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ATHERTON

Atherton voters OK public funding of new civic center

Atherton voters have approved an advisory measure asking whether the town should spend more public money to build a new...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 13, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 43 comments | 3032 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Kirtee Kapoor, 46, was a prominent attorney

Following the June 5 death of Kirtee Kapoor, a 46-year-old Menlo Park lawyer and father, many who knew him have expressed...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Opera singers perform Verdi at Italian dinner event in Woodside

There will be way more than wine, women and song at “Verdi in the Village” in Woodside the night of Friday, June 16....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ama Zenya, on Jun 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 654 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Groundbreaking on Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange project

A groundbreaking for the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange project will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the intersection...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 11, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2314 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park holds workshop on $116 million budget

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre will host a budget workshop Wednesday, May 31, to discuss the city's proposed $116...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Nancy T Payer, on Jun 10, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1196 Views

ATHERTON

Feature: Menlo Park company breeds, boards and trains dogs

When Qancy gets home from work, she takes off her uniform, just like her handler Atherton police officer Krystal Pronske....

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jun 10, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1738 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park weighs plans for Facebook building

The Menlo Park Planning Commission generally supported Facebook's modified plans for its 450,000-square-foot Building 22...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2017 at 6:48 am | 3 comments | 1809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Now open: Menlo Park youth mental health clinic

Months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a mental health program for youth, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 8, 2017 at 7:42 pm | 7 comments | 4257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Personal stories tell why SafeSpace is needed

SafeSpace's founders say it will take much of its direction from its Youth Advisory Board of local high school and college...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Law Abider, on Jun 8, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Pastor suspected of sex assaults detained by ICE

After spending little more than a day at the San Mateo County Jail, the pastor of a Menlo Park church arrested on suspicion...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

June 15 in Portola Valley: Rockabilly band kicks off summer concert series

The band Jinx Jones will bring its live rockabilly music from the 1950s to the performance lawn at Portola Valley Town Center...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 873 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor joins national response to Trump climate-change action

After President Donald Trump on June 1 withdrew the U.S. from the Paris climate-change agreement, Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Conserving Conservative, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:14 am | 6 comments | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park boys win soccer title

The Menlo Park Boys Under 10 AYSO Select soccer team won the Davis World Cup soccer tournament on Memorial Day weekend in...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2354 Views

MENLO PARK

San Carlos Airport noise solutions prove elusive

More than a year after San Mateo County started a study meant to figure out how to address the noise complaints pouring...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 7, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 34 comments | 3741 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton: Man killed by train at Watkins Avenue crossing

An adult man was struck and killed by a southbound train at the Watkins Avenue Caltrain crossing in Atherton at approximately...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by CoWorker, on Jun 7, 2017 at 6:24 pm | 19 comments | 10495 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park fire district buying Atherton property next to station

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has purchased a residential property next door to its fire station on Almendral Avenue...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by James McLaughlin , on Jun 7, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 3268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dam Troubles

The complex nature of environmental preservation in a human-dominated world is a challenge Stanford and the Jasper Ridge...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by SU 2009, on Jun 6, 2017 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 1444 Views

ATHERTON

June 6 deadline to vote in Atherton election

The deadline to vote in an advisory election about how to fund a new Atherton civic center is Tuesday, June 6. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2017
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 6, 2017 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1236 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train at Atherton crossing

A man was struck and killed by a southbound Caltrain at the Watkins Avenue crossing next to Holbrook-Palmer Park in Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by wrong, on Jun 6, 2017 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader qualifies for international competition

After winning second place in a statewide competition, Nikhil Chand, a fifth-grader at Woodland School in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Jun 6, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views
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