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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 | 577 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 | 1925 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 | 758 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 | 2253 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 | 3206 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. 440 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 | 3367 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 | 4430 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 | 3200 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 | 3834 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Improving education outcomes: Local partnership aims for more Google Challenge dollars

The Big Lift, a large-scale partnership between San Mateo County and more than 200 private, public, and nonprofit agencies,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1779 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside mayor steps down after one term

Woodside mayor Tom Shanahan is leaving the Town Council after one four-year term. Leaving with him will be his uncommon skill...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by James Hansen, on Dec 16, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 2451 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside mayor steps down after one term

Woodside mayor steps down after one term Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2015/12/09/woodside-mayor-stepsdown-after-one-termbug-woodside...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by FruitBat, on Dec 16, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 6 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Train horns, civic center design on Atherton council agenda

Atherton City Council members may soon no longer have to compete with train horns to be heard at meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jeremy, on Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 2753 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Milica Boghunovich, on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:10 am | 18 comments | 5618 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Jane Wilson appointed to architectural commission

Jane Wilson, a resident of Portola Valley for nearly 12 years and a native of Great Britain, is the newest member of the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by InTheKnow, on Dec 15, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Council, staff to review downtown plan changes

The Menlo Park City Council will continue its discussion and provide staff direction on changes it wants to make in the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, on Dec 15, 2015 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Farewell Su Hong, hello Yum Cha Palace

Jason Kwan's forthcoming Menlo Park restaurant, Yum Cha Palace, will be somewhat of a departure from the Su Hong sit-down...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by People, on Dec 15, 2015 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 5033 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Financial report shows county has robust economy, healthy budget

San Mateo County has released its annual financial report for 2014-15, showing the county has the lowest unemployment rate...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Stats, on Dec 14, 2015 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 2177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Weapons brandished along El Camino Real in two incidents, police say

Two separate disputes along El Camino Real in Menlo Park led to weapons being brandished: in one case a pistol, and in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 26 comments | 3891 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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