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AROUND TOWN

Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on hold

A request for a liquor license by a private club, called the Cuckoo's Nest, in Menlo Park has generated no insignificant...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Our town, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 3849 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 8, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 2178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Sequoia Healthcare District reduce its tax collection?

With the greatly increased assessed value of property in the Sequoia Healthcare District, coupled with their elimination...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 8, 2016 at 8:44 am | 9 comments | 680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 7, 2016 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 3692 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:37 am | 14 comments | 3604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 47 comments | 3079 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump losing badly in battleground states - Kasich & Paul Ryan tie Clinton

In all seven swing states, Clinton kills Trump, in most cases with Trump barely getting a third of the vote. Paul Ryan and...

Original post made by Trump destroys my Grand Ol\' Party on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by 3rd base, on Jul 6, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 9 comments | 638 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rodeo official says pig scramble a gentler affair this year

Children caught pigs in the annual pig scramble at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on Monday, July Fourth, but it was not the spectacle...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by SherMich, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 17 comments | 2080 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton examines privacy issues with drones

On the agenda for Wednesday's Atherton City Council study session: regulating drones, putting a business license tax on the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1777 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Woodside woman encounters lion at bottom of stairs

Crime and accidents reports for Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sandra Farrell, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 5092 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issue

A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on Tuesday, June 28, at the Woodside Town Council...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Susan S, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 1054 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton adopts 'talking points' on use of library tax dollars

Atherton's City Council has approved a set of "talking points" members said will be a starting point in negotiations with...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1894 Views

ATHERTON

Today: What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?

Atherton's City Council will discuss what should be done with the more than $1 million a year in library taxes that the town...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo: Armed robbery suspect says he was 'being chased by Russians' during wild ride

Efforts have been unsuccessful to get a man into court after he allegedly robbed a Facebook bus driver in Menlo Park before...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2559 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fight

Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 4, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Munks to Retire

So Munks is to retire. GOOD RIDDANCE!...

Original post made by Menlo Voter. on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 4, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Delucchi departs for Monterey SPCA post

Scott Delucchi, a former Menlo Park resident, has left his post as vice president of community relations for the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by Tom Mack, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little League: Lutticken's claims city championship

The Lutticken's Little League team edged the Sharon Heights Shells 2-1 on June 11 to claim the Menlo Park city championship...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Baz a bol - football, on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

How offended are YOU by Trump's most bigoted tweet yet?

1st: Trump says Saudi Arabia can have nukes. Now, in his most offensive tweet (to date) Trump offends all with a Star...

Original post made by American Diversity vs Trumps clan on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 3, 2016 at 7:25 am | 10 comments | 701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local ways to celebrate the Fourth

As is the tradition around here, there are many local ways to celebrate the Fourth, including parades, festivals, fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by gardener , on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 995 Views
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