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Finding a niche

Living in a big city is a noisy proposition, not least in the dark of the early morning when the ambient silence would be...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ian Wright, on Aug 10, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 602 Views

MENLO PARK

San Francisco chef to open Menlo Park restaurant

Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in the kitchens of notable restaurants from Per Se in New York to Cotogna, Quince and Outerlands...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by A foodie, on Aug 10, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2764 Views

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Fire board approves raises, but questions pay totals

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District gave a 3 percent base raise to most of its non-union employees in July,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 10, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 1571 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Another sales tax hike proposed, and voters seem to like it

It's almost been five years since San Mateo County voters approved Measure A, a 10-year county-wide half-cent sales tax that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 10, 2017 at 9:07 am | 18 comments | 2938 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Burglaries, robberies, thefts in Menlo Park

This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/08/08/police-calls-burglaries-robberies-thefts-in-menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 7 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Improving traffic flow: Early results of Dumbarton corridor study released

For those locked in traffic as they cross the Bay over the Dumbarton Bridge every day, the time it will take to improve traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Dagwood, on Aug 9, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 485 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook aims to expand affordable housing

Two nonprofits with track records of raising funds for affordable housing have joined Facebook's effort to finance affordable...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Digdeeper, on Aug 9, 2017 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminder to parents: Students must be vaccinated

San Mateo County Health officials are reminding parents that state law requires students be up-to-date on required vaccines...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 8, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Supervisors to consider landing fees at county-owned airports

Using the San Carlos Airport will become more expensive for Surf Air and other commercial and charter operators if the San...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Bob Artis, on Aug 8, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 1828 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Caltrain will soon cut trees to install electric wires

Atherton residents whose properties border the train tracks will soon be hearing from Caltrain as the utility begins to prune...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 8, 2017 at 10:57 am | 10 comments | 1993 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts pleads no contest to two felonies

A 60-year-old Menlo Park woman who ran Cindy's Flowers and Gifts has pleaded no contest to two felonies: insurance fraud...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 7, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 4997 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fallen branch injures three at Menlo College picnic

A large tree branch collapsed on a group of people during a company picnic at Menlo College in Atherton on Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 7, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Three bicyclists injured in collision with SUV

Three bicyclists were injured, at least one of them seriously, when they collided with an SUV Saturday morning on Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by local, on Aug 7, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 4750 Views

AROUND TOWN

9 Years later a supervisor finally tries to implement a 9 year old grand jury recommendation..

Supervisor Dave Pine is trying to implement a Grand Jury recommendation from 2003. No other Supervisor has done this. Mark...

Original post made by MIchael G. Stogner on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 6, 2017 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2909 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sues Menlo Park, alleges racial profiling in arrest

A man who was arrested by Menlo Park police in August 2015 and held for 48 hours in the San Mateo County jail has filed a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Stan, on Aug 6, 2017 at 1:33 am | 3 comments | 2903 Views

MENLO PARK

Five-year-old boy saved after near-drowning incident at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park

A 5-year-old boy nearly drowned on Thursday morning (Aug. 3) in about 3 feet of water at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park, according...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by MPSwim, on Aug 5, 2017 at 8:12 am | 7 comments | 3537 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley surveys residents on license-plate cameras

The town of Portola Valley is using an online survey to gather community opinion on the use of cameras that photograph the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Keep PV SAFE !, on Aug 4, 2017 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2570 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Ex-employees sue Filoli estate, allege age discrimination

Four women recently employed at the Filoli estate in Woodside have sued their former employer, alleging age discrimination...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by TruthFollowingHer, on Aug 4, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 23 comments | 7295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli faces age-discrimination suit by ex-employees

The list of plaintiffs may grow in an age-discrimination lawsuit filed April 21 in San Mateo County Superior Court by four...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by TruthFollowingHer, on Aug 4, 2017 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board will appoint new director

The governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District plans to fill the seat to be vacated by longtime board member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 4456 Views
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