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Stanford pitches $4.7B deal to county for campus expansion

Stanford University offered Santa Clara County a deal on Monday that would commit $4.7 billion toward housing, transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 27, 2019 at 1:09 am | 2 comments | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Oak Knoll teacher enters her 'next phase'

After more than three decades of teaching -- with nearly 24 years spent in Menlo Park -- Oak Knoll School teacher Renee Lavezzo...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by KathyO, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 1755 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district financially stable, but salaries, benefits continue to outpace revenues

Expenditures continue to outpace revenues for the Menlo Park City School District, but the district will remain financially...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 25, 2019 at 8:51 pm | 9 comments | 2085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside coalition raising $200K to replace equestrian bridge

A coalition of horse lovers is joining the town of Woodside to build a bridge that will replace a section of a popular equestrian...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1193 Views

MENLO PARK

Will the Planning Commissioners sell out to a developer

On June 24 the Planning Commission will conduct its final review of the huge 70 room hotel that is proposed to take the place...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:04 am | 40 comments | 1658 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Planning Commission to hold public hearing on Hampton Inn proposal

Menlo Park residents concerned that a proposed Hampton Inn hotel would be too big for the neighborhood and wouldn't provide...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance floor therapy

This spring, the Rosener House in Menlo Park launched an experimental therapeutic tango program aimed at improving cognition,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 24, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Skyline suspect charged with two murders

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has filed two murder charges and five other felony counts against Pacifica...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by laughing, on Jun 24, 2019 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 3007 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Murder suspect arrested last night after second Skyline slaying

Sheriff's deputies arrested a man fleeing the scene of a second fatal stabbing on Skyline Boulevard last night, and have...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Fwiw, on Jun 21, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 6 comments | 6493 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County aiming to avoid Election Day backups with new equipment, more staff

Voters in San Mateo County who experienced, in some cases, hours-long waits to cast their ballots this past November should...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Brent Turner , on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by leland, on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1481 Views

ATHERTON

Two former SHP Gators help USA beat Chile in Women's World Cup

Carli Lloyd and Julie Ertz each finished off headers into the back of the net off corner kicks and the U.S. women's soccer...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 713 Views

ATHERTON

Longtime Atherton resident dies at 105

A memorial will be held on Saturday, June 29, for longtime Atherton resident Louis Matas, who died in April at the age of...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Jun 20, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1697 Views

WOODSIDE

Assemblyman Berman holding wildfire town hall Saturday

State Assemblyman Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) is sponsoring a June 22 wildfire town hall meeting in Portola Valley that will...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Jun 20, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond debt should be serviced by funds from sale or lease of school district properties

Since the vote threshold for school bond measures was lowered to 55%, total school bond debt in San Mateo County has risen...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 240 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council: No moratorium

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Professionals, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 15 comments | 3092 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to mull cannabis ban

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council prohibit cannabis business-related land uses and ban growing...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 19, 2019 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 1253 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Fire training teaches response to any disaster

With earthquakes, fire, floods, landslides and other disasters at a very real level of possibility in the area, the Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Jerry Shefren, on Jun 19, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 348 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget remains healthy

The Atherton City Council will consider approving the town's 2019-20 fiscal year budget at its Wednesday (June 19) meeting,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 868 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Let's tackle the moral crisis of our time: affordable housing

In 1994, my husband and I put a bid on a house in Ladera. The deal never went through, but one of the shocks of my life came...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 13 comments | 1405 Views
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