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ATHERTON

Voting has already started

While Election Day is a month away, voting has already started. Vote-by-mail ballots are being sent to voters starting Oct....

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 2, 2017 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Should city pay for Uber, Lyft rides to reduce parking congestion downtown?

The city of Menlo Park is looking at the idea of subsidizing Uber and Lyft rides for local residents as a way to reduce parking...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Kellen Nicholson, on Aug 1, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 32 comments | 3466 Views

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Globe trippers

Christine Williams and Jules Hatfield were both in their mid-20s and working for a disaster relief organization when they...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Laura, on Aug 1, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 480 Views

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Old Port Lobster Shack opens pop-up at Stanford Shopping Center

Old Port Lobster Shack, which has served New England-style lobster rolls and other seafood fare in Ladera, Redwood City and...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 1, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2682 Views

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Mobile pizza ovens move to Menlo Park, Atherton

Zume, a robot-powered pizza business based in Mountain View, is expanding its delivery service into Menlo Park, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Aug 1, 2017 at 2:06 pm | 10 comments | 2394 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Where to go on National Night Out

Ice cream, potlucks, and in some lucky cases, bounce houses, await locals across Menlo Park and Atherton on Tuesday, Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Jul 31, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

ATHERTON

Tuesday morning: Atherton council to decide fate of $13.6 million grant

An offer of $13.6 million to help Atherton improve its drainage while cleaning up the water that goes into the Bay has become...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 31, 2017 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 1237 Views

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Menlo Park gang member sentenced to 35 years after murder plea

Miguel Angel Rivera Jr. of Menlo Park was sentenced to 35 years to life in state prison on Friday, July 28, after having...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Freedom of the press, on Jul 31, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1646 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council accepts Arrillaga offer to help rebuild main library in Civic Center

Plans to rebuild the main Menlo Park library may become reality more quickly than anyone thought. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Max Heim, on Jul 31, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 5 comments | 2159 Views

MOVIES

Election set for Woodside Elementary parcel tax

A ballot measure asking voters to approve a parcel tax identical to an existing tax that expires June 30 will go before voters...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 30, 2017 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 2402 Views

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Menlo Park: City re-hires former staffer as sustainability manager

Rebecca Lucky (formerly Rebecca Fotu), who worked as the city of Menlo Park's environmental programs manager until July 2014,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2017
Last comment by Jane Gill, on Jul 30, 2017 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1976 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County residents warned of phone scam

San Mateo County sheriff's officials are warning residents to beware of a recent phone scam involving a caller fraudulently...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Jul 30, 2017 at 7:39 am | 5 comments | 2818 Views

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"The Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To"

This video was played at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLa9Te8Blw If...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Coming GOP Civil War, on Jul 29, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 110 comments | 11112 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton issues annual report for town

Atherton has released its first annual report highlighting accomplishments during the 2016-17 fiscal year which ended June...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 28, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 870 Views

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Menlo Park: Willows neighborhood burglar sentenced to prison

East Palo Alto resident Carlos Saavedra Yepez, 23, is headed to state prison to begin sentences of 11 years and three years,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Values, on Jul 28, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views

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East Palo Alto's homicides this year: zero

For the first time in decades East Palo Alto has had no homicides this year, police Chief Albert Pardini said this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Just the facts, on Jul 28, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2204 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Big new house OK'd despite neighbors' objections

A controversial plan to demolish a one-story single family home and build a 4,900-square-foot, two-story, Spanish-style house...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Yellow Dog Real Estate, on Jul 28, 2017 at 7:42 am | 18 comments | 3701 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Fire district's new fire truck lights up the night

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has released a video promoting its new million-dollar "quint" fire engine/aerial...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Jul 27, 2017 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 1538 Views

MENLO PARK

Aggressive Downtown Parking Enforcement

With declining sales, and over 100 parking places being eliminated in the Menlo Park Downtown area, why oh why, does the...

Original post made by X-Downtown Shopper on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, on Jul 27, 2017 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 308 Views

OTHER TOPICS

This is "Made in America" week

Please consider seeking out American made products and services. A lousy dime or quarter more for a tee shirt pays dividends...

Original post made by Made in America on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Rome , on Jul 26, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 357 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 4,140 views

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,211 views

"Instead I held you"
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 203 views