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AROUND TOWN

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 | 259 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 | 2837 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 611 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 | 3064 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 426 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 | 2686 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Robbery and assault suspect injured after leap from bridge

A 36-year-old man, attempting to escape Menlo Park police, sustained incapacitating injuries this morning (Aug. 11) after...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by New Norm?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 2766 Views

WOODSIDE

Bike lane may improve safety for Woodside High students

When school starts at Woodside High School in August, students on bikes and other bike commuters may have the town of Woodside...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Sochan , on Aug 13, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Where's Jill now?, on Aug 13, 2017 at 2:03 pm | 6 comments | 822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Joseph F. Cotton, 94, Atherton resident, test pilot, WWII military pilot

Joe Cotton, who survived a military crash landing on the German-occupied island of Corfu during World War II, then had a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rob Crowder, on Aug 13, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 4729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Tuesday: Coffee and conversation with mayor, assemblyman

Locals are invited to drop by the Woodside Bakery & Cafe in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Aug 12, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

County takes another step toward transportation sales tax

Acknowledging that traffic woes impact nearly everyone in San Mateo County, the Board of Supervisors is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Aug 11, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 4 comments | 1611 Views

MENLO PARK

Improving traffic flow: Early results of Dumbarton corridor study

For those locked in traffic as they cross the Bay over the Dumbarton Bridge every day, the time it will take to improve traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Aug 11, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man sentenced to 12 years in drive-by shooting case

Edwin Elias Barrientos-Soto, 19, of Menlo Park was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading no contest to assault with...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to sign up for Tour de Menlo community bike ride

Cyclists will have an opportunity to participate in one of the area's favorite bike rides, the Tour de Menlo, on Saturday...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landing fees approved for San Carlos and Half Moon Bay airports

Landing fees that will offset some of the San Carlos Airport's additional operating costs incurred since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 10, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 11 comments | 3145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Finding a niche

Living in a big city is a noisy proposition, not least in the dark of the early morning when the ambient silence would be...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ian Wright, on Aug 10, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 585 Views

MENLO PARK

San Francisco chef to open Menlo Park restaurant

Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in the kitchens of notable restaurants from Per Se in New York to Cotogna, Quince and Outerlands...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by A foodie, on Aug 10, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2749 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire board approves raises, but questions pay totals

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District gave a 3 percent base raise to most of its non-union employees in July,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 10, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 1556 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Another sales tax hike proposed, and voters seem to like it

It's almost been five years since San Mateo County voters approved Measure A, a 10-year county-wide half-cent sales tax that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 10, 2017 at 9:07 am | 18 comments | 2928 Views
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