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MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park starts process to change system for electing council members

Menlo Park is transitioning to district elections and needs to figure out a fast, fair way to determine how those districts...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jen Wolosin, on Nov 27, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City hires consultant to audit public communications

The city of Menlo Park plans to pay a consultant up to $50,000 to audit how the city communicates with the public, and advise...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by George Fisher, on Nov 27, 2017 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 1412 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton tax election: Each side raises around $6,000

Both the pro and con campaign committees in the recent parcel tax election raised similar amounts of money, but the opponents...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Over spending, on Nov 25, 2017 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire officials: Local lessons from North Bay fires

During wildfire season, when the temperature is high and the humidity low, firefighters are advising residents of Woodside,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Wendy, on Nov 25, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 2094 Views

MENLO PARK

Christmas Market at Allied Arts Guild December 2

A free event for the community. From 10-3, enjoy the 3.5 acres of gardens, shop in the shops or from the 12 outside vendors,...

Original post made by Louise S on Nov. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 311 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council promises to try to save civic center trees

As many as 13 healthy heritage trees could be cut down to make way for the construction of a new civic center in Atherton,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by More misdirection, on Nov 23, 2017 at 8:25 am | 7 comments | 1405 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Michelin-caliber' restaurant to open near Atherton

The restaurant group behind local establishments The Village Pub and Mayfield Bakery & Cafe plans to open a Michelin-caliber...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Nov 22, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 4188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Left Bank

Now, is Left Bank were feeding needy families FREE for Thanksgiving that would be news. Why not use the wealth in our community...

Original post made by Harriet Garfinkle on Nov. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 195 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: How woman was rescued; vehicle draped with live wire

A traffic accident on La Honda Road about 1 mile west of Skyline Boulevard on Nov. 16 left a motorist inside a wrecked vehicle...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Glenn Reid, on Nov 21, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views

SPORTS

Grady scores on both sides of the ball in Knights win

Dillon Grady wasn't sure he would even earn a starting spot for the Menlo School football team. Turned out he became a starter...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Nov 21, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 509 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Woodside agrees to hold ethics-code workshop

A workshop could begin in January to revisit the ethics code that, since 1994, has governed the behavior of Woodside's Town...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1043 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 | 3953 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Polarized voting in Menlo Park has not been proven

The City Council, facing a potential lawsuit represented by attorney Kevin Shenkman, is scrambling to create a plan for city...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by Heyward Robinson, on Nov 20, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park's tone-deaf lobbyist proposal sidelined

New revelations that the FBI was investigating a top partner of Mercury Public Affairs helped derail Menlo Park's plan to...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by partner, on Nov 20, 2017 at 12:36 am | 5 comments | 1591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: How local women made an impact in Virginia elections

Fifteen Portola Valley women asked not what Virginia could do for them, but what they could do for Virginia -- though they...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Bungalow Bill, on Nov 19, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 10 comments | 2516 Views

MENLO PARK

Consultants say Menlo Park school's playing field is safe; parents disagree

After parents questioned aspects of a consultant's report on the safety of the artificial turf field at Hillview Middle School,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Nov 19, 2017 at 3:53 pm | 16 comments | 2956 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Polarized voting in Menlo Park has not been proven

The City Council, facing a potential lawsuit represented by attorney Kevin Shenkman, is scrambling to create a plan for city...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ancient Relic, on Nov 19, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 643 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council reverses approval of Stanford's office building on Sand Hill Road

Claiming inaccuracies and omissions in Stanford's traffic projections for its current and future developments, the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 19, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 5 comments | 2882 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Menlo Park 'community conversation' on housing crisis

Want to vent, or just have a discussion, about the local housing crisis? Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith will host a "community...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on Nov 17, 2017 at 4:36 pm | 5 comments | 1301 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Bedwell Bayfront Park plan approved

The feel and function of Menlo Park's Bedwell Bayfront Park will remain mostly the same over the next quarter-century, but...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by acomfort, on Nov 17, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views
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