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MENLO PARK

Facebook sous chef dies at 31

Ezekiel Duru, a Menlo Park resident and the executive sous chef at Facebook, died Feb. 20 at the age of 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Water , on May 29, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 3352 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District .LAFco is looking for comments

Taking first steps to dissolve the Harbor District. http://lafco.smcgov.org/sites/lafco.smcgov.org/files/documents/files/CirculationDraft_HarborDist_2015-29-05_with%20cover%20let...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 289 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor and son celebrate Bike to Work Day

George Carlton-Ridenour and his mother, Menlo Park mayor Catherine Carlton, participated in the regional Bike to Work Day...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Get real, on May 29, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 1850 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Water rate hikes proposed

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District should keep an eye on the mailbox for a notice explaining the utility's...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, on May 29, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1825 Views

MENLO PARK

Workshop: Stanford's Middle Avenue plaza design

Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 29, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 15 comments | 1961 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District calls for Special Meeting Wrong Subject

Current subject is reorganize commissioners, translates to Remove Sabrina Brennan as President, when it should be Terminating...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 17 comments | 475 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Affordable housing panel in Menlo Park

Tonight (May 28), a panel of housing experts will talk about a range of related issues, including affordability, regional...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 28, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 826 Views

AROUND TOWN

How should Menlo Park define public benefit?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 28, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 1759 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Forum/Office Hours Announcement

On Sunday May 31st, I will be holding office hours and a community forum to listen to feedback from residents regarding all...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on May. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 147 Views

ATHERTON

Crowd questions Cal Water on drought restrictions

A crowd of nearly 250 people showed up at a Tuesday night meeting to ask officials from Cal Water about the new drought restrictions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on May 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 9 comments | 4153 Views

WOODSIDE

Musician, college president and Woodside resident Bob Stiff

Woodside resident Dwight Robert "Bob" Stiff, a self-taught professional musician, twice president of Canada College, and...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve Dambrosio, on May 27, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside studies basement rules

The Woodside Town Council meets tonight (Tuesday, May 26) for a second study session on the topic of basements and whether...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 27, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 1129 Views

WOODSIDE

Thinking mechanically

It was not that long ago when ordinary people, men mostly, could assess the mechanical health of their vehicles as they motored...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by J Carter, on May 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 719 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess Pool needs full audit before new contract

Erin Glanville on her blog has posted an excellent article on the awarding of a new contract for operation of the Burgess...

Original post made by want-full-audit on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sweetheart Deal, on May 27, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 28 comments | 1873 Views

MENLO PARK

City manager awaits contract renewal

The May 27th Almanac (page 5) has the following article ---------------- Almanac page 5 -- May 27 2015 City manager...

Original post made by Need New City Manager on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 181 Views

MENLO PARK

In business: Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Gerry Gilchrist, on May 26, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 6 comments | 4028 Views

MENLO PARK

How should Menlo Park define 'public benefit'?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on May 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 470 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton supports water restrictions, but leaves enforcement to Cal Water

The Atherton City Council on May 20 approved a resolution "endorsing and supporting" the California Water Service Company's...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by AuggiesMan, on May 25, 2015 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 1776 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 25, 2015 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 3492 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Windmill School buys former nursery site

After more than 55 years of renting in Portola Valley, Windmill School, a nonprofit preschool, has become a property owner....

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by local PV resident, on May 25, 2015 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 1590 Views
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