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How Menlo Park's star triathlete wound up on LeBron's new TV show

Since moving to the Bay Area in 2016, life for Max Fennell has very much centered around being a "go-getter." Read the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 212 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district superintendent announces move to Las Lomitas

Woodside Elementary School District Superintendent Beth Polito is leaving her post at the end of the school year to head...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Susan, on May 4, 2019 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford student allegedly paid $6.5 million for admission

The family who paid the most to get their child into a selective college as part of a national college admissions scandal...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 3, 2019 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 2021 Views

MENLO PARK

Facing trip cap slip-ups, Facebook restricted Uber and Lyft access to its campuses

When Facebook began to rack up significant fines with the city of Menlo Park for violating its trip cap, the company stopped...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Longtime resident, on May 3, 2019 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 2391 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man arrested for attempted murder

A Redwood City man was arrested for attempted murder after allegedly stabbing another man in the 3700 block of Haven Avenue...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Kass Ty, on May 2, 2019 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2389 Views

WOODSIDE

Kite Hill wildflowers reappear following restoration project

Craig Dremann and his crew of two helpers are using string trimmers to trim the meadow on Woodside's Kite Hill, allowing...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 2, 2019 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1153 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Pope-Chaucer Bridge proposed

About two years in the making, the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (JPA) has released a draft environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2019
Last comment by flood Insurance stays, on May 1, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 6 comments | 2135 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City moving forward toward a sustainable, healthy future

The Menlo Park City Council unanimously passed a Climate and Sustainability Resolution, setting forth an ambitious, detailed...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2019
Last comment by Amanda Y, on Apr 30, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley councils bestow raises on town managers

Woodside and Portola Valley rewarded their town managers with raises in late March, with Woodside's Kevin Bryant receiving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Apr 30, 2019 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Study: Atherton traffic at 'saturation level'

Two long-awaited reports on traffic in Atherton were presented to the City Council at its last meeting, but council members...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 30, 2019 at 10:05 am | 9 comments | 2270 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local teen 'recycles the brainpower' of her peers to help better the world

When Menlo Park's Charlotte Acra was 15, she saw a problem she thought had big implications - the small number of girls and...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2019
Last comment by Margo, on Apr 29, 2019 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 1550 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

To all, a good knight

Armand Neukermans is a brilliant scientist, prolific inventor, successful entrepreneur, dedicated philanthropist and passionate...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2019
Last comment by Annie Nunan, on Apr 29, 2019 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artist Open Studio

May 18-19, join 5 artists at Jan Schachter's studio, 10 -5, 190 Golden Hills Drive, off of Westridge Jane Peterman: Ceramic...

Original post made by Jan Schachter on Apr. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 120 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: We need the Green New Deal

Our world will become a much more hazardous place unless we stop climate change. The United States contributes to climate...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Green Goblin, on Apr 27, 2019 at 8:14 am | 11 comments | 890 Views

MENLO PARK

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue

Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Middle Cyclist, on Apr 26, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 24 comments | 3214 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man charged with vandalizing vehicles, making racial threats

A man who allegedly vandalized cars, shouted racial epithets at multiple people and threatened and resisted police officers...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by I am black, on Apr 26, 2019 at 8:48 pm | 6 comments | 1932 Views

OTHER TOPICS

To all, a good knight

Brilliant scientist. Prolific inventor. Entrepreneur and philanthropist. Armand Neukermans of Portola Valley is all of these...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Margo, on Apr 26, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton crowd marks start of civic center construction

Nearly 100 people gathered in Atherton on Tuesday, April 23, to celebrate what speakers said had taken at least two decades...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 25, 2019 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1354 Views

ATHERTON

Residential burglary, car theft reported in Atherton

Atherton police have responded to a residential burglary and a car theft in recent days, according to department press releases. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by Julia Brown, assistant editor, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 2068 Views

MENLO PARK

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations

For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Kerry Hoctor, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 15 comments | 4070 Views
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