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MENLO PARK

Affordable housing: County plans to spend $44 million over two years

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than a quarter of the $160 million from the Measure...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 1566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Surf Air opponents plan airport protest

Opponents of Surf Air's noisy turboprop commuter planes plan a protest on Saturday, June 17, at the San Carlos Airport. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 2291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: 110-foot redwood is spared the ax, for now

A contentious debate is pitting tree experts against each other over the fate of a 110-foot-tall redwood tree in a Willows...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by hiistory guy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2378 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New gig for departing Menlo Park superintendent

Departing Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has a new, and different, gig on Saturday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by David Diaz, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family that has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by historyguy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1645 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside grad finds fame, if not yet fortune, in Hollywood

What does it take to be 'discovered' by Hollywood? For Lucas Yancey, 31, it seems to have been his plastic-faced imitation...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by judickiel@gmail.com, on Jun 15, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2950 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help house local teachers

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced the investment of $5 million to create a home down payment support fund through...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Jun 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two who opted for a 'gap year' after high school

Many graduating seniors are going to college right out of high school, but some are opting to wait. That group of mavericks...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by EastWestConfusion, on Jun 14, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside pig scramble: Opposing views

A group of Woodside residents is calling on the Town Council to ban the traditional pig scramble, when kids chase and capture...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by blanche smith, on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:35 am | 52 comments | 5667 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton continues fight against Caltrain electrification funds

Even as Caltrain starts work on its nearly $2 billion project to electrify its trains on the Peninsula, Atherton and others...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 13, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 13 comments | 3430 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters OK public funding of new civic center

Atherton voters have approved an advisory measure asking whether the town should spend more public money to build a new...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 13, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 43 comments | 3070 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Kirtee Kapoor, 46, was a prominent attorney

Following the June 5 death of Kirtee Kapoor, a 46-year-old Menlo Park lawyer and father, many who knew him have expressed...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Opera singers perform Verdi at Italian dinner event in Woodside

There will be way more than wine, women and song at “Verdi in the Village” in Woodside the night of Friday, June 16....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ama Zenya, on Jun 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 662 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Groundbreaking on Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange project

A groundbreaking for the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange project will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the intersection...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 11, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2335 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park holds workshop on $116 million budget

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre will host a budget workshop Wednesday, May 31, to discuss the city's proposed $116...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Nancy T Payer, on Jun 10, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1213 Views

ATHERTON

Feature: Menlo Park company breeds, boards and trains dogs

When Qancy gets home from work, she takes off her uniform, just like her handler Atherton police officer Krystal Pronske....

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jun 10, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1763 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park weighs plans for Facebook building

The Menlo Park Planning Commission generally supported Facebook's modified plans for its 450,000-square-foot Building 22...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2017 at 6:48 am | 3 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Now open: Menlo Park youth mental health clinic

Months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a mental health program for youth, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 8, 2017 at 7:42 pm | 7 comments | 4278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Personal stories tell why SafeSpace is needed

SafeSpace's founders say it will take much of its direction from its Youth Advisory Board of local high school and college...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Law Abider, on Jun 8, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2267 Views

MENLO PARK

Pastor suspected of sex assaults detained by ICE

After spending little more than a day at the San Mateo County Jail, the pastor of a Menlo Park church arrested on suspicion...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2140 Views
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