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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 Peter Carpenter, 6 hours ago | 23 comments | 2347 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 Peter Carpenter, 8 hours ago | 86 comments | 7818 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 Sassy, 9 hours ago | 23 comments | 3897 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 Boreal ridge, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 67 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, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 474 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. 44 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 mutti, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 730 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, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 714 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 Plane Speaker, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 185 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, 14 hours ago | 11 comments | 1603 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, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 126 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 Menlo Voter., on Jan 19, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 26 comments | 1715 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. 1229 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. 918 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 | 268 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 | 4250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rich Gordon takes government relations job at nonprofit

Rich Gordon, who served 24 years in elected office locally and recently termed out as representative to the state Assembly,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1076 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Restaurant, bakery set to open around Thanksgiving

A new restaurant, for the present referred to as "The Bakery in Woodside," is set to open its doors in late November, around...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 18, 2017 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 6743 Views

AROUND TOWN

MPCSD Parent Education announces Winter/Spring Lineup

Welcome to the Winter/Spring Season of Menlo Park City School District Parent Education. We have four great events lined...

Original post made by MPCSD Parent Education on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 64 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Where do your property-tax payments go?

Atherton is trying to help its residents better understand where their property tax payments go by adding a feature to the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 18, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1956 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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