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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: City could help pay for Uber, Lyft rides

The city of Menlo Park is looking at the idea of subsidizing Uber and Lyft rides for local residents as a way to reduce parking...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 26 minutes ago | 5 comments | 932 Views

FICTION

Elected leaders celebrate start of Caltrain electrification project

Gov. Jerry Brown and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate the beginning of a project...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 648 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Faulty electric bike charger caused garage fire, firefighters say

A malfunctioning battery charger for electric bicycles was the cause of a structure fire on Saturday afternoon, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 1031 Views

OTHER TOPICS

This is "Made in America" week

Please consider seeking out American made products and services. A lousy dime or quarter more for a tee shirt pays dividends...

Original post made by Made in America on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Short Fingers , 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 120 Views

MENLO PARK

interesting article in the Guardian today about the gentrification of eastern Menlo Park

"Facebook worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your door" https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/24/facebook-cafeteria-workers-wages-zuckerb...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by how do they make it around here?, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 57 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rollover accident this morning at Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads

A collision involving two vehicles, one of which rolled over, drew medics from the Woodside Fire Protection District to...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by pv resident, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 1944 Views

MENLO PARK

Aggressive Downtown Parking Enforcement

With declining sales, and over 100 parking places being eliminated in the Menlo Park Downtown area, why oh why, does the...

Original post made by X-Downtown Shopper on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Sara, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 75 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton puts parcel tax renewal on November ballot

Atherton's City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to put a three-year renewal of the town's parcel tax, which costs the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by No as well, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 630 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton issues annual report for town

Atherton has released its first annual report highlighting accomplishments during the 2016-17 fiscal year which ended June...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Full disclosure?, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 308 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park Bicyclist Survey: Where do you want to safely ride across El Camino?

The City of Menlo Park has long known that bicyclist lack good options for riding to destinations on the opposite side of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 23, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 7 comments | 289 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council expands Housing Commission

The Menlo Park Housing Commission, which advises the City Council on housing-related issues, has been expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by answers, on Jul 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 862 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Lauren Goodkind plays, teaches and writes about chess

Lauren Goodkind's last name may reflect noble human qualities, but when it comes to playing chess, she says she can leave...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Jul 22, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1481 Views

MENLO PARK

Little League award-winners named

Sportsmanship awards for the spring season were given to 40 Menlo-Atherton Little League players and seven coaches at the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by baseball dad, on Jul 22, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 921 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County sues fossil fuel industry for causing climate change

San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against 37 oil, gas and coal companies, claiming they are responsible for global warming...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Jul 22, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 1669 Views

WOODSIDE

Saturday: Open house at new Woodside bakery, restaurant

The Village Bakery & Cafe, the new bakery, restaurant and bar set to open for dinner on Monday, July 24, announced an open...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by No Small Bites, on Jul 22, 2017 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Permit approved for new taqueria in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has unanimously approved a use permit for a new Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Three Amigos, on Jul 22, 2017 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 1786 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council authorizes up to $6.7 million for affordable housing project

A proposal by the nonprofit housing developer MidPen Housing to redevelop the 1300 block of Willow Road into a 141-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Thanks Facebook, on Jul 21, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council accepts Arrillaga offer to help rebuild main library in Civic Center

Plans to rebuild the main Menlo Park library may become reality more quickly than anyone thought. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Jul 20, 2017 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituary: Wendi Haskell, a force in children's sports

Wendi Hammond Haskell, a teacher, champion of children's athletic programs and community volunteer, died quietly on June...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 20, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 140 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook, which hit 2 billion users June 27, has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Aaron, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:26 pm | 58 comments | 6821 Views
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