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Home sales for the week of Oct. 7

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Palo Alto recorded the highest sale at $7,020,000 for a five-bedroom,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2019
Last comment by marynelson, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 1003 Views

MENLO PARK

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 resident, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A call for new models to improve the downtown, make staff more accountable

Sloane Citron's recent guest opinion on the state of the Menlo Park downtown raised many important points. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by MPer, 16 hours ago | 20 comments | 2558 Views

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Local nonprofits sue the EPA over Cargill salt ponds ruling

A coalition of local nonprofits is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its head, Andrew Wheeler, over the...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Alan, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 1098 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Daisy's Day program provides emergency help to low-income pet owners

Daisy's Day, a veterinary-care program offered by the Palo Alto Humane Society to low-income pet owners, has helped hundreds...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by John Guislin, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 864 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Probation, community service and a $9,500 fine for Menlo Park parent sentenced in college admissions scam

Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton to begin testing license plate readers, security cameras to deter crime

In response to a rash of 20 residential burglaries in Atherton over a four-month period, the City Council directed town staff...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Let's get real, on Oct 12, 2019 at 6:58 pm | 33 comments | 2398 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Critical business areas spared PG&E outages in Portola Valley and Woodside

Many streets in Portola Valley and Woodside lost power due to PG&E's precautionary shutoffs at about 10 p.m. Wednesday, but...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Well John,, on Oct 12, 2019 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 1775 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'The best version of Rossotti's that it's ever been': A new era begins for historic Alpine Inn

Updating a 167-year-old institution isn't easy when generations of customers feel a strong emotional attachment to it, like...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by JoAnn, on Oct 11, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1432 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2101 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Planning Commission refines Glens rules changes

The Woodside Planning Department has worked out a compromise for the Glens neighborhood that it hopes will satisfy people...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Woodside, on Oct 11, 2019 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 879 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1985 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Offshore wind prompts fire watch, possible PG&E shutoffs

Strong, dry winds across large areas of Northern and Central California may prompt PG&E to turn off power across 30 counties,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2019 at 8:33 am | 9 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley school district to put parcel tax renewal on March 2020 ballot

A survey commissioned by Portola Valley School District has found that voters would support renewal of a parcel tax that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by Just Curious, on Oct 10, 2019 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board rejects planned limited disaster communication system rollout

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted not to move ahead with an audio mass alert system for earthquakes, fires,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 2305 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Portola Valley, Woodside prepare for power shutoffs at noon today

The Woodside district fire marshal is warning Portola Valley and Woodside residents to prepare themselves and their households...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by whstever, on Oct 10, 2019 at 8:14 am | 8 comments | 2467 Views

MENLO PARK

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 a real opportunity , on Oct 10, 2019 at 4:50 am | 12 comments | 3119 Views

SPORTS

Hills residents concerned about spoiling food, cell phone charging in outages

Residents of Portola Valley and Woodside who were to be affected by the PG&E power shutoffs were mostly concerned about food...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley

President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by David Smernoff, on Oct 9, 2019 at 3:57 pm | 32 comments | 5041 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire Weather Watch: Power likely to be cut in Woodside, Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Emergency Alert System announced tonight (Oct. 8) that power shutoffs in Portola Valley and Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by “Great and Unmatched Wisdom, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 931 Views
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