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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 | 4 comments | 1611 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 | 15 comments | 2014 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 | 2029 Views

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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 | 2642 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 | 1947 Views

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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 | 2541 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 | 2485 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 | 2554 Views

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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 | 7 comments | 1745 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 | 759 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. 205 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 | 14 comments | 1739 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 | 1340 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 | 1101 Views

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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 | 266 Views

MENLO PARK

How will Menlo Park come up with $20 million to rebuild library?

Now that Menlo Park has accepted John Arrillaga's offer to pay for all but the first $20 million cost of a new main library,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 24 comments | 2852 Views

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State Bar Disciplines San Mateo Prosecutor Melissa Mckowan a Second time

The State Bar on its website has just filed notice that San Mateo prosecutor Melissa Mckowan has been publicly disciplined...

Original post made by Dick Tracy on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dick Tracy, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:04 am | 14 comments | 624 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Name released for new downtown restaurant

The name for a new restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, set to occupy the site of the former Bradley's Fine Diner, has been...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by ray ban, on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 3096 Views

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Atherton may move flood-control facility to Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton's City Council voted Aug. 1 to drop plans to install an underground drainage facility at Las Lomitas School and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 441 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire training captain works 40 hours, but gets paid for 56

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has approved an agreement to allow a firefighter to work 40 hours a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 14, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 25 comments | 2701 Views
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