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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Commissions function just fine with clear recusal process

<I>Drew Combs is chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission.</I></B> Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/09/13/guest-opinion-commissions-function...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by disappointed, on Sep 15, 2017 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 199 Views

WOODSIDE

San Mateo County supervisors want to ban 'distracted walking'

"The state rightly banned texting and driving and now it's time to protect pedestrians," Superviosr David J. Canepa said....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Sep 15, 2017 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Mark Rich remembrance: Engineer, pilot, father, friend

Friends, family and colleagues came from all over the country, and even from France, to celebrate the life of Mark Rich of...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Allison Kay Nesbitt, on Sep 15, 2017 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 4070 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Groundbreaking held for 'Station 1300' development

To launch the redevelopment of a 6.4-acre site at 1300 El Camino Real, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Sep 15, 2017 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1479 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. 6, 2017
Last comment by Trujillo, on Sep 14, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 4892 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire crews, aircraft fight fire near Woodside

Fire crews along with aircraft were continuing to fight a vegetation fire today in the hills near Woodside, east of Skyline...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Marilyn Voelke, on Sep 14, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 6209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Did council member's online remark violate the town's ethics code?

Woodside's ethics code and whether Councilman Chris Shaw violated it in an online remark will be the first order of new business...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2017
Last comment by awatkins, on Sep 14, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 2262 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park backs temporary ban on pot businesses

Even though two-thirds of Menlo Park voters supported legalizing recreational marijuana in California last year, pot shops,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by todlo, on Sep 14, 2017 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Parking permit program on Marcussen Drive approved

The votes are in: 87 percent of voting residents who live on Marcussen Drive in Menlo Park favor a residential parking permit...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 14, 2017 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 535 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council concludes that colleague's comment did not violate town's ethics code

The Woodside Town Council agreed Tuesday on a resolution to "disapprove" of an online remark posted by Councilman Chris Shaw...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 13, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1143 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District authorizes CEO To Enter Into an Agreement For Specialized Legal Services.

In typical fashion, the Sequoia Healthcare District discussed 3 items in closed session at a special meeting this past Monday,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 13, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park commission favors Ravenswood Avenue tunnel under tracks

Opposition to the concept of a maximum 10-foot wall across town was the main reason the Menlo Park Planning Commission did...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Sep 13, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 1545 Views

OTHER TOPICS

HeartSafe - Saving Lives or Life Support for the Sequoia Healthcare District

Initiated by Stephani Scott, then CEO of the Sequoia Healthcare District in 2005, the HeartSafe Program has provided anecdotal...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:58 am | 12 comments | 4164 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident Survey: What should be the future of the Curtis Street pocket park?

Our City Council needs to hear constructive feedback about the future of a Curtis Street pocket park from more than a small...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by statistician, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Supes to consider asking state to ban cellphone use in crosswalks

With pedestrian fatalities accounting for 24 percent of traffic-related deaths in California in 2016, county Supervisor...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Sep 11, 2017 at 7:43 pm | 14 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marijuana eradication on open space preserve; four arrested

A multi-agency law enforcement effort eradicated illegally grown marijuana plants with an estimated street value of about...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Sharon T., on Sep 11, 2017 at 7:42 pm | 5 comments | 1988 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Tests show elevated bacteria levels at pop-up mini-park downtown

A project intended to spice up downtown has instead stunk it up, say people who spend time near the city's pop-up park on...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Local 2 or 3, on Sep 9, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 47 comments | 9168 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto seeks to strengthen immigrant protections

In the wake of a recent federal immigration arrests and deportations, East Palo Alto officials are reviewing programs to...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by palpably wrong, on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 3491 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Threatened legal action is opportunity for better representation

The city of Menlo Park is the latest local jurisdiction to be threatened with litigation over its at-large election of governing-body...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 2702 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How to separate roads from rails

The issue of where and how to separate roads from rails at Caltrain crossings in Menlo Park comes before the city's Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 9, 2017 at 2:21 am | 7 comments | 2149 Views
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