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Atherton council approves civic center conceptual plan

Atherton City Council members have approved a conceptual design for the town's new civic center, but not without grousing...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 10, 2015 at 1:15 am | 3 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside school board race: Challenger criticizes incumbent's attendance record

A challenger for a seat on the Woodside Elementary School District board is accusing an incumbent of poor board meeting attendance. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by WES Community Member, on Oct 9, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 3072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bedbug closes Menlo Park Library

The Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center was closed Tuesday evening (Oct. 6) after a bedbug was found in a chair, City...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by library patron, on Oct 9, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 15 comments | 4003 Views

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Moss Beach Business Closes After Prostitution Arrest

"Massage Business Closes after Prostitution Arrest" From the Half Moon Bay Review today: http://www.hmbreview.com/news/massage-business-closes-after-prostitution-arrest/article_...

Original post made by Something\'s happening here on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 9, 2015 at 8:17 am | 11 comments | 850 Views

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Belle Haven residents don't like 'Bayfront' label for M-2 zone

Some residents of Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood say they don't like the fact that the industrial district around...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Kielie, on Oct 8, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 5 comments | 1816 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Seeking to renew harmony in Town Hall, council hires help

If the harmony inside Portola Valley Town Hall was as real as it's said to have been, that fabric has been frayed by recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ruth W, on Oct 8, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 2069 Views

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Cover story: Empowering girls

In its 50th year, local Junior League reboots to focus on helping girls become leaders in science, technology, engineering...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 8, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

==BI Prep water polo:== The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by PoloFan, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

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Wednesday: Public hearing on proposed increases in bus fares

A public hearing on proposed changes in SamTrans bus fares is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the SamTrans headquarters...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Nonsense, on Oct 7, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 955 Views

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Menlo Park: Tentative deal would gives 3% pay boost to city employees

Thirty-six supervisorial and management employees of the city of Menlo Park would receive a 3 percent increase in base salaries...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Corner Office, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 1285 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford proposes more housing, less office space in Menlo Park development

Stanford University proposes to increase housing and reduce office space in its latest development plan for its 8.4 acres...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 7, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 57 comments | 5767 Views

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Community says farewell to Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

The farewell celebration for Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Sept. 30, attracted no less than a marching band,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Dick Tjaden, on Oct 7, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 3502 Views

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Thursday: Tri-county panel on economic inequality

Top administrators in San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, and San Francisco County will convene on Thursday, Oct. 8, from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Toulouse, on Oct 7, 2015 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1088 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton council reviews plan for civic center

The recommended conceptual plan and budget for Atherton's new civic center will be reviewed by the Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Turley, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 1604 Views

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Thank you PG&E

Thank you PG&E for being a Platinum donor to the 2015 Fall California Republican Convention. The Platinum level is the...

Original post made by Menlo Park delegate to the CRP on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by GOP fact checker, on Oct 7, 2015 at 9:37 am | 28 comments | 1166 Views

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Firefighters looking into the cause of Filoli estate grass fire

Fire investigators have not yet settled on what started a nearly five-acre grass fire in the vicinity of Edgewood and Canada...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Cortlin, on Oct 6, 2015 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

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Tacks scattered on Woodside roads are hazard to bicyclists

Bicyclists have a nemesis roaming the upper reaches of Kings Mountain Road in unincorporated Woodside. Someone is scattering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 6, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 32 comments | 8365 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park firefighters flip pancakes, raise funds

Menlo Park firefighters rappelled down ropes, simulated a live auto crash and showed off the "jaws of life," a pincer-like...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1395 Views

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Atherton gives go-ahead to new bike routes

The Atherton City Council has unanimously approved plans for the first phase of the town's Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 6, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 4 comments | 1765 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Post office 'institution' Robert Delvishio retires

For years, Robert Delvishio has been telling visitors to the West Menlo Park post office that he's wanted to have his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by John Kadvany, on Oct 5, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2230 Views
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