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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Small gains for cyclists; big losses for everyone else

Make a mental note: Dec. 6, 2016, will prove to be a more important date than most Menlo Park residents now realize. That...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by resident cyclist, 1 minute ago | 25 comments | 2446 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Photos from today's 'community action' rally in Redwood City

We will be posting here photos from the "Community Action Rally" held today at Courthouse Square in Redwood City. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jeff, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 842 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford poll shows more state residents are unaligned with Trump's agenda

As Donald Trump prepares for his swearing-in as the nation's 45th president, a new survey by the Hoover Institution at Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by History, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Community Action Rally' in Redwood City to follow Trump inauguration

The day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a "Community Action Rally" will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, 8 hours ago | 35 comments | 6457 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Breaks First Presidential Promise In Record Time: Hats At Inaugural Were Made In China

How dumb are these fools? Taking away American jobs - they buy Trump hats and send their money to the Trump family and to...

Original post made by Cheap Chinese Profits on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by HSBC emp, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 102 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

The employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District had the highest average wages of any California government agency...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, 10 hours ago | 93 comments | 8147 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Update: Two arrested after deputies respond to report of prowlers in Portola Valley

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff''s Office arrested two men after responding to a report of prowlers in the 100...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 3039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Parcel tax a wise investment in community's future

Our Menlo Park City district schools are outstanding for a reason — this community consistently invests in our common...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 14 hours ago | 27 comments | 1772 Views

MENLO PARK

Inauguration Day SIDEWALK PROTEST in the Peninsula

Along El Camino Real, in all cities from San Francisco to San Jose Friday, January 20, 2017, Noon to 1:00 pm "Rev. Ben...

Original post made by not compliant/3 million vote margin on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jan, 17 hours ago | 5 comments | 253 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council to get reports on bills paid, as code requires

When the town of Woodside pays a bill, a check is cut in Town Hall and the transaction is recorded. So such records do exist,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by TJ, 18 hours ago | 8 comments | 1065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Third-graders take on computer coding

"OK class, write your last line of code," Nhi Vu, an instructor at Code for Fun tells a wiggly pack of third-graders at Belle...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Mike , 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 859 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tonight: Candlelight vigil in Fremont Park

A candlelight vigil open to the public will be held Friday, Jan. 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Fremont Park to "support each other...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Chad Grover, on Jan 20, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 540 Views

MENLO PARK

Will you stand with Menlo Park's immigrant community?

Please attend the Menlo Park City Council meeting on January 24th starting at 7 PM. At this meeting, the council will consider...

Original post made by Belle Haven Resident on Jan. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 63 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by caroline V, on Jan 20, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 898 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Roxanne Rorapaugh, on Jan 20, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 11 comments | 1655 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 20, 2017 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 145 Views

MENLO PARK

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Through the fog

Cyclists and a runner were out in the fog in Portola Valley on Sunday morning, Jan. 15. These scenes were taken from a spot...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 949 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Which Trump policy will have the greatest effect on Menlo Park?

The wall? Repeal ObamaCare? Breaking apart the EU and NATO? Trade war (or worse) with China? Opening arctic...

Original post made by Labs on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by yeah, on Jan 18, 2017 at 8:44 pm | 15 comments | 275 Views

WOODSIDE

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

Erosion from recent storms has weakened part of Highway 84 in the hills above Woodside. A 75-to-100-foot section located...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Rich Lee, on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 4492 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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