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SPORTS

Menlo Park floats option to take over Burgess Park and new community center pools

As the city's contract with Team Sheeper is set to expire and a new community aquatics center is on the horizon, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by carol mayer Marshall, on Apr 20, 2022 at 5:17 pm | 28 comments | 4895 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford to cut striking nurses' pay, health care benefits

Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital administrators have announced they will cut off health insurance...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 18, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 2698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mullin takes fundraising lead in race to succeed Rep. Jackie Speier

Boosted by a strong quarter and a personal loan to his own campaign, Assembly member Kevin Mullin has taken a fundraising...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Retired Realtor, on Apr 18, 2022 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1894 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Vice chair of Portola Valley wildfire committee member ousted, and town officials won't say why

The town of Portola Valley removed the Wildfire Preparedness Committee's vice chair on April 5, but is keeping mum about...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2022
Last comment by Meg, on Apr 18, 2022 at 2:39 am | 6 comments | 4070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Briefs: City issues $14.3M in bonds for parks and SLAC names new Stanford vice president

This week in Menlo Park, the City Council voted to issue $14.3 million in Measure T Bonds to improve city parks and recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 17, 2022 at 6:02 pm | 5 comments | 1846 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission wants to go bigger on housing at SRI campus redevelopment in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's Planning Commission gave an initial nod to the Parkline proposal to transform the aging SRI International campus...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 17, 2022 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 3558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents are sentenced for bribing son's SAT proctor in 'Varsity Blues' scandal

A Palo Alto mother and father who paid $25,000 to facilitate cheating on their son's SAT exams were each sentenced to eight...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Ann Yvonne Walker , on Apr 15, 2022 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 4168 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to become a five-member body, but a ballot initiative might block it

Woodside Town Council will gradually move from a seven- to five-member body, but a resident, feeling the council has ignored...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Apr 14, 2022 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1561 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Strong winds take down multiple power lines and trees in Menlo Park

Strong gusts of wind took down power lines and trees across the Peninsula on Monday. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/04/13/strong-winds-take-down-mul...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1815 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three vaccine shots later

An exposure during the holiday COVID-19 surge had reporter Angela Swartz counting the days until she'd find out if her young...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by virginia, on Apr 13, 2022 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report: How the Stanford Wedge project will impact Portola Valley

A long-awaited environmental review of Stanford's proposed housing development found the project would not result in significant...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by PV Resident, on Apr 10, 2022 at 7:20 pm | 12 comments | 4862 Views

MENLO PARK

The true health costs of gas-powered leaf blowers

As community members and physicians with expertise in child health, we offer our personal views on the health-related hazards...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by lelkins, on Apr 8, 2022 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA's Office to charge former community colleges chancellor with fraud

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office will bring fraud charges against former San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Apr 8, 2022 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2238 Views

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Police arrest three alleged robbers who pepper-sprayed, punched Macy's security officer at Stanford Shopping Center

Three women who allegedly pepper-sprayed and struck a loss-prevention officer at Stanford Shopping Center when he tried to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Apr 8, 2022 at 7:11 am | 3 comments | 2700 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Don't build more apartments in Menlo Park

Menlo Park has a strong and bustling residential climate. Along with other Bay Area communities, prices have increased dramatically...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on Apr 6, 2022 at 10:12 pm | 27 comments | 3055 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park district superintendent to resign his post at year's end

Superintendent Erik Burmeister is leaving the top job at the Menlo Park City School District by the end of the year. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Apr 6, 2022 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 4924 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: New Menlo Park research building could accommodate 650 more employees

Tartlon Properties plans to bring a new five-story research and development building to an undeveloped portion of an 11.2-acre...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 6, 2022 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1819 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Redwood City’s new storefront retail to end 'cannabis desert' in San Mateo County

In a city first, people will be soon able to shop for cannabis at retail stores in downtown Redwood City, where four local...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 5, 2022 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 4578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton Leo Club Veterans Giving Tree

The Menlo-Atherton Leo Club proudly delivered gifts for over 30 Veterans in the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)...

Original post made by M-A Leo Club on Apr. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker bill would restore public access to police radio communications

Police departments throughout California would be required to make their radio communications accessible to the press and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Apr 1, 2022 at 6:39 pm | 6 comments | 3283 Views
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