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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to appeal Stanford medical office approval

Menlo Park is taking a hard stance against Stanford's growth near its territory, as evidenced by the council's vote Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Nov 30, 2017 at 7:06 pm | 5 comments | 1299 Views

WOODSIDE

Private meeting held between Facebook officials and East Palo Alto advocates

A private town hall meeting was held at the East Palo Alto Senior Center on Monday, Nov. 28, between Facebook executives...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2596 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: A new start for a family in crisis

<B><I>By Jessica Harders, manager of individual giving at StarVista.</I></B> Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/11/22/holiday-fund-a-new-start-fo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Janis Baron, on Nov 30, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 600 Views

ATHERTON

Three youths found dead in crashed car near Woodside

Three young men -- an 18-year-old from Menlo Park and an 18- and 19-year-old from Redwood City -- were found dead Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Mama, on Nov 29, 2017 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 7025 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cannabis business moratorium extended

If anyone was considering opening a marijuana retail shop or farm in Menlo Park, it's time to put those plans on hold. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Market , on Nov 29, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 1465 Views

MENLO PARK

County provides funds for Menlo Park affordable housing

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has committed major funding to two affordable housing developments in the city...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Patricia McBrayer, on Nov 29, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

ATHERTON

Massive oak falls and narrowly misses Atherton fire station

A heritage oak tree with a base of more than 11 feet in diameter fell Monday night, narrowly missing the Atherton fire station...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 29, 2017 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local ballet companies offer their own holiday traditions

Once again this holiday season, two local companies are taking a break from presenting the traditional ballet, "The Nutcracker,"...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jill Layman, on Nov 29, 2017 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1423 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown dining seating in essential parking places

As a long time Menlo Park resident I have seen the downtown area evolve from very few businesses open on the weekend, to...

Original post made by Noel Smith on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by dazzling wicked, on Nov 28, 2017 at 10:27 pm | 29 comments | 1764 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hiring events set for 11-story Hotel Nia in Menlo Park

Hotel Nia, an 11-story, 250-room hotel at Independence and Chrysler drives, east of U.S. 101, in Menlo Park, is expected...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Kay Blocker, on Nov 28, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man arrested on child pornography charges

Deputies arrested Menlo Park resident Matthew Coda at San Francisco International Airport on Monday evening, Nov. 27, on...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2251 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park for Good Governance

Menlo Park is about to significantly change how its city council is elected for the November 2018 elections. This change...

Original post made by Pam Jones and Jen Wolosin on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by jessie, on Nov 28, 2017 at 11:50 am | 13 comments | 1018 Views

ATHERTON

Seven years after fatal collision, new stoplights operating on El Camino

More than seven years after Atherton began asking Caltrans to do something to make crossing El Camino Real safer in the town,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 28, 2017 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 2488 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park starts process to change system for electing council members

Menlo Park is transitioning to district elections and needs to figure out a fast, fair way to determine how those districts...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jen Wolosin, on Nov 27, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City hires consultant to audit public communications

The city of Menlo Park plans to pay a consultant up to $50,000 to audit how the city communicates with the public, and advise...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by George Fisher, on Nov 27, 2017 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 1404 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton tax election: Each side raises around $6,000

Both the pro and con campaign committees in the recent parcel tax election raised similar amounts of money, but the opponents...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2017
Last comment by Over spending, on Nov 25, 2017 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire officials: Local lessons from North Bay fires

During wildfire season, when the temperature is high and the humidity low, firefighters are advising residents of Woodside,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Wendy, on Nov 25, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 2079 Views

MENLO PARK

Christmas Market at Allied Arts Guild December 2

A free event for the community. From 10-3, enjoy the 3.5 acres of gardens, shop in the shops or from the 12 outside vendors,...

Original post made by Louise S on Nov. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 302 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council promises to try to save civic center trees

As many as 13 healthy heritage trees could be cut down to make way for the construction of a new civic center in Atherton,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by More misdirection, on Nov 23, 2017 at 8:25 am | 7 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Michelin-caliber' restaurant to open near Atherton

The restaurant group behind local establishments The Village Pub and Mayfield Bakery & Cafe plans to open a Michelin-caliber...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Nov 22, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 4170 Views
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