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MENLO PARK

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 896 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley home burglarized Monday morning

Someone burglarized an unoccupied residence on Granada Court in Portola Valley at about 11:45 a.m. Monday (June 27), the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2016 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump hails Rumsfeld endorsement despite criticizing Iraq War, The Hill

You can't make this stuff up, folks. http://thehill.com/policy/defense/284606-trump-hails-rumsfeld-endorsement-despite-criticizing-iraq-war...

Original post made by Stop the Trolls on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Yay beer, on Jun 27, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven locals receive Merit scholarships

One Woodside High senior, three seniors from Menlo-Atherton High, and three from Menlo School were among the recipients nationwide...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Phoebe, on Jun 27, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1752 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expansion could exacerbate housing issues, report says

Facebook's expansion – a project that would add two office buildings and a hotel, totaling more than a million square...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Nancyh, on Jun 27, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 4 comments | 2224 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jun 27, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 12 comments | 4160 Views

MENLO PARK

Suspected home burglar nabbed after police see strange activity

An attempt by Menlo Park police to talk to the driver of a vehicle whose occupants appeared to be scoping out homes to burglarize...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 27, 2016 at 3:11 pm | 8 comments | 3241 Views

ATHERTON

PG&E to covert 229 Atherton street lights to LEDs

Pacific Gas & Electric will spend two or three weeks converting 229 utility-owned street lights in Atherton to LEDs this...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by MenloMom, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1944 Views

WOODSIDE

Reporter's Notebook: Respect for the cows and the horses, but the pigs? No.

Respect seemed the order of the day at the junior rodeo in Woodside. If the cows and horses were stressed, they weren't...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 3 comments | 2355 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district says budget has $900,000 in cuts

The proposed 2016-17 fiscal year budget of the Menlo Park City School District shows slightly more spending than revenues,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 508 Views

AROUND TOWN

BREAKING: Trump in 3,500 lawsuits (USA Today)

Trump involved in 3,500 lawsuits per USA Today. Looks like even faux-billionaires use the judicial system as a play toy. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections...

Original post made by Pearl on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Court Abuse II - the home front, on Jun 24, 2016 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 412 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump on Brexit: your Pound drops, my golf course will make more money

Offending many on his vacation from his flagging campaign (!) Trump claims the weakening pound is good - for Trump. “If...

Original post made by von Trumpenstein on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by von Trumpenstein, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton police report second home burglary in two days

The Atherton Police Department has reported the second home burglary in two days, both taking place during morning hours...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 23, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 2777 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1757 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton, Caltrain squabble over train horns

Atherton's quiet zone, where trains aren't to blow their horns near the Fair Oaks Lane crossing except in an emergency, went...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 9 comments | 2408 Views

OTHER TOPICS

DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Two Wrongs, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Residents skeptical Facebook expansion will have 'less than significant' housing impact

Residents question a draft environmental impact report that says adding about 6,550 employees and no housing will have a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 15 comments | 3126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation raises $900,000 for Woodside High School

Woodside High School will be participating in the Silicon Valley Urban Debate League in the 2016-17 school year, one of many...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Portola Valley parent, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

OTHER TOPICS

King of Debt announces he will renege on full faith and credit of America

Trump, again, shows ZERO economic sense: I'm the king of debt. I'm great with debt. Nobody knows debt better than me,"...

Original post made by Oswaldo on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:08 pm | 7 comments | 264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Probation Dept. Recommends Probation for Deputy SheriffColin Troy Smith, convicted of felony assault

What is wrong with San Mateo County? http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2014-12-20/former-deputy-gets-90-day-prison-evaluation/1776425135348.html Colin...

Original post made by Holly L. on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Truth , on Jun 22, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 2381 Views
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