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Police calls: Woodside Airbnb operator cited for code violation

Crime reports for Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/10/03/police-calls-woodside-airbnb-operator-cited-for-cod...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 3, 2017 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2965 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside entrepreneur aims to broaden news horizons

Social entrepreneur Nick Lum of Woodside is interested in shrinking bubbles, specifically news bubbles -- those insulated...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1897 Views

SPORTS

M-A grad Melvin signs contract extension with the A's

The Oakland A's agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin, a Menlo-Atherton graduate, on a one-year contract extension through...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 3, 2017 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 797 Views

AROUND TOWN

anonymous town square forum comments

I wonder what would happen to the town square forum if all comments were signed by the true identity of the author. Would...

Original post made by bruce adornato on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 3, 2017 at 7:18 am | 24 comments | 780 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police looking for hit and run driver who injured bicyclist

A bicyclist was injured in a hit and run collision in Atherton this morning, and police are looking for a vehicle described...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 2, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 3395 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may change how council members are elected

The Menlo Park City Council may vote at a special meeting Wednesday, Oct. 4, to begin changing the way council members are...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2017
Last comment by J Neighbor, on Oct 1, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 3 comments | 2058 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A new Civic Center library may help ease traffic congestion with housing

Traffic is terrible and getting worse. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission just released a report (find it at tinyurl.com/BA-congest17)...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Please keep your money, on Oct 1, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 17 comments | 1921 Views

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 | 1348 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 | 1769 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 | 1786 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. 3256 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 | 4142 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 | 2521 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. 1024 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 | 1790 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 | 10093 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 | 2231 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 | 1833 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. 2888 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 | 1193 Views
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