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PORTOLA VALLEY

Five apply for Portola Valley school board appointment

The Portola Valley School District's governing board will appoint a member to fill the two years remaining on Jennifer Youstra's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by SayNoToExcessSpending, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 953 Views

MENLO PARK

Major changes at Flood Park could worsen traffic in area

Major changes planned at San Mateo County's Flood Park, located on 24 acres along Bay Road in Menlo Park, could result in...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mary, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1223 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Former flower shop owner sentenced to 90 days in jail, five years probation

The former owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts, Cynthia Ann Smith, 60, who pleaded no contest to insurance fraud and unemployment...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Past Customer, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 1032 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Pro and con views on Measure F, renewing parcel tax

Below are letters to the editor on both sides of the debate over renewing Atherton parcel tax -- Measure F on the Nov. 7...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 22, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 14 comments | 843 Views

MENLO PARK

Donald Trump attacks a Menlo Park company (again)

CBS News report: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/09/27/trump-calls-facebook-anti-trump-after-it-aids-russia-probe/ "Facebook...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Dignity?, on Oct 22, 2017 at 8:52 am | 12 comments | 406 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Yes on Measure F to renew Atherton's parcel tax

Atherton voters are being asked to renew the town's parcel tax next month, a tax that's been in place for nearly 40 years. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 450 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Struggles over leadership at Village Church

There's turmoil at the Woodside Village Church. Interim Pastor Ama Zenya, presiding since March 2015, is both loved and under...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Robyn Cornyn, on Oct 21, 2017 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 1539 Views

ATHERTON

Rumors fly as Atherton parcel tax campaign heats up

An email from Atherton officials sent to both the pro and con campaigns in the current parcel tax election warned that campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by George Rodericks, on Oct 21, 2017 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board very close to choosing new colleague

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District came very close Tuesday night to appointing Robert Jones to fill out...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Oct 20, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: City needs to accept gift, move forward with plans to build two new libraries

Menlo Park has been presented with a tremendous opportunity to create two 21st century libraries: a new main library in the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Mr Know-It-All, on Oct 20, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1053 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park roundup: Council approves plan to move ahead with library projects

The Menlo Park City Council approved steps to move forward with an improved "library system" -- both the main library and...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 20, 2017 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 1075 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs temporary commercial pot ban

Menlo Park City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to give preliminary approval to a 45-day moratorium on using land for...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by mickle, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 797 Views

OTHER TOPICS

West Atherton house fire sends resident to hospital

A house fire Wednesday on Belbrook Way in west Atherton spread to nearby vegetation before it was put out 21 minutes after...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 20, 2017 at 4:59 am | 6 comments | 1680 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton's John Freidenrich, leading Stanford supporter, dies at 80

Longtime Atherton resident John Freidenrich, a leading supporter of Stanford University, co-founder of a major law firm,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gwen Luce, on Oct 20, 2017 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 1360 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Curtis Street park trial failed; city needs to figure out why

In September the Menlo Park City Council abruptly terminated its three-year, downtown pocket park experiment after the temporary...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Oct 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 511 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council splinters on grade separations

The Menlo Park City Council's answer to the nearly $400 million question: "One grade separation, or three, at Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Clem, on Oct 19, 2017 at 3:20 pm | 76 comments | 4267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Mademoiselle Colette opens another patisserie

The owner of Menlo Park patisserie Mademoiselle Colette has soft-opened another patisserie; this one is on Lytton Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by MPer , on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council may reconsider West Menlo annexation in January

Residents of West Menlo Park who have petitioned to join Menlo Park will have to wait at least until January to see if their...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Oct 18, 2017 at 11:51 pm | 5 comments | 1843 Views

WOODSIDE

Struggles over leadership at Woodside church

There's turmoil at the Woodside Village Church. Interim Pastor Ama Zenya, presiding since March 2015, is both loved and under...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by John Novitsky, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 2 comments | 260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could the North Bay inferno happen here?

An aerial video of the suburban Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa shows block after block after block of parcels that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 18, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2375 Views
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