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George Comstock: Silicon Valley pioneer and Portola Valley civic leader dies

George Comstock, who managed to fit several lifetimes of achievements into his 95 years, died on March 11 at his beloved...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Grateful Neighbor, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 1249 Views

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Menlo Park: Planning Commission supports 140-unit affordable apartment complex

A proposal to build a large affordable housing complex in Menlo Park cleared another hurdle March 12 when the city's Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 23, 2019 at 2:14 pm | 5 comments | 2775 Views

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Embattled Ravenswood superintendent forced to resign

Three weeks after placing the Ravenswood City School District's controversial superintendent on paid administrative leave,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Yes, Corrupted Employees Out Now!, on Mar 21, 2019 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

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Student-services director named Ravenswood's acting superintendent

The Ravenswood school board has appointed Gina Sudaria, the district's director of student services and a longtime employee,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by teacher, on Mar 21, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 3 comments | 1030 Views

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Menlo Park firefighters rescue kitten from pipe 14 feet underground

A tiny black kitten that slipped into a drain pipe and ended up 14 feet underground was rescued by persistent Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Proud of our firefighters, on Mar 21, 2019 at 12:42 am | 6 comments | 3602 Views

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A death on the tracks

Nobody saw what happened to 22-year-old Connor McElroy late last year between the time he stepped off the train at the Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Mar 20, 2019 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 4694 Views

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Former president of Peru arrested in Menlo Park

A former president of Peru was arrested Sunday, March 17, in unincorporated Menlo Park on suspicion of being drunk in public,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by really?, on Mar 19, 2019 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 3940 Views

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Portola Valley makes it easier to add second living units

Fulfilling its goal of encouraging more housing in Portola Valley, the Town Council on March 13 unanimously gave preliminary...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by TomS, on Mar 19, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2055 Views

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Menlo Park RFP - Red Light Photo Enforcement System

Now is is the time to complain to the City of Menlo Park re Red Light Cameras. IF they really were about safety alone they...

Original post made by DC McGlynn on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Fremont, CA, on Mar 15, 2019 at 3:42 pm | 50 comments | 2290 Views

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Caltrain launches Bikes Board First program

Caltrain riders with bikes are now allowed to board first onto designated bike cars. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/03/12/caltrain-launches-bikes-bo...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 13, 2019 at 3:16 pm | 6 comments | 1063 Views

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Menlo Park man who set fire to restaurant, car sentenced

A man found responsible for torching the former Compadres Mexican Bar & Grill and a car nearly four months ago in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by House D. Homeless, on Mar 8, 2019 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1769 Views

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Community gives mixed response to sidewalk plans for Sharon Road

An existing plan to install sidewalks on Sharon Road between Alameda de las Pulgas and Altschul Avenue over the next several...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Calypso41, on Mar 7, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 8 comments | 1749 Views

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Feds cancel high-speed rail grant, may seek refund

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jann MacGill, on Mar 6, 2019 at 9:16 am | 8 comments | 1104 Views

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Tuesday: Response times and emergency preparedness on agenda for joint Menlo Park council, fire board meeting

Alerting residents when mass evacuation is necessary, traffic congestion and its impact on emergency response times, and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 5, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2208 Views

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County officials brace for possible strike

San Mateo County officials are bracing for up to 915 human services employees to go out on strike Tuesday and Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by wut?, on Mar 4, 2019 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1035 Views

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Ravenswood superintendent placed on paid leave

Gloria Hernandez-Goff, the superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto, was suddenly placed on...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 3, 2019 at 6:40 pm | 13 comments | 2828 Views

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Deputy Sheriff Association President D.J. Wozniak critical of Supervisors and Concerned Citizens.

February 11, 2019 6:00-9:30 PM at the 400 County Center Building The Board of Supervisors are hosting a Committee on Tasers...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 3, 2019 at 10:59 am | 28 comments | 644 Views

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Dolores Degnan, 'rummage queen' and Woodside historian, dies at 80

Dolores Degnan, who moved to Woodside soon after her first birthday and lived in and loved the town for the rest of her life,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Cynthia McNaughton, on Mar 3, 2019 at 12:07 am | 6 comments | 3213 Views

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From Menlo to Harvard

'There's been an update to your application," stated an email Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza received Dec. 14. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mar, on Feb 28, 2019 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 1249 Views

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Atherton: Auto burglaries reported in Lindenwood

Someone broke into four cars in the Lindenwood neighborhood of Atherton early Sunday, Feb. 24, according to the Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Petyah See?, on Feb 28, 2019 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views
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