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Ravenswood community speaks out against renewing superintendent's contract

Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Gloria Hernandez-Goff's contract is expiring in three months, and opposition...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 27, 2018 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

FTC investigating Facebook for alleged privacy violations against users

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook Inc. for alleged privacy violations that may have affected millions...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 27, 2018 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Council agrees to committee's district boundaries

At least for now, Menlo Park's governing body will stay a five-member council, but each council member will in the future...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by susie, on Mar 26, 2018 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 5245 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook users and shareholders file four lawsuits over data harvesting

Facebook Inc. has been hit with four lawsuits in federal court in San Francisco and San Jose thus far this week in the wake...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Arnab das, on Mar 26, 2018 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Local marches, activities planned for 'March for our Lives'

More than 600 "March for our Lives" marches and rallies are planned for Saturday, March 24 around the U.S. The main event...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by We already know CPR, on Mar 25, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 3903 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside and Portola Valley help in gun buy-back program

Fundraising for a gun-buyback program in San Mateo County got a financial boost recently from the towns of Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 23, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 3131 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council OKs further study of fire district options

Atherton will continue looking at the details of what would be involved if it were to leave the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Peter F Carpenter, on Mar 23, 2018 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rally For Gun Reform - March 24 Redwood City

Please join us! A student-led rally will be taking place on March 24, 2018, at Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood...

Original post made by E. Kratzer on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by teen in the 60s, on Mar 22, 2018 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board wants more info on employee housing proposal

Before a district employee's family is allowed to move into a home recently purchased by the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2018 at 6:06 pm | 4 comments | 2529 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton considers more study of fire district options

Atherton's City Council will decide on Wednesday, March 21, if it should spend $13,500 to find out exactly what separating...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2018 at 4:10 pm | 20 comments | 2788 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo fire board to consider housing for employees

Following the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's recent purchase of several residences, Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 21, 2018 at 6:36 pm | 13 comments | 4722 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Activists urge Willow Road changes to keep kids safe

Members of Belle Haven Action, a nonprofit focused on addressing problems in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, are worried...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by Jen Wolosin, on Mar 21, 2018 at 3:42 pm | 6 comments | 4511 Views

MENLO PARK

Cline comes out against Councilmembers serving more than two terms.

In the Palo Alto Daily Post this morning, Menlo Park Councilmember Rich Cline spoke out against Councilmembers serving more...

Original post made by Newsy on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by joola, on Mar 21, 2018 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 726 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council discusses term limits before an all but empty room

If Woodside voters are ever to decide the question of whether members of the Woodside Town Council should be subject to term...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Mar 21, 2018 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2088 Views

MENLO PARK

Man who shot assault rifle in Menlo Park backyard gets one year in jail

The Menlo Park man who last month triggered a manhunt after shooting an assault rifle in a Belle Haven backyard was sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by an a 1 an a 2, on Mar 20, 2018 at 8:25 pm | 3 comments | 3168 Views

MENLO PARK

Finance tech startup Robinhood to take over former Sunset headquarters

After sitting vacant for more than two years, a new tenant has been announced at the site of the former Sunset Publishing...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by whstever, on Mar 20, 2018 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 10962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors approve placing measure to raise bridge tolls on ballot

The county Board of Supervisors has authorized placing a measure on the June 5 ballot asking voters in all nine Bay Area...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Mar 20, 2018 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locally produced documentary on Silicon Valley premieres

"Silicon Valley: The Untold Story," a documentary by Michael Schwarz and Kiki Kapany of Menlo Park, premieres on the Science...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2018
Last comment by No TV Service, on Mar 20, 2018 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 4956 Views

MENLO PARK

It takes a village

For nearly four years, Josh To was, by day, a Google employee, and by night, a residential counselor with his wife, Sara,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 19, 2018 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 5428 Views

MENLO PARK

Group urges Caltrain to consider high-density housing on its land

Caltrain is developing a new business plan this year, and one group is asking the agency to consider adopting affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2018
Last comment by MPEr, on Mar 19, 2018 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 4645 Views
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