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ATHERTON

How Peninsula Clean Energy is bringing renewable energy to San Mateo County

An assortment of elected officials from across San Mateo County recently took part in the groundbreaking of the "Wright Solar...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 1, 2018 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 11315 Views

MENLO PARK

Attorney scrutinizes Menlo hotel parking approval

The Menlo Park council voted 4-0 last week in favor of a proposed hotel on Glenwood Avenue, but that won't be the last time...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 11313 Views

FICTION

Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 11313 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: State board denies Willows residents' petition to switch school districts

Near the border with East Palo Alto, one street in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood sees a split on school days: Kids who...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Member, on Oct 8, 2018 at 10:54 am | 18 comments | 11311 Views

SPORTS

Football: SHP earns first berth in CIF state finals

With junior Ben Burr-Kirven scoring on runs on 9, 44, 1 and 7 yards, Sacred Heart Prep (13-1) earned its first-ever berth...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Love the great game!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:00 am | 5 comments | 11308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 55 comments | 11306 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cedro closes, Cafe Borrone to expand

Cedro Ristorante Italiano in downtown Menlo Park closed over the holidays, and its next-door neighbor, Cafe Borrone, is poised...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ho hum, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 13 comments | 11298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park red-light cameras under scrutiny

Menlo Park transportation commissioners saw red, then gasped as they watched video footage of drivers running red lights...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 11298 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo-Atherton, Menlo take No. 1 seeds into CCS volleyball

The Menlo School and Menlo-Atherton girls received No. 1 seeds in their respective divisions for the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 11, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 11294 Views

MOVIES

A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 12, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 11294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body-worn cameras help, hurt law enforcement in Menlo Park

The fatal shooting by three Menlo Park police officers of a burglary suspect who reportedly drew a gun during a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Dec 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 23 comments | 11284 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo residents seek annexation by Menlo Park

Study the shape of Menlo Park, and you might wonder why there's a chunk cut out of the city's lower-middle section. Study...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Annex Yes, on Aug 1, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 11283 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Four shelter dogs trained by inmates graduate on Friday

Four Peninsula Humane Society shelter dogs will graduate Friday, Jan. 10, from an eight-week training program made possible...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by parnian, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:46 am | 2 comments | 11282 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New and sturdy buttress for Ramona Road in Los Trancos Woods

A new and massive retaining wall of sturdy wooden and steel beams topped by concrete now rests alongside the 200 block of...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ken Kormanak, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 11280 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Resident defrauded by vacation home owner

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hanky B, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 11277 Views

MENLO PARK

With reluctance, Menlo Park approves El Camino Real street development near Stanford's Middle Plaza project

In a reversal, Menlo Park City Council voted to remove parking spots by a strip of El Camino Real businesses to move forward...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2022 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 11274 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows traffic crisis: Menlo Park to install 'No Thru Traffic' signs

Drastically worsened traffic conditions on Willow Road and in the Willows neighborhood due to the installation of new signals...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Name not found, on Nov 20, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 45 comments | 11259 Views

MENLO PARK

Trinity Church leader put on administrative leave after admitting he misused church funds

Rev. Matthew Dutton-Gillett, rector at Trinity Church, has been put on administrative leave after admitting that he misused...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Not a fan, on Apr 26, 2020 at 9:58 am | 13 comments | 11249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former probation chief sentenced

A former San Mateo County probation chief convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Friday to 10...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:57 am | 4 comments | 11249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 11246 Views
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