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Parker resigns from Portola Valley school board

Scott Parker has announced his resignation from the Portola Valley School District board, which he has served on since 2009....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 9027 Views


Menlo Park receives commemorative Caltrain plaque

Caltrain made a special delivery to Menlo Park on Saturday (Jan. 18) as part of its celebration of 150 years of passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 9022 Views


Q&A with Cecilia Taylor, Menlo Park's new mayor

We asked Cecilia Taylor, Menlo Park's new mayor until December 2020, a series of questions as she starts out in her new role....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Michael Perez (Owner-QWERTY Education Services), on Jan 6, 2020 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 9019 Views


Menlo Park: City staff recommends approval of Greenheart complex

A much-discussed project to build apartments, offices and shops totaling 420,000 square feet at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Mark D., on Oct 4, 2017 at 6:50 pm | 18 comments | 9017 Views


Ravenswood district's plans for 90-unit apartment building faces pushback

Menlo Park residents are divided over an affordable workforce housing proposal for the Ravenswood City School District's...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Marina, on May 24, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 33 comments | 9015 Views


County board unanimously denies Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Board of Education on Wednesday night, Feb. 4, unanimously denied the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Enough already!, on Feb 6, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 9012 Views


Menlo Park: Park James Hotel slated to open doors in July

A 61-room boutique hotel to be called the Park James Hotel, being built at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and El Camino Real...

Original post made on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Sara Shaw, on May 15, 2018 at 11:17 am | 4 comments | 9008 Views


Menlo Park: Stanford's 'Middle Plaza' clears penultimate hurdle

Stanford's proposed 429,739 square-foot development on an 8.4-acre site stretching along El Camino Real in Menlo Park from...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 7, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 9006 Views


Witnesses step forward in Nakano killing, police say

Oakland police say several witnesses have come forward in the investigation of the death of Aya Nakano, a 2008 graduate of...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Justice for Aya, on Jun 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 9003 Views


Menlo College student pleads no contest to drug charges

More jail time and three years of probation are ahead for a former Menlo College student after he pleaded no contest to a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by prison gardens bloom money, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 9003 Views


Event spotlights Menlo Park's troubled race-based housing history

The Sequoia room at Menlo Park's Arrillaga Family Recreation Center hummed as about a hundred people in small groups discussed...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Dec 8, 2019 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 8998 Views


Guest opinion: A traffic nightmare for the Peninsula

Cargill's proposed development in Redwood City will have significant adverse impacts upon the Peninsula, both environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mari Aldridge, on May 26, 2010 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 8994 Views


Editorial: Atherton shows how not to be a good neighbor

The notion that Atherton taxpayers, who own some of the highest-valued property in the entire country, are somehow being...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Renee Batti, editor, on Mar 25, 2020 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 8994 Views


Woman found under bridge was daughter of former Portola Valley mayor; service Feb. 20

A memorial service for Megan Mitchell, 34, the daughter of former Portola Valley mayor Kent Mitchell and Jo Ann Mitchell,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frances, on Dec 23, 2014 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 8994 Views


Grand jury: County misled public about its finances

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report July 22 that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 8993 Views


President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 10, 2014 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 8993 Views


Menlo Park loans $2.8 million for housing on VA campus

An apartment complex designed for low-income veterans and Menlo Park residents and workers moved a step closer to reality...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 17, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 8992 Views


Menlo Park starts drafting response to Caltrain electrification report

The Menlo Park City Council weighed in on the draft environmental impact report for Caltrain's electrification project, and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 8987 Views


Former rector at Trinity Church misused more than $200,000 in parish funds, church announces

The Episcopal faith community at Trinity Church in Menlo Park is now searching for an interim rector after an investigation...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 1, 2020 at 12:52 pm | 4 comments | 8986 Views


Woodside Priory's big basketball success

With players from three Eastern European countries, one would think that the Woodside Priory boy's basketball team would...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2008
Last comment by CrocHunter, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 8986 Views
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