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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Many prefer tunnel under tracks at Middle Avenue

At a recent community meeting held to discuss a bike and pedestrian crossing of the railroad tracks at Middle Avenue in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 12 comments | 1596 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Transparency proposal has potential for good public policy

Trust in government shouldn't be blind. Although one doesn't have to be a cynical anti-government flamethrower who sees a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gossip?, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:25 pm | 16 comments | 1359 Views

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Menlo Park's Tim Sheeper beats ultra triathlon across Hawaiian islands

Swim 2.4 miles. Cycle 112 miles. Then run a marathon. Now quintuple that over five days on five Hawaiian islands, and you...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mary Jasek, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1050 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton

This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Stanford proposal for Menlo Park office building reviewed

A proposal by Stanford University to build a two-story, 40,000-square-foot office building at 2131 Sand Hill Road and annex...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 19, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: What's ahead for Bedwell Bayfront Park?

Menlo Park has begun a process to develop a 25-year "master plan" for the city's largest park, 160-acre Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:12 am | 26 comments | 2841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Affordable housing complex for seniors holds grand opening

A grand opening was held June 15 to celebrate the completion of 90 new apartments for seniors at a development called Sequoia...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Aisha, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 2026 Views

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When Lyme disease becomes a nightmare

Sherry Cagan of Portola Valley says she nearly died when she ended up in the emergency room with the systemic MRSA staph...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by StephKN, on Jun 18, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 9860 Views

WOODSIDE

Karen Peterson, a rock of the Woodside community

When Woodside resident and super-volunteer Karen Seiko Peterson attends her Woodside High School Class of 1964 reunion in...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bill K., on Jun 17, 2017 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 405 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: A new site for pig-scramble protest?

Woodside Town Hall is working with the Sheriff's Office to arrange a public-space gathering spot near the Mounted Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 17, 2017 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park restaurateur offers local housing to workers

One Menlo Park restaurant owner is trying a new tactic to help address the Silicon Valley restaurant worker shortage, due...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 16, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 3473 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Menlo Park: Country Corner deli owner Bob Wehab dies

A recitation of the rosary is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, in San Francisco for Bishara (Bob) Dahood Wehab, the longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Barbara , on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 12 comments | 4421 Views

MENLO PARK

Affordable housing: County plans to spend $44 million over two years

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than a quarter of the $160 million from the Measure...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Surf Air opponents plan airport protest

Opponents of Surf Air's noisy turboprop commuter planes plan a protest on Saturday, June 17, at the San Carlos Airport. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 2261 Views

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Menlo Park: 110-foot redwood is spared the ax, for now

A contentious debate is pitting tree experts against each other over the fate of a 110-foot-tall redwood tree in a Willows...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by hiistory guy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2348 Views

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New gig for departing Menlo Park superintendent

Departing Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has a new, and different, gig on Saturday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by David Diaz, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1643 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family that has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by historyguy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1614 Views

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Woodside grad finds fame, if not yet fortune, in Hollywood

What does it take to be 'discovered' by Hollywood? For Lucas Yancey, 31, it seems to have been his plastic-faced imitation...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by judickiel@gmail.com, on Jun 15, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2925 Views

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help house local teachers

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced the investment of $5 million to create a home down payment support fund through...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Jun 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two who opted for a 'gap year' after high school

Many graduating seniors are going to college right out of high school, but some are opting to wait. That group of mavericks...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by EastWestConfusion, on Jun 14, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1916 Views
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