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Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 24, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 11 comments | 9161 Views


Menlo Park's red light camera program to end

The Menlo Park City Council opted Tuesday to not renew a contract with Redflex, a red light camera company, thereby ending...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 16, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 21 comments | 9160 Views


Progress on the Bay Trail

Look at the plans for the Bay Trail and it's easy for a cynic to laugh it off as a pipe dream -- 500 contiguous miles of...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Alan, on Feb 21, 2019 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 9159 Views


Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 15 comments | 9157 Views


Kidnapper of Woodside High student may be paroled

After serving a little more than 25 years of a life sentence in state prison, parole may be ahead for Octavio Godinez Valdiosera...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by wwjd, on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 9156 Views


Atherton has little interest in elevating train tracks

Atherton's City Council, responding to a request for input from Menlo Park, offered no hope that it supports elevating train...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:48 pm | 31 comments | 9155 Views


Snow hits California in September!

Snow hit the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California in September. To watch the film from WTTG in Washington D.C. press this...

Original post made by Global Warming on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Global Warming, on Oct 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 24 comments | 9154 Views


Atherton battling Caltrain over electrification poles

It was clear at a Dec. 20 meeting of the Atherton City Council that Atherton and a number of its residents don't want Caltrain,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 26, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 30 comments | 9152 Views


Ed Davis, former Portola Valley councilman and mayor, dies

A memorial service for former Portola Valley mayor Ed Davis is tentatively set for Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Community Hall...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Tricia Young, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 9152 Views


Group hopes to jumpstart 'revitalization' of downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park is notorious for conducting endless studies of the same issues: Traffic. Downtown parking. Traffic. Downtown vibrancy....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 17, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 22 comments | 9148 Views


Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 9148 Views


Vintage fighting vehicles to be sold in Los Trancos Woods

For those with deep pockets and a deep hunger to own an authentic military fighting vehicle from World War II or the Cold...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hector F, on Jul 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 9143 Views


Atherton: Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Hahaha, on Nov 10, 2019 at 8:28 pm | 10 comments | 9141 Views


Will German-American school get reprieve?

As the decision nears for the Menlo Park City School District board to let the German-American International School know...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disconcerted, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 9137 Views


Why is the MPCSD Board Holding a Meeting at a Private Home?

I was looking for the agenda for the MPCSD special school board meeting regarding O’Connor School that is scheduled for...

Original post made by A parent who wants to know, \\\\"What are they thinking?\\\\" on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 3, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 63 comments | 9134 Views


Landing fees approved for San Carlos and Half Moon Bay airports

Landing fees that will offset some of the San Carlos Airport's additional operating costs incurred since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 10, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 11 comments | 9133 Views


Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds' carriage house is likely doomed

The carriage house on the former Roger Reynolds Nursery site at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park will likely face demolition...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:27 am | 13 comments | 9127 Views


Duluth Breaks All Time Record for Consecutive Days Below Zero

The cold weather record has been broken with 23 consecutive days of temperatures below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Never in the...

Original post made by Frosty the Snowman on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 67 comments | 9125 Views


Menlo Park letting ABAG dictate -- California Declares War on Suburbia

This article (copied below) which just appeared in the WSJ targets exactly what is happening here in Menlo Park. Our council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dues and don'ts, on May 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 92 comments | 9124 Views


Local towns face increased state housing requirements

Midpeninsula towns are seeing increasing housing allocation requirements, much to the displeasure of some locals, while others...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on May 30, 2021 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 9122 Views
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