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MENLO PARK

Polynesian food truck launches in Belle Haven

After spending 25 years as a biotech engineer, Keke Lepulu, 47, of Menlo Park, says he was weary of being a cog in the Silicon...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Howdy, on Mar 27, 2017 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents oppose civic center funding ballot measure

Opposition to an Atherton City Council ballot measure that would allow spending more public money on new town offices has...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by WE NEED IT, on Mar 27, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 1051 Views

OTHER TOPICS

“70 Strong” a facade created to deceive Sequoia Healthcare District taxpayers.

You may have noticed the much ballyhooed roll-out of 70 Strong with the February 1st “70 STRONG LAUNCH PARTY” at Box...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 27, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 18 comments | 381 Views

MENLO PARK

Plan to expand Belle Haven fire station is back to drawing board

Residents of the Belle Haven neighborhood filled the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's meeting room Tuesday night, protesting...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 27, 2017 at 3:20 pm | 49 comments | 2909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flea Street Cafe, a 'sanctuary restaurant'

While debate persists in online forums and emails to the City Council about whether Menlo Park should become a "sanctuary...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by katie m leeds, on Mar 27, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2181 Views

MENLO PARK

Six years in prison for E. Gary Smith of Menalto Cleaners

After being postponed five times, the sentencing hearing for former Menalto Cleaners owner Edwin Gary Smith was finally...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 27, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may pay $450K to settle lawsuit over drug-treatment center

San Mateo County may pay up to $450,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the owners of the Stillpath Retreat Center on Skyline...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Mar 27, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

MENLO PARK

Trump aide Manafort implicated in pro-Russian protests against US troops

Pelting US Marines with rocks? Trump's personal judgement is so flawed - just this example disqualifies him from even running...

Original post made by Conservative American Home on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Blue Board, on Mar 27, 2017 at 10:53 am | 10 comments | 458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district hires 20 firefighters this year

The Menlo Park Fire District hired 20 firefighters and firefighter paramedics this year, marking "the largest, single most...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 27, 2017 at 6:56 am | 67 comments | 5534 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Forget about "replace". Repeal Obamacare and get government out of the way

If today's vote fails, Trump should call for a vote for a simple repeal of Obamacare. Government is the problem, they...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 27, 2017 at 2:44 am | 17 comments | 322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for tech rally against federal policies

Hundreds of Silicon Valley workers and supporters rallied against President Donald Trump's administration's policies on immigration,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by The Donny Remembers!, on Mar 26, 2017 at 10:59 am | 10 comments | 1203 Views

MENLO PARK

Contract awarded for bike, pedestrian rail crossing study

Along the half-mile stretch of Alma Street, from the Palo Alto border to Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, there is no place...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by cyclist, on Mar 25, 2017 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park donors sponsor high school kids to see 'Hamilton'

Today, 2,200 Bay Area high school students and teachers will gain free bragging rights to an exclusive experience many locals...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Bay Home, on Mar 25, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 2864 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Pig chase is cruel, and sends wrong message to kids

Does an event that allows children to chase down frantically fleeing baby pigs to capture one for a ribbon constitute animal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 24, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 12 comments | 561 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Piggish Truth about Animal Cruelty

It was a surprise to see Ken White, the president of the Peninsula Humane Society, jump in the Pig Scramble debate and take...

Original post made by Christopher Robin on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Mar 24, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 158 Views

OTHER TOPICS

JoAnn Loulan, Portola Valley's powerhouse fundraiser

If you are running for political office in Northern California, chances are you have met JoAnn Loulan, a Portola Valley psychotherapist...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Mar 24, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 1555 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council approves plan to install license plate-reading cameras

License plate-reading cameras for criminal surveillance are coming to entry and exit points of Portola Valley. A unanimous...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Ben F, on Mar 24, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 33 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Tad Taube honored for lifetime achievements

In recognition of philanthropic activities over 40 years, Woodside resident Tad Taube will be honored with a Distinguished...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by bill1940, on Mar 24, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

MENLO PARK

Congrats to all Menlo/Athertonian/Woodsider/PV-ites on their contributions to Trump's 30 day defeat of ISIS

"I have a plan, a very secret plan, to defeat ISIS in 30 days" Day 31 - he could not have done it without all our work,...

Original post made by New Deal Home on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by New Deal Home, on Mar 24, 2017 at 11:01 am | 15 comments | 480 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II vet honored for heroism after 66 years

Carl Clark of Menlo Park told the hundreds of well-wishers at the Jan. 17 ceremony recognizing his World War II heroism that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Larry A. Moore, on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:26 am | 7 comments | 3276 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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