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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park library decision should be revisited

The city is poised to embark on a major capital project that will require the spending of more than $20 million in public...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 22, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 21 comments | 2049 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Spate of commercial burglaries, attempts, in downtown

Burglars hit, or tried to hit, five businesses in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, Aug. 15, and stole cash, checks, a sweater...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by picked a fine time to leave , on Aug 22, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 9 comments | 2414 Views

ATHERTON

Where do we send the bill?

Editor: will you be doing a story on the crash that took out the power pole on ECR and left many of us without power for...

Original post made by Menlo Voter. on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Aug 22, 2017 at 1:44 pm | 6 comments | 458 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mark Rich of Menlo Park dies in plane crash

Menlo Park resident Mark Rich, 58, the husband of former longtime Menlo Park City School District board member Laura Rich,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 22, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 12631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chef in the house

In a blogosphere saturated with mommy and cooking blogs, a blog launched several months ago by Menlo Park resident Andrea...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by chicken is done at 165, on Aug 22, 2017 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 1376 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park firefighter injured battling house fire

A firefighter with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was injured late Friday night working to extinguish a fire in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 am | 14 comments | 1729 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Donor's library offer may shuffle city plans; council to discuss plan Tuesday

An offer by local philanthropist and billionaire developer John Arrillaga to help rebuild Menlo Park's main library would...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jenson, on Aug 21, 2017 at 7:49 pm | 11 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy DA agrees to 18 months' probation to settle ethics case

Melissa McKowan, a deputy district attorney for San Mateo County, has been issued a "public reproval" by the state bar in...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 21, 2017 at 8:17 am | 11 comments | 2440 Views

MENLO PARK

Midpeninsula events, safety tips for the upcoming solar eclipse

NASA experts are stressing the importance of safety in preparation for the solar eclipse on Monday, when many on the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Bay Weather Weather, on Aug 21, 2017 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1723 Views

AROUND TOWN

For rent by the Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $4.6 million Atherton home

Board members have nixed fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman's suggestion that the Menlo Park Fire Protection District allow...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 21, 2017 at 6:41 am | 25 comments | 2371 Views

MENLO PARK

Kirsten Keith, Marc Berman host Q&A at Woodside Bakery

During an open question-and-answer session held at the Woodside Bakery Tuesday morning (Aug. 15), Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Citizen , on Aug 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 3 comments | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Councilman's home remodel moves forward after stop-order

A Menlo Park City Council member was given the greenlight earlier this week to resume his home remodeling project after the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by A lot to do about a lot, on Aug 20, 2017 at 8:31 am | 7 comments | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major Caltrain fare increases approved

Prepare to spend a lot more to ride Caltrain. Starting Oct. 1, adult fare will increase 25 cents per zone, and monthly train...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by San Mateo Resident, on Aug 19, 2017 at 8:47 am | 6 comments | 1454 Views

SPORTS

Sheldon a double winner in her Menlo College coaching debut

Sacred Heart Prep grad Denise Sheldon made her debut as coach at Menlo College and the Oaks made it a special day by winning...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Johnson, on Aug 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 601 Views

MENLO PARK

missed opportunity for housing

Menlo Park is once again favoring more office space over development of more housing. This coming Tuesday the city council...

Original post made by concerned resident on Aug. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 141 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Pig chase is cruel, and sends wrong message to kids

Does an event that allows children to chase down frantically fleeing baby pigs to capture one for a ribbon constitute animal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kelly Lehman, on Aug 18, 2017 at 6:11 am | 13 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters will see parcel tax measure in Menlo Park school district

A ballot measure asking Menlo Park City School District voters to approve a $360 annual parcel tax that would expire after...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Aug 17, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 25 comments | 5481 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Meeting to discuss Dumbarton's future

After more than a year and a $1 million contribution by Facebook, SamTrans has released a study on the Dumbarton Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 17, 2017 at 1:29 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Concept plans released for Bedwell Bayfront Park

A 2-acre dog park, a non-motorized boat launch, a playground, an amphitheater, outdoor fitness facilities, and wheelchair-accessible...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Heidi B Keep, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:17 pm | 16 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

County OKs airport landing fees; they'll offset some Surf Air costs

Landing fees that will offset some of the additional operating costs incurred by the San Carlos Airport since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 194 Views
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