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Menlo Park council reviews cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex
Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's... Last comment 8 minutes ago | 19 comments

No on M gathering
Menlo Park Deserves Better -- also known as the "No on Measure M" coalition -- is hosting a community gathering on Monday,... Last comment 18 hours ago | 18 comments

A Measure M debate: council control
Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any... Last comment 1 hour ago | 200 comments

 
 
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"Atherton's National Night Out"
Atherton's first National Night Out on Tue, Aug. 5, brought in the 9-1-1 Ready Fox from 9-1-1 for Kids, a nonprofit organization focused on 9-1-1 emergency dialing education. Submitted by Tiffany Lam on Aug 12, 2014

 
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Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement
Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward its state-mandated affordable housing requirements, thanks to Assembly Bill 1690, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Wednesday, 8:32 AM

Today: Tour Menlo Park by double-decker bus
As part of its general plan update, Menlo Park is offering a free tour of the city by double-decker bus at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, with an eye toward talking about land use and traffic circulation issues. Wednesday, 8:02 AM

Tonight: Menlo Park council reviews cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex
Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's proposed mixed-use complex at 500 El Camino Real was released by the city of Menlo Park on Monday, Sept. 29. Wednesday, 8:07 AM | 19 comments

Gov. Brown signs law on public access to Martins Beach
A movement to reopen a popular surfing beach in San Mateo County was given a boost Tuesday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law requiring the State Lands Commission to negotiate with Martins Beach owner Vinod Khosla to acquire a public access route. Tuesday, 10:26 PM

Today: Making Atherton more walkable and bikeable
Setting priorities for projects laid out in a new Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and discussion of possible new sign regulations are on the agenda for the Atherton City Council when it meets in a study session on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m.
Monday, 11:16 AM

Today: First of seven meetings on proposed Mandarin immersion charter school
With the clock ticking down the time the Menlo Park City School District has to decide whether to authorize a Mandarin immersion charter school, a series of public meetings are planned to discuss the proposal. The first takes place on Wednesday (Oct. 1) morning. Tuesday, 10:37 AM

New water rates have residents paying less per gallon despite drought
The latest price of having fresh water at home from the California Water Service Company went up and it went down for residents of Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and parts of Menlo Park -- all located within Cal Water's Bear Gulch District. The increase was in the service charge; the drop was for water usage. Tuesday, 10:21 AM

Thursday: Assemblyman holds office hours in Menlo Park
Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, is holding office hours at Café Zoe on Thursday, Oct. 2. Tuesday, 6:54 PM

Police calls: Losses of $15,700 in tool thefts in two Atherton burglaries
Thieves cut the padlock on a gate to get into a construction site on Atherton Avenue and then broke into two equipment trailers and a tool storage box. Tuesday, 8:23 AM

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen
Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a Sept. 24 report released by Joint Venture Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies, a nonprofit think tank. Monday, 11:06 AM

Vehicle-registration fee to rise $1

Maasai warrior hikes Wunderlich Park

Pair arrested for allegedly stealing mail in Menlo Park, Woodside and other cities

 

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