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AROUND TOWN

Troubled water: Local water company faces allegations of election fraud and company mismanagement

The day he left East Palo Alto to attend his grandmother's funeral across the country, Justin Turner's water was shut off. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
There are no comments yet. 334 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County election communications aren't secure, grand jury claims

As 2020 approaches, the San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury has released a new report that raises concerns about the security...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Wilton Parmenter, on Jul 31, 2019 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1751 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town land purchase for PV affordable housing looks like a longshot

Any hopes Portola Valley residents have of the town purchasing land to build affordable housing may be in vain, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jul 30, 2019 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital opens new facility in North Fair Oaks

"It's not far, and it's far better," the Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital says in its explanation for its recent move from a...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by East Palo Alto Mom, on Jul 29, 2019 at 4:53 pm | 4 comments | 2031 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park likely to ban gas heating, stoves in some new buildings

In a bid to be even more green than California at large, the Menlo Park City Council voted on July 16 to forge ahead with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dennis Prado, on Jul 29, 2019 at 2:18 pm | 18 comments | 3812 Views

MENLO PARK

A taste of work life

Undergraduate business majors at Menlo College must complete a mandatory internship program by the time they graduate. The...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Dylan Houle, on Jul 29, 2019 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2337 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park #1 for costliest Bay Area apartment rents

At a steep $4,368 a month, Menlo Park has the most expensive average apartment rent prices -- at least at big apartment complexes...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by root cause, on Jul 29, 2019 at 10:05 am | 8 comments | 3464 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Little agreement on sites for Portola Valley affordable housing

Portola Valley officials seem to be stuck between a rock and a hard place in terms of meeting increasing pressures from Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Jul 28, 2019 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 2282 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Westridge keeping wary eye on new Portola Valley 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. 27, 2019
Last comment by Inmates are running the asylum, on Jul 27, 2019 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

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 | 2315 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 | 205 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 | 5762 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 | 1193 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 | 2281 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 | 611 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 | 4631 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 | 2465 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. 1702 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 | 228 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 | 1540 Views
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