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MENLO PARK

Both sides debate Menlo Park's Measure V and the future of the Flood School housing at Almanac virtual forum

Representatives from both sides of the debate on Measure V, a ballot initiative facing Menlo Park voters in November, spoke...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Oct 18, 2022 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 3349 Views

OTHER TOPICS

California to end the COVID state of emergency

The state of emergency gave Gov. Gavin Newsom wide-ranging powers to issue mandates and enter into billions of dollars of...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1687 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley candidates talk electric appliance mandates, housing and term limits at forum

The nonprofit group Portola Valley Residents hosted a Town Council candidate forum at Portola Valley’s Town Center on Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2022
Last comment by PV Volunteer, on Oct 17, 2022 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 2865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Betsy Nash for Menlo Park District 4

We believe Betsy Nash, who has shown herself to be an energetic, forthright and engaged member of the City Council, is voters'...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Oct 17, 2022 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 2446 Views

MENLO PARK

New state law allows schools to build housing: What this means for the Flood School site in Menlo Park

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 2295 into law, allowing school districts to build teacher housing on land they own, potentially...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Oct 14, 2022 at 8:43 pm | 12 comments | 3455 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Resident-only council candidate forum tonight in Portola Valley excludes local press

A candidate forum for Portola Valley residents is being held tonight at Town Center is for Portola Valley residents only...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by PV Volunteer, on Oct 14, 2022 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 3770 Views

MENLO PARK

Betsy Nash and Peter Ohtaki face off for Menlo Park City Council

In Menlo Park's only competitive City Council race, two longtime residents, incumbent Betsy Nash and former council member...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Oct 14, 2022 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 5883 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree-trimmer dies in Menlo Park after falling into wood chipper

A man died of his injuries after falling into a wood chipper on the 900 block of Peggy Lane in Menlo Park on Tuesday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Oct 13, 2022 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 6455 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton mayor: 'Do not be afraid of density'

During a community meeting on the town's draft housing plan, former Atherton council member Jim Janz dared the town to not...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Oct 13, 2022 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 2784 Views

MENLO PARK

Details emerge on Menlo Park council's failed attempt to keep Measure V off the ballot

The Menlo Park City Council failed to reach a compromise on a teacher housing proposal at the former Flood School site at...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Oct 12, 2022 at 7:51 pm | 79 comments | 5756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community briefs: St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival is back, new school opens in EPA and more

In this week's community briefs, St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival in Menlo Park is returning on Oct. 14, Italian language school...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Oct 12, 2022 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 2449 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Incumbent and retired attorney vie for a spot on Woodside fire district board

Incumbent board director Matt Miller and safety advocate and author Lloyd "Rusty" Day are competing for one open full term...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by Liz Babb, on Oct 11, 2022 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 3008 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's mayor reveals why fellow council candidate was fired from town committee

Mayor Craig Hughes revealed at an election forum that fellow candidate Dale Pfau was fired from a town committee because...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2022
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 9, 2022 at 11:59 am | 13 comments | 6240 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dust-up over Portola Valley council candidate's twitter account

Portola Valley Mayor Craig Hughes said fellow council candidate Dale Pfau "should not be elected" because of questionable...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Former PVSF board officer, on Oct 7, 2022 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 3603 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Hasko, Hughes and Taylor for Portola Valley Town Council

Portola Valley has faced significant challenges in recent years, requiring a Town Council that is both experience and collaborative....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 7, 2022 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2702 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford professor named co-winner of Nobel Prize in chemistry

Stanford Professor Carolyn R. Bertozzi is among three winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2022, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Oct 5, 2022 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge delays Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing

A federal judge on Monday ordered that the sentencing of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, scheduled for Oct. 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 5, 2022 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1662 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Remembering George Mader and the role of outsiders in Portola Valley

I was saddened, as were so many, to hear of the recent death of George Mader, Portola Valley's longtime and trailblazing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Sep 30, 2022 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Live forum to explore East Palo Alto City Council candidates' views

East Palo Alto City Council hopefuls include the incumbent mayor; a minister and coach; a former teacher; two self-employed...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2022 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2764 Views

OTHER TOPICS

At Google's campus, state and local leaders urge greater efforts to conserve water

A group of state and local officials gathered at Google's Mountain View campus Thursday to praise the Bay Area and tout...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 30, 2022 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 4103 Views
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