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AROUND TOWN

Intruder breaks into occupied home; second incident in a week

For the second time in less than a week, a stranger entered a local occupied home after dark, this time in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 3859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax is subject of special Menlo Park City School District meeting

A possible parcel tax election is the subject of a special meeting of the governing board of the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 26, 2016 at 11:24 pm | 10 comments | 2158 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council considers basement ordinance

The Woodside Town Council tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 26) will consider formal definitions for several below-ground residential...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by What???, on Jan 26, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 867 Views

ATHERTON

Clarice Merrill, 69, of Atherton has died

Frank Merrill says you can understand a lot about the kind of person his wife Clarice was by what she did after she knew...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sandy Crittenden, on Jan 26, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park-based InnVision Shelter Network unveils new brand

After a year in the works, a new name and brand for InnVision Shelter Network, the Menlo Park-based homeless services nonprofit,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 26, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Public meeting on Alpine Road corridor study

Travel along Alpine Road between Junipero Serra Boulevard and Ladera has been less than ideal for a long time. A community...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by pvrez, on Jan 25, 2016 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 1469 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Gateway project resurfaces at Planning Commission

Developer David Bohannon will disclose tonight (Monday) new details about the hotel, health club and office building planned...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 25, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1821 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 Samuel, on Jan 25, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2971 Views

MENLO PARK

Good news (kind of) for Willow Road drivers

If you're like many local drivers, the words "Willow Road" may conjure flashbacks of time spent in powerless gridlock trying...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Navin Johnson, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:12 pm | 36 comments | 5145 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision

Women have had the right to choose for 43 years. Thanks largely in part to to Republican Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun...

Original post made by Pro Choice Republican on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 24, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical leader and surgeon R. Hewlett Lee dies at 89

R. Hewlett "Hewey" Lee, M.D., a leader for decades in medical affairs in Palo Alto, Stanford University and statewide, died...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Brendan, on Jan 22, 2016 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Bakery leave-by date extended to mid-March, for now

The popular Woodside Bakery & Cafe at 3052 Woodside Road has until March 15, at least, before the gas pilot lights of its...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Donna McArthur, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 3827 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park: Suspect sought in robbery of Country Corner store

Sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Friday night of the Country Corner market at 3207 Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 2510 Views

WOODSIDE

Strong water flow at Searsville Dam

Kate Daly sent us this photo of the strong water flow on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Searsville Dam in the Jasper Ridge Biological...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council considers study of Alameda roundabout

Atherton will consider authorizing studies of two of the town's traffic problem areas, El Camino Real and Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 14 comments | 2384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto blasts high-speed rail project for moving too fast

With plans for California's high-speed rail system accelerating on the Peninsula, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday ramped up...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 20 comments | 2370 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Homeowner chases prowler off his property

A man who entered an occupied house early Tuesday morning (Jan. 19) in Woodside evaded capture by San Mateo County sheriff's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jan 21, 2016 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Flooded Caltrain parking lot

Andrea Gemmet of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a flooded Caltrain parking lot in Menlo Park on Tuesday morning, Jan. 19....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1598 Views

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 | 1472 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 | 928 Views
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No on Measures A and C (or, "The School Board gets a 'Needs Improvement' in Public Process”)
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Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
By Steve Levy | 0 comments | 233 views