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ATHERTON

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...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Tax payer, 8 minutes ago | 1 comment | 463 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 not compliant/3 million vote margin, 36 minutes ago | 6 comments | 286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Advance notice of Barack Obama

Early in this decade, I attended a political function at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo where the guest of honor was Sen. Barbara...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by hypocrites, 49 minutes ago | 19 comments | 3083 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 Cheap Chinese Profits, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 149 Views

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 dana hendrickson, 2 hours ago | 28 comments | 2552 Views

WOODSIDE

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...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Mike, 12 hours ago | 9 comments | 2247 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
Last comment by resident, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 109 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 Alternative Reality?, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 1156 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 Rick, 16 hours ago | 13 comments | 1172 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 10 Actions, 100 Days, 17 hours ago | 36 comments | 6814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Feeding our less fortunate neighbors

Mariano is a long-time volunteer at St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room, the large soup kitchen in Menlo Park. Each day he helps...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Melissa Downing, 18 hours ago | 5 comments | 1570 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 10 Actions, 100 Days, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 2477 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 Dave Boyce, 20 hours ago | 5 comments | 1084 Views

OTHER TOPICS

CIA director on Trump's dishonoring fallen heroes: "deeply saddened and angered at Trump's despicable display of self-aggrandizement" Trump should be "ashamed of himself"

On hallowed ground, in front of a memorial honoring fallen comrades in the intelligence community, Trump brought out his...

Original post made by conservative view on Jan. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 11 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Celebrity chef pulls out of Bradley's Fine Diner

About two years after taking over a large Menlo Park restaurant space to open Bradley's Fine Diner, renowned chef Bradley...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Brian, 23 hours ago | 14 comments | 6662 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 PVR, on Jan 22, 2017 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 3569 Views

MENLO PARK

Trying to save the Guild!

see: http://www.sfchronicle.com/movies/article/Menlo-Park-woman-scrambles-to-shield-cinema-from-10874127.php With the...

Original post made by oldtimer on Jan. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 53 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, on Jan 21, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 93 comments | 8385 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, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:21 am | 27 comments | 1814 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 , on Jan 21, 2017 at 4:51 am | 2 comments | 1075 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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