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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 | 1477 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 | 1460 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 | 781 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 | 2325 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 | 1193 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 | 960 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 | 1559 Views

MENLO PARK

Man with gun robs CVS pharmacy in Menlo Park

The CVS pharmacy at 700 El Camino Real in Menlo Park was held up Thursday by a man who demanded two bottles of a prescription...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 30, 2017 at 6:39 am | 3 comments | 2075 Views

WOODSIDE

UPDATE: Woodside Elementary School lockdown lifted

Woodside Elementary School went into lockdown mode for a little over an hour and half on Thursday afternoon while sheriff's...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Witness1, on Oct 28, 2017 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 2572 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Struggles over leadership at Village Church

There's turmoil at the Woodside Village Church. Interim Pastor Ama Zenya, presiding since March 2015, is both loved and under...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by LMGM, on Oct 27, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 2458 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Former arborist sues city for wrongful termination

An arborist who worked for the city of Menlo Park between November 2015 and February 2017 filed a wrongful termination lawsuit...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 27, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women use strong-arm tactics to steal allergy medications

A group of women who allegedly stole thousands of dollars of allergy medications Sunday night from three Walgreens stores...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Drug War, on Oct 26, 2017 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's official -- Robert Jones is new fire board member

It took three meetings, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board finally filled a vacant board position on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 26, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 574 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Student, 13, arrested for alleged possession of gun

A 13-year-old student at Willow Oaks Elementary School in Menlo Park was arrested a little before 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Kids and choices, on Oct 26, 2017 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1912 Views

WOODSIDE

Horses fleeing North Bay fires find refuge in Woodside

Among the evacuees from the North Bay fires were many just visiting in the Wine Country, including the 12-horse Grande Liberte...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by judy serie nagy, on Oct 26, 2017 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 9070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park considers regulating newspaper boxes

The city of Menlo Park has received complaints that newspaper boxes on the streets are unsightly, ill-maintained, and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 26, 2017 at 10:12 am | 9 comments | 1431 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks delay in hearing for new Stanford development

Menlo Park is seeking a delay to the Santa Clara County Planning Commission's hearing on a 155,000-square-foot Stanford building...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 26, 2017 at 7:47 am | 8 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board very close to choosing new colleague

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District came very close Tuesday night to appointing Robert Jones to fill out...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 25, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 26 comments | 2124 Views

MENLO PARK

Major changes at Flood Park could worsen traffic in area

Major changes planned at San Mateo County's Flood Park, located on 24 acres along Bay Road in Menlo Park, could result in...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 25, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 14 comments | 2496 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley may temporarily ban outdoor marijuana cultivation

Portola Valley may adopt tonight (Oct. 25) a temporarily ban on the outdoor cultivation of marijuana for personal or commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Chris Bay, on Oct 25, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1109 Views
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