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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Three new downtown buildings get Planning Commission nod

Three new buildings planned for the site now occupied by the Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital and its neighboring businesses...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 17, 2018 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 3885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Day-long wildland fire drill along northern border of Woodside

The venue for the annual day-long wildland fire drill in the Woodside Fire Protection District this year -- happening Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, on May 17, 2018 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

ATHERTON

Supervisor candidates cite traffic and housing as priorities

Dan Stegink and Don Horsley are running for San Mateo County supervisor of District 3 in the June 5 primary election. Both...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Portola Valley Resident, on May 16, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 5 comments | 2877 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Fraudsters strike, hitting pay dirt twice

Crime and accident reports for Menlo Oaks, Menlo Park and Portola Valley Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/05/15/police-calls-fraudsters-strike-hitting...

Original post made on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Steve_J, on May 16, 2018 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2099 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposal for new office building causes alarm for Willows residents

The Willows Market in Menlo Park could get a new neighbor. A proposal to build a new single-story, 3,584-square-foot non-medical...

Original post made on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by really?, on May 16, 2018 at 8:37 am | 33 comments | 4676 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Location of horse arena drives controversy over project

After a third conceptual design review, a formal review by Woodside's Architectural and Design Review Board is likely to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by jk, on May 15, 2018 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1331 Views

ATHERTON

Park water facility back on Atherton agenda Wednesday

Atherton's City Council meets Wednesday, May 16, with an agenda full of items that the council has seen before, including...

Original post made on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Sandy Crittenden, on May 15, 2018 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Proxy recount yields win for water company board incumbents

In a hotly contested process that logged more than 32 hours over three consecutive days in East Palo Alto, the board incumbents...

Original post made on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on May 15, 2018 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Park James Hotel slated to open doors in July

A 61-room boutique hotel to be called the Park James Hotel, being built at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and El Camino Real...

Original post made on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Sara Shaw, on May 15, 2018 at 11:17 am | 4 comments | 2401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local foundation brings science to Ravenswood

Thanks to a volunteer-led effort and funding from the nonprofit Ravenswood Education Foundation, there is a fledgling but...

Original post made on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sybille, on May 14, 2018 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

$70 million bond measure will be on June ballot in Las Lomitas school district

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District's board unanimously approved putting a $70 million bond measure on the June 5...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 14, 2018 at 8:05 pm | 18 comments | 2280 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Cash paid for unwanted guns

Law enforcement officials are offering cash for guns, no questions asked, on Saturday, May 5, between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m....

Original post made on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by Michael G.Stogner, on May 13, 2018 at 6:21 pm | 40 comments | 1514 Views

MENLO PARK

Help not wanted? Filoli's volunteer corps is dwindling in size and responsibility

Filoli, according to its own records, had 1,442 volunteers in 2014. By last November, only 850 were left. Where have they...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 12, 2018 at 5:37 pm | 16 comments | 5231 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A test of Menlo Park council leadership

Menlo Park is expected to finally decide this year -- possibly as soon as this month -- where and how it wants to separate...

Original post made on May. 5, 2018
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on May 11, 2018 at 12:31 pm | 16 comments | 3077 Views

MENLO PARK

Local leaders split over transportation measure

Few would dispute that the Bay Area urgently needs relief from traffic jams, but reasonable people are finding much to disagree...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jeffrey Tong, on May 11, 2018 at 8:23 am | 7 comments | 3096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Challengers square off against an appointed incumbent for sheriff

Until late April, the race for sheriff of San Mateo County had been a two-man affair -- between appointed incumbent Sheriff...

Original post made on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Skeeter, on May 10, 2018 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1817 Views

ATHERTON

Glimpse of history: Flood estate artifacts offer a look into the past

Passersby who happen to pause to peer through the opening in the fence fronting Marion and Bob Oster's property in the Lindenwood...

Original post made on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Calypso41, on May 10, 2018 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 1916 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Carlton voted to approve Facebook development while owning company shares

In November 2016, Menlo Park City Coucilwoman Catherine Carlton gave her stamp of approval to two major projects that granted...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2018
Last comment by RBFD, on May 10, 2018 at 2:46 pm | 26 comments | 4916 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton looking for place for officers, dispatchers to sleep between shifts

Atherton is trying to find a new option that would give its police officers and dispatchers a nearby place to sleep between...

Original post made on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by Emma, on May 10, 2018 at 10:56 am | 22 comments | 5102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Windmill School, now in a permanent home, celebrates grand opening

Windmill School just opened its new and permanent home at 900 Portola Road -- the grand opening was Sunday, April 28 -- and...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Happy Resident, on May 9, 2018 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views
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