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Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'
My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,... Last comment 12 hours ago | 12 comments

San Jose Police Officer Killed
A San Jose Police Officer was killed today. I will be waiting with baited breath for the protests and riots regarding his... Last comment 2 hours ago | 6 comments

Menlo Park to look at extending parking time limits downtown
Menlo Park will be looking at four changes to downtown parking, including letting people park in the downtown plazas for... Last comment 1 hour ago | 18 comments

Menlo Park Planning Commission studies El Camino Real options
The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a study session tonight (March 23) to evaluate how to improve El Camino Real,... Last comment 13 hours ago | 34 comments

 
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"Galway mayor visits"
Galway, Ireland, Mayor Donal Lyons (center) with, from left, Menlo Park council members Peter Ohtaki, Kirsten Keith, Catherine Carlton and Richard Cline (3/10/2015). Mayor Lyons was in Menlo Park in conjuction with a friendship agreement signed by Galway and Menlo Park in 2013. Submitted by Jym Clendenin on Mar 21, 2015

 
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Hydrogen fuel station planned for Skylonda
Electric cars and their charging stations have had the alternative-fuel spotlight mostly to themselves in Silicon Valley in recent years. By the end of October, however, they will have challengers, in Skylonda and along the Peninsula. Friday, 9:52 AM

New Ravenswood Family Health Center to debut Saturday
After 15 years of operating out of modular buildings, Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto will host a grand opening celebration for its brand-new, 38,000-square-foot facility on March 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, 9:49 AM

Water snafu affected 3,500 Menlo Park customers
Untreated water was mixed with treated water in an East Bay reservoir earlier this month and then went on to the regional water system, which delivers to an estimated 3,500 customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District, according to the city. Friday, 9:53 AM

Menlo Park: Bus fire snarls traffic on U.S. 101
A casino bus caught fire on southbound U.S. 101 in Menlo Park Thursday evening, according to Menlo Park Fire Protection District officials. Friday, 8:29 AM

Atherton couple's $50 million donation is part of pledge to give away half their wealth
Mark and Mary Stevens, the Atherton couple who have given $50 million to USC's Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, are among 129 billionaires worldwide who have signed the Giving Pledge started by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, promising to give away at least half their wealth. Thursday, 8:24 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park district superintendent is back after medical leave
Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels is back on the job, he announced in a communication to the school community on March 25. He had been on a medical leave since late February after injuring his neck. Wednesday, 6:19 PM

Editorial: Kudos to watchdog and city, but herbicide spraying issue is unresolved
Janet Davis of the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood, known by many as a watchdog of public works and traffic-related services provided by the county and the city of Menlo Park in the Alpine Road area, deserves a round of applause for her relentlessness in helping to track down the truth of the March 17 herbicide spraying right next to San Francisquito Creek.
Thursday, 1:26 AM | 1 comments

Homeless census: Far fewer people living on county streets
A homeless census in San Mateo County shows around 690 people are living on the streets, in vehicles or in encampments, lower by 47 percent from the 1,299 people counted in 2013. Thursday, 8:40 AM

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'
My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers, recalls Carolyn Walworth a junior at Palo Alto High School. Thursday, 8:11 AM | 12 comments

Saturday: Carbon theme of Portola Valley, Woodside Earth Fair
With a theme of "Carbon: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" for the 2015 Portola Valley and Woodside Earth Fair on Saturday, it should be no surprise that cars that run on fuels not derived from fossilized carbon will be on display. Thursday, 9:25 AM

Menlo Park to look at extending parking time limits downtown
Menlo Park will be looking at four changes to downtown parking, including letting people park in the downtown plazas for up to three hours for free and funding parking garages. Wednesday, 10:40 AM | 18 comments

Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93
Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson hired retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor after she graduated from Stanford University law school. Wednesday, 10:51 AM | 1 comments

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley
Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Wednesday, 11:27 AM

Lawsuit against Menlo Park fire district over crash is dismissed

Police calls: Woodside residents call deputies after unknown man runs into woods

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

Four robbed at auto shop in North Fair Oaks

 

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