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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Tough construction impacts to test public support of new Guild Theatre

Menlo Park residents have shown a rare level of support for a project to rebuild the old Guild Theatre into a live music...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Soccer mom, on Dec 18, 2019 at 8:34 pm | 54 comments | 4880 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district to consider letter of intent for all-electric engine

An all-electric fire truck from Austria-based Rosenbauer may be in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's future as soon...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Good Call, on Dec 18, 2019 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Concept to develop safe parking facility at USGS dropped

After preliminary conversations about creating a safe parking facility at the U.S. Geological Survey parking lot for people...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sandrine, on Dec 18, 2019 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 4308 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Council takes property near Frog Pond off housing option list

After hearing from four town committees and a united group of speakers on Dec. 11, the Portola Valley Town Council voted...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Facts?, on Dec 18, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 2490 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposal for city drone program raises civil liberty questions

Leaders in three Menlo Park city departments laid out a compelling case on Dec. 10 urging the City Council to explore a city...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 18, 2019 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 2843 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council selects Fluet as new mayor

The Woodside Town Council chose council members Ned Fluet and Brian Dombkowski to serve as the new mayor and mayor pro tem,...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Montelenalily, on Dec 17, 2019 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1531 Views

ATHERTON

Property Tax Revenues to the Town of Atherton

Property Tax Revenues to the Town In November each year (due December 10), property owners pay their 1st installment of...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 278 Views

ATHERTON

Papin will not return to coach M-A football next year

Steve Papin has been let go as Menlo-Atherton football coach. M-A went 7-4 this past season in Papin’s one year as head...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Coach T, on Dec 17, 2019 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council open to bold new climate goal: carbon neutrality by 2030

Faced with the increasingly real and local threat of climate change, the Menlo Park City Council talked Tuesday about a possible...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by real action needed, on Dec 16, 2019 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 2254 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district to showcase all-electric engine at open house

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is looking into its future by checking out a new, all-electric fire engine that promises...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 14, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 2202 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police host ‘Shop With a Cop’ event for kids in need

Nine local students spent the morning of Dec. 11 on a holiday shopping spree at Target in Redwood City to pick out gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 13, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton resident Ellis Joseph Alden, founder of Woodside Hotel Group, dies at 80

Atherton resident Ellis Joseph Alden, an attorney who founded the Woodside Hotel Group and Alden Vineyards, died on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Patrick J. Lane, on Dec 13, 2019 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 4425 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council continues to tilt at windmills

After 5years and wasting hundreds of thousands of dollar of Atherton residents' taxes the Town Council is continuing to tilt...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2019 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 675 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook wants to build on what may be a former indigenous village

Facebook has proposed to redevelop an office park for its planned new Willow Village. But what lies buried beneath may be...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 12, 2019 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 5208 Views

WOODSIDE

A tree for all seasons

Floral decorating for the holiday season usually means being limited to holly, ivy, pine and other seasonal evergreens. The...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by WLB, on Dec 12, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Rollover accident near Trader Joe's results in DUI arrest

Police arrested a 29-year-old Menlo Park man who allegedly drove a Mercedes into a parked, unoccupied vehicle, causing his...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5098 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Wildfire preparedness, open space, housing on council agenda

The Portola Valley Town Council will consider and create priorities around recently released recommendations from an ad hoc...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Traveller, on Dec 11, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley commission incumbents reappointed to new terms

The Portola Valley Town Council on Nov. 13 chose incumbent commissioners Judith Hasko and Nicolas Targ to serve new four-year...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by PV Resident, on Dec 11, 2019 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1726 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Survey out to learn how locals commute

The city of Menlo Park is looking for residents to respond to a survey put out by consultants it's working with to learn...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Dec 10, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood leadership proposes closing Brentwood, Willow Oaks elementary schools

The Ravenswood City School District has proposed closing two of its schools next fall: Brentwood Academy in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Willows Resident , on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views
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