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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Should Menlo Park expand herbicide-free park maintenance?

Menlo Park has been experimenting with herbicide-free maintenance methods at four of the city parks for the past year. Tonight...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on May 2, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor signs $52.4 billion gas tax into law

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday signed into law a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee intended to pay for fixing...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 2, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 1371 Views

MENLO PARK

8 PM or Later Sunsets for 106 Nights

Starting tonight the sun will set at 8 PM. Menlo Park will have 106 sunsets at 8 PM or later with August 15 being the last...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 170 Views

MENLO PARK

How 'right to die' law is working locally

"I barely knew him," said Nancy Meyer of Portola Valley, who was there when her client took prescribed drugs to exit life...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by American Home Land, on May 2, 2017 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 2625 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 Beddybyetime, on May 1, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 58 comments | 3459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police get mindfulness training in Oregon

About 25 Menlo Park police staff have returned from a 16- to 20-hour "resilience and mindfulness" training in Bend, Oregon,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Question, on May 1, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 1679 Views

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 Peter Carpenter, on May 1, 2017 at 10:13 am | 30 comments | 3350 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 dana hendrickson, on Apr 30, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 30 comments | 4237 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 Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 13 comments | 1552 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. 354 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, on Apr 29, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 4254 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 | 1521 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 | 2247 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 | 1988 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 | 2737 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 | 3014 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 | 1654 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. 280 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 | 862 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 | 1520 Views
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