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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Mayors Proclamation for 75th Anniv. of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Week with Bizen, Japan

Menlo Park Proclamation of Aug. 5-12 as Peace Week: The proclamation is on the agenda for the Tue. Aug. 11th City Council...

Original post made by Judy A on Aug. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 210 Views

MENLO PARK

7-Eleven clerk stabbed in robbery, Menlo Park man arrested

A 27-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Sunday afternoon as the suspect in the stabbing of a convenience store clerk during...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Jim McLaughlin , on Aug 10, 2020 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 3549 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Health Officer pushes back against state-mandated closures

Dr. Scott Morrow, San Mateo County's top health officer, issued a statement Thursday voicing disapproval of the state's actions...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Virginia, on Aug 10, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 3670 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Why is COVID-19 spreading so rampantly? Here are three factors to consider.

In an op-ed in the July 24 issue, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow writes about factors that are contributing...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2020 at 10:24 am | 24 comments | 6064 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County supervisors enact fines for people who refuse to wear masks

People may now be fined hundreds of dollars if they refuse to wear a face mask or violate other public health orders related...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Alice Newton, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:05 pm | 7 comments | 4561 Views

MENLO PARK

New section of Bay Trail opens this week in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents will have improved access to the San Francisco Bay Trail as a new 0.6-mile section...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by rtjohnson, on Aug 7, 2020 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Caltrain holding public meeting on closure of Atherton train station

Caltrain will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed closure of Atherton's 108-year-old train station at 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by rdegolia, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 3777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With a no-confidence vote, high school teachers’ union calls for removal of superintendent

The Sequoia Union Teachers Association has “overwhelmingly” made a vote of no confidence in Superintendent Mary Streshly,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 6, 2020 at 12:14 pm | 14 comments | 13983 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Five steps to reduce the risk of nuclear war

In an op-ed in the July 31 edition, Menlo Park residents Judy Adams and Richard Duda write in favor of a proclamation signed...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern, on Aug 5, 2020 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto moves to expand access to 'residents-only' Foothills Park

Palo Alto's prolonged and polarizing debate over whether nonresidents should be allowed to visit Foothills Park moved toward...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Aug 5, 2020 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2704 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley considers buying 3 acres from Spring Down Equestrian Center

The Portola Valley Town Council on July 22 held a closed-session discussion on the possible town acquisition of a parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Horse census? , on Aug 4, 2020 at 9:01 pm | 4 comments | 4085 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District students will learn from home when school starts

All elementary and middle school students in Menlo Park City School District will learn online from home to start the fall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 4, 2020 at 6:23 pm | 5 comments | 3368 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Three candidates vying for two spots in upcoming council election

This November, there will be some competition for a seat on the Atherton City Council. After three uncontested elections...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2020 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2176 Views

MOVIES

Special livestream of documentary film "Hibakusha: Our Life to Live", noon to 2pm. Mon. Aug. 3. Honoring the 75th anniv. of Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings (Aug. 6 and 9, 19450

All are invited to a free special film screening followed by a Q&A session with the producer/director David Rothauser. The...

Original post made by Judy A on Aug. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 189 Views

AROUND TOWN

More San Mateo County businesses must close starting Sunday

Officials in San Mateo County announced Saturday that certain indoor businesses and activities must shut down or move to...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 2, 2020 at 8:53 pm | 2 comments | 3268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stepping back from the brink

On May 26, Menlo Park Mayor Cecilia Taylor joined Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and 44 other U.S. cities and signed a proclamation...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Vera Michalchik, on Aug 2, 2020 at 5:56 pm | 6 comments | 716 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County joins state's COVID-19 watchlist

For weeks, San Mateo County has been the only Bay Area county to evade the state's coronavirus watchlist, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 31, 2020 at 7:45 pm | 16 comments | 7370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election briefs: Candidate filing period opens, fire board incumbents running for reelection

Briefs on the candidate filing period opening and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board election. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by SLT, on Jul 31, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 8 comments | 2925 Views

MENLO PARK

'Caltrain passengers in great peril': San Mateo County supervisors criticize tax plan from SF supervisors

A sales tax proposed on Tuesday by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors to support Caltrain, which would be assessed in all...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by morris brown, on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments | 3370 Views

MENLO PARK

Meet Menlo Park's new City Council candidate: Chelsea Nguyen, a former refugee, military police trainee and theology student

Longtime Menlo Park resident Chelsea Nguyen has lived a life full of what sounds like contradictions. And now, she's planning...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 31, 2020 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 4037 Views
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