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MENLO PARK

Today: Public workshop on FAA study of San Carlos Airport noise

A fourth public information workshop, designed to provide an update on the progress of a Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 5, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 15 comments | 1819 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Challenger cites pension liabilities in run against incumbent supervisor

San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley, whose district includes Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley, is facing...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2018
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 5, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 13 comments | 2923 Views

MENLO PARK

Complaint against Ravenswood superintendent alleges discrimination

The sudden mid-year removal of a principal credited with turning around a long-struggling elementary school in the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Steve_J, on Apr 5, 2018 at 2:35 pm | 14 comments | 2569 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo-Atherton High School on lockdown, school official says

Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton is reportedly on lockdown, according to a brief statement by M-A Athletic Director...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by concerned parent, on Apr 5, 2018 at 8:35 am | 42 comments | 24983 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman killed in East Palo Alto crash

An allegedly intoxicated woman died when she sped off in a car that crashed into a parked vehicle in East Palo Alto on March...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Interesting, on Apr 5, 2018 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 4678 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Facebook's 'Willow Village' gets closer look

What's been called the biggest development ever in Menlo Park will be getting a closer look from the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Fees are not revenue, on Apr 4, 2018 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 4003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Rep. Eshoo to host Social Security town hall meeting

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, will host a Social Security town hall meeting with Rep. John Larson, D-Hartford, of Connecticut...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2018
Last comment by Anna Achoo, on Apr 3, 2018 at 1:01 pm | 4 comments | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Well-Balanced Student with Challenge Success

LLESD Parent Education Series welcomes Challenge Success in "The Well-Balanced Student" on Tuesday, April 17, 6:30pm, Las...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 72 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Restaurateur family celebrates its last supper after 80-year run

Tucked behind the dim lights, white tablecloths and elegant wood panels of the dining room at John Bentley's along El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by Chad, on Apr 2, 2018 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 4745 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council OKs big increases in managers' maximum salaries

Next time a bigger city comes courting for talent, Menlo Park's management staff may have more reason to pass up the offer....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2018
Last comment by Salary balloon, on Apr 2, 2018 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 3668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Harbor Commission Stalls on California Voting Rights Act

On March 21, 2018, the board majority denied the Harbor District an opportunity to comply with the California Voting Rights...

Original post made by Sabrina Brennan on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 31, 2018 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 166 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: Middlefield Road bike plan nears completion

A $1.3 million plan to add bike lanes on Middlefield Road from Jennings Lane to Ravenswood Avenue is moving toward completion...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by Let it go, let it gooo, on Mar 30, 2018 at 4:41 pm | 13 comments | 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multimillion donation will support Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Woodside residents and philanthropists Tad and Dianne Taube on Monday committed $20 million to help offset the costs of the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Who is Driving the Bus? , on Mar 30, 2018 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside students help feed the hungry

Woodside Elementary School students helped pack 10,000 meals to be distributed by Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Mar 30, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1181 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board member denies wanting to arm teachers

Las Lomitas Elementary School District board member Diane Honda says that reports that she advocated arming teachers during...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Mar 30, 2018 at 11:00 am | 13 comments | 2073 Views

MOVIES

Portola Valley doctor adept with scalpel and chisel

For Portola Valley resident and notable plastic surgeon Dr. Burt Brent, the letters BG and AG -- in the manner of BC and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Corey Anderson, on Mar 29, 2018 at 1:35 am | 4 comments | 3765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rick Perry praises SLAC employees during visit to national lab

If you're a scientist at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, you can change the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Mar 28, 2018 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

ATHERTON

Residents express opposition to proposed water capture facility

As Atherton waits for preliminary plans for a water capture facility that could be built in Holbrook-Palmer Park to be completed,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 28, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Gun violence protesters take to streets at 'March for our Lives' event

Handmade posters aloft, an estimated 150 people took to the streets of Menlo Park around noon on Saturday, March 24, to protest...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2018
Last comment by Constitution, on Mar 28, 2018 at 3:01 pm | 7 comments | 2190 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Proposal for 6-story office building to face review

A proposed six-story office building, that along with a five-story parking garage is slated to complete a trio of edifices...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by try biking, on Mar 28, 2018 at 2:42 am | 8 comments | 2887 Views
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Expanding the taxation of online sales
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2018 guide to summer camps

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