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For many years, the Atherton City Council has toyed with the idea of leaving the Fire District and instead either providing...

Original post made by Observer II on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views


Town to give it's contractor permission to start work at 7 AM and on Saturday

If you are building a home in Atherton your contractor cannot start work until 8 AM and cannot work on Saturday. However,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 15, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 1255 Views


Special livestream of documentary film "Hibakusha: Our Life to Live", noon to 2pm. Mon. Aug. 3. Honoring the 75th anniv. of Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombings (Aug. 6 and 9, 19450

All are invited to a free special film screening followed by a Q&A session with the producer/director David Rothauser. The...

Original post made by Judy A on Aug. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1253 Views


Who wins the trade war with China

What am I missing here? If China and the U.S. reciprocate on a 5& tariff, where does the money go? Don't both China and...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by crib, on Sep 13, 2019 at 1:27 pm | 18 comments | 1249 Views


Colder temperatures and king tides in the Bay Area's five-day forecast

Dry weather in the Bay Area's forecast is a welcome relief from recent storms, but it will bring chilly temperatures for...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Water Wary, on Jan 19, 2023 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views


Fire Station Monument Plaque found a decade after it “disappeared”

A decade after its mysterious disappearance, Fire Station 77 located on Chilco Street in the Belle Haven area of Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1232 Views


Al fresco forever?

In June of 2020, as it became clear how significantly California's restaurants were going to be impacted by the pandemic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Dad of 2, on May 21, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views


RCSD issues RFP for lease of Hawes, Adelante and Orion schoolsites.

After passing several, multimillion dollar bond measures to upgrade their school facilities, the Redwood City School District...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 26, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1211 Views


Film and Discussion: Poor People's Campaign, 2018

Event: A film about and discussion of the new Poor People’s Campaign Tuesday May 15, 7-9pm. Mitchell Park Library, 3700...

Original post made by Peninsula/Palo Alto Women's Intl. League for Peace and Freedom on May. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1208 Views


Another excellent Covid 19 Letter from a local mayor- Atherton

From Rick DeGolia, Mayor of Atherton: Subject: Suggestions regarding the Coronavirus or COVID-19 The health and safety...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1208 Views


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 | 1207 Views


Celebrating 25 Years of Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic Services by Menlo Fire

After 12 years of a very difficult and uphill effort, the Menlo Park Fire District became the second Fire Agency in San Mateo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1207 Views


MP and Facebook police agreement makes the national news

Daily Mail today has big story re City of MP and Facebook's payment for police dept in in it's area.

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by onesies twosies, on Oct 25, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1170 Views


A new vision for public safety services in Menlo Park

Recommendations: 1 - Separate criminal offenses from other public safety service functions, 2 - Establish a new Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 18, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 5 comments | 1168 Views


Sheriff Deputy Heinz Puschendof Requesting Recount of Measure W

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy will be filing for the recount of Measure W ballots. Measure had consistently failed to...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 27, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1154 Views


Atherton considers reducing ECR to two lanes

"Due to the limited width of El Camino Real in Atherton, reconfiguration of the travel way will be necessary to provide...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 1152 Views


Park Forest continues to oppose 1704 ECR Project

The following public comments were made to the Planning Commission this evening: November 5, 2018 The 1704 ECR Project ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1148 Views


Menlo Park needs to elect their mayor

Menlo Park City Council is apparently going to change the way we elect council members in response to a threatened lawsuit. Instead...

Original post made by bruce adornato on Oct. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1146 Views


ALERT: Menlo Park Small Business Owners and Nonprofits, Apply for New California Grants Immediately Or Be Left Out!

On December 4, 2020, Governor Newsom announced a new $500M grant program to help California Small Businesses and nonprofits...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jan. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1132 Views


Resident group sues city over planned Sharon Road sidewalks

A group of residents called Save our Menlo Park Neighborhoods has filed a lawsuit over a recent City Council decision to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Nikki Stitt Sokol, on Apr 9, 2021 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views
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