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Woodside council OKs larger floor areas for main residences
The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, Jan. 10, by a unanimous vote with two council members absent, took the first of two... Last comment 2 hours ago | 12 comments

Menlo Park: City staff recommends approval of Greenheart complex
A much-discussed project to build apartments, offices and shops totaling 420,000 square feet at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo... Last comment 2 hours ago | 5 comments

Atherton to ask voters to lift civic center public funding limits
Atherton has a problem. The town has almost all the funds it needs to build a new civic center, but it's not allowed to spend... Last comment 3 hours ago | 8 comments

Menlo Park Streets Need to Be Safer for Kids
While many have set their eyes on Washington DC over the past week, a growing group of concerned citizens have also had their... Last comment 7 minutes ago | 7 comments

 
 
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Portola Valley: Two men accused of attempted home burglary plead not guilty
Two men accused of trying to burglarize a Portola Valley home Jan. 19 pleaded not guilty Monday in San Mateo County Superior Court. Tuesday, 10:30 AM

Tonight in Woodside: marijuna regulation, final adoption of house-size ordinance
The Woodside Town Council will hold a study session tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 24) on possible regulation of the outdoor cultivation of recreational marijuana. Also on the agenda is final adoption of an ordinance increasing the maximum allowable size of main residences. Monday, 7:26 PM | 1 comments

Man who led car chase in Menlo Park gets prison sentence
A man who allegedly ran a stop sign while on the phone in eastern Menlo Park, led a Menlo Park police officer on a car chase and crashed into another car has been sentenced to two years in state prison. Monday, 12:05 PM | 2 comments

Menlo Park: Fire crews respond to head-on collision near Facebook headquarters
Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision Monday in Menlo Park near the Facebook headquarters, but both drivers appeared uninjured, according to Menlo Park Fire Protection District officials. Tuesday, 11:07 AM | 1 comments

One sentenced, two plead not guilty to theft charges
Of three men who were arrested in December on suspicion of attempting to steal tools from the Menlo Gateway construction site at 100-190 Independence Drive in Menlo Park, two have pleaded not guilty, and one has pleaded no contest to charges of commercial burglary and grand theft, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's office. Monday, 6:28 PM

Tonight: Council could approve 'mindfulness' training for Menlo Park police
Though you probably won't see police officers donning yoga pants at work anytime soon, the Menlo Park Police Department has a plan to help its personnel find a little more inner peace on the job. Tuesday, 11:55 AM

Tonight: Menlo Park council considers 'sanctuary city' proposal
At the urging of a group of local residents, the Menlo Park City Council is expected to consider tonight a 'sanctuary city' proposal. Tuesday, 11:50 AM | 1 comments

Tonight: Menlo Park city staff recommends approval of Greenheart complex
A much-discussed project to build apartments, offices and shops totaling 420,000 square feet at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park will go before the City Council at its meeting Jan. 24, and city staff recommends approval. Tuesday, 10:14 AM | 5 comments

Atherton to ask voters to lift civic center public funding limits
Atherton has a problem. The town has almost all the funds it needs to build a new civic center, but it's not allowed to spend much of them because of a 2012 ballot measure that limits public funding for new town and police offices. Sunday, 10:02 PM | 8 comments

Photos from Saturday's 'community action' rally in Redwood City
Here are photos from the "Community Action Rally" held Saturday at Courthouse Square in Redwood City.
Sunday, 10:02 PM | 9 comments

Feature story: On writing
Portola Valley resident and author Mary Waters-Sayer says she sees boredom as an opportunity for interesting thoughts and feelings, and that its absence is undesirable in the long run, particularly for children. Friday, 11:28 AM

Portola Valley: Council fills out membership of affordable housing committee
Seven residents of Portola Valley, all volunteers, will be studying the question of whether it's feasible to build small houses on town-owned land that's affordable to people who work in town but cannot afford to live there, including teachers and Town Hall staff. Friday, 11:45 AM | 10 comments

Poll shows differences between Californians and Trump
As Donald Trump prepares for his swearing-in as the nation's 45th president, a new survey by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University shows that most Californians aren't in line with several key proposals that could impact the entire country. Friday, 10:28 AM | 7 comments

Lovely weather for ducks!
These Woodside ducks have been enjoying this winter's wet weather in the way only ducks can, by rolling in the mud and glorying in the water falling from the sky. Sunday, 10:02 PM

Menlo Park: Third-graders take on computer coding

Encinal students learn about engineering by having fun

Health advisory: Flu season in full swing

Five local youths attain Eagle Scout rank

Greenheart project goes to Menlo Park council on Tuesday

Rich Gordon takes government relations job at nonprofit

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Update: Woodside OKs larger floor areas for main residences

Cause for alarm? How the Menlo Park Fire Protection District pays its employees

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Woodside: One-way traffic likely for months on storm-damaged section of Hwy. 84

 

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