020 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parcel tax, enrollment and employee compensation on Menlo Park school board agenda

The Menlo Park City School District board of trustees faces a full agenda at its meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, reviewing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 13, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 39 comments | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free fruit helps fuel student learning in Las Lomitas district classrooms

After the 45-minute to hourlong bus ride from east of U.S. 101 to the neighboring towns of Menlo Park and Atherton, students...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by Caesar, on Jan 13, 2020 at 3:56 pm | 4 comments | 2456 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Facebook challenged on polices in run-up to 2020 presidential election

Commuters passing Facebook yesterday (Jan. 9) had more than the bumper ahead of them on view as demonstrators along Bayfront...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by tax cuts for billionaires, on Jan 13, 2020 at 3:52 pm | 7 comments | 2273 Views

MENLO PARK

Greening the grid

In the fall of 2014, two San Mateo County supervisors sat down with a group of environmental advocates to discuss something...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Kit, on Jan 13, 2020 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood board votes to close Willow Oaks and Brentwood elementary schools

After a lengthy debate, the Ravenswood school board voted to move Willow Oaks Elementary School students to Belle Haven Elementary...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by Justin, on Jan 13, 2020 at 1:22 pm | 4 comments | 1562 Views

WOODSIDE

Home sales: Michelle Pfeiffer's Woodside estate sells for $22M

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Woodside recorded the highest sale at $22,000,000 for an estate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2020
Last comment by Carol F, on Jan 11, 2020 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Khanna, Sanders to introduce legislation to block military funding after Iran airstrike

U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna of Silicon Valley is teaming up with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in a legislative effort to block funding...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2020
Last comment by ImPOTUS, on Jan 10, 2020 at 12:16 pm | 15 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury trial for former sheriff's deputy, candidate postponed to Nov. 12

Juan Pablo Lopez, a former deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, was granted a postponement of a jury trial...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Keep Us Posted!, on Jan 10, 2020 at 8:58 am | 46 comments | 3024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district remembers longtime Belle Haven teacher

The Ravenswood Education Foundation is the beneficiary of a fundraiser in remembrance of longtime Belle Haven School teacher...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Mutti, on Jan 9, 2020 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Alpine Inn beer garden tent to keep the party going year-round

Now that the historic Alpine Inn has reopened after an extensive and expensive remodel, management has come up with a solution...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by Theresa , on Jan 9, 2020 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 2686 Views

WOODSIDE

La Honda Road closure on Tuesday was due to truck accident

La Honda Road was closed between Portola Road and Skyline Boulevard on Tuesday (Jan. 7) because a truck went off the road...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by Dee, on Jan 8, 2020 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park dog survives gunshot, but family needs funds to pay vet bills

The family of Rambo, a 4-year-old male American terrier that was shot in his owner's Menlo Park yard last week, is on its...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by VagueII, on Jan 8, 2020 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views

WOODSIDE

Glens neighborhood plans, wildfire prevention among new Woodside mayor's priorities

Public service is part of the history of Woodside's new mayor Ned Fluet, who worked as a deputy attorney general in California...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Glens Resident, on Jan 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 2815 Views

MENLO PARK

Mueller announces he will run for Menlo Park City Council a third time

Two-term Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller announced Thursday, Jan. 2, that he's planning to run for another term on...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Jan 6, 2020 at 7:52 pm | 8 comments | 2730 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver charged in hit-and-run that killed Facebook employee

Charges of felony vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run have been filed against a man related to the death of a bicyclist,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jan 6, 2020 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3919 Views

MENLO PARK

Q&A with Cecilia Taylor, Menlo Park's new mayor

We asked Cecilia Taylor, Menlo Park's new mayor until December 2020, a series of questions as she starts out in her new role....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Michael Perez (Owner-QWERTY Education Services), on Jan 6, 2020 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2890 Views
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