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Woodside: Protesters shout down conservative rabbi at Canada College event

In an echo of the confrontations going on between the political left and right over free speech at the University of California...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Western Hillsider, on May 8, 2017 at 12:36 pm | 20 comments | 3065 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Worker rescued after fall at home construction site

A worker on a home construction site, who was injured after falling 15 to 18 feet into a basement area at the site, was rescued...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 8, 2017 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

The mischief being done by the Atherton Town Council

The Atherton Town Council has spent $50,000 of our hard-earned tax dollars to figure out how to enrich the Town’s coffers...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 120 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New building proposed to replace Stanford Inn

A proposal to demolish the Stanford Inn at 115 El Camino Real in Menlo Park and replace it with a 10,274 square-foot, three-story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 7, 2017 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 2826 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park development: Roundup of approved building permits

Below is a roundup of residential, commercial and public development projects that have been granted building permits by...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1252 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Transparency proposal has potential for good public policy

Trust in government shouldn't be blind. Although one doesn't have to be a cynical anti-government flamethrower who sees a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 7, 2017 at 10:30 am | 11 comments | 663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park bike route plan hits speed bump

Plans to move forward with a one-year pilot program of a bike route on Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park will likely...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reid Powers, on May 6, 2017 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood district to open new middle school

The Ravenswood City School District is opening a new middle school in East Palo Alto this fall with the hopes of reversing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on May 6, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 1099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rethinking the College Arms Race: What Do Companies REALLY Want?

The M-A Parent Education Series presents, "What Do Companies REALLY Want?" https://www.eventbrite.com/edit?eid=33540773356 We...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by College is not for everyone, on May 6, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 8 comments | 575 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Ex-employees sue Filoli estate, allege age discrimination

Four women recently employed at the Filoli estate in Woodside have sued their former employer, alleging age discrimination...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Karla, on May 6, 2017 at 7:19 am | 22 comments | 5085 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary District to reconsider school board vacancy

The Woodside Elementary School District has agreed to reconsider actions taken at a May 1 special meeting after receiving...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Educator, on May 5, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park meeting on bike-pedestrian rail crossing

The city of Menlo Park will host a community meeting on Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to discuss a proposed pedestrian...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on May 5, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 10 comments | 1520 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council supports Facebook-funded police unit

Though they haven't yet taken a vote, members of the Menlo Park City Council spoke favorably Tuesday about a proposal by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 5, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 13 comments | 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union-backed bill to cut contractor work draws ire

A California Assembly bill, backed by government unions, that would set limits on how cities contract for services has drawn...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 5, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Boys injured in East Palo Alto hit-and-run expected to survive

Two teen boys injured in an East Palo Alto hit-and-run collision Wednesday afternoon remain at a hospital as of Thursday...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on May 5, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views

SPORTS

Friday: 'Super Sports Day' comes to Redwood City

More than 500 students in kindergarten through 12th grade from special education programs across San Mateo County are expected...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sarah Staley Shenk, on May 5, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on May 5, 2017 at 7:35 am | 188 comments | 5409 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two teen boys injured by vehicle in hit-and-run

Two teen boys, both 15, were struck Wednesday by a vehicle in East Palo Alto that appears to have failed to stop for a stop...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 4, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Officers killed in the line of duty honored at county museum

The local law enforcement community gathered May 3 at the San Mateo County History Museum to honor 27 officers killed in...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on May 4, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

MENLO PARK

Teens arrested in Menlo Park home on suspicion of burglary

Two teenage boys were confronted today by police inside a home on the 1000 block of Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park and arrested...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Keep PV SAFE!, on May 3, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views
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