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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park recycles stormwater to wash sidewalks

Given California's severe drought, the sight of city workers starting to power-wash downtown sidewalks on June 1 raised eyebrows...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 15, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 1431 Views

MENLO PARK

Man who fled Menlo Park police after ramming car enters plea

A man who rammed a police patrol car last month while fleeing, in a stolen car, from a Menlo Park police officer after a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2015
Last comment by Alice, on Jun 15, 2015 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1706 Views

WOODSIDE

Cal Water proposes 21 percent rate increase

Cal Water has applied for a 21 percent rate increase to go into effect in July, passing on its increased costs for the water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, on Jun 14, 2015 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2825 Views

MENLO PARK

Art in Menlo Park

Where is the art located in Menlo Park? In nearly every city in the Bay Area, art can be seen in many places. But where...

Original post made by Observer on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 13, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 3 comments | 230 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council may agree to spend more than city takes in for three years

Menlo Park's proposed $78.1 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 may look upside down to some: The city's staff has asked...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Jun 13, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 27 comments | 2567 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How did human remains end up in Atherton backyard?

The caller told the Atherton Police Department she'd made a grisly find - a bucket filled with bones in an Atherton backyard. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 12, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 3967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Luck of the draw: Tech failed to show up to take blood samples in Menlo Park shooting

After three Menlo Park police officers shot and killed a parolee at large last November, a lot needed to happen, including...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Jun 11, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 2899 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A High's longtime adviser steps down

Over Alice Kleeman's 20 years of advising Menlo-Atherton High School students on their plans for college, with her summers...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Jun 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 2965 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks residents' input on design of new civic center

Atherton is holding a series of June meetings to find out what residents and others who use its public buildings want in...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 11, 2015 at 10:40 am | 5 comments | 1906 Views

ATHERTON

Outcome of Fatal Accident at Almendral and El Camino

Editor: any follow up on the outcome of the police investigation of this accident that happened last year? Was the driver...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 11, 2015 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officers issues 252 traffic tickets on Wednesday in Atherton and Menlo Park

Officers on motorcycles from agencies around San Mateo County spent Wednesday (Sept. 17) patrolling parts of Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Disillusioned, on Jun 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 3793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Police surround house with burglary suspects inside

As recommended by public safety advocates, residents of Lexington Drive in Menlo Park saw something on the morning of Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harriet, on Jun 10, 2015 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 3073 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District ponders how to cut water use

If homeowners are panicking about how they can possibly cut their water use by 36 percent, just imagine being the two-school...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by grass consumers, on Jun 10, 2015 at 9:36 am | 9 comments | 2009 Views

ATHERTON

Firmly in the black, Atherton ponders the long term in its budget

Atherton's civic budget is looking so good that some long-time council members appear to be having trouble believing it can...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by No more parcel tax, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 1467 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Thieves target unlocked cars in Lindenwood

Thieves took items from three unlocked cars parked in driveways in Lindenwood during the night of June 7 or early morning...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Jun 9, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committee

Residents of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street who want to move their 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 2901 Views

WOODSIDE

For Woodside High's class of 2015, the future beckons

The class of 2015 at Woodside High School, following tradition, gave their alma mater a gift: funding for more signs to help...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by CJ, on Jun 8, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 2362 Views

OTHER TOPICS

End of an era: De Modderman retires

De Modderman, who guided the financial ship of both the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park elementary school districts as business...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mara van der Pas, on Jun 7, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury to county: Get going on addressing rising sea levels

Bay Area experts on climate change have long been saying that sea-level rise between now and the year 2100 is a long-term...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by S Colbert, on Jun 7, 2015 at 11:47 am | 19 comments | 1888 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager's contract renewed, salary increased 9%

With Ray Mueller casting the dissenting vote, the Menlo Park City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a new two-year contract...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jun 6, 2015 at 1:52 pm | 17 comments | 1811 Views
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