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MENLO PARK

What 'public benefits' should developers provide in Menlo Park?

The Menlo Park community is invited tonight to weigh in on this question: In exchange for permission to build higher and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by No to Ohtaki, on Mar 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 8 comments | 1972 Views

ATHERTON

Police calls: Cameras stolen after three windows smashed

Crime and accident reports for Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/03/25/police-calls-cameras-...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Mar 26, 2016 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 2047 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Donald and Ted take aim at each other's wives

From Donald Trump's personal Twitter account: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/712457104515317764 "Lyin' Ted...

Original post made by donald on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Feel the Bern, on Mar 25, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 9 comments | 619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starting a new life

Easter Sunday, March 27, will be a day of mixed emotions at the Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley as the congregation...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by George C. Goodman, on Mar 25, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park literacy test

Stanley Roberts (from KRON TV news) and the Menlo Park Police test how well Menlo Park residents can read "NO LEFT TURN"...

Original post made by stan on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 490 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Jackie Speier would crack down on 'burner' phones

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, is trying to crack down on "burner" phones – unregistered pre-paid cellphones...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton civic center design unveiling

More than a 100 people gathered to see the recommended design for a new Atherton civic center, Monday night, March 21 in...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Mar 24, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2260 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When will mail-in ballots arrive?

Does anyone know when the mail-in ballots arrive for the May 3, *MAIL IN ONLY* election? Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made by Train Fan on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 604 Views

WOODSIDE

Caltrans officials: Spraying was a mistake, won't happen again

Caltrans spokesman Bob Haus on Friday (March 18) acknowledged that a worker recently mistakenly broadcast-sprayed herbicides...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Betsy Aida, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:50 pm | 5 comments | 3097 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside green lights new complex for Jackling House site

It's been rare in recent months to hear praise for Woodside's residential design review procedures, but acclaim was heard...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area on heightened alert after bombings in Brussels

Bay Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up their presence this morning at airports and transit centers after deadly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael Chertoff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 946 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County looks at adding billboards to public land

A report from County Manager John Maltbie caught the attention, and sparked the ire, of the Committee For Green Foothills'...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 27 comments | 3763 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County looks at adding billboards to public land

The short paragraph in the report from San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie was enough to catch the attention, and spark...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 22, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 7 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Parcel Tax political activity?

The Menlo Park City School District spent $37,200 listed as being paid to "Political Designs" Superintendent Ghysels contracted...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 21, 2016 at 8:33 pm | 28 comments | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterflies and Edgewood Park

Bill Korbholz is an Edgewood Park volunteer who leads tours and works to advance the survival prospects of the endangered...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 21, 2016 at 10:57 am | 54 comments | 5126 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A student moves needle in aiding heart attack victims

Through the advocacy of Serafina Casey, a Girl Scout and sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School, residents and visitors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park kickstarts redesign of Ravenswood train crossing

Thirteen years ago, Menlo Park decided to look at separating the railroad track crossings at Ravenswood, Encinal, Glenwood...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Thierry, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:26 am | 41 comments | 6874 Views

AROUND TOWN

STYLE Returns to PAMF

STYLE ’16 presents gorgeous apparel, jewelry, and accessories by 50 independent designers in an exclusive two-day...

Original post made by STYLE on Mar. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 556 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton venture capitalist Michael Goguen and former mistress sue each other

The dueling lawsuits filed recently by an Atherton venture capitalist and his former mistress paint a sordid tale with accusations...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 19, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 8 comments | 5705 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Marsh Road in Atherton may close for 12 weeks this summer -- not just eight

Updated on March 17: Atherton's public works director has recommended the town completely close its section of Marsh Road...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Yikes, safety, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 30 comments | 8169 Views
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