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MENLO PARK

Facebook to pay record-breaking $5B penalty over violating users' privacy

The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced a $5 billion settlement with Menlo Park-based Facebook Inc., the largest-ever...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 27, 2019 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 11823 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail / Caltrain blended plans are not acceptable

Menlo Park and other City councils on the Peninsula should take notice of what took place at the July 23rd Millbrae council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2019 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 291 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Menlo Park man, Ladera swim team photographer, accused of sexually abusing boys

A Menlo Park man who worked as the Ladera Recreation Center swim team photographer is being accused of of sexually abusing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kaz, on Jul 26, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 6390 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley soon

'Wow — this place looks amazing!" said a neighbor, one of the usual 20 to 30 people who have been stopping by every...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by pearl, on Jul 26, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school board member trades her post for a teaching position

Caroline Lucas will resign from the Menlo Park City School District board, effective Aug. 1, to take a teaching role within...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2019 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 2692 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Manzanita Talks move forward

Efforts to bring together public and private sector leaders to talk about how to address regional transportation problems...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Ann Hackett, on Jul 25, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 733 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook hotel developer wants more rooms, less parking than OK'd

Two and a half years after it was approved, in concept, by the Menlo Park City Council, Facebook is moving ahead with its...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 25, 2019 at 1:19 pm | 16 comments | 4974 Views

ATHERTON

Road rage incident evolves into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center

A road rage incident between two drivers fueled into an armed robbery in which one of them lost his cellphone at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by RanchGal, on Jul 25, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man who allegedly assaulted woman in Menlo Park pleads not guilty

A Redwood City man who allegedly grabbed a woman and pinned her against a wall in Menlo Park on Monday (July 22) has pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1848 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Westridge keeping wary eye on new PV development rules

Portola Valley's Westridge community is expressing concerns about how the city's efforts to create more housing opportunities...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Westridge, on Jul 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 278 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Open houses on Stanford Wedge housing project to be held this week

Stanford University is holding a second series of open houses about a proposed housing development on land the university...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 24, 2019 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1975 Views

ATHERTON

Man wanted for killing of Menlo Park woman extradited to U.S. after fleeing to Mexico

Jaime Cardenas, a former East Palo Alto resident and suspect in the 2011 shooting death of Menlo Park resident Catherine...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2457 Views

FICTION

Filing period open for county elections

The candidate filing period for a place on the Nov. 5 ballot is now open for people hoping to run for the two open school...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 925 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County supervisors consider revised policy following Taser death

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is revising its use-of-force policy, including use of Taser stun guns, following the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 24, 2019 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2380 Views

MENLO PARK

Grand jury recommends coordinated Caltrain grade separation strategy

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury on July 18 released a report calling for a more coordinated approach to tackling grade...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2019
Last comment by Billy , on Jul 23, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments | 3785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Motorcylist killed on Friday identified

The motorcyclist killed in a collision with a tow truck on Highway 84/La Honda Road on Friday (July 19) has been identified...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Joseph, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Hampton Inn project sidelined after split vote by Planning Commission

A proposed Hampton Inn hotel along El Camino Real in Menlo Park was sidelined Monday night when the city's Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 22, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 20 comments | 3058 Views

ATHERTON

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Cleaning Society, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skyline murder suspect to receive mental evaluation

Malik Dosouqi, the Pacifica man charged with two murders along Skyline Boulevard in June, will be evaluated by doctors about...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Name withheld, on Jul 19, 2019 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1776 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton house under construction for 40 years will be demolished

A house in Atherton that has been under construction for more than 40 years will be demolished, but delays from utility companies...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by pg&e hater, on Jul 19, 2019 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 9874 Views
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