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MENLO PARK

Traffic flow a main priority for Menlo Park in 2017

If the Menlo Park City Council's updated work plan is anything to go by, 2017 will be the year of transportation. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by do real planning, on Feb 18, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2484 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County: 'You shouldn't have to risk your life to be housed'

A law that county officials say will "send a clear message to those who have chosen to take advantage of tenants" by renting...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by 18th year, on Feb 18, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 2564 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sues Menlo Park, alleges racial profiling in arrest

A man who was arrested by Menlo Park police in August 2015 and held for 48 hours in the San Mateo County jail has filed a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dancing, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2330 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Sen. Jerry Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by BobD, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 2692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marshall Marsh, on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 563 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford plans new office building on Sand Hill Road

Stanford University is proposing to construct a two-story, 39,510-square-foot office building at 2131 Sand Hill Road in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by tom turner, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 2589 Views

MENLO PARK

Decision on Caltrain $647 million FTA Grant Deferred

The FTA in a letter dated Feb 17 addressed to Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett, announced it has deferred a decision to approve...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 230 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council votes to take no action on ethics investigation

The Woodside Town Council voted 4-0, with three members absent, on Wednesday to take no action on an extended investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Wackyside, on Feb 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: Community meeting on school parcel tax, financing

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Man, on Feb 16, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 9491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community invited to meet with Erik Burmeister on school tax

Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 563 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Woodside council needs to follow the ethics code, conclude investigation process

After the town of Woodside spent nearly $27,500 on an ethics-related investigation of one of its longtime volunteers, the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by a woodsider, on Feb 14, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1858 Views

MENLO PARK

Herbicide to be sprayed at Sharon Park on Feb 14

Anyone know anything about Espalande EZ a non selective herbicide? It's scheduled to be sprayed on the wooded natural area...

Original post made by concerned on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 187 Views

MENLO PARK

Rep. Speier demands reopening of White House phone comment line

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, has introduced a bill that seeks to require President Donald Trump to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 3101 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are gas prices going up in Menlo Park since the election?

Very few folks are rooting for higher gas prices. One of them is Vladimir Putin, trying to rescue his failing economy. Putin...

Original post made by SVK on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artscene: David Byrne and co. blend science and art in Menlo Park

You may find yourself living in the body of a doll. And you may find yourself behind the podium of a moral-dilemma game show....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Byrnie Baker, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 3062 Views

WOODSIDE

Storm alerts for Woodside, Atherton, Menlo Park

Here are the most recent storm alerts from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and Atherton and Menlo Park police departments....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by La Hondan, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:32 am | 20 comments | 6201 Views

MENLO PARK

Separating roads from rails: Menlo Park examines options

Menlo Park council members said Tuesday night they need more information before they can pick preferred options for separating...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by reasonable, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:31 am | 35 comments | 5469 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Eddie, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:00 am | 82 comments | 5037 Views
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