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ATHERTON

Atherton: Pro and con views on Measure F, renewing parcel tax

Below are letters to the editor on both sides of the debate over renewing Atherton parcel tax -- Measure F on the Nov. 7...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 15 comments | 1469 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Young car-crash victims were part of local fire district 'family'

Two of the three young men who died in a car crash on Skyline Boulevard this week had more in common than their schooling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2017 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 4239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek authority works through options to bolster flood capacity

In 1998, a major storm flooded San Francisquito Creek and caused untold damage to the surrounding area, especially downstream....

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by BSD, on Nov 2, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's school board election has just become more complicated

Members of the Portola Valley School District board appointed Jeff Klugman to fill a board vacancy on Wednesday night, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by PV Rancher, on Nov 2, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: Hillview School turf fields unlikely to increase cancer risk

Exposure to the crumb rubber at Menlo Park's artificial turf fields at Hillview Middle School and Kelly Park is unlikely...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 2, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 4 comments | 1768 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park church embarks on journey to better understand Islam

A Christian church exploring Islam? That's the goal of Trinity Church in Menlo Park as the congregation starts a year-long...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2394 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission votes to name park after war hero Karl Clark

A proposal to rename Market Place Park in Belle Haven after Karl Clark, a longtime Belle Haven resident and World War II...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cecilia Taylor, on Nov 2, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 311 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District "junket" to Kona Kai Resort & Spa

The ACHD annual meeting http://www.achd.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Annual-Meeting-2017-Schedule-of-Events.pdf to be attended...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 12 comments | 614 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Public invited for coffee with Assemblyman Marc Berman in Woodside

The public is invited to bring questions and concerns to a coffee and a chat with state Assemblyman Marc Berman at 4 p.m....

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gas taxpayers, on Nov 2, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 975 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man accused of pharmacy robberies pleads not guilty

The Menlo Park man accused of two armed robberies and an attempted robbery of pharmacies last week in Menlo Park appeared...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Nov 1, 2017 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Health care district addresses legality of election system

The threat of a lawsuit over how candidates are elected to the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District may create a more...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 1, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1595 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Wednesday: Atherton moves ahead with water facility in park

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to consider a contract with a consultant to begin designing a water capture facility...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Elizabeth Lewis, on Nov 1, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carolyn Clarke, longtime Belle Haven resident, dies at 62

Carolyn Clarke, a 20-year Belle Haven resident who ran for City Council in 2012, died Oct. 7. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2017 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 1424 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools: Survey shows small majority favors $40M bond measure

A small majority of Portola Valley School District residents recently surveyed favor a $40 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by pvrez, on Oct 31, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 1457 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council moves ahead with district-election plan

The Menlo Park City Council is faced with what amounts to little choice when it comes to changing its system for electing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by Really Kirsten?!?!, on Oct 31, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Curtis Street park trial failed; city needs to figure out why

In September the Menlo Park City Council abruptly terminated its three-year, downtown pocket park experiment after the temporary...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Dana Heendrickson, on Oct 31, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 16 comments | 775 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Suspect arrested after 2nd robbery of CVS pharmacy in three days

In a second robbery of prescription drugs in less than a week at the CVS pharmacy at 700 El Camino Real, on Saturday a man...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 31, 2017 at 5:47 am | 2 comments | 2309 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside fire district acquires satellite phones

In a community disaster such as a wildfire or major earthquake, first responders in and around Woodside and Portola Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Oct 31, 2017 at 12:06 am | 4 comments | 1185 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Should county ban outdoor marijuana cultivation?

The public will get a chance tonight (Oct. 30) to learn about and comment on a proposal to ban outdoor cultivation of marijuana...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Peter , on Oct 30, 2017 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo fire district celebrates 100 years with 'Night of Lights'

Bringing back a tradition started in the 1930s, but dormant for the past 16 years, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by DoOver, on Oct 30, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views
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