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WOODSIDE

Does Woodside Town Hall make it too difficult to build or remodel?

For years, Woodside Town Hall has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism over how it reviews plans to build or renovate...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by rural resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 3197 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsde: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. By consensus, the Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lifelong resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 14 comments | 916 Views

MENLO PARK

Free parking hours in downtown Menlo Park extended

Parking in downtown Menlo Park will be extended on the street from 1 hour to 90 minutes and in parking plazas from two...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Cmon, on Oct 23, 2015 at 4:55 am | 8 comments | 2391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Combating bullies in Menlo Park

Did you see an unusual number of people wearing orange yesterday? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/10/22/combating-bullies-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sonya Doernberg (Tyler and Arielle's Mom), on Oct 22, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1886 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. The Town Council will be...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 22, 2015 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton gets permit for new stoplight

Atherton has finally received the encroachment permit it has been waiting for from Caltrans to install a pedestrian-activated...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by alpio barbara, on Oct 22, 2015 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1774 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may increase free parking time downtown

Visitors to Menlo Park's downtown area may no longer have to race against the clock to complete their business before their...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cindy Welton, on Oct 21, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 16 comments | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Martial Artists are World Champions

Original post made by Richard Quintana on Oct. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 256 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Write-in candidate adds some heat to Town Council race

With three candidates running for three seats, the Nov. 3 election for the Woodside Town Council had been looking to be...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Julie White, on Oct 21, 2015 at 10:15 am | 17 comments | 2685 Views

MENLO PARK

'Best-Looking' Pumpkin comes to Menlo Park

Menlo Park's own pumpkin patch on El Camino Real at Valparaiso Avenue, owned by Ronald Pantano of San Mateo, just got...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 20, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2199 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Independent analysis of aircraft noise is on

Portola Valley has taken another step along a hard road. The Town Council is proceeding with plans to hire a consultant to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 20, 2015 at 9:50 am | 23 comments | 2896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Woodside council to consider streamlining residential building reviews

Changes to the processes in Woodside for government review of residential building and remodeling plans are set a discussion...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Blown Away, on Oct 19, 2015 at 9:39 pm | 4 comments | 1085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local officials roll out storm plans

Warning that rainwater might not be contained if the predicted El Nino storms hit the Bay Area this winter, local officials...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haley, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 3233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zamora's family to go to England for brain tumor treatment

A Woodside 8-year-old, diagnosed in July with an up-to-now untreatable and always fatal brain tumor, has been accepted into...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4956 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Is the county for corporations or for citizens?

Three years ago Warren Slocum was elected to represent District Four on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Before...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor,, on Oct 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 34 comments | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early reactions to Stanford's revised development plans for Menlo Park

Since Stanford submitted its revised proposal Sept. 28 to develop its 8.4-acre property along roughly half a mile of El...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 55 comments | 2562 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Carlton's Fantastic Story

Over the weekend I received a phone call from a friend who lives in the north bay who relayed a story to me he found hard...

Original post made by Silverman Fan on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by another view, on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Jeb Bush to visit for fundraiser on Oct. 20

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is set to visit Woodside on Tuesday, Oct. 20, for a fundraiser at the home of...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:29 pm | 18 comments | 1961 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday morning: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Local cyclists of all ages are invited to attend a "unity" bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 17, starting at the McNeil Family...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Oct 16, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 706 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside man raises reward funds in effort to nab tack-scatterer on Kings Mountain Road

There are still no leads as to who is scattering carpet tacks on Kings Mountain Road in Woodside, a steep winding route popular...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Dan S., on Oct 16, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 31 comments | 8207 Views
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