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AROUND TOWN

City tries to battle Willows traffic madness

A little less than a month since Caltrans installed new traffic signals at the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange — and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 336 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Councilman Peter Ohtaki named next mayor

Marking the completion of another year, the Menlo Park City Council held its annual chair swap as Councilwoman Kirsten Keith...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Dec 15, 2017 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1395 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Marijuana sales in town worry residents

The idea of a retail marijuana dispensary in a central commercial area in Portola Valley has residents painting grim scenarios,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by E. , on Dec 14, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 13 comments | 2386 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley prepares for license-plate-reading cameras

The poles are in the ground in Portola Valley and waiting for their intended purpose: as mounts for license-plate-reading...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 13, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 3 comments | 386 Views

MENLO PARK

Spare the Air alerts issued for Wednesday, Thursday

Bay Area air quality officials have issued Winter Spare the Air Alerts banning the burning of solid fuels on both Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bernie, on Dec 13, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 733 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Menlo Park's voter districting effort needs you

Season's greetings, Menlo Park! It's that time of the year when many of us are busy preparing to disconnect from work so...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Pam Jones and Jen Wolosin, on Dec 13, 2017 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 508 Views

SPORTS

Newton is stepping down as Menlo School football coach

Mark Newton is resigning after 14 years as football coach at Menlo School. A former quarterback at Menlo, Newton has guided...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Dec 13, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Should new library include housing?

Where to put a new main library and whether it should include housing were two questions discussed but not resolved at a...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Julie R, on Dec 12, 2017 at 11:22 pm | 8 comments | 1553 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Filoli changes its holiday offerings

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, has changed its holiday program, which will now run Nov. 18 to Dec. 23, Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Epic Disappointment, on Dec 12, 2017 at 8:15 pm | 2 comments | 1505 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City's 'satisfaction survey' raises red flags for some

Menlo Park's biennial survey by Godbe Research, circulated randomly among residents in early December to gauge their satisfaction...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by JP, on Dec 11, 2017 at 9:28 pm | 10 comments | 2168 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs 'traffic calming' measures in Willows

A little less than a month since Caltrans installed new traffic signals at the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange – and in...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Dec 11, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 27 comments | 4291 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton has little interest in elevating train tracks

Atherton's City Council, responding to a request for input from Menlo Park, offered no hope that it supports elevating train...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:48 pm | 31 comments | 3697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes OK limited commercial cultivation of marijuana

It will soon be OK to grow marijuana for commercial purposes in unincorporated San Mateo County if it's grown in a greenhouse,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 9, 2017 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 2000 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Bentley closing out career in restaurant business

After decades in the restaurant business and 22 years of running his eponymous restaurant on the Midpeninsula, John Bentley...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jeff Paine, on Dec 9, 2017 at 10:49 am | 10 comments | 7094 Views

MENLO PARK

SamTrans adopts study on easing Dumbarton Corridor traffic congestion

Directors at SamTrans adopted on Dec. 6 the final version of a study on how to ease severe congestion on the Dumbarton Corridor. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by henry fox, on Dec 9, 2017 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1404 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton to study loss of parcel tax revenue

How the loss of $1.86 million in annual parcel tax revenue will affect the capital improvement and police department programs...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Attendees, on Dec 9, 2017 at 9:58 am | 6 comments | 1162 Views

MENLO PARK

Police: Man brandishes firearm while stuck in Willows traffic

Menlo Park police arrested a Danville man at about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Willows neighborhood on charges...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 8, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 3292 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles development-related lawsuit with East Palo Alto

After nearly a year of closed-session council talks and negotiations, the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park have agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 7, 2017 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1495 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley tonight: Public invited to study session on marijuana cultivation, sale

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday, Dec. 6, will hold the first of several study sessions, open to the public,...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by PVResident, on Dec 6, 2017 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Willows residents plead with city for traffic relief

Desperation is mounting in the Willows. Over Thanksgiving weekend, a group of about 30 Willows residents gathered to draft...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Willow Road Resident, on Dec 6, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 47 comments | 3621 Views
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