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MENLO PARK

Atherton: Council requests meeting with fire board to discuss study's conclusions

Atherton's City Council wants Menlo Park Fire Protection District officials to end their public silence about a January report...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 8 hours ago | 22 comments | 943 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Coach fired following alleged sexual assault

A badminton coach arrested last week on suspicion of molesting a minor and sexual assault-related offenses is no longer working...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2018
Last comment by Not Unexpected, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Democrats support repeal of Costa-Hawkins' rent control constraints

The California Democratic Party on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by Small gov, on Jul 21, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 9 comments | 1169 Views

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Candidate filing period opens Monday for fall elections

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 6 general election in San Mateo County opens next Monday, July 16, and closes at...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by be kind, on Jul 21, 2018 at 4:27 pm | 5 comments | 1026 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District election opportunity

The recent switch from at-large to election by zones has created an opportunity for concerned individuals to run for 3 lucrative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 21, 2018 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 84 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coach arrested on suspicion of sex crime with teen student

A 37-year-old San Jose man who coaches badminton in Menlo Park was arrested July 12 and booked into the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, on Jul 21, 2018 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 2109 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members considering taking on debt to build civic center

Faced with the reality of having to slash features from the plans for a new Atherton library and town offices to bring the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Jul 20, 2018 at 7:59 pm | 8 comments | 1307 Views

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Local residents signing up to run in November election

As the filing period for candidates in several local races opened on Monday, a number of people picked up the papers they...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2018
Last comment by full disclosure, on Jul 20, 2018 at 3:38 pm | 9 comments | 2234 Views

FICTION

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 | 3280 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Summer Fest returns this weekend

The annual Menlo Summer Fest returns to Menlo Park's downtown area on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by David Lehmann, on Jul 19, 2018 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

MENLO PARK

'The Future of Music: Computer or Composer'

Music always involves some sort of technology, be it the wonders of the human voice, a hand drum, an electronic synthesizer...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by , on Jul 19, 2018 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 351 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton council to discuss options for future as part of fire district

The same day a critical civil grand jury report on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was issued, Atherton posted a...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 938 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley revises lighting policies

It's dark on moonless nights in Portola Valley, due in part to residents being discouraged in using lights triggered by motion...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:41 am | 11 comments | 1819 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury says Menlo fire district is not prepared to deal with growth

A just-issued grand jury report questions whether the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is prepared to meet the challenges...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 18, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 55 comments | 6352 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Will Surf Air soon stop flying?

Surf Air's distinctive blue and white planes may soon disappear from Peninsula skies, but not because of continuing noise...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Wrong Pricing?, on Jul 17, 2018 at 10:58 am | 52 comments | 9862 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman held Facebook shares through most of 2017

Amended state-mandated documents reveal that it took Menlo Park City Council member Catherine Carlton six months to sell...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by FPPC Investigation?, on Jul 17, 2018 at 6:10 am | 58 comments | 8746 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school board OKs $49.5 million bond ballot measure

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by concerned neighbor, on Jul 17, 2018 at 12:21 am | 24 comments | 2023 Views

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Woodside Bakery & Cafe to rekindle its restaurant in Menlo Park

Regular patrons of the old Woodside Bakery & Cafe, forced to closed its doors in March 2015, may experience deja vu after...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by YES YES YES!!!, on Jul 16, 2018 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 4593 Views

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Woodside Priory students host free hackathon for cognitive disability aids

A group of high schoolers known as the Ramen Club, from Woodside Priory School, will host a free hackathon/makeathon at the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 846 Views

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Two of four felons plead no contest to handling guns in music video

Two convicted felons accused of brandishing guns in a music video despite being prohibited from possessing firearms due to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Appreciate the information, on Jul 14, 2018 at 3:07 pm | 40 comments | 1442 Views
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