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MENLO PARK

Betsy Nash and Peter Ohtaki face off for Menlo Park City Council

In Menlo Park's only competitive City Council race, two longtime residents, incumbent Betsy Nash and former council member...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Lifestyle, on Oct 14, 2022 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 5849 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree-trimmer dies in Menlo Park after falling into wood chipper

A man died of his injuries after falling into a wood chipper on the 900 block of Peggy Lane in Menlo Park on Tuesday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Oct 13, 2022 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 6397 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton mayor: 'Do not be afraid of density'

During a community meeting on the town's draft housing plan, former Atherton council member Jim Janz dared the town to not...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Oct 13, 2022 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 2755 Views

MENLO PARK

Details emerge on Menlo Park council's failed attempt to keep Measure V off the ballot

The Menlo Park City Council failed to reach a compromise on a teacher housing proposal at the former Flood School site at...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by Matt, on Oct 12, 2022 at 7:51 pm | 79 comments | 5724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community briefs: St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival is back, new school opens in EPA and more

In this week's community briefs, St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival in Menlo Park is returning on Oct. 14, Italian language school...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Oct 12, 2022 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 2423 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Incumbent and retired attorney vie for a spot on Woodside fire district board

Incumbent board director Matt Miller and safety advocate and author Lloyd "Rusty" Day are competing for one open full term...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by Liz Babb, on Oct 11, 2022 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 2978 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's mayor reveals why fellow council candidate was fired from town committee

Mayor Craig Hughes revealed at an election forum that fellow candidate Dale Pfau was fired from a town committee because...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2022
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 9, 2022 at 11:59 am | 13 comments | 6200 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dust-up over Portola Valley council candidate's twitter account

Portola Valley Mayor Craig Hughes said fellow council candidate Dale Pfau "should not be elected" because of questionable...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Former PVSF board officer, on Oct 7, 2022 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 3559 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Hasko, Hughes and Taylor for Portola Valley Town Council

Portola Valley has faced significant challenges in recent years, requiring a Town Council that is both experience and collaborative....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 7, 2022 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2656 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford professor named co-winner of Nobel Prize in chemistry

Stanford Professor Carolyn R. Bertozzi is among three winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2022, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Oct 5, 2022 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge delays Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing

A federal judge on Monday ordered that the sentencing of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, scheduled for Oct. 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 5, 2022 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1635 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Remembering George Mader and the role of outsiders in Portola Valley

I was saddened, as were so many, to hear of the recent death of George Mader, Portola Valley's longtime and trailblazing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Sep 30, 2022 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Live forum to explore East Palo Alto City Council candidates' views

East Palo Alto City Council hopefuls include the incumbent mayor; a minister and coach; a former teacher; two self-employed...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2022 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2737 Views

OTHER TOPICS

At Google's campus, state and local leaders urge greater efforts to conserve water

A group of state and local officials gathered at Google's Mountain View campus Thursday to praise the Bay Area and tout...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 30, 2022 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 3963 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school board declines to oppose city's Measure V ballot measure

In a divided decision, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Trustees will not take a stand against Measure V in the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 30, 2022 at 9:58 am | 95 comments | 8580 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council requests grant for pedestrian and bike safety

Menlo Park is seeking grants to help pay for roadway improvements that will boost bike and pedestrian safety, voting on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by MP_Resident , on Sep 30, 2022 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clerks in Menlo Park cited for selling alcohol to minors

Six clerks and servers in Menlo Park have been cited for the sale of alcohol to minors following a decoy operation by the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 29, 2022 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 3984 Views

MENLO PARK

The holidays are coming to town: Menlo Park seeks to bring back city-run events this fall

Menlo Park's well-loved holiday traditions are returning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, with several...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Mary Gilles, on Sep 28, 2022 at 10:57 pm | 4 comments | 3272 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside planning director to retire at the end of October

Woodside Planning Director Jackie Young is stepping down from her role after 14 years, after playing a central role in developing...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Don Pugh, on Sep 27, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2643 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Shooting for carbon negative development

One of the most daunting challenges of developing new housing in the wildland urban interface is increased fire danger. Fire...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Linda Drey-Nightingale, on Sep 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 592 Views
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