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MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 20 comments | 2775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district hires 20 firefighters this year

The Menlo Park Fire District hired 20 firefighters and firefighter paramedics this year, marking "the largest, single most...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 4:27 am | 86 comments | 6247 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton names new police chief

Steven D. McCulley, who has been serving concurrently as police chief in two cities in the state of Washington, is Atherton's...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 17, 2017 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 1869 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: Menlo Park issues permits for hundreds of housing units

Since 2014, Menlo Park has been on a trajectory to reverse its reticence toward housing growth. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Progress, on Apr 17, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 2402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school tax campaign committee faces fine for reporting violations

The committee that backed the Menlo Park City School District's recent parcel tax has agreed to pay a $678 fine for violating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 3 comments | 1330 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Driver suffers major injuries in crash

A man in his 20s was severely injured in Menlo Park early Sunday morning (April 16) after the vehicle he was driving slammed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3296 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sheriff's Office investigates another Portola Valley burglary

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported Saturday that it is investigating another residential burglary in Portola...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by margomca, on Apr 17, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cause for alarm? How Menlo Park Fire Protection District pays its employees

The employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District had the highest average wages of any California government agency...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 17, 2017 at 9:32 am | 102 comments | 10267 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Westbound Sand Hill Road reopens

Westbound Sand Hill Road, between Branner Road and Saga Way, which had been closed for an accident investigation, is now...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 16, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

MENLO PARK

Congrats to all Menlo/Athertonian/Woodsider/PV-ites on their contributions to Trump's 30 day defeat of ISIS

"I have a plan, a very secret plan, to defeat ISIS in 30 days" Day 31 - he could not have done it without all our work,...

Original post made by New Deal Home on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Lance the Org, on Apr 16, 2017 at 10:05 am | 16 comments | 612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Woodside Elementary tax measure win holds at 73% of voters

The county on Thursday released an updated count on Woodside Elementary School District's parcel tax win on Tuesday, reporting...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by PARCEL tax payer, on Apr 16, 2017 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1700 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Forget about "replace". Repeal Obamacare and get government out of the way

If today's vote fails, Trump should call for a vote for a simple repeal of Obamacare. Government is the problem, they...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2017 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 556 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council being asked to waste public funds

14 April 2017 Dear Town Council Members, Please do not spend $49,500 of the Town of Atherton’s limited tax revenues...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 144 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside to hold soapbox derby May 7

Woodside's soapbox derby will be held Sunday, May 7, in the Woodside town center parking lot at 2955 Woodside Road. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 425 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may spend $50 million over two years on affordable housing

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors supports spending at least $30 million over two years in sales tax revenues on...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park bike route plan hits speed bump

Plans to move forward with a one-year pilot program of a bike route on Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park will likely...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Apr 14, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 41 comments | 2412 Views

WOODSIDE

Term limits for Woodside council members, volunteers?

A discussion on term limits for Woodside elected officials and volunteers, including council members, is scheduled for the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 14, 2017 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 1375 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Road shoulder work to address pinch point for bicyclists

There are no bike lanes on Alpine or Portola roads in Portola Valley, but painted white fog lines create shoulders that serve...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Apr 13, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced for felony DUI incident in Woodside

A 30-year-old Redwood City man has been sentenced to 10 months in county jail in connection with a felony drunken driving...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1749 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook to hold five community festivals in Menlo Park this year

Facebook plans to hold five community festivals at its Menlo Park headquarters from May through October that will be free...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Rocky Peter, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 2514 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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