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AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council agrees to plastic-bag ban

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed on Wednesday to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Carriage house demolished at former Roger Reynolds Nursery site

To clear the way for a new 24-condo complex at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park, the Victorian-style carriage house that was...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 25, 2017 at 8:18 am | 6 comments | 7789 Views

ATHERTON

Grand jury urges county cities to prepare for crushing pension costs

Few budget-eating monsters weigh as heavily on the financial futures of California cities as a notably unsexy pest: pension...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 19 comments | 7789 Views

MENLO PARK

Accused murderer of activist David Lewis set free

The man who confessed to gunning down well-known East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis was set free by the San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:14 am | 6 comments | 7788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off-duty sheriff's deputy who stole trumpet takes plea deal

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested in December 2012 for snatching and later discarding an...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 7787 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Incumbent Karen Tate withdraws from Portola Valley school board election

Portola Valley School District board member Karen Tate, the only incumbent running for one of the three open board seats...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jenny Lebsack, on Oct 8, 2017 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 7785 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No appeal of decision to allow food trucks at Caltrain station

Ten food trucks will roll into the Caltrain station on Feb. 19, when Off the Grid expects to kick off its new weekly event...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wall Wall, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 7781 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Council halves fine for three trees felled without a permit

It has become a familiar pattern. A Woodside resident comes to the Town Council to appeal a five-figure fine for having...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Just curious, on Jun 27, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 7781 Views

AROUND TOWN

When a kiss is not just a kiss

Encinal School Principal Sharon Burns puckered up to kiss Lily the Pig on Friday afternoon as students watched -- their reward...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 7781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford study: More than 48,000 Santa Clara County residents have likely been infected by coronavirus

The number of coronavirus infections in Santa Clara County could be between 50 and 80 times higher than the officially confirmed...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2020
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 20, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 7780 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman Kirsten Keith dominates early campaign fundraising

One potential candidate for Menlo Park's upcoming City Council elections has raised far more money for her campaign than...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by will of the people, on Aug 6, 2018 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 7777 Views

AROUND TOWN

New owner applies to remodel $117 million Woodside mansion

The new owner of the mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside has applied to the town to redesign parts of the main...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by , on May 15, 2013 at 8:18 am | 3 comments | 7777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eleven-story Menlo Park hotel gets official name: Hotel Nia

The 11-story hotel that is part of the Bohannon Development Corp.'s "Menlo Gateway" project has officially been christened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Miguel, on Apr 8, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 7776 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Big new house OK'd despite neighbors' objections

A controversial plan to demolish a one-story single family home and build a 4,900-square-foot, two-story, Spanish-style house...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Yellow Dog Real Estate, on Jul 28, 2017 at 7:42 am | 18 comments | 7771 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook checks real estate elsewhere

Dust has yet to settle on renovations at Facebook's new Menlo Park headquarters, and while the company doesn't seem to want...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by How True!, on Mar 20, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 44 comments | 7770 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's official: East Palo Alto files lawsuit against Menlo Park

East Palo Alto on Dec. 29 filed a lawsuit against Menlo Park over recently adopted changes to Menlo Park's general plan...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Mid Town , on Jan 29, 2017 at 5:00 am | 1 comment | 7770 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Are drones a threat to privacy?

After discussing a number of safety, noise and privacy concerns — including that drone technology could allow would-be...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 18 comments | 7770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor blasts councilwoman for setting up mystery meeting

While some of what happened at the Menlo Park City Council's closed session last week may remain a mystery, one thing is...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on Oct 26, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 36 comments | 7769 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 27 comments | 7768 Views

WOODSIDE

Demolition work has Woodside reviewing mansion's remodel

Plans approved in mid-2013 for a significant remodel of a 7,750-square-foot mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Jul 1, 2014 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 7767 Views
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