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PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton: Road rage leads to armed robbery

An incident between two motorists on Saturday evening (Dec. 26) that began as road rage in Menlo Park evolved into an armed...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by LYC, on Dec 31, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 14 comments | 5292 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New rules of the road taking effect in 2016

Several new laws aimed at improving safety for child passengers, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will take effect in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by MPer , on Jan 11, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 14 comments | 4183 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 5779 Views

WOODSIDE

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 3256 Views

WOODSIDE

Hanretty must pay Woodside School District $2.67 million for misappropriation

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District now serving a two-year prison term for embezzlement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 14 comments | 22574 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsde: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. By consensus, the Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lifelong resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 14 comments | 1685 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 5006 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council to get reports on bills paid, as code requires

When the town of Woodside pays a bill, a check is cut in Town Hall and the transaction is recorded. So such records do exist,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View resident, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 14 comments | 1799 Views

WOODSIDE

San Mateo County supervisors: We still support Paris climate accord

Although the United States is withdrawing from the international treaty on greenhouse gases known as the Paris climate accord,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by T R Zucker, on Jul 8, 2017 at 5:30 am | 14 comments | 1248 Views

FICTION

Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mack Truck, on Jan 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 6559 Views

MENLO PARK

Density is a matter of perspective

I have lived in apartments since I was 15. They've been in Miami, Manhattan, the Bronx, Mountain View and Menlo Park. I've...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by HomeOwner, on Dec 22, 2006 at 2:39 pm | 13 comments | 6584 Views

MENLO PARK

What do people want in a new city manager?

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Feb. 8, so members of the public can tell the council what...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by debunker, on Feb 11, 2007 at 11:18 am | 13 comments | 4359 Views

MENLO PARK

Signing posts with your real name.

I suggest all posts should be ignored that are not signed with a real name. They are simply hot air. This city deserves real...

Original post made by Marianne Dean on Apr. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jenna Jameson, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:17 am | 13 comments | 4965 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire sprinkler debate is back

Menlo Park City Council members have agreed to hold a study session so the public can weigh in on whether the council should...

Original post made by Rory Brown on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by willows123, on May 11, 2007 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 4393 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Trying to Avoid Public Debate on Green Ribbon Citizens' Committee Recommendations

Following the prolonged public debate and ultimate defeat of her scheme to have the city purchase the Park Theater and then...

Original post made by Menlo Park News on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Rabula, on Nov 20, 2007 at 9:29 am | 13 comments | 3583 Views

MENLO PARK

BEAUTIFUL SAFEWAY - but parking ???

Having attended the grand opening Friday morning at 8:00 AM and returned Sunday afternoon to do some shopping, I come away...

Original post made by MP shopper on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Super-Size This, on Dec 10, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 4458 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Where are the sidewalks on Santa Cruz Avenue?

I've lived in Menlo Park for 20 years now and have watched with trepidation as parents and nannies with strollers and people...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Support the Public Schools, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 13 comments | 3235 Views

MENLO PARK

Steep increase in MP planning fees

Menlo Park residents looking to take out a development permit or appeal a planning department decision will see steep increases...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Truth is an idiot, on Dec 12, 2008 at 6:45 pm | 13 comments | 2867 Views

MENLO PARK

City eyes plan to take equity stake in homes

In an effort to keep low-income residents in their homes, the city of Menlo Park is considering a plan to buy an equity stake...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 2829 Views

MENLO PARK

The rotten apples living in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Atherton

Please view: Diridon's Rotten Apples comment from the Nov 5th board meeting on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRecXlwFXWA Not...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Helen, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 13 comments | 2946 Views
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