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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: 'Clee' Webster's legacy: role model for youth

Bridget Matheson, the city of Menlo Park's recreation program coordinator, began 2016 with a staff in mourning. Nobody could...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by MENLO, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

MENLO PARK

Schools: Enrollment study shows low-income families leaving area

A new report shows the Peninsula's high cost of living driving low-income families away from elementary school districts...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 137 comments | 7041 Views

MENLO PARK

E. Gary Smith pretrial conference continued

A pretrial conference for Edwin Gary Smith, 64, former owner of Menalto Cleaners in Menlo Park who is accused of unauthorized...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wedesday: Will Atherton become more welcoming to chickens?

At the moment, it's illegal to have even a single chicken in Atherton on a lot of less than 80,000 square feet, which is...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ethan, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 1357 Views

ATHERTON

Obama in Atherton today for fundraiser

With tickets costing up to $25,000 each, Atherton was an unsurprising choice as the location for a Democratic Party fundraiser...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by P. Santa, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans: No broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highways 84 and 35 this year

Following up on recent promises, Caltrans has announced that it will forego broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highway...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park church mourns loss of pastor

Members of the Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park are mourning the loss of their pastor, Bishop...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ella, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 4885 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A rare look inside Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, which has undergone a substantial expansion with more than double the number of accommodations...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sheena, on Feb 16, 2016 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 1453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Donald Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz for lying and cheating

Because that is what rich people do. CNN News report: http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/12/politics/donald-trump-ted-cruz-dishonest...

Original post made by Donald on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by soft-core-actress, on Feb 15, 2016 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 460 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Feb 14, 2016 at 2:55 am | 6 comments | 2004 Views

MOVIES

Woodside's Kate Laubscher pockets $10,000 on 'Jeopardy'

Though Kate Laubscher, a sophomore at Northeastern University from Woodside, won't advance to the Jeopardy college championship...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1975 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Super Bowl party draws hundreds

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by I don't like it, on Feb 12, 2016 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 473 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary adds new principal

The Woodside Elementary School District's superintendent, who had also been the principal of the one-school district, has...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 3047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High enrollment appears to be growing as predicted

In an apparent confirmation of projections that the number of students at Menlo-Atherton High School would begin to rise...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1800 Views

OTHER TOPICS

POST wants to protect 1,000 acres of farmland

The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced Feb. 4 that the organization is working to conserve more than a thousand...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Feb 12, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1573 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sends civic center architects back to the drawing board, again

A public meeting scheduled to unveil the design for Atherton's new civic center has been postponed for a month, after the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by rresident, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 2374 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police arrest two in home burglary

Police arrested a 22-year-old man and a juvenile on suspicion of burglarizing a home Thursday morning, Feb. 11, in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3165 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Builders pay $10.5 million for one-acre lot with teardown

It's a sign of the times. A one-acre lot in Atherton recently sold for $10.5 million to builders who say they plan to replace...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by James, on Feb 11, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 16 comments | 4344 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: City Council to discuss Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks

Menlo Park's City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 9, to discuss what to do next about the Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalk project....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by millions, on Feb 11, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 1127 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Why is Caltrans still spraying toxics along roadside?

Opponents of roadside herbicide spraying in San Mateo County are watching closely as Caltrans reviews its weed-removal policies...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Rhea Sampson, on Feb 11, 2016 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 889 Views
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