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AROUND TOWN

Atherton not happy being left out of fire station study

Atherton's City Council has unanimously approved a strongly worded letter to the fire district, berating it for not including...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Creeksidekick, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 2851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council shows support for 'sanctuary' ordinances

The Menlo Park City Council took a number of steps Tuesday night to deal with the issue of how the city will treat undocumented...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by kapi, 1 hour ago | 57 comments | 2563 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Fire district holds community meeting in Belle Haven

A promise to meet with Belle Haven residents to talk about fire services will be fulfilled on Saturday, April 29, when the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by details, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 863 Views

MENLO PARK

car vs bicycle hit-and-run on Santa Cruz Ave this morning (Saturday 9:46am)

I read on the CHP log that a bicyclist was hit by a car on Santa Cruz Ave at 9:46am on Saturday morning (April 29). The bicyclist...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 43 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Joseph F. Cotton, 94, Atherton resident, test pilot, WWII military pilot

Joe Cotton, who survived a military crash landing on the German-occupied island of Corfu during World War II, then had a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by JB Cockrell, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 3662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 17 hours ago | 135 comments | 4500 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Affordable housing: County wrestles with spending choices

As the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors looks at spending more on affordable housing, it has run into complications...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward

Who knew that a proposal to add some white paint on some roads could induce at least 20 people to wait through hours of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Question, 21 hours ago | 29 comments | 3191 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Ex-employees sue Filoli estate, allege age discrimination

Four women recently employed at the Filoli estate in Woodside have sued their former employer, alleging age discrimination...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Former member, on Apr 28, 2017 at 7:45 pm | 16 comments | 3436 Views

AROUND TOWN

U.S. judge blocks Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday (April 25) blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by petsm, on Apr 28, 2017 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 1000 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents fear being landlocked in emergencies

The Skywood Acres neighborhood in Woodside has a single entry point, from La Honda Road via Skywood Way. Mudslides on La...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Bbooks, on Apr 27, 2017 at 5:14 pm | 6 comments | 1788 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside town hall: Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy

President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, who...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 8 comments | 968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and the closest person to date to earning the title from both parents, came to Kepler's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth mental health clinic opens in Menlo Park

More than four months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a youth mental health center, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by LCCRuns, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1635 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two iron workers injured at site of new Facebook building

Two iron workers at the construction site of a new Facebook building in Menlo Park were injured Wednesday after part of the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mary Ann MP, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory 2017 Access Group

WANTED: a team of high school actors with cognitive and/or learning disabilities to explore, create, and perform with us...

Original post made by Madeline Napel on Apr. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 42 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Worker rescued after fall at home construction site

A worker on a home construction site, who was injured after falling 15 to 18 feet into a basement area at the site, was rescued...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 27, 2017 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 1445 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Artscene: Menlowe Ballet performs 'Floraison' in Atherton

This spring Menlowe Ballet is showcasing its own blossoming talent with "Floraison," a program devoted to works created and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Andressa, on Apr 27, 2017 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 341 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight in Portola Valley: Five authors and their stories

The Arts Guild of Portola Valley holds its first event tonight (April 26) when five authors tell their stories from 7 to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by CJ, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary schools host big science, engineering events

Science and engineering are taking center stage at local elementary schools this week, with a STEAM night Wednesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Janet Meister, on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 784 Views
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