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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police calls: Extortion, robbery, thefts

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/08/23/police-calls-extortion-robbery-thefts...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by nb, on Aug 28, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 11 comments | 2038 Views

ATHERTON

Arguments filed for and against Atherton parcel tax measure

Arguments for and against the renewal of Atherton's parcel tax, which will be on the Nov. 7 ballot, have been filed. The...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Petet F Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2017 at 11:56 am | 33 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley signs to warn visitors of watch groups

Portola Valley will be posting signs at the three entrances to the town to alert motorists, including those with criminal...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by M Rio municipality , on Aug 28, 2017 at 7:59 am | 10 comments | 1958 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

How to apply for Belle Haven mini grants

Assistance with applying for mini grants of $500 or $1,000 from the Belle Haven Community Development Fund will offered...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1910 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park Bicyclist Survey: Where do you want to safely ride across El Camino?

The City of Menlo Park has long known that bicyclist lack good options for riding to destinations on the opposite side of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Aug 26, 2017 at 10:15 am | 12 comments | 670 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Second look for secondary units?

A number of Menlo Park's planning commissioners think the City Council should reopen for discussion the topic of how large...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Aug 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 1273 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Move to district elections or face lawsuit, law firm says

Headed to Menlo Park's City Hall via certified mail is a letter containing a threat by a southern California law firm to...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dawn, on Aug 25, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 37 comments | 3680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 24, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 9 comments | 4568 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council puts brakes on library rebuild

After a scramble over the last month to look into how the city should move forward with a multi-million-dollar offer by...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Accuracy, on Aug 24, 2017 at 8:13 am | 7 comments | 2478 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: McCormick Lane reopens after gas leak

The Atherton Police Department said at about 3:20 p.m. today that a gas main leak on McCormick Avenue, near Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1064 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pot growing would've been misdemeanor without stream diversion

A man accused of illegally growing nearly 7,000 marijuana plants on public land in San Mateo County's Skyline Ridge Open...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1192 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 'Sunshine' calendar question in limbo

A proposal made in April by Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller to require each council member, planning commissioner...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by pdj , on Aug 23, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 21 comments | 2507 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by whatevr, on Aug 23, 2017 at 10:21 am | 21 comments | 10181 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park library decision should be revisited

The city is poised to embark on a major capital project that will require the spending of more than $20 million in public...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 22, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 21 comments | 2032 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Spate of commercial burglaries, attempts, in downtown

Burglars hit, or tried to hit, five businesses in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, Aug. 15, and stole cash, checks, a sweater...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by picked a fine time to leave , on Aug 22, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 9 comments | 2391 Views

ATHERTON

Where do we send the bill?

Editor: will you be doing a story on the crash that took out the power pole on ECR and left many of us without power for...

Original post made by Menlo Voter. on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Aug 22, 2017 at 1:44 pm | 6 comments | 452 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mark Rich of Menlo Park dies in plane crash

Menlo Park resident Mark Rich, 58, the husband of former longtime Menlo Park City School District board member Laura Rich,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 22, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 12560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chef in the house

In a blogosphere saturated with mommy and cooking blogs, a blog launched several months ago by Menlo Park resident Andrea...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by chicken is done at 165, on Aug 22, 2017 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 1362 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park firefighter injured battling house fire

A firefighter with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was injured late Friday night working to extinguish a fire in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 am | 14 comments | 1715 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Donor's library offer may shuffle city plans; council to discuss plan Tuesday

An offer by local philanthropist and billionaire developer John Arrillaga to help rebuild Menlo Park's main library would...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jenson, on Aug 21, 2017 at 7:49 pm | 11 comments | 1831 Views
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