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Filing period open for county elections

The candidate filing period for a place on the Nov. 5 ballot is now open for people hoping to run for the two open school...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
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Menlo Park: City Council supports updates to heritage tree ordinance

On Tuesday, July 16, the Menlo Park City Council adopted recommendations from a task force to update its tree protection...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
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State leaders hail decision to drop census citizenship question

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday dropped its plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Tiananmen Square West, on Jul 5, 2019 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1042 Views

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Woodside Glens development rules further honed

Woodside planning officials received a boatload of feedback at a study session about a proposal that would have allowed most...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
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Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Edward, on Mar 9, 2019 at 4:45 pm | 27 comments | 17368 Views

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Portola Valley civic volunteer, pilot Bud Eisberg dies at 74

Arthur Charles "Bud" Eisberg, a resident of Portola Valley and a town volunteer in civic affairs was also a pilot, a sailor...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Tom Vlasic, on Feb 21, 2019 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 2800 Views

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Weather service expects low snow levels through Tuesday afternoon

The National Weather Service is predicting snow in some of the Bay Area's higher elevations. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
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Guest opinion: Rethinking Stanford's development plan

In mid-December, Santa Clara County released the final iteration of the environmental impact report (EIR) assessing the impacts...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Neilson Buchanan, on Jan 21, 2019 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1943 Views

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Mayor says affordable housing and safety are among priorities

Ahead for 2019, Portola Valley Mayor Ann Wengert cited the importance of moving forward on affordable housing, keeping after...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by , on Jan 15, 2019 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 1874 Views

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Menlo Park fire district to expand services

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold two dedication ceremonies Monday, coinciding with the expansion of services...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 3005 Views

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Three households recognized for welcoming native plants, critters

While Portola Valley is not Eden for the plants that dwell there -- they do have pathogens to contend with -- the yards of...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Friend of Woodside, on Jan 8, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2313 Views

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New year brings with it plenty of new laws

A slew of new laws that went into effect on Jan. 1 -- from bills addressing gender issues to new rules banning gun ownership...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
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Menlo College men's soccer make it three in succession

Andres Zimmerman recorded his third shutout, Eric Hegmann scored twice, each time getting an assist from Noa Kerr, and the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Mike Johnson, on Sep 24, 2018 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 787 Views

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Of local note: Local athletes add to gold medal collections

East Palo Alto Greyhounds' Layla McGee added the 11-12 girls discus throw to her gold medal collection, winning the event...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
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Surf Air flights down by 85 percent, but noisy legal fight continues

The skies over the Midpeninsula may have become quieter in the weeks since Surf Air, a commuter airline that uses the county-owned...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 19, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 49 comments | 6589 Views

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Menlo Park school district wants to hear from public

A special meeting to hear public comment on the Menlo Park City School District's long-term financial planning will be held...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2018 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 3448 Views

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Year in review: Fire district fights fires and controversies

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has had a busy year, and not just in responding to fires and medical calls in the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Roy D, on Jan 9, 2018 at 8:48 am | 12 comments | 3836 Views

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Menlo Park: Lorelei Manor hailed as Nextdoor's first neighborhood

Lorelei Manor, a Menlo Park neighborhood that claims it has the longest-running homeowners association in California, can...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
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Warning: Weekend may be a scorcher

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Friday through Monday, with temperatures predicted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 6 comments | 2879 Views

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Elected leaders celebrate start of Caltrain electrification project

Gov. Jerry Brown and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate the beginning of a project...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 2639 Views
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