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MENLO PARK

missed opportunity for housing

Menlo Park is once again favoring more office space over development of more housing. This coming Tuesday the city council...

Original post made by concerned resident on Aug. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 276 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Pig chase is cruel, and sends wrong message to kids

Does an event that allows children to chase down frantically fleeing baby pigs to capture one for a ribbon constitute animal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kelly Lehman, on Aug 18, 2017 at 6:11 am | 14 comments | 1921 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Meeting to discuss Dumbarton's future

After more than a year and a $1 million contribution by Facebook, SamTrans has released a study on the Dumbarton Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 17, 2017 at 1:29 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Concept plans released for Bedwell Bayfront Park

A 2-acre dog park, a non-motorized boat launch, a playground, an amphitheater, outdoor fitness facilities, and wheelchair-accessible...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Heidi B Keep, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:17 pm | 16 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

County OKs airport landing fees; they'll offset some Surf Air costs

Landing fees that will offset some of the additional operating costs incurred by the San Carlos Airport since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 338 Views

MENLO PARK

How will Menlo Park come up with $20 million to rebuild library?

Now that Menlo Park has accepted John Arrillaga's offer to pay for all but the first $20 million cost of a new main library,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 24 comments | 3097 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Bar Disciplines San Mateo Prosecutor Melissa Mckowan a Second time

The State Bar on its website has just filed notice that San Mateo prosecutor Melissa Mckowan has been publicly disciplined...

Original post made by Dick Tracy on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dick Tracy, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:04 am | 14 comments | 734 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Name released for new downtown restaurant

The name for a new restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, set to occupy the site of the former Bradley's Fine Diner, has been...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by ray ban, on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 3393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton may move flood-control facility to Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton's City Council voted Aug. 1 to drop plans to install an underground drainage facility at Las Lomitas School and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 574 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire training captain works 40 hours, but gets paid for 56

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has approved an agreement to allow a firefighter to work 40 hours a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 14, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 25 comments | 2937 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Robbery and assault suspect injured after leap from bridge

A 36-year-old man, attempting to escape Menlo Park police, sustained incapacitating injuries this morning (Aug. 11) after...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by New Norm?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 2991 Views

WOODSIDE

Bike lane may improve safety for Woodside High students

When school starts at Woodside High School in August, students on bikes and other bike commuters may have the town of Woodside...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Sochan , on Aug 13, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Where's Jill now?, on Aug 13, 2017 at 2:03 pm | 6 comments | 903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Joseph F. Cotton, 94, Atherton resident, test pilot, WWII military pilot

Joe Cotton, who survived a military crash landing on the German-occupied island of Corfu during World War II, then had a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rob Crowder, on Aug 13, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 5131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Tuesday: Coffee and conversation with mayor, assemblyman

Locals are invited to drop by the Woodside Bakery & Cafe in the Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Aug 12, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

County takes another step toward transportation sales tax

Acknowledging that traffic woes impact nearly everyone in San Mateo County, the Board of Supervisors is moving ahead with...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Aug 11, 2017 at 9:40 pm | 4 comments | 1845 Views

MENLO PARK

Improving traffic flow: Early results of Dumbarton corridor study

For those locked in traffic as they cross the Bay over the Dumbarton Bridge every day, the time it will take to improve traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Aug 11, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man sentenced to 12 years in drive-by shooting case

Edwin Elias Barrientos-Soto, 19, of Menlo Park was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading no contest to assault with...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to sign up for Tour de Menlo community bike ride

Cyclists will have an opportunity to participate in one of the area's favorite bike rides, the Tour de Menlo, on Saturday...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 7 comments | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landing fees approved for San Carlos and Half Moon Bay airports

Landing fees that will offset some of the San Carlos Airport's additional operating costs incurred since Surf Air started...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 10, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 11 comments | 3508 Views
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