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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, 33 minutes ago | 2 comments | 531 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 News, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 512 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, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 1321 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, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 1015 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 Apple, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 416 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 Menlo Voter., 13 hours ago | 23 comments | 1192 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, 17 hours ago | 15 comments | 483 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, 17 hours ago | 76 comments | 4104 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 Dux, 18 hours ago | 10 comments | 379 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 , 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 1737 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 | 1674 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 LibraryPatron, on Oct 18, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 7 comments | 918 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 | 221 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 | 2186 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Bonus approved, 5 percent raise considered for city manager

The Menlo Park City Council approved a $6,654 bonus for City Manager Alex McIntyre, 3 percent of his salary, on Oct. 10,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by market is market, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 604 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 SteveC, on Oct 18, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 859 Views

MENLO PARK

Critics question wisdom of rebuilding Menlo Park's main library

A plan to accept a multi-million-dollar gift from developer John Arrillaga to rebuild the Menlo Park main library has its...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Oct 18, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 23 comments | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Menlo Park district fire board may appoint new member

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is scheduled to appoint a new director on Tuesday night, to fill the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:39 am | 14 comments | 961 Views

MENLO PARK

State of the city? Things are good, Menlo Park mayor says

Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith presented an upbeat take on where things stand in Menlo Park during her "State of the City"...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 18, 2017 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 895 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mayor commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030

Menlo Park's Mayor Kirsten Keith has signed, and the council approved, a "Mayors for 100% Clean Energy" initiative, which...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by fran rametta, on Oct 18, 2017 at 6:22 am | 2 comments | 1775 Views
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