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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Restore power of municipalities to pass robust rent control

The Bay Area is currently in the midst of the worst housing crisis in its history. By the time it is over, the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by Big gubmint, on Oct 25, 2018 at 8:48 pm | 6 comments | 227 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council: Three seats, eight candidates

For Menlo Park's inaugural district elections, there are eight candidates vying for three City Council seats. Meet the candidates....

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by What about 3 and 5, on Oct 25, 2018 at 8:47 pm | 5 comments | 15983 Views

WOODSIDE

Who is Woodside council candidate Sean Scott?

The Woodside Town Council has four open seats and five candidates running for them. With the election around the corner,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by Chris Shaw, on Oct 25, 2018 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election 2018: $49.5 million bond for Portola Valley schools on ballot

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by No on Measure Z, on Oct 25, 2018 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 509 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Portola Valley school bond, Measure Z

Should residents of the Portola Valley School District support Measure Z, the $49.5 million bond measure that will raise...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2018
Last comment by No on Measure Z, on Oct 25, 2018 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 1537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Firm names more priests accused of sex assault

A Minnesota-based law firm on Tuesday morning released the names of 33 men connected with the Diocese of San Jose who have...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Oct 25, 2018 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park library director retires

Menlo Park Library Services Director Susan Holmer retired Oct. 5 after 16 years on the job. When she started in 2002, the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Oct 25, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 5 comments | 1918 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Council makes long-awaited decision on Draeger's loading zone

The owners of Draeger's specialty grocery store, the owners of the neighboring vacant lot at 840 Menlo Ave., and the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 25, 2018 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 4236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detectives investigating assault at Oak Knoll School

Menlo Park police detectives are looking into a claim by a 17-year-old boy that a girl he planned to meet at Oak Knoll School...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4694 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Fire Protection District – Car struck by Train

Menlo Park Fire Protection District – Car struck by Train San Mateo County Public Safety Communications Center (PSC)...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1103 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council to consider building approval for Draeger's neighbor

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to review an appeal of a new building proposed at 840 Menlo Ave. tonight (Oct. 23)...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Great point, on Oct 24, 2018 at 1:21 am | 8 comments | 2603 Views

MENLO PARK

State of the City: Mayor cites Menlo Park's achievements, challenges

The short version: The state of the city of Menlo Park is strong. Mayor Peter Ohtaki almost left it at that, but chose to...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by Crystal K. , on Oct 23, 2018 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 2904 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council OKs staff disability plan, raises and big bonus bumps

Due to supplemental changes in Menlo Park's agreements with its labor unions and unrepresented management, the city's union...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Oct 23, 2018 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 12892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Complex election ballots are here for the long run

Spare a thought this election season for the staff of the county Registration & Elections Division. Changes in the law over...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by America was MADE great, on Oct 23, 2018 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sentenced to life in prison for 2011 fatal shooting in Menlo Park

A 45-year-old transient has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a fatal drive-by shooting...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 23, 2018 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1655 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial endorsement: Ned Fluet for Woodside Town Council

It's unfortunate that of the four new members who will take seats on the Woodside Town Council in December, voters will be...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 23, 2018 at 5:00 am | 2 comments | 1156 Views

MENLO PARK

Countywide transportation sales tax promises congestion relief, generates glut of questions

Can voters countywide be convinced to support yet another sales tax? Supporters of Measure W, a proposed 30-year, countywide...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by S Von, on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:48 pm | 12 comments | 4068 Views

AROUND TOWN

BootUp Ventures' neighbors may see relief from noise

A Menlo Park business that nearby Palo Alto residents say has been a nuisance for three years must immediately cease holding...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Follow the money, on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:24 pm | 6 comments | 3177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's new ethics code is aspirational, informal

In the spring of 2016, a former Woodside mayor accused a resident-volunteer serving on the town's Architectural and Site...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 22, 2018 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 192 Views

MENLO PARK

What are candidates' potential conflicts of interest on council?

As Facebook continues to be a powerful political force in the city of Menlo Park, concerns have been raised by the public...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 22, 2018 at 2:39 pm | 9 comments | 592 Views
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