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ATHERTON

Atherton wants residents to pay town's costs for special events

Atherton residents who host events that cost the town money for police or other services, ranging from presidential visits...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by The Rev. Loon, on Nov 23, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 1736 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council makes appointment to architecture review board

In a 5-2 vote after 30 minutes or so of deliberation, a majority on the Woodside Town Council on Nov. 18 approved the appointment...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1391 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton moves ahead with Pedestrian Bicycle Master Plan

Moving ahead with a plan to add bike lanes and to make it easier to get around town on foot, Atherton has adopted a Pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1698 Views

WOODSIDE

Facebook shuttle drivers vote to form union

After presenting a petition and holding a rally at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, the 87 drivers who take Facebook...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Nov 22, 2014 at 9:26 am | 13 comments | 2238 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputy, two correctional officers arrested

A deputy sheriff and two correctional officers were arrested Nov. 13 on charges that they smuggled cellular phones and drugs...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 585 Views

MENLO PARK

Third generation of Hassetts opens new hardware store

The fifth family-owned Hassett Hardware store has opened in Redwood City, with the family proving that the little guy really...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 3 comments | 5154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district demolishes home to make more room for students

A home on Alameda de las Pulgas in Atherton has been demolished by the Las Lomitas Elementary School district to make more...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train 'clipped' car at Menlo Park crossing

A southbound train "clipped" an eastbound car at the Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing in Menlo Park at about 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 2764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking back: The Lane family at Sunset headquarters

The Lane family posed at the Sunset headquarters on Willow Road in this undated photo. Brothers Mel, left, and Bill flank...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 789 Views

MENLO PARK

Time Inc. may sell Sunset campus in Menlo Park

The news that Time Inc. is considering selling its property at 80 Willow Road, the iconic home of Sunset magazine, elicited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 27 comments | 5278 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's the future for Sunset campus in Menlo Park?

What will be, will be. It has a certain logic for Jim Cogan, the Menlo Park official responsible for economic development...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by lessons learned, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 28 comments | 3563 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters have spoken. What did they say?

In the Sequoia Healthcare District race, it is clear that Jerry Shefren and Jack Hickey will be retaining their seats on...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 266 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested this afternoon. You will recall this brave sole ran against his boss...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 21 comments | 1838 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday, Sunday: Menlo Park church holds Global Gift Fair

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will hold a Global Gift Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23, at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. in...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Monica Brandt, on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

ATHERTON

San Mateo County says all election votes now counted

The three open seats on the Atherton council have gone to Rick DeGolia, Mike Lempres and Bill Widmer, according to the vote...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 comments | 852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inmate pleads not guilty in cellphone smuggling case

The jail inmate accused of participating in a conspiracy with a sheriff's deputy and two correctional officers to smuggle...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train and car collide

As widely reported on Twitter last night (Tuesday, November 18) during rush hour, a train sheared off a chunk of a car at...

Original post made by Newshound on Nov. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 262 Views

MENLO PARK

Did the City use its resources to unfairly (illegally?) lobby the voters to Vote No on Measure M?

Did the City use its resources to unfairly (illegally?) lobby the voters to Vote No on Measure M? As you know the City...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 19, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley schools leader on her way to White House technology conference

The superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, Lisa Gonzales has a very important meeting on her calendar this...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe says "It's Possible."

Why doesn't he tell the public the truth, he knows the answer by now. 3 Menlo Park Police Officers were involved in a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 395 Views
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