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Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park
A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday... Last comment 5 minutes ago | 12 comments

Menlo Park studies lane changes to El Camino Real
The quest for a wider El Camino Real -- three lanes in each direction -- is moving forward in Menlo Park, but as always,... Last comment on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 14 comments

Election 2014: Five candidates file for school board seats
A total of five people have filed so far to run in the Nov. 4 election for school board seats in the Menlo Park city and... Last comment on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 2 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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Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park
A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday night. Friday, 10:30 AM | 12 comments

Atherton police seek info on Melanie Lane burglary
Thieves ransacked a home and stole jewelry from a master bedroom in a Melanie Lane home in Atherton Thursday afternoon. Police are seeking video footage and information to help their investigation. Friday, 3:13 PM

Menlo Park: Applewood Pizza robbed at gunpoint
A man wearing a black mask robbed Applewood To Go pizza restaurant at gunpoint around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police said. Thursday, 3:37 PM | 1 comments

Update: Two people require surgery after car crashes into restaurant
Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe on Thursday. The accident, which injured six people including the driver, prompted police to shut down a section of University Avenue to traffic. Friday, 10:24 AM | 8 comments

Saturday: Portola Valley holds cleanup day
Portola Valley residents who want to get rid of electronic equipment, lawn furniture, pots and pans, and expired medications can do so at the town Neighborhood Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Town Center, 765 Portola Road. Thursday, 4:09 PM

Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car
When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why were there no arcs and sparks when the women in the car decided to get out? Thursday, 11:12 AM | 3 comments

Atherton election is on: Fourth candidate joins council race
Atherton now has four official candidates for the three open seats on its City Council, with Michael Lempres joining the race. Thursday, 9:24 AM

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down
Compared with the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents during the first half of 2014, according to statistics released by the city. Thursday, 8:49 AM | 1 comments

Pet of the week: Beauty and strength
Meet Bella, a 2-year-old, spayed female pit bull available for adoption at the Peninsula Humane Society's Center for Compassion in Burlingame. Thursday, 6:01 PM

Woodside: Council green-lights revised plans for new home on La Questa Way
After two hearings before the Town Council, Woodside residents Nick and Ling Triantos now have a green light to proceed with plans to build a zero-emissions house along with a guest house, four-car garage, swimming pool and cabana. Thursday, 10:06 AM

Election 2014: Five candidates file for school board seats
A total of five people have filed so far to run in the Nov. 4 election for school board seats in the Menlo Park city and Las Lomitas school districts. There are three open seats in each district. Wednesday, 11:20 AM | 2 comments

Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary
Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home of jewelry with an estimated value of $30,000 to $50,000, prosecutors said. Wednesday, 9:11 AM | 3 comments

Woodside: Report says dog in distress rescued by passersby and deputy
Passersby and a deputy from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office rescued a Husky dog from heatstroke in Woodside over the weekend, according to a Sheriff's Office report. Wednesday, 11:52 AM | 7 comments

Menlo Park studies lane changes on El Camino Real
The quest for lane changes on El Camino Real in Menlo Park -- maybe with three travel lanes in each direction -- is moving forward. Wednesday, 9:06 AM | 14 comments

Crime prevention is goal of Atherton's 'Night Out'
"We want to send a message to criminals," says Theresa DellaSanta, Atherton's city clerk who is helping organize the town's first National Night Out event on Aug. 5 in Holbrook-Palmer Park. The message, she says is "our neighborhoods are organized and fighting against crime." Wednesday, 10:22 AM

Menlo Park: Register for National Night Out
The annual National Night Out is almost upon us. This year, the event falls on Aug. 5. Thursday, 11:15 AM

Infected mosquitoes not found in Ladera post-treatment

Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Editorial: More must be done for safety on El Camino

Police calls: Silverware valued at $5,000 stolen from Woodside home

Atherton: Rose Hau now an official council candidate

Almanac names winners of 2014 Readers' Choice poll

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Woodside: Probation for man accused of assault with shovel

Atherton council hikes staff purchasing limits

 

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