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Almanac's Holiday Fund: New data shows one in four residents at risk for hunger

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit Second Harvest Food Bank and nine other community organizations. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1097 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen's alleged stalker to be evaluated for competency to stand trial

A Menlo Park man who has pleaded not guilty to charges of stalking a teen girl will be evaluated by a doctor to determine...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Dec 22, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district board approves $2.5 million in additional spending

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District voted on Tuesday night to give its chief authority to spend $2 million...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 21, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 15 comments | 1670 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire officials share insight on recent fires, local prevention

The conditions that led to the recent North Bay fires -- hot weather, low humidity, strong winds and lots of fuel -- could...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Maggie Mah , on Dec 21, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park district fire chief seeks nearly $3M in new spending to respond to development boom

Citing challenges caused by increased traffic and development, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has asked...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 21, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 17 comments | 2128 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sentenced to 14 years in state prison for Atherton, Menlo Park home burglaries

Hayward resident and Federal Express contract driver Kevin Eugene Baker was sentenced Tuesday to 14 years and eight months...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1918 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pressure grows for downtown parking garage

A group of Menlo Park's downtown business owners is rallying community support for a downtown parking garage. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Dec 20, 2017 at 10:21 pm | 21 comments | 1972 Views

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Woodside school board agrees, again, to comply with open meeting law

The Woodside Elementary School District's board has, for the second time in less than six months, had to change the way...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 20, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1146 Views

MENLO PARK

New turn restrictions in Willows take effect

City officials are warning drivers near Willow Road in Menlo Park to brace for a temporary worsening of traffic as several...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 2627 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission hits pause button on three-story Santa Cruz Avenue project

The Menlo Park Planning Commission wants to conduct further review of plans to knock down the building that is home to Juban...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2476 Views

ATHERTON

How much should Atherton spend to protect trees?

Trees will take up most of the Atherton City Council's discussion Wednesday during a short meeting starting at 6 p.m. in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Get on with it, on Dec 19, 2017 at 11:00 am | 6 comments | 1446 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Hearing tonight for three-story development on Santa Cruz Avenue

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a hearing to discuss the future of the current site of Juban Yakiniku, Union...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by new blight, on Dec 19, 2017 at 8:16 am | 10 comments | 1739 Views

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District President’s Report 2017

As my term as Fire Board President (and my 15th year on the Board) ends, here is what I see as our biggest accomplishments...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 165 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton residents protest height of planned Caltrain poles

As Caltrain begins construction to electrify its train service, Atherton residents are protesting plans to install nearly...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Athertonian, on Dec 18, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 33 comments | 3888 Views

WOODSIDE

Feature: Former Woodside Elementary student returns, with a river

Gregory Gavin says his lifelong preoccupation with creeks started more than five decades ago when he was a young Woodside...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Matt Toni, on Dec 18, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park gives $266,000 to nonprofits

Menlo Park will give more than a quarter of a million dollars to local nonprofit organizations under the city's community...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 3122 Views

ATHERTON

Winant calls Atherton police probe of his mistreatment claims 'a travesty'

Richard "Dick" Winant, a Stanford University researcher who claimed Atherton police mistreated him after he got lost on the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 17, 2017 at 7:32 pm | 18 comments | 2031 Views

MENLO PARK

Listening to Trump's America

Joe Simitian went on a spring listening tour in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Michigan, in counties where majorities had...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Jose, on Dec 16, 2017 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 2090 Views

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City tries to battle Willows traffic madness

A little less than a month since Caltrans installed new traffic signals at the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange — and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 328 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Councilman Peter Ohtaki named next mayor

Marking the completion of another year, the Menlo Park City Council held its annual chair swap as Councilwoman Kirsten Keith...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Dec 15, 2017 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views
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