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MENLO PARK

County creates 'safe exchange zone' for online transactions

If you've ever been afraid of being hustled, or worse, when selling your stuff to a complete stranger via an online service...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Ronald Reagan's Ghost, on Jul 10, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 1660 Views

MENLO PARK

Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dorothy Roca, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1127 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire district veteran looks forward to fly fishing

Wrapping up 48 years with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, including 36 years as a firefighter, Rex Ianson is stepping...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Resident of District, on Jul 10, 2017 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

Many prefer three grade separations in Menlo Park

Of roughly 50 locals polled at a Menlo Park community meeting June 7, most appear to prefer a project to separate Caltrain...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Grade, on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:34 am | 21 comments | 3244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Problem solvers: Woodland School places third in state

Woodland School's Future Problem Solvers team of fifth- and sixth-graders -- made up of Ella Aspinall, Zachary Sayyah, Ryan...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
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OTHER TOPICS

Democrats Support the Demise of Israel

Here are the Senate Jewish Democrats in support of the Iranian nuclear deal. — Michael Bennet [D-CO] — Barbara Boxer...

Original post made by Former Democrat now Independent on Sep. 6, 2015
Last comment by Schmidt, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 39 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmers' Market celebrates 25th year

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Menlo Park Farmers' Market, the Menlo Park Lions Club will host a celebration...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jeanne, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1170 Views

WOODSIDE

San Mateo County supervisors: We still support Paris climate accord

Although the United States is withdrawing from the international treaty on greenhouse gases known as the Paris climate accord,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by T R Zucker, on Jul 8, 2017 at 5:30 am | 14 comments | 1285 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Pig scramble protesters are in it for the long haul

It's becoming a July Fourth tradition in Woodside to protest another July Fourth tradition -- the pig scramble. There were...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by hypocrates, on Jul 7, 2017 at 10:34 pm | 28 comments | 2147 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Bonnie Uytengsu gives $10M for children's hospital surgery center

When the new Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford opens late this year, the doors to its new high tech surgery center...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Margaret Beltramo, on Jul 7, 2017 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 2007 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Dog walker sees fire, alerts residents, calls 911

A quick thinking dog walker who saw flames near a home on Heather Drive in Atherton at about 10:30 p.m. on July Fourth called...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chigi, on Jul 6, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2060 Views

MENLO PARK

Windrider Film Forum returns to Atherton

Once again, the Windrider Film Forum/Bay Area is bringing award-winning independent films, their makers and some of their...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 6, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Restaurant review: British Bankers Club has visual appeal but food is astray

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Jul 6, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silberman & Nibbelin join Munks & Wastaffe Tag TEAM against Deputy Lopez

November 10, 2015 the Civil Service Commission was seated to hear an appeal hearing of Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez suspension...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 6, 2017 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scenes from Woodside Junior Rodeo

Here are photos from the Woodside Junior Rodeo, held at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside on July Fourth. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jul 5, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1641 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Small gains for cyclists; big losses for everyone else

Make a mental note: Dec. 6, 2016, will prove to be a more important date than most Menlo Park residents now realize. That...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Jul 5, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 32 comments | 3916 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo council forms subcommittee to guide Stanford project on El Camino

After a discussion that started on Tuesday night and stretched into Wednesday morning, the Menlo Park City Council decided...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by redirect, on Jul 5, 2017 at 2:21 am | 110 comments | 13866 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park change council elections?

Menlo Park, like most cities of similar size, elects at-large council members -- in this case, five -- that represent the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by breakdown, on Jul 4, 2017 at 11:16 am | 12 comments | 3086 Views

MENLO PARK

Under threat of a lawsuit, Sequoia high school board opts for by-district elections

By a unanimous vote on Wednesday, the board of the Sequoia Union High School District authorized attorneys to prepare maps...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Not so much, on Jul 3, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-assemblyman Gordon to head California Forestry Association

Rich Gordon, a former member of the state Assembly and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, has dropped plans to run...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2258 Views
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