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FICTION

CHP reopens U.S. 101, traffic remains heavy

The California Highway Patrol has reopened U.S. 101 in San Mateo this morning after downed lines prompted full closures...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Belle Haven's Cecilia Taylor to challenge council incumbents

Days before the deadline to declare candidacy for the Menlo Park City Council election in November, Belle Haven resident...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 7625 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park restores deleted public emails

In the wake of outrage over the deletion of public emails sent to the City Council, the city of Menlo Park has now decided...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Public, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:54 am | 17 comments | 7624 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: An open letter to users of Menlo Park city streets

I bought an electric bike 18 months ago because the commute from the bay side of town to the Oak Knoll side of town was taking...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by Where's the danger?, on Feb 4, 2020 at 9:00 am | 17 comments | 7623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo College to offer transfer slots to students of 'challenged' Notre Dame de Namur University

Menlo College in Atherton has offered to take in students who attend Notre Dame de Namur University, which may close because...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Lauren John, on Apr 7, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 7623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council OKs big increases in managers' maximum salaries

Next time a bigger city comes courting for talent, Menlo Park's management staff may have more reason to pass up the offer....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2018
Last comment by Salary balloon, on Apr 2, 2018 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 7622 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 7621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ponders budget, parcel tax choices

Members of the governing board of the Menlo Park City School District continue to struggle with how to balance the district's...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Nov 29, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 36 comments | 7621 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves Stanford's El Camino Real development

After nearly five years of Menlo Park scrutiny, Stanford University received preliminary approval from the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Scoreboard, on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 7620 Views

MENLO PARK

Studio Red lobby a scene of destruction after car crashes through front window

Models that took "thousands of hours" to construct were destroyed, but product design and development company Studio Red...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by confounded, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 7619 Views

OTHER TOPICS

In Trump's wake: Locals take leadership role in campaigns to elect Democrats

The Republican party controls 33 state legislatures, dominance that did not happen overnight or by accident, but the election...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by NOT as nasty, on May 22, 2017 at 10:28 am | 28 comments | 7619 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley to buy 'affordable' housing site

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to buy a 1.68-acre site for housing that would be affordable to people of moderate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:53 am | 22 comments | 7619 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Friday service for Cate Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park

A memorial service will be held Friday, July 22, for Catherine (Cate) Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park, who died July 13 after she...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 7618 Views

MENLO PARK

Closed during coronavirus: Peninsula owners on why they shut down their restaurants completely

We asked several owners to share their perspectives on closing their businesses, how they're dealing with all the uncertainty...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 27, 2020 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 7618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidating Menlo Park and Atherton

Both Menlo Park and Atherton are facing severe financial difficulties and both suffer from a lack of strong political leadership...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by it is what it is, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 60 comments | 7618 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flegel's named small business of the year

Flegel's Home Furnishings, which is observing its 60th anniversary in Menlo Park this year, has been named Small Business...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rebecca Nelson, on Jan 25, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 7617 Views

AROUND TOWN

To aid struggling restaurants, county to limit third-party delivery fees

To help struggling restaurants weather the winter, San Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday passed restrictions limiting how...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by Local94025, on Nov 19, 2020 at 5:01 am | 9 comments | 7617 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman killed in East Palo Alto crash

An allegedly intoxicated woman died when she sped off in a car that crashed into a parked vehicle in East Palo Alto on March...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Interesting, on Apr 5, 2018 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 7613 Views

ATHERTON

Longtime Atherton council watcher hopes to exchange audience seat for one on the dais

Council watcher and longtime Atherton resident John Ruggeiro is the third applicant for the vacant City Council seat, hoping...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by People's Voice, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 7613 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 25, 2015 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 7613 Views
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