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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging two worlds

Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza, who will be a first-generation college student at Harvard University this fall, is a current...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by Congratulations , 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 1320 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

A proposed law to help renters forced out of their homes for no cause or because they cannot afford major rent increases...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, 16 hours ago | 13 comments | 3204 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Consider Option B for Menlo Park's grade separation project

Before the train leaves the station on the Menlo Park rail grade separation decision, the City Council will open up its options...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, 22 hours ago | 40 comments | 2976 Views

MENLO PARK

Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

California's decadelong dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 16, 2019 at 12:55 am | 15 comments | 2305 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Alpine Inn has new owners

The Alpine Inn, the Portola Valley beer garden and burger haven also known as Rossotti's, has new owners: Deke and Lori Hunter...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Guy and Connie Wade, on Feb 15, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 25 comments | 9707 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Rail Committee recommends restoring weekday train service

In a split vote, the Atherton Rail Committee recommended that the City Council support resuming weekday train stops in Atherton,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 15, 2019 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roughly $640K in repairs underway at flooded middle school

Crews have begun repairs at La Entrada Middle School after the school flooded three times over a five-week span late last...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Another bond?, on Feb 14, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1282 Views

FICTION

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Customer, on Feb 13, 2019 at 11:22 pm | 26 comments | 13027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district could ask KIPP to share middle school campus

More specific ideas for how to accommodate KIPP Valiant Community Prep's request for more facilities coalesced at a school...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by willowschool1969, on Feb 13, 2019 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy Sheriff Association President D.J. Wozniak critical of Supervisors and Concerned Citizens.

February 11, 2019 6:00-9:30 PM at the 400 County Center Building The Board of Supervisors are hosting a Committee on Tasers...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 13, 2019 at 7:51 pm | 7 comments | 264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three deaths prompt San Mateo County supervisors' meeting on Taser saftey

Representatives of the company that manufactures Taser stun guns defended the safety of the devices at a Feb. 11 special...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 993 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park considers policy to help displaced renters

Following months of discussion by the public and the Menlo Park Housing Commission, the City Council has scheduled a study...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Landlord, on Feb 12, 2019 at 11:27 pm | 21 comments | 3904 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Planned county worker strike suspended pending agreement

A strike planned this week by San Mateo County employees has been averted by a tentative agreement between the county and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Scruggs, on Feb 12, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town hall on teacher housing set for Feb. 13

As local school districts grapple with how to help teachers struggling to afford to live in the communities in which they...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Teachers Pet, on Feb 12, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor to propose gun safety law on Tuesday

San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa plans to introduce an ordinance at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting that...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Gun in Home, on Feb 12, 2019 at 9:53 am | 28 comments | 1584 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mountain Mike's Pizza takes over former Applewood space

The space that was for decades home to Applewood Pizza in Menlo Park will soon serve pizza again. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 11, 2019 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook submits revised plans for Willow Village

Facebook submitted updated plans this morning (Feb. 8) for Willow Village, a proposal by the company to build 1.75 million...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Feb 10, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 11 comments | 5015 Views

MENLO PARK

Greystar proposes 483-unit housing complex in eastern Menlo Park

Development company Greystar is proposing to build a new 483-unit housing complex that includes apartments and for-sale townhomes...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by really?, on Feb 9, 2019 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 5284 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Chain restaurant may replace Applewood Pizza

In the aftermath of Applewood Pizza's closure at the end of December, rumors are swirling that a new pizza parlor is planning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 8, 2019 at 11:29 pm | 28 comments | 3758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas superintendent announces retirement

Las Lomitas Elementary School District Superintendent Lisa Cesario will retire at the end of this school year. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Charlene, on Feb 8, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1212 Views
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