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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 | 14741 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 | 2068 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
There are no comments yet. 862 Views

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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 | 1681 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 | 1421 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 | 2538 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 | 1798 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
There are no comments yet. 1520 Views

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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 | 539 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
There are no comments yet. 735 Views

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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 | 5918 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 | 3167 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 | 3536 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
There are no comments yet. 4056 Views

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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 | 2641 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 | 2367 Views

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Menlo Park: Man allegedly tried to cut, burn, bite Trader Joe's employee

A transient man faces three misdemeanor charges connected to brandishing a knife and spitting on police officers on Monday,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Jul 12, 2017 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 4403 Views

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Caltrain gets 3-month extension for electrification project

Caltrain has successfully negotiated an extension of the deadline for contractors to begin construction on a massive electrification...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 2, 2017 at 8:08 am | 4 comments | 2438 Views

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Key issue splits board in drawing maps to subdivide school district

Plans to divide the Sequoia Union High School District into five voting areas for school board elections have raised a key...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1860 Views

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Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mack Truck, on Jan 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 7229 Views
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