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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Outdoor dining areas under construction

Notice construction happening downtown on Santa Cruz Avenue? Outdoor "cafe" areas are being set up at six restaurants and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Frances Griffin, on Aug 29, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 27 comments | 5557 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office, housing plans submitted for former Beltramo's site

Transitioning from a high-end wine and spirits shop to a treadmill outfitter is only the tip of the iceberg of changes ahead...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 29, 2017 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 2945 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: School districts should reconsider policies on parcel-tax exemption process for seniors

Deadlines are approaching for seniors to apply for exemptions from school parcel taxes, yet many school districts remain...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 28, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 1947 Views

MENLO PARK

Meeting tonight on West Menlo Park traffic hazards

Concerns about traffic dangers along Alameda de las Pulgas and Santa Cruz Avenue in West Menlo Park will be addressed at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by details, on Aug 28, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1814 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Residential burglary suspect sentenced to jail in no-contest plea

Jesus Giovanni Franco, 19, of Redwood City, was sentenced to one year in the San Mateo County jail after pleading no contest...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Snato, on Aug 28, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police calls: Extortion, robbery, thefts

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/08/23/police-calls-extortion-robbery-thefts...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by nb, on Aug 28, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 11 comments | 2288 Views

ATHERTON

Arguments filed for and against Atherton parcel tax measure

Arguments for and against the renewal of Atherton's parcel tax, which will be on the Nov. 7 ballot, have been filed. The...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Petet F Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2017 at 11:56 am | 33 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley signs to warn visitors of watch groups

Portola Valley will be posting signs at the three entrances to the town to alert motorists, including those with criminal...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by M Rio municipality , on Aug 28, 2017 at 7:59 am | 11 comments | 2215 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

How to apply for Belle Haven mini grants

Assistance with applying for mini grants of $500 or $1,000 from the Belle Haven Community Development Fund will offered...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 27, 2017 at 5:31 am | 1 comment | 2054 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 Aug 26, 2017 at 10:15 am | 12 comments | 770 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Second look for secondary units?

A number of Menlo Park's planning commissioners think the City Council should reopen for discussion the topic of how large...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Aug 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 1500 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Move to district elections or face lawsuit, law firm says

Headed to Menlo Park's City Hall via certified mail is a letter containing a threat by a southern California law firm to...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dawn, on Aug 25, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 38 comments | 4124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 24, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 11 comments | 4783 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council puts brakes on library rebuild

After a scramble over the last month to look into how the city should move forward with a multi-million-dollar offer by...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Accuracy, on Aug 24, 2017 at 8:13 am | 7 comments | 2697 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: McCormick Lane reopens after gas leak

The Atherton Police Department said at about 3:20 p.m. today that a gas main leak on McCormick Avenue, near Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1341 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pot growing would've been misdemeanor without stream diversion

A man accused of illegally growing nearly 7,000 marijuana plants on public land in San Mateo County's Skyline Ridge Open...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1344 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 'Sunshine' calendar question in limbo

A proposal made in April by Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller to require each council member, planning commissioner...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by pdj , on Aug 23, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 21 comments | 2621 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by whatevr, on Aug 23, 2017 at 10:21 am | 21 comments | 10970 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park library decision should be revisited

The city is poised to embark on a major capital project that will require the spending of more than $20 million in public...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 22, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 21 comments | 2326 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Spate of commercial burglaries, attempts, in downtown

Burglars hit, or tried to hit, five businesses in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, Aug. 15, and stole cash, checks, a sweater...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by picked a fine time to leave , on Aug 22, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 9 comments | 2613 Views
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