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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Transparency proposal has potential for good public policy

Trust in government shouldn't be blind. Although one doesn't have to be a cynical anti-government flamethrower who sees a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gossip?, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:25 pm | 16 comments | 1550 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park BBC deal falls through

Kill the social media buzz: A former Facebook executive's plan to reopen the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 20, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 40 comments | 8756 Views

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Menlo Park's Tim Sheeper beats ultra triathlon across Hawaiian islands

Swim 2.4 miles. Cycle 112 miles. Then run a marathon. Now quintuple that over five days on five Hawaiian islands, and you...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mary Jasek, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1364 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton

This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2177 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Stanford proposal for Menlo Park office building reviewed

A proposal by Stanford University to build a two-story, 40,000-square-foot office building at 2131 Sand Hill Road and annex...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 19, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: What's ahead for Bedwell Bayfront Park?

Menlo Park has begun a process to develop a 25-year "master plan" for the city's largest park, 160-acre Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:12 am | 26 comments | 3105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Affordable housing complex for seniors holds grand opening

A grand opening was held June 15 to celebrate the completion of 90 new apartments for seniors at a development called Sequoia...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Aisha, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 2441 Views

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When Lyme disease becomes a nightmare

Sherry Cagan of Portola Valley says she nearly died when she ended up in the emergency room with the systemic MRSA staph...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by StephKN, on Jun 18, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 10130 Views

WOODSIDE

Karen Peterson, a rock of the Woodside community

When Woodside resident and super-volunteer Karen Seiko Peterson attends her Woodside High School Class of 1964 reunion in...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bill K., on Jun 17, 2017 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 623 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: A new site for pig-scramble protest?

Woodside Town Hall is working with the Sheriff's Office to arrange a public-space gathering spot near the Mounted Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 17, 2017 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park restaurateur offers local housing to workers

One Menlo Park restaurant owner is trying a new tactic to help address the Silicon Valley restaurant worker shortage, due...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 16, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 3750 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Menlo Park: Country Corner deli owner Bob Wehab dies

A recitation of the rosary is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, in San Francisco for Bishara (Bob) Dahood Wehab, the longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Barbara , on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 12 comments | 4780 Views

MENLO PARK

Affordable housing: County plans to spend $44 million over two years

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than a quarter of the $160 million from the Measure...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Surf Air opponents plan airport protest

Opponents of Surf Air's noisy turboprop commuter planes plan a protest on Saturday, June 17, at the San Carlos Airport. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: 110-foot redwood is spared the ax, for now

A contentious debate is pitting tree experts against each other over the fate of a 110-foot-tall redwood tree in a Willows...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by hiistory guy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2611 Views

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New gig for departing Menlo Park superintendent

Departing Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has a new, and different, gig on Saturday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by David Diaz, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1839 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family that has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by historyguy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1791 Views

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Woodside grad finds fame, if not yet fortune, in Hollywood

What does it take to be 'discovered' by Hollywood? For Lucas Yancey, 31, it seems to have been his plastic-faced imitation...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by judickiel@gmail.com, on Jun 15, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 3198 Views

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help house local teachers

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced the investment of $5 million to create a home down payment support fund through...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Jun 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside pig scramble: Opposing views

A group of Woodside residents is calling on the Town Council to ban the traditional pig scramble, when kids chase and capture...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by blanche smith, on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:35 am | 52 comments | 5907 Views
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