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Police used city funds to taxi homeless woman to SF

In August of last year, a homeless woman who lives in Menlo Park was sent out of town on a one-way taxi to Ocean Beach in...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Renee Batti, 10 hours ago | 14 comments | 4369 Views


State attorney general sues Facebook over privacy violations probe

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra went to court in San Francisco Wednesday in a bid to force Facebook Inc. to provide...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 8, 2019 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1234 Views


Menlo Park: Caltrain protesters call for agency to pass affordable housing policy

Clustered together on the crisp evening of Oct. 29, protesters gathered around the Menlo Park Caltrain Station with a specific...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2019
Last comment by Robert Raburn, on Nov 3, 2019 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 3160 Views


La Entrada PTA seeks book fair donations

The La Entrada Middle School PTA is asking for donations of "gently" used and new books, art and activity kits, games and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by menlo mom, on Oct 30, 2019 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 823 Views


MP and Facebook police agreement makes the national news

Daily Mail today has big story re City of MP and Facebook's payment for police dept in in it's area.

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by onesies twosies, on Oct 25, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 289 Views


Invasion of Overnight SUVs

All, As a long time resident of the peninsula, I have watched for some time with disgust at the number of overnight SUVs...

Original post made by John on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by What happened to empathy?, on Oct 25, 2019 at 9:36 am | 23 comments | 1571 Views


Council approves long-term plan to revamp city parks

A new multigenerational community campus and library in Belle Haven. A new community fitness center. A renovated children's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Happy Resident, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1636 Views


Menlo Park grapples with significance of new state housing law

As Menlo Park's City Council continues to grapple with the challenges of unequal growth in different areas, recently passed...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mother knows Best, on Oct 21, 2019 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 2621 Views


Protesters at Facebook mourn loss of man who died by suicide and demand answers

A week after a Facebook employee died by suicide at company headquarters, people gathered at the social media giant's "thumb...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Fathima, on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:44 am | 15 comments | 18616 Views


Facebook announces plan to fund new Belle Haven Library and community center

Facebook officials introduced plans to fund a "state-of-the-art" community center in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 13 comments | 3817 Views


Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail

Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Oct 15, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views


Suspect in 2011 murder of Menlo Park teen to answer charges

A former East Palo Alto man charged with the murder of 19-year-old Cate Fisher of Menlo Park in 2011 was held to answer on...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 11, 2019 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2629 Views


Enrollment dip continues in local schools

Enrollment has dipped again this year in local elementary school districts, which is mostly attributable to families moving...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 11, 2019 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 2366 Views


Guest opinion: Our dire downtown Menlo Park

When visitors come to see me in my offices in downtown Menlo Park, they often remark that they're surprised to see how rundown...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Big imrpovements, on Oct 7, 2019 at 5:59 am | 36 comments | 3353 Views


Sheriff's office locates missing woman with Alzheimer's disease

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has located a 69-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views


Willow/U.S. 101 interchange project complete

The Caltrans project to rebuild the highway interchange at Willow Road and U.S. 101 has been completed. The project's completion...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by BarriersNeeded, on Oct 5, 2019 at 9:45 am | 8 comments | 1968 Views


Menlo Park: Police searching for armed man who threatened Caltrans workers

Bayfront Expressway was shut down for more than an hour Wednesday after a man allegedly brandished a machete and knife at...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 3, 2019 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2490 Views


Man seeking to buy marijuana robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park

An East Palo Alto man was robbed at gunpoint at 10:15 p.m. Saturday when he was held up by two men during a marijuana sale...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Go to the store!, on Oct 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 3193 Views


Menlo Park, Atherton councils meet over emergency responses and traffic

Menlo Park and Atherton may share a border, but it wasn't until last evening (Sept. 24) that the two city councils governing...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Lyle Lanley, on Sep 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 3927 Views


Plan to replace Pope-Chaucer Bridge flows ahead

A regional effort to protect homes from the San Francisquito Creek surged ahead Thursday, when the agency charged with bolstering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by henry fox, on Sep 27, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1969 Views
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