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MENLO PARK

Funding for Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks, upgrades approved

Six-foot-wide sidewalks, flashing pedestrian crosswalks and new drainage systems are one step closer to being built on Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bizarre, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1490 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office puts 'inmate locator tool' online

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that it was making available online an inmate locator tool, which...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1282 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Barry Rosen, pioneer of addiction medicine, dies at 61

Dr. Barry Rosen, who was recognized internationally for his expertise on the disease of addiction, died at his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Katya Mills, on Jun 2, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 13523 Views

FICTION

Police Calls: Menlo Park

Eight bicycles stolen in seven incidents in Menlo Park, and a pendant stolen within the last six months without signs of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:17 am | 5 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Facebook to meet with public about expansion plans

Facebook will hold the first of several meetings with the public to discuss its plans for expansion at 7 p.m. on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 2, 2016 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 1989 Views

ATHERTON

Proposed Atherton budget foresees a $5 million surplus

Although Atherton's budget is solidly in the black, city staff is recommending levying the full amount of the town's parcel...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by New resident , on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

ATHERTON

Update - Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 4617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: More funding sought for Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks, flood protection

Several projects the city of Menlo Park has planned are more expensive than predicted, and the City Council may have to make...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 4 comments | 622 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Environmental report released on Facebook's expansion plans

An environmental review says that Facebook's plan to build three 75-foot-tall buildings, adding 962,400 square feet at two...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2577 Views

FICTION

Bay Area to cook over next three days; Spare the Air alert issued

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Oh no, my wig!, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 912 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Another decade, another grade-separation study

For years, the question of "grade separations" – separating a roadway from the rail line it crosses by using a bridge...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:06 am | 26 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

School parcel taxes on June 7 ballot

"Four school districts have placed parcel taxes on the ballot. Moreland, in West San Jose, is asking voters to extend...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 189 Views

MENLO PARK

Valparaiso Road Repair

Just a curious question - When Valparaiso was last resurfaced, Atherton completely re-did the road bed on their side while...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on May. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breaking: Trump declares no drought in CALIF

Gosh. Who knew? Wotta great guy. Fixed, just like that!...

Original post made by In the cups on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by here comes da judge!, on May 30, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 225 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Services for Joe Whelan, Portola Valley Ranch developer

A vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, and a memorial service for 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Church of the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by M. Walter, on May 29, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 2790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Council addresses aircraft noise, considers increase to house sizes

Woodside Town Council members considered how to effectively complain about noise from commercial aircraft flying over the...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Broke, on May 29, 2016 at 6:41 pm | 6 comments | 1219 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Judge rules against restaurateur Russell Deutsch in tax-evasion case

A San Mateo County judge on May 26 denied a motion by attorneys defending Portola Valley resident and restaurateur Russell...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 29, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 2895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Philip Russell, on May 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

One dead in Interstate 280 crash in Menlo Park

A solo-vehicle crash on Interstate Highway 280 turned deadly Friday evening in Menlo Park, according to the California Highway...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3174 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Vote 'yes' on Measure AA, Bay restoration parcel tax

The nine-county, $12-per-parcel tax to fund the restoration of San Francisco Bay shorelines to functioning tidal marshes...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on May 28, 2016 at 11:50 am | 22 comments | 1859 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
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By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 2,210 views