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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire board criticizes JPA, county ambulance agreements

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board has expressed its objections to an Emergency Medical System Joint Powers Agreement...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 3143 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Missing Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man found safe

A Palo Alto woman who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat on...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Sandr Farrell, on Apr 24, 2019 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 2520 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton groundbreaking marks start of civic center work

On Tuesday, April 23, Atherton officials and community members will gather for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new town civic...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by RanchGal, on Apr 23, 2019 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

MENLO PARK

New Belle Haven Library plans move forward

The population of Menlo Park on the Bay side of 101 could triple in the coming years, and the city of Menlo Park has been...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 23, 2019 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man reported missing

Rebecca Parker Mankey of Palo Alto, who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by You must feel good now, on Apr 22, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 1442 Views

MENLO PARK

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Apr 22, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 24 comments | 3352 Views

MENLO PARK

PA Weekly's April Fool's Story - Elon To Build Palo Alto Tunnel

Just read a wonderfully written satire published by the Palo Alto Weekly that I missed on April Fool's Day. It's about Palo...

Original post made by Longtime MP Booster on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Credulous, on Apr 22, 2019 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Policy discussion about Caltrain, Dumbarton rail

A Menlo Park City Council subcommittee made up of members Drew Combs and Ray Mueller will meet tonight (April 22) to iron...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 22, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1028 Views

MENLO PARK

Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic

In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Hilda, on Apr 21, 2019 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 2126 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Earth Day documentary film program Apr. 27: Thirsty for Justice: The Struggle for the Human Right to Water

All are invited to the program at the Los Altos Public Library, Green Room (13 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos) 5-7 pm, free...

Original post made by Judy A on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Judy A, on Apr 20, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 180 Views

MENLO PARK

Understanding the unsheltered among us

It's the day before an atmospheric river is supposed to dump over Menlo Park and Steven Hough is on the go. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Solidarity, on Apr 20, 2019 at 10:19 am | 8 comments | 7584 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council picks top 2019 priorities

It's become a tradition for the Menlo Park City Council to narrow down its list of top projects into a top five do-or-die...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Nathan , on Apr 18, 2019 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 2539 Views

MENLO PARK

Investigation finds Menlo Park horse facility owner housed workers in stables, cheated on wages

Workers at a prestigious Menlo Park horse training center and a second facility owned by the same person were denied minimum...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2019
Last comment by X boarder at pvtc, on Apr 18, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 5029 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton looks at ways to reduce traffic congestion

While its lack of commercial and multifamily zoning has kept the population of Atherton relatively stable in recent years,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 18, 2019 at 10:08 am | 13 comments | 2034 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man convicted in death of toddler

A jury has convicted a 27-year-old man of involuntary manslaughter and assault on a child resulting in death for his role...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by 5 years, on Apr 18, 2019 at 12:31 am | 1 comment | 1819 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire chief leaving Woodside district with priorities intact

Woodside Fire Protection District Chief Dan Ghiorso has a lot to reflect on after his 28 years in the department, with his...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by SFO2HKG, on Apr 17, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Menlo Park fire board to discuss concerns with JPA agreement

Faced with the complexity of the issue, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has asked for more time to evaluate a proposal...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 17, 2019 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Helen, on Apr 16, 2019 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 416 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's red light camera program to end

The Menlo Park City Council opted Tuesday to not renew a contract with Redflex, a red light camera company, thereby ending...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 16, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 21 comments | 3391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after reportedly firing gun in home with toddlers inside

A 33-year-old man was arrested Monday after allegedly firing his gun in a home in unincorporated Menlo Park in which two...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Cold Dead Hands Heston, on Apr 16, 2019 at 11:58 am | 22 comments | 2091 Views
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