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AROUND TOWN

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 4326 Views

MENLO PARK

TheatreWorks offers summer camp

Teens interested in a college education or professional career in theater are invited to register for TheatreWorks summer...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stage mom, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 183 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sheriff appoints new undersheriff

Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 12 comments | 1116 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trial date set for lawsuit by driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician seriously injured in December 2012 when her...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by La onia, on Jul 14, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 2481 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Salon.com interview with Camille Paglia

Salon.com is a progressive magazine enjoyed by many people in the Bay Area and across the country. Camille Paglia is a noted...

Original post made by Salon.com Reader on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 47 comments | 3168 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Are drones a threat to privacy?

After discussing a number of safety, noise and privacy concerns — including that drone technology could allow would-be...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 18 comments | 3240 Views

MENLO PARK

What is the purpose of the pop up parks again?

To date I've seen remnants of two broken (plastic) chairs strewn about, lots of garbage, one homeless person completely passed...

Original post made by MenloRes on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Town involvement vs uninvolved , on Jul 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 113 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park relaxes water restrictions

After being named one of the most successful cities in California at curbing water use last year, Menlo Park is relaxing...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by hiker, on Jul 14, 2016 at 6:20 am | 3 comments | 1871 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: If pigs could talk, what would they say about 'pig scramble'?

If animals could talk, not just with each other but across species, it might be interesting to hear their views on being...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Laurie Powell, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:11 am | 29 comments | 2507 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Carlos Bolanos appointed San Mateo County sheriff on 3-2 vote

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday (July 12) to appoint Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos to fill the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 13, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 2492 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Santa Cruz Avenue closed near Hillview school

Santa Cruz Avenue in the vicinity of Hillview Middle School is closed for the next two hours due to a traffic collision,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 13, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 2685 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park extends comment deadline on general plan update

People have an additional 15 days to submit in writing what they think about the draft environmental impact report on the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by EIRs, on Jul 13, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1032 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Decision on new sheriff up to county supervisors

Sheriff Greg Munks announced recently that he will retire due to health reasons on July 16, with more than two years left...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 950 Views

OTHER TOPICS

GOP NATIONAL platform draft declares pornography 'public health crisis'

7,239 people killed by porn this year already. Whoops - 7,239 people killed by GUNS this year already. Yet the GOP...

Original post made by Louis on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Kitchen table, on Jul 13, 2016 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marsh Road drainage channel project moving ahead

Atherton officials say the contractors are making significant progress in installing a new drainage channel along Marsh Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park says 'no thanks' to state affordable housing bill

Menlo Park "agrees that California is facing a housing affordability crisis; however, this is not the solution." Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by no more, on Jul 12, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 4520 Views

AROUND TOWN

NRA statement on Dallas missing usual Gun Canard content

Today's statement did not include the usual NRA comments when another mass shooting takes place: - the usual "if only...

Original post made by Stop the insanity on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sophie, on Jul 12, 2016 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 219 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton to rebuild Marsh Road drainage channel, but faces traffic challenges

Atherton finally has what it needs to repair the crumbling Atherton Channel drainage culvert next to Marsh Road -- funding...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by FZ, on Jul 11, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 3374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Dry cleaner pleads no contest to fraud charges

Edwin Gary Smith, the former owner of Menalto Dry Cleaners in Menlo Park, pleaded no contest on July 8 to eight felonies:...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 11, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 6 comments | 1454 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County attempts to take on housing crisis

San Mateo County is attempting to take on the housing crisis on several fronts, including the creation of a $10 million fund...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Jul 11, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 20 comments | 3708 Views
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Pokéworks opens in Mountain View
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