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Stanford pitches $4.7B deal to county for campus expansion

Stanford University offered Santa Clara County a deal on Monday that would commit $4.7 billion toward housing, transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 598 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park set to enact cannabis business ban

Citing a lack of public pushback to the city's nearly two-year moratorium on cannabis businesses in Menlo Park, the City...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, 8 hours ago | 14 comments | 1343 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley school district’s budget sound, but $1.2 million in cuts may come if parcel tax isn’t renewed

The Portola Valley School District's budget remains healthy, but the district will need to make over $1 million in budget...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by Incredulous, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 545 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Skyline slaying suspect also of Yemeni ancestry

Malik Dosouqi, the suspect in the Skyline Boulevard double homicide case, shared a Yemeni ancestry with one of the victims...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, 15 hours ago | 5 comments | 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Oak Knoll teacher enters her 'next phase'

After more than three decades of teaching -- with nearly 24 years spent in Menlo Park -- Oak Knoll School teacher Renee Lavezzo...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by KathyO, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 1164 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district financially stable, but salaries, benefits continue to outpace revenues

Expenditures continue to outpace revenues for the Menlo Park City School District, but the district will remain financially...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 25, 2019 at 8:51 pm | 9 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside coalition raising $200K to replace equestrian bridge

A coalition of horse lovers is joining the town of Woodside to build a bridge that will replace a section of a popular equestrian...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 809 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Hampton Inn project sidelined after split vote by Planning Commission

A proposed Hampton Inn hotel along El Camino Real in Menlo Park was sidelined Monday night when the city's Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:09 pm | 8 comments | 1249 Views

MENLO PARK

Will the Planning Commissioners sell out to a developer

On June 24 the Planning Commission will conduct its final review of the huge 70 room hotel that is proposed to take the place...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:04 am | 40 comments | 1499 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Planning Commission to hold public hearing on Hampton Inn proposal

Menlo Park residents concerned that a proposed Hampton Inn hotel would be too big for the neighborhood and wouldn't provide...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance floor therapy

This spring, the Rosener House in Menlo Park launched an experimental therapeutic tango program aimed at improving cognition,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 24, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Skyline suspect charged with two murders

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has filed two murder charges and five other felony counts against Pacifica...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by laughing, on Jun 24, 2019 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 2537 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Murder suspect arrested last night after second Skyline slaying

Sheriff's deputies arrested a man fleeing the scene of a second fatal stabbing on Skyline Boulevard last night, and have...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Fwiw, on Jun 21, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 6 comments | 5915 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County aiming to avoid Election Day backups with new equipment, more staff

Voters in San Mateo County who experienced, in some cases, hours-long waits to cast their ballots this past November should...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Brent Turner , on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 1032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by leland, on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1345 Views

ATHERTON

Two former SHP Gators help USA beat Chile in Women's World Cup

Carli Lloyd and Julie Ertz each finished off headers into the back of the net off corner kicks and the U.S. women's soccer...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 556 Views

ATHERTON

Longtime Atherton resident dies at 105

A memorial will be held on Saturday, June 29, for longtime Atherton resident Louis Matas, who died in April at the age of...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Jun 20, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views

WOODSIDE

Assemblyman Berman holding wildfire town hall Saturday

State Assemblyman Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) is sponsoring a June 22 wildfire town hall meeting in Portola Valley that will...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Jun 20, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond debt should be serviced by funds from sale or lease of school district properties

Since the vote threshold for school bond measures was lowered to 55%, total school bond debt in San Mateo County has risen...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 208 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council: No moratorium

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Professionals, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 15 comments | 2792 Views
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