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MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park meeting on bike-pedestrian rail crossing

The city of Menlo Park will host a community meeting on Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to discuss a proposed pedestrian...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on May 5, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 10 comments | 1558 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council supports Facebook-funded police unit

Though they haven't yet taken a vote, members of the Menlo Park City Council spoke favorably Tuesday about a proposal by...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 5, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 13 comments | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Union-backed bill to cut contractor work draws ire

A California Assembly bill, backed by government unions, that would set limits on how cities contract for services has drawn...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 5, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1353 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Boys injured in East Palo Alto hit-and-run expected to survive

Two teen boys injured in an East Palo Alto hit-and-run collision Wednesday afternoon remain at a hospital as of Thursday...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on May 5, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

SPORTS

Friday: 'Super Sports Day' comes to Redwood City

More than 500 students in kindergarten through 12th grade from special education programs across San Mateo County are expected...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sarah Staley Shenk, on May 5, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on May 5, 2017 at 7:35 am | 188 comments | 5448 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two teen boys injured by vehicle in hit-and-run

Two teen boys, both 15, were struck Wednesday by a vehicle in East Palo Alto that appears to have failed to stop for a stop...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 4, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Officers killed in the line of duty honored at county museum

The local law enforcement community gathered May 3 at the San Mateo County History Museum to honor 27 officers killed in...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on May 4, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 954 Views

MENLO PARK

Teens arrested in Menlo Park home on suspicion of burglary

Two teenage boys were confronted today by police inside a home on the 1000 block of Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park and arrested...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Keep PV SAFE!, on May 3, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Derwin spends big to persuade Elon Musk to 'Dump Trump'

Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla and Space X and chairman of Solar City, has not done enough to arrest climate change,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by guv'mint money, on May 3, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art exhibit: 'Near & Far'

Woodside artists Thomas Johnson and Kit Colman will show their works in a joint show titled "Near & Far" during May at the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Editor, on May 3, 2017 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 224 Views

MENLO PARK

Family, friends reveal untold stories after deadly fire

Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of one of the deadliest residential structure fires in the United States, and certainly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 2, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 4 comments | 1434 Views

WOODSIDE

Protesters shout down conservative rabbi at Woodside event

In an echo of the confrontations going on between the political left and right over free speech at the University of California...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 2, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton offered $13.6 million for pollution, flood control

Atherton has been offered up to $13.6 million in funding to divert and treat storm water and runoff, removing pollutants...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Not playing on a level field with Atherton's Measure A election

In June the town of Atherton will be voting on the potential use of public funds to pay for the construction of a new civic...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Atherton American, on May 2, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 378 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fastest growing City in Bay Area, second fastest growing City in the State

/www.mercurynews.com/2017/05/01/as-california-grows-menlo-park-and-other-bay-area-cities-see-population-boom/amp/ Per...

Original post made by News Addict on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 167 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Town debates how to warn criminals away

Is there a low-key, discreet but effective way to inform would-be burglars and thieves that they're being watched? The Portola...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Keep PV SAFE!, on May 2, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 1159 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Should Menlo Park expand herbicide-free park maintenance?

Menlo Park has been experimenting with herbicide-free maintenance methods at four of the city parks for the past year. Tonight...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on May 2, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor signs $52.4 billion gas tax into law

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday signed into law a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee intended to pay for fixing...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 2, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 1112 Views

MENLO PARK

8 PM or Later Sunsets for 106 Nights

Starting tonight the sun will set at 8 PM. Menlo Park will have 106 sunsets at 8 PM or later with August 15 being the last...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2017
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