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AROUND TOWN

Should police protect Facebook's bikes?

Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Lockemup, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 1590 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley license-plate cameras show some value in tracking criminals

With 12 months of images captured by the two pole-mounted license-plate-reading cameras located at the borders of Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by CrimeAndPunishment, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 51 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Man pleads no contest to 2011 Kelly Park sex assault charge

A 27-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teen eight years ago in a public bathroom in Menlo Park has pleaded...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds cancel high-speed rail grant, may seek refund

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by peninsula resident, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 569 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council examines restoring weekday Caltrain service

The Atherton City Council will review a Rail Committee recommendation to expand Caltrain service in town and explore how...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by P. Anders, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 809 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Awatkins, 9 hours ago | 7 comments | 3530 Views

MENLO PARK

Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

California's decadelong dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Martin Engel, 15 hours ago | 24 comments | 2762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy Sheriff Association President D.J. Wozniak critical of Supervisors and Concerned Citizens.

February 11, 2019 6:00-9:30 PM at the 400 County Center Building The Board of Supervisors are hosting a Committee on Tasers...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Really simple, on Feb 19, 2019 at 9:50 pm | 17 comments | 373 Views

MENLO PARK

Progress on the Bay Trail

Look at the plans for the Bay Trail and it's easy for a cynic to laugh it off as a pipe dream -- 500 contiguous miles of...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Feb 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2157 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Popular burger joint is closed until March for remodeling

The Alpine Inn is set to reopen in mid-March, according to a post on the inn's website. The new owners, all of whom live...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 19, 2019 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1452 Views

AROUND TOWN

From Menlo to Harvard

'There's been an update to your application," stated an email Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza received Dec. 14. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 916 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park considers policy to help displaced renters

Following months of discussion by the public and the Menlo Park Housing Commission, the City Council has scheduled a study...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Ana , on Feb 17, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 22 comments | 4489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging two worlds

Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza, who will be a first-generation college student at Harvard University this fall, is a current...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by Congratulations , on Feb 16, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 2080 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

A proposed law to help renters forced out of their homes for no cause or because they cannot afford major rent increases...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 16, 2019 at 10:34 am | 15 comments | 3613 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Consider Option B for Menlo Park's grade separation project

Before the train leaves the station on the Menlo Park rail grade separation decision, the City Council will open up its options...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 16, 2019 at 5:26 am | 40 comments | 3140 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Alpine Inn has new owners

The Alpine Inn, the Portola Valley beer garden and burger haven also known as Rossotti's, has new owners: Deke and Lori Hunter...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Guy and Connie Wade, on Feb 15, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 25 comments | 9997 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Rail Committee recommends restoring weekday train service

In a split vote, the Atherton Rail Committee recommended that the City Council support resuming weekday train stops in Atherton,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 15, 2019 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roughly $640K in repairs underway at flooded middle school

Crews have begun repairs at La Entrada Middle School after the school flooded three times over a five-week span late last...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Another bond?, on Feb 14, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1475 Views

FICTION

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Customer, on Feb 13, 2019 at 11:22 pm | 26 comments | 13277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district could ask KIPP to share middle school campus

More specific ideas for how to accommodate KIPP Valiant Community Prep's request for more facilities coalesced at a school...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by willowschool1969, on Feb 13, 2019 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 888 Views
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