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Menlo Park's assessed property value up 12.5 percent
The assessed value of property in Menlo Park grew by 12.5 percent in 2105, a faster rate than that of any other city in San... Last comment 2 hours ago | 5 comments

PG&E to covert 229 Atherton street lights to LEDs
Pacific Gas & Electric will spend two or three weeks converting 229 utility-owned street lights in Atherton to LEDs this... Last comment on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 10 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's assessed property value up 12.5 percent, most in county
The assessed value of property in Menlo Park grew by 12.5 percent in 2105, a faster rate than that of any other city in San Mateo County, county assessor Mark Church announced on June 23. The assessed property value rose 8.2 percent in Atherton, 6.9 percent in Woodside and 4.5 percent in Portola Valley.
Friday, 11:59 AM | 5 comments

Service Tuesday for Evelyn Stoops, 70-year resident of Woodside
Evelyn Stoops, a Woodside resident for more than 70 years who worked in real estate for more than 50 years, died June 20 at age 98 in Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City.
Sunday, 12:12 AM

Firefighters extinguish second homeless camp blaze since March
Firefighters on Friday morning (June 24) paid another emergency visit to the site of a grass fire at an undeveloped area in Menlo Park at the intersection of Willow Road, Bayfront Expressway and University Avenue. The area, known as the Kavanaugh Tract, is used as a campground by the homeless. Friday, 2:54 PM

Menlo Park: Home burglary suspect nabbed
An attempt by Menlo Park police to talk to the driver of a vehicle whose occupants appeared to be scoping out homes to burglarize in the area of O'Connor Street led to a car and foot chase and the arrest of one of at least two burglary suspects on Thursday.
Friday, 11:46 AM | 7 comments

Atherton thefts: Unlocked pickup, bicycle and money from unlocked vehicle
Atherton police say that an unlocked white Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with a white camper shell was stolen from a Lloyden Drive driveway sometime between 2 and 4:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, June 24. The keys were in the vehicle. Saturday, 2:50 PM

Scott Delucchi departs for Monterey SPCA post
Scott Delucchi, a former Menlo Park resident, has left his post as vice president of community relations for the Peninsula Humane Society to become chief executive officer of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County. Friday, 5:17 PM

Facebook expansion could exacerbate housing issues, report says
Facebook's expansion – a project that would add two office buildings and a hotel, totaling more than a million square feet – is unlikely to have a direct impact on the housing crisis in East Palo Alto and Belle Haven, but it could yield an indirect impact, a new report says. Friday, 11:18 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sex-assault crimes

County holds vigil for Orlando shooting victims

Woodside: Ex-councilman sees himself as watchdog of architectural board

Menlo Park: Residents skeptical Facebook expansion will have 'less than significant' housing impact

Sacred Heart Schools hosts 118th commencement

Atherton, Caltrain squabble over train horns

San Mateo County launches app for dads

Police calls in Menlo Park, Woodside, West Menlo Park

How locals voted in presidential primary

Lawyer explains when school district can exclude public


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