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AROUND TOWN

Trial set over lawsuit involving driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician who was serious injured in December 2012...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 16, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 646 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council nixes moratorium on 'super basements'

The Woodside Town Council chose not to adopt a moratorium Tuesday on super-sized basements while the town updates basement...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by homeowner, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

MENLO PARK

Cat and mouse game: parking downtown

At a recent City Council meeting, it was disclosed that an estimated 400- 500 employees move their car approx. every TWO...

Original post made by Previous Shopper on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Apr 16, 2015 at 1:35 pm | 11 comments | 774 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local water district may see mandatory cut of 35%

It's not yet official, but it's looking like a mandatory 35 percent reduction in water use is ahead for the California Water...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 20 comments | 3969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Going Native' garden tour shows how to use less water

A free "Going Native Garden Tour" will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at gardens in Portola Valley, Woodside,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission recommends bike lanes, no third lane on El Camino Real

Given a choice of three options or leaving El Camino Real alone, the Menlo Park Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:33 pm | 52 comments | 3079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton moving to put stoplight at El Camino & Almendral

Atherton's City Council is quickly moving toward installing a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards expected to oppose Menlo Park residents' attempt to change school districts

Residents of the 31 homes on O'Connor Street in Menlo Park who are attempting to transfer from the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by More to it, on Apr 15, 2015 at 11:50 am | 32 comments | 2919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: One cart, 17 bottles of booze and three arrests

Despite the number of times such capers go awry, three people allegedly loaded a shopping cart at Safeway with bottles of...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:41 am | 9 comments | 2321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Menlo Park school district board to vote on O'Connor boundary change

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board will consider a resolution opposing the request from O'Connor Street...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by willows guy, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:46 am | 6 comments | 1006 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Human remains not found at scene of house fire

Investigators searching for possible victims in the abandoned single-story house at 29 Shearer Drive in Atherton that was...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by O, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2143 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside student leads effort to remake school library

A new reading library was recently created at Summit Prep Charter High School in Redwood City by Woodside resident Erin Miller...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Margaret, on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by water saver 2, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:48 am | 5 comments | 1364 Views

MENLO PARK

Discussion of modifications to Menlo Park rail crossing

A discussion of near-term modifications to the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing is among the items on the agenda for the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by compass?, on Apr 12, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEM, career tech could be focus at new Menlo Park high school

Academic paths through high school typically lead students toward college, with career technical education as an option....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 11, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Spring Home & Garden Design

This edition of Home & Garden Design features an updating of a 1960 Atherton home; a revamp of an Eichler incorporating a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by links, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Closet alarm may have scared off Felton Drive burglar

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/10/police-calls-closet-alarm-may-have-scared-felton-drive-burglar...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by THE iron man, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1332 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley takes pass on license-plate-reading cameras

There will be no cameras recording the license-plate numbers of all vehicles passing through Portola Valley anytime soon,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by cameras count, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1401 Views

MENLO PARK

Summer is around the Corner

From today until the end of August Menlo Park will enjoy 13 hours or more of daylight. that's 153 consecutive days of 13+...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 11, 2015
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OTHER TOPICS

Ravenswood Family Health Center in EPA gets 2 year funding from Sequoia Healthcare District

___At the Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) board of directors meeting on April 1st, Luisa Buada, CEO of Ravenswood Family...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Emerald City, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 136 Views
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