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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: $212,500 tree-cutting fine is paid in full

The $209,000 budget surplus for the town of Woodside has more than doubled with the cashing of a check for $212,500, delivered...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Plant trees, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 7, 2016 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 2492 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:37 am | 14 comments | 2655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 6, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 47 comments | 2663 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump losing badly in battleground states - Kasich & Paul Ryan tie Clinton

In all seven swing states, Clinton kills Trump, in most cases with Trump barely getting a third of the vote. Paul Ryan and...

Original post made by Trump destroys my Grand Ol\' Party on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by 3rd base, on Jul 6, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 9 comments | 365 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rodeo official says pig scramble a gentler affair this year

Children caught pigs in the annual pig scramble at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on Monday, July Fourth, but it was not the spectacle...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by SherMich, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 17 comments | 1402 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton examines privacy issues with drones

On the agenda for Wednesday's Atherton City Council study session: regulating drones, putting a business license tax on the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1297 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Woodside woman encounters lion at bottom of stairs

Crime and accidents reports for Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sandra Farrell, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 4391 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issue

A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on Tuesday, June 28, at the Woodside Town Council...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Susan S, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 525 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton adopts 'talking points' on use of library tax dollars

Atherton's City Council has approved a set of "talking points" members said will be a starting point in negotiations with...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

ATHERTON

Today: What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?

Atherton's City Council will discuss what should be done with the more than $1 million a year in library taxes that the town...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits is closing its doors in Menlo Park

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Employees first, on Jul 5, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 36 comments | 16454 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo: Armed robbery suspect says he was 'being chased by Russians' during wild ride

Efforts have been unsuccessful to get a man into court after he allegedly robbed a Facebook bus driver in Menlo Park before...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 5, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 2045 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fight

Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 4, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Munks to Retire

So Munks is to retire. GOOD RIDDANCE!...

Original post made by Menlo Voter. on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 4, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Delucchi departs for Monterey SPCA post

Scott Delucchi, a former Menlo Park resident, has left his post as vice president of community relations for the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by Tom Mack, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little League: Lutticken's claims city championship

The Lutticken's Little League team edged the Sharon Heights Shells 2-1 on June 11 to claim the Menlo Park city championship...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Baz a bol - football, on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

AROUND TOWN

How offended are YOU by Trump's most bigoted tweet yet?

1st: Trump says Saudi Arabia can have nukes. Now, in his most offensive tweet (to date) Trump offends all with a Star...

Original post made by American Diversity vs Trumps clan on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 3, 2016 at 7:25 am | 10 comments | 524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local ways to celebrate the Fourth

As is the tradition around here, there are many local ways to celebrate the Fourth, including parades, festivals, fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by gardener , on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park police warn about fireworks, firearms

Atherton and Menlo Park police are reminding residents that all fireworks are illegal in every city in San Mateo County except...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Menlo, on Jul 1, 2016 at 7:16 pm | 8 comments | 2540 Views
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