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Feds cancel high-speed rail grant, may seek refund

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jann MacGill, on Mar 6, 2019 at 9:16 am | 8 comments | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local boys water polo players compete at USA Nationals

Fletcher Middle School's Jordan Affeld and JLS' Julien Chow were two of the seven members of the Stanford Water Polo Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Stephanie L., on Mar 6, 2019 at 5:43 am | 1 comment | 790 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside loses a champion: Carroll Ann Hodges dies

Woodside resident and former Town Council member Carroll Ann Hodges died at her home Saturday evening, March 2, after a long...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Anne Kasten, on Mar 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Response times and emergency preparedness on agenda for joint Menlo Park council, fire board meeting

Alerting residents when mass evacuation is necessary, traffic congestion and its impact on emergency response times, and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 5, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2093 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook may be exceeding trip cap on East Campus

Facebook's adherence to its East Campus trip cap, the maximum number of vehicle trips permitted in and out of its campus,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Mar 5, 2019 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

ATHERTON

Bids come in below cost estimate for civic center project

Three out of four bids for the construction of a long-awaited new civic center in Atherton have come in below the estimated...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by Ricki Shaw, on Mar 4, 2019 at 4:23 pm | 7 comments | 1837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll School's unique multi-age classroom program emphasizes individual learning

Doors remain open between classrooms at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park as kids -- a mix of third-, fourth- and fifth-graders...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by lelkins, on Mar 4, 2019 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

County officials brace for possible strike

San Mateo County officials are bracing for up to 915 human services employees to go out on strike Tuesday and Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by wut?, on Mar 4, 2019 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood superintendent placed on paid leave

Gloria Hernandez-Goff, the superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto, was suddenly placed on...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 3, 2019 at 6:40 pm | 13 comments | 2776 Views

MENLO PARK

Facing lawsuit threat, Menlo Park council passes stripped-down law to aid evicted renters

Menlo Park landlords won a victory, or at least a compromise they likely won't file suit over, following a fierce, hours-long...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Big Brother, on Mar 3, 2019 at 3:47 pm | 23 comments | 4330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultant: Staffing cuts ahead for Ravenswood

Difficult budget decisions are looming for the Ravenswood City School District, where staff is projecting potential layoffs...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy Sheriff Association President D.J. Wozniak critical of Supervisors and Concerned Citizens.

February 11, 2019 6:00-9:30 PM at the 400 County Center Building The Board of Supervisors are hosting a Committee on Tasers...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 3, 2019 at 10:59 am | 28 comments | 630 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Council considers two tenant relocation assistance ordinance options

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to consider two options for a tenant relocation assistance policy tonight (Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by MD, on Mar 3, 2019 at 12:12 am | 4 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dolores Degnan, 'rummage queen' and Woodside historian, dies at 80

Dolores Degnan, who moved to Woodside soon after her first birthday and lived in and loved the town for the rest of her life,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Cynthia McNaughton, on Mar 3, 2019 at 12:07 am | 6 comments | 3156 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Ribbon-cutting for restrooms at Jack W. Lyle Park

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new public restrooms at Jack W. Lyle Park, located at 640 Fremont St. in Menlo Park, will...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Manlo Punk, on Mar 2, 2019 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 1157 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roadside remnant in Portola Valley has affordable-housing potential

The Portola Valley Town Council on Feb. 13 informally examined a set of conceptual drawings, prepared by the firm CJW Architecture,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 1, 2019 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1955 Views

SPORTS

M-A wrestler voluntarily dismisses lawsuit against coach, school district

A Menlo-Atherton High School student voluntarily dismissed a complaint against the Sequoia Union High School District, district...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1987 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton forms subcommittee to examine town's rail service levels

The Atherton City Council will leave it to a subcommittee to come up with a recommendation on Caltrain service in town. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2019 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain to launch low-fare pilot program

The Caltrain board of directors has signaled support for a regional pilot program led by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Mar 1, 2019 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1000 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Friday: Master gardeners to speak on growing vegetables

Two master gardeners -- Woodside residents Kathleen and Lisa Putnam -- are coming to the Woodside Town Center on the evening...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by , on Mar 1, 2019 at 1:36 am | 1 comment | 739 Views
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