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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley greenlights pursuit of pedestrian, bicyclist safety plan

Portola Valley's public works department received the go-ahead from the Town Council on Aug. 14 to proceed with a plan for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Fixer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 1:16 pm | 25 comments | 3566 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton considers reducing ECR to two lanes

"Due to the limited width of El Camino Real in Atherton, reconfiguration of the travel way will be necessary to provide...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 487 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors to consider ban on sales of e-cigarettes

Two San Mateo County supervisors want to ban sales of e-cigarette products in unincorporated areas of the county. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Barbeee58, on Nov 4, 2019 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 3485 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton committee to weigh off-leash dog park at Nov. 6 meeting

An Atherton committee decided to continue to explore the concept of building an off-leash dog park in Holbrook-Palmer Park...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Dirt pens, on Nov 4, 2019 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 3045 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4633 Views

MOVIES

Prep football: Locals heading for home down the stretch

Palo Alto, Gunn and Woodside all play their final home game of the season Friday. Menlo-Atherton was also scheduled to do...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by well, *there* it is, on Nov 3, 2019 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1273 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Californians unwilling to subsidize land owners' wildfire prevention, Stanford poll finds

Years of devastating, back-to-back wildfires coupled with recent power shutdowns have not convinced Californians to fund...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 2, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 5320 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside looks at green building mandates, affordable housing goals

The Woodside Town Council has rejected for the time being California development rules that allow local governments to pass...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board approves 5% raise for teachers

Menlo Park City School District teachers will see a 5% pay hike this school year after the school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Nov 1, 2019 at 1:47 pm | 3 comments | 2478 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside crash leaves driver in critical condition

A driver was taken to Stanford Hospital in critical condition with severe head injuries after losing control of his vehicle...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Who done what?, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 4417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guild Theatre to close Thursday

Landmark's Guild Theatre, a single-screen movie theater that's been in Menlo Park since 1924, is set to officially close...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Judy A, on Nov 1, 2019 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 6069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside to repair Old La Honda Road bridge

The Woodside Planning Commission has approved an environmental review and conditional use permit for a project to repair...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by The First Bridge, on Oct 31, 2019 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez in Court today

I still call Juan Lopez deputy because he was force out. Today is SSF Court in front of Judge Elizabeth Lee San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Holly L., on Oct 30, 2019 at 3:30 am | 6 comments | 777 Views

OTHER TOPICS

PG&E warns another power shutoff will begin Tuesday night

The fourth planned power shutoff this month is expected to begin locally around 11 p.m. tonight (Oct. 29) and affect 13,209...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 29, 2019 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 2749 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 29, 2019 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 3291 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council removes penalty cap on building projects that exceed time limit

The Atherton City Council voted on Oct. 16 to eliminate a $250,000 penalty cap on building projects that violate the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Oct 28, 2019 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 2052 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E to begin restoring power in San Mateo County on Monday, but another shutoff could follow Tuesday

PG&E is expected to begin restoring power today (Oct. 28) to nearly 60,000 customers in San Mateo County who lost service...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 11289 Views

WOODSIDE

Day of the Horse in Woodside

Days are rapidly getting shorter and leaves are starting to fall — two sure signs that Day of the Horse is just around...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by crooner, on Oct 28, 2019 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Gov. Newsom: PG&E should repay customers affected by public safety power shutoff

After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Michael D, on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 8 comments | 2570 Views
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