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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Borrone MarketBar to host holiday pop-up event

Six months after its unexpected closure, Borrone MarketBar, the neighboring sister restaurant of the ever-popular Cafe Borrone...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Dec 22, 2015 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2259 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki has announced plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat currently...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pay Attention, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal crash closes Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Menlo Park this morning (Dec. 19) that has closed Sand Hill Road. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 21, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 14 comments | 10826 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: Former client now contributes to Ecumenical Hunger Program

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Ecumenical Hunger Program. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/12/21/holiday-fund-former-client-now-contri...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1421 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bracing ourselves for El Nino storms

El Nino, the periodic concentration of unusually warm water in the Pacific Ocean, may result in severe storms this winter,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 21, 2015 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 2800 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Home fire destroys workshop on Olive Hill Lane

A residential fire Thursday evening at 275 Olive Hill Lane in Woodside destroyed a workshop and the tools and materials inside....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wd, on Dec 21, 2015 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 1807 Views

WOODSIDE

Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Atheists have a philosophical belief in common with the Rev. Ama Zenya, the interim head of the congregation at the Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by sj burns, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 3 comments | 4043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Holiday Light Displays?

Can anyone recommend local neighborhoods with lovely light displays for the holidays? There's of course Christmas Tree Lane...

Original post made by Water on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Why Bother?, on Dec 20, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 461 Views

MENLO PARK

Safeway denies bank card skimming at its Menlo Park stores

Safeway Inc. is denying reports that incidents of bank card skimming may have occurred at stores in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Dec 20, 2015 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 2976 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mixed reception to changes in home-design review

A change to the Woodside municipal code designates one person rather than a review board to determine whether applications...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:49 am | 7 comments | 2715 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Virginia Chang Kiraly admonished for serving two masters

Concerns about Virginia Chang Kiraly holding two incompatible offices surfaced during public comment at the Dec. 16, 2015...

Original post made by Greed & Hubris on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by FYI, on Dec 19, 2015 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contest

In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views

MENLO PARK

CBS SF Bay Area: Safeway Investigates Possible Card Skimming At Some Bay Area Stores

CBS News says ATM cards numbers and PIN numbers have been stolen from Menlo Park Safeway since September: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/12/16/safeway-possible-card-skimming-...

Original post made by shopper on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by shopper, on Dec 18, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 592 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park makes progress on review of downtown plan

At its last meeting of 2015, the Menlo Park City Council again discussed its vision for the future of Menlo Park's downtown...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 1892 Views

MENLO PARK

Barbara Snow retires after 42 years with Menlo Park school district

Oak Knoll School's office manager, Barbara Snow, will retired this month after working 42 years for the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by A. Luskin, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:50 am | 6 comments | 2795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook paying los Facebuqueros $10,000 per person to gentrify East Palo Alto and Belle Haven

Reuters news report: http://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-benefits-idUSKBN0U02PC20151218...

Original post made by facebookie on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Property tax assessments to rise about 1.5 percent

San Mateo County property taxpayers should receive some welcome news with their 2016 tax bill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Samuel S, on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments | 2913 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Stanford medical facilities penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by hope for the future, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 8 comments | 3967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tarlton Properties to match up to $20K in donations to Belle Haven Bikes

Last year, John Tarlton, a self-proclaimed "bike nut," participated in the 3,000-mile "Bike Across America" cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Great job, on Dec 17, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 2641 Views

MENLO PARK

Making Menlo Park 'healthiest possible place to raise a child'

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller says he wants to make Menlo Park the "healthiest possible place to raise a child." Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Disgusted, on Dec 17, 2015 at 10:27 am | 25 comments | 3372 Views
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