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Fire board member's opposition to contract raises questions
Chuck Bernstein went on record to oppose a new four-year contract with firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 45 comments

Cover story: What to do about El Camino Real?
One thing is inevitable in an area filled with well-educated, bright and articulate people – they will have opinions.... Last comment 6 hours ago | 33 comments

Menlo Park school district expands language programs
The Menlo Park City School District is working hard this year to achieve a goal it adopted in 2008: to offer world language... Last comment 39 minutes ago | 19 comments

 
 
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"Kite Day in Menlo"
Kite Day at Menlo Park's Bedwell Bayfront Park on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kite Day is an annual event that draws 100s of people, adults and children alike. Submitted by Jim Lewis on May 3, 2015

 
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Menlo Park: Crews capped gas line break near train station
Menlo Park police reported at 2:49 p.m. today that crews have capped a leak from a gas line damaged 45 minutes earlier near Santa Cruz Avenue and Merrill Street. Thursday, 2:18 PM | 2 comments

Portola Valley: Deputies see mountain lion feed on deer carcass
Of the many local reports of mountain lions sightings, this is a rare one. When the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office deputies showed up, they actually observed the mountain lion. Thursday, 7:40 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park: Tailgate party, Friday night movies at pop-up park
Menlo Park patrol officers will host a tailgate party before the free outdoor screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy" at the "Pop-Up Paseo" in downtown Menlo Park on Friday night, Sept. 4. Thursday, 8:01 AM | 2 comments

Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation
Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve transportation and other state services.
Thursday, 11:14 AM

Feature: Boys & Girls Club kids take off at aviation museum
"My head is in the clouds," says 14-year-old Alberto Vilchis, describing his plan for a career in aviation engineering. Thursday, 7:16 AM

Cover story: What to do about El Camino Real?
One thing is inevitable in an area filled with well-educated, bright and articulate people – they will have opinions. Wednesday, 10:47 AM | 33 comments

Editorial: When silence isn't golden
Nick Pegueros last month left his post as Portola Valley town manager under a shadow. But thanks to a new provision inserted into his contract only months before, the public and potential future employers may never know the nature of that shadow -- an "involuntary resignation" that followed a series of closed-session meetings of the Town Council to evaluate his performance. Wednesday, 10:00 AM | 13 comments

Fire board member's opposition to contract raises questions
Chuck Bernstein went on record to oppose a new four-year contract with firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, and his letter did provoke a question or two for the district, and a call for his censure. Wednesday, 10:06 AM | 45 comments

Supervisors approve funding for Ravenswood Bay Trail
At its Tuesday, Sept. 1, meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) to close a gap in the San Francisco Bay Trail in East Palo Alto, according to a County of San Mateo Parks Department press release. Tuesday, 7:23 PM | 8 comments

Portola Valley: Questions raised over silencing staff on town manager's exit

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry

High school grads intern at homeless services nonprofit

Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Want to attend Pope's address in D.C.?

Portola Valley's Cameron Jones makes it to semifinals in national science competition

Menlo Park is next on PG&E tree removal plan

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth top manager

Menlo Park school district expands language programs

Back to school: Woodside preschool changes more than its building

 

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