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AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Search-and-rescue teams searching for missing woman

Sheriff's deputies and search-and-rescue teams are looking for a 56-year-old woman reported to have been hiking with her...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 11, 2017 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 4936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley moves to 100% renewable sources for electricity

The availability of electricity from 100 percent renewable resources for Portola Valley residents and businesses begins...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Skylonda , on Mar 10, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 7 comments | 1828 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton will consider allowing Airbnb-type short-term rentals

After hearing from local residents who urged the town to explore allowing at least some legal use of short-term rental services...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Mar 10, 2017 at 9:34 am | 20 comments | 1957 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs removal of 39 heritage trees at Sharon Green apartments

An application to cut down 39 heritage trees at the Sharon Green apartment complex at 350 Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by birdman, on Mar 9, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

ATHERTON

Police calls: Big losses in thefts of jewelry and copper wire

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Woodside, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Unbelievable , on Mar 9, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 6 comments | 2911 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cops catch two teens burglarizing Willows home

On a tip from a Willows resident who saw a suspicious person climbing over a fence of a home in the 400 block of Central...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Mar 8, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 4 comments | 2572 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Most Conservative Paper: Dallas Morning News Endorses Dem Candidate For First Time Since WWII

Ultra conservative newspaper rejects Trump as "hostile to conservatism" & "Resume vs. resume, judgment vs. judgment, this...

Original post made by Conservatives are Revolting on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Cardio-queen, on Mar 8, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 22 comments | 813 Views

ATHERTON

If a tree falls on an Atherton road, who pays to move it?

If a tree falls in Atherton, who pays to get it out of the road? That question was pondered by Atherton's City Council at...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Ah but wait, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Willows residents press city to fight cut-through traffic

Drivers cutting through the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park to get to U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expressway are creating increasingly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Mar 8, 2017 at 11:45 am | 37 comments | 3456 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How Stanford's El Camino project may add to traffic woes

A draft environmental impact report on Stanford University's proposed 459,000-square-foot mixed-use development on El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Mar 8, 2017 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City: Standoff with suicidal man ends safely

A standoff with a suicidal man at a home in Redwood City ended safely this morning with the man in custody, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Ken George, on Mar 8, 2017 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Polls open for school parcel tax voters

Tuesday, March 7, is Election Day in the Menlo Park City School District. Voters will decide whether to approve an annual...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ed Rollins, on Mar 7, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 27 comments | 2446 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Sidewalk work on Santa Cruz Avenue begins

Construction has begun on long-awaited sidewalks on Santa Cruz Avenue bewtween Olive Street and San Mateo Drive in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by M Betsock, on Mar 7, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

SPORTS

Girls wrestling: Wilson attracts crowd to help M-A win section title

CCS girls wrestling: Chelsea Wilson and Folashade Akinola won their respective weight classes and Abby Erickson was a runner-up,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by , on Mar 6, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 918 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Driver dead after single-vehicle crash

A man died early Saturday morning (March 4) when a vehicle he was driving left the eastbound lanes of Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by Shellykay, on Mar 6, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 4890 Views

SPORTS

Girls' soccer: Woodside High wins CCS co-championship

The Woodside High varsity girls' soccer team will share the Central Coast Section Division 1 championship with Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by RWC WHS mom, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Raise for fire chief still leaves him making less than his deputy

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman was given a $15,000 raise -- to $265,000 a year -- by the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 1759 Views

MENLO PARK

Proposed law could halve fines for right-turn-on-red violations

Frank Viggiano of Palo Alto was recently slapped with a $490 fine when a red-light camera caught him turning right at a red...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:07 am | 29 comments | 3282 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Not-so-presidedntial Obama Worrisome

A resident of Sunnyvale Two very desirable and indeed necessary qualities for any president of the United States are wisdom...

Original post made by Peter F. Lindquist on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Lonely V, on Mar 5, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 3717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax election: Backers raise more than $80K for campaign

Backers of the March 7 parcel tax measure in the Menlo Park City School District had reported raising more than $80,000 by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 39 comments | 5153 Views
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