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MENLO PARK

Workers stabilize Los Trancos Creek bank in Ladera

This wall in Los Trancos Creek in Ladera is one of two such walls under construction by the San Mateo County Public Works...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by David B, on Sep 30, 2017 at 10:47 am | 3 comments | 1143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Menlo Park's equity issue: Poor kids getting poor education

It is time to take the audacious step and bring the Belle Haven Elementary School and the Willow Oaks Elementary School into...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Get an education, on Sep 30, 2017 at 1:23 am | 22 comments | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Facebook plans to hold job fair in Menlo Park

Looking to work at Facebook? The company is holding a job fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at its headquarters...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by excluded, on Sep 29, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced to life without parole in 'Sunny Day' murder case

On his 23rd birthday, Jerry Coneal III of Menlo Park learned he will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2012 shooting...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2804 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves Stanford's El Camino Real development

After nearly five years of Menlo Park scrutiny, Stanford University received preliminary approval from the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Scoreboard, on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 3733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Talk: How to make 'safe routes to school' happen

Jen Wolosin, founder of Parents for Safe Routes, will give a talk, "Between Home and School: Why Safe Routes Matter and How...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jen Wolosin, on Sep 28, 2017 at 11:17 pm | 31 comments | 2241 Views

MENLO PARK

Filoli names retail head

Raymond McKenzie brings more than 20 years of experience in retail to his new position as head of retail operations at Filoli,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board candidates address board infighting, Atherton probe

It was an evening of interviews and infighting, but for Peter Carpenter, president of the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 5 comments | 1499 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise

For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by faa/surf air, on Sep 28, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 60 comments | 9693 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Old La Honda Road traffic restricted for 3 weeks

The California Water Service company is replacing water storage and pumping facilities at 503 Old La Honda Road. Starting...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Sep 28, 2017 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Deputies arrest two on suspicion of burglary-tool possession

Sheriff's deputies arrested two men after receiving a call about suspicious persons seen in the Woodside Hills neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by LawandOrder, on Sep 28, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park: Lorelei Manor hailed as Nextdoor's first neighborhood

Lorelei Manor, a Menlo Park neighborhood that claims it has the longest-running homeowners association in California, can...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Portola Valley considers report on using public land for housing

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday (Sept. 27) will consider a report from an advisory committee of current and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes to annex Stanford land, approve office building

The Menlo Park City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday, with Councilman Ray Mueller opposed, to approve a plan that involves the...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 27, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1845 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park Council could approve two major Stanford projects

The Menlo Park City Council may settle some unfinished business with Stanford University Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Read My Lips, on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:38 am | 25 comments | 3618 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Thieves break in, steal ATM from Alpine Inn

Crimes and accident reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/26/police-calls-thieves...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by R Poole, on Sep 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 1525 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tonight: Council to review downtown mini park

A controversial mini park, made up of a plastic lawn carpet and some outdoor furniture in downtown Menlo Park, is scheduled...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Easy fix redux, on Sep 26, 2017 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 734 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Menlo Park's equity issue: Poor kids getting poor education

It is time to take the audacious step and bring the Belle Haven Elementary School and the Willow Oaks Elementary School into...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 26, 2017 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford, council negotiators strike deal for schools

In the eleventh hour, Stanford University and negotiators from the Menlo Park City Council have reached an agreement on...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Tax Break for Me?, on Sep 26, 2017 at 5:53 pm | 7 comments | 2225 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council considers cuts to Town Hall salary expenses

The Woodside Town Council at its meeting tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 26) will consider changes to Town Hall staffing categories...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Gary McKae, on Sep 26, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 683 Views
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