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Portola Valley: Hidden license-plate cameras captured drive-by traffic
Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing... Last comment 52 minutes ago | 10 comments

Body of Menlo Park hiker found on Mt. Tamalpais
Authorities used fingerprints to identify a body found this morning (April 12) on a slope of Mt. Tamalpais as the body... Last comment 17 hours ago | 31 comments

Menlo Park school district sued over student injured by piano on playground
In the land of earthquakes, even IKEA has kits to bolt heavy indoor furniture to the walls just in case. Turns out, securing... Last comment 15 hours ago | 16 comments

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"Encinal School Debate Winners"
Encinal third grade teacher, Blythe Bulkin, with her students, Sara Baudler (left), and Lily Cass (right). Sara and Lily were undefeated in nine rounds of debate over the weekend. All three Menlo Park elementary schools participated. Coach Brier Buchalter has been teaching debate skills to the students. Submitted by Janet Ague-Kennedy on Mar 4, 2014

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No charges against driver in accident that killed Joy Covey
San Mateo County prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against the driver of a delivery van involved in a fatal accident in September 2013 that took the life of Woodside cyclist and former Amazon CFO Joy Covey. Wednesday, 7:10 AM | 4 comments

Portola Valley: Hidden license-plate cameras capture traffic
Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing double duty recently: informing motorists of their forward velocity and taking photographs of their license plates. Tuesday, 8:58 AM | 10 comments

FAA invites comment from residents under flight paths
A strong turnout from Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside is expected at the workshop hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration in the San Mateo Public Library at 55 W. 3rd Ave. at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. Wednesday, 10:47 AM

No signs of trauma on Menlo woman found dead on Mt. Tam
An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday, showed no obvious signs of trauma, Marin County sheriff's officials said this afternoon.
Tuesday, 3:18 PM | 2 comments

Menlo Park: Bicyclist dies 5 months after collision
A bicyclist severely injured last November after colliding with a car has died, according to Menlo Park police. Tuesday, 10:10 AM | 8 comments

Woodside: Revolver on console undermines driver's statement
Police calls: Deputies headed west on Kings Mountain encountered a vehicle traveling east and made a traffic stop. The driver, when asked if there were firearms in the vehicle, said "No," but a deputy saw a revolver on the center console. Tuesday, 8:59 AM

Wednesday: Carriage house restoration plan on Atherton council agenda
Plans for a $2.5 million renovation of the carriage house in Holbrook-Palmer Park will be presented to the Atherton City Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 16. Tuesday, 1:56 PM

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'
High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church mission in Costa Rica, has earned her a national award. Tuesday, 10:13 AM | 1 comments

Two arrested in Menlo Park burglary
On Friday afternoon, a Menlo Park resident noticed that the house seemed a bit emptier than it had that morning, what with computers, electronics and jewelry missing, and called police to report a burglary. Monday, 9:44 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park rescue team member describes grim search for mudslide victims

Stanford professor and poet Wesley Trimpi dies at 85

City looks into flooding near Nealon Park

Body of Menlo Park hiker found on Mt. Tamalpais

Mosquito with potential to carry yellow fever found again in Menlo Park

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Menlo Park starts drafting response to Caltrain electrification report


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