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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans strict rules on energy, water use for new development

Live, work, play. That's been the mantra for the city of Menlo Park as it updates its plan for future development of the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Wagstaffe avoids Preliminary Hearing in Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez case

Grand Jury Indictments are usually done at the beginning of a criminal case. Steve Wagstaffe chose to get one just hours...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Jan 19, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 929 Views

ATHERTON

New Facebook page looking for interesting & funny information on Atherton

This is a great Facebook page that just started. Go to "Atherton California 94027" and click like. Please share funny factual...

Original post made by Atherton California 94027 on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Atherton California 94027, on Jan 19, 2016 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 242 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park survey: Most residents want above-ground parking facility

About two-thirds Menlo Park residents support an above-ground parking facility, according to a new [http://ca-menlopark.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/9121...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by whoa nelly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 21 comments | 3070 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park report: Violent crime down, property crime up

Violent crime cases fell 39 percent in 2015, compared to 2014, while property crime rose 9 percent, according to new Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1636 Views

MENLO PARK

New book details history of World War I training camp in Menlo Park

Nearly a century ago, thousands of troops would hike up Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park wearing gas masks, testing their preparedness...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 2505 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School says Sellman Auditorium will get a new name

Construction crews scrambled away over winter break working on the new auditorium at Woodside Elementary School, trying to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Sellman Anderson, on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:50 am | 17 comments | 3302 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Eight households win habitat award

On the Portola Valley property of Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, milkweed grows and Monarch butterfly larvae feed where once...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Danna, on Jan 17, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1562 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday services for Mary Margaret Nelson, longtime Menlo Park resident

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park, for Mary...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Another Steve, on Jan 16, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

MENLO PARK

Film festival shows documentary by Menlo Park's Dave Iverson

"I am the luckiest guy in the world," says filmmaker Dave Iverson of Menlo Park, and from the conviction in his voice you...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ruth VonBulow-Bauer, on Jan 16, 2016 at 1:52 am | 1 comment | 2397 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Shears barbershop closes after 53 years in Menlo Park

After almost 53 years of operation, Golden Shears, Menlo Park's old-fashioned barbershop, closed its doors for the last time...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca, on Jan 15, 2016 at 9:16 am | 8 comments | 3928 Views

MENLO PARK

Preparing for war

Nearly a century ago, thousands of troops would hike up Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park wearing gas masks, testing their preparedness...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 531 Views

MENLO PARK

What's the future for the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park?

The site of the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park has been listed by its owner as available to be developed as offices or a mixed-use...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 12 comments | 3892 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside entrepreneur's reading application is making waves

Woodside entrepreneur Nick Lum, who has added color to text for more efficient online reading with his BeeLine Reader, is...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marianne, on Jan 14, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 3979 Views

MENLO PARK

Teens say eastern Menlo Park is a 'food desert'

Neighborhoods in eastern Menlo Park and East Palo Alto are a "food desert" – a region where residents lack access to...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Appreciative Fellow Citizen, on Jan 14, 2016 at 11:53 am | 20 comments | 3286 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district makes plans for new parcel tax

With the district's current parcel tax set to expire in mid-2017, the board of the Woodside Elementary School District is...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by myopinion, on Jan 13, 2016 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton: Auto dealer Bernard Magnussen dies at 78

Auto dealership owner Bernard "Bernie" L. Magnussen, 78, died Jan. 3 at his home in Atherton after a 10-year battle with...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Sally Wood, on Jan 13, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to confirm ban on cultivation of medical marijuana

Confirming a ban on medical marijuana cultivation. Joining a group of cities to attain clean, renewable power. Considering...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 13, 2016 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Parent Education Presents: From Control to Connection

From Control to Connection by Kiran Gaind, Modern Parent Coach @ The Connected Family: Raising Great Parents. Learn basic...

Original post made by Menlo Park City School District on Jan. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 212 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Plans for Jackling House site headed for review today

Big changes are planned for the site of the former Jackling House on Mountain Home Road in Woodside. The property was home...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 2636 Views
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