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Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M
Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read... Last comment 18 hours ago | 50 comments

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship
Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School... Last comment 11 hours ago | 10 comments

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day
Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers... Last comment on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 26 comments

Menlo Park council votes for yield signs on Wallea Drive
Despite the strong recommendations of transportation staff and the majority of the Transportation Commission to install stop... Last comment on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:13 am | 4 comments

 
 
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"Atherton's National Night Out"
Atherton's first National Night Out on Tue, Aug. 5, brought in the 9-1-1 Ready Fox from 9-1-1 for Kids, a nonprofit organization focused on 9-1-1 emergency dialing education. Submitted by Tiffany Lam on Aug 12, 2014

 
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Atherton police release sketch of 'distraction' burglary suspect
Atherton police have released a sketch of a man who posed as a plumber, walked uninvited into a home on Mesa Court, and distracted an elderly resident while an accomplice stole items valued at more than $200,000. Friday, 6:09 PM | 4 comments

Bridging the tech gap
This summer, 425 kids from under-served communities, such as Belle Haven and East Palo Alto, were on campus at seven private schools on the Peninsula, including Sacred Heart Prep, Woodside Priory and Menlo School. Friday, 6:58 PM

Feature story: Portola Valley residents welcome native plants and animals
Purple needlegrass is something special in the semi-arid world of the California native plant community. It grows in clumps, and fields of it, each clump a shower of fine blades out-flung from the center, present to the observer an ethereal loveliness. Thursday, 8:53 PM

Abigail's story: 'I saw a little fear, but also courage and determination'
It was a warm September evening. There was a light breeze, and the frogs, birds and crickets were all pleasantly buzzing about, chittering and chattering among themselves. All seemed well, but some surprising news was coming, sneaking up on me like a tiger catching its prey, just about to pounce. Friday, 8:38 AM

Make a match, not coats
The Peninsula Humane Society's 3-year-old chinchilla, Streisand, needs a forever home, ideally without small children. Streisand is confident, curious, and active. She loves to run, jump, chew, take treats from your hand, explore her surroundings and take dust baths. Saturday, 12:43 AM

About 20 residents still displaced following fire
About 20 people are still displaced following a Sunday night structure fire that gutted several apartment units in Redwood City, according to the American Red Cross. Thursday, 9:04 PM

3-D "virtual reality" coming to Woodside classrooms
Middle school science students at Woodside Elementary School will soon have the ability to look inside an erupting volcano or dissect a human heart, via 3-D virtual reality software. Thursday, 7:58 AM

Menlo Park council votes for yield signs on Wallea Drive
Despite the strong recommendations of transportation staff and the majority of the Transportation Commission to install stop signs, the Menlo Park City Council voted 3-2 to install yield signs on Wallea Drive instead.
Thursday, 10:54 AM | 4 comments

New gas lines ahead for Portola Valley Ranch
A project to replace 1,600 feet of low-pressure PVC gas main and 11 residential service lines will get underway in late October in a Portola Valley subdivision. Thursday, 10:21 AM

Woodside residents can get town cash to build 'defensible spaces'
If a wildfire gets going in Woodside, there may be residents who, like the grasshopper in Aesop's fable, learn the hard way, in this case about the importance of preparing fire-resistant areas around homes and other buildings. Thursday, 10:29 AM

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship
Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School District to sponsor their school at the board's Sept. 9 meeting. Wednesday, 7:22 AM | 10 comments

Menlo Park tightens water belt
New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Wednesday, 11:31 AM | 10 comments

Police calls: Man in truck plunges over embankment on Woodside Road
Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Wednesday, 8:27 AM

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Park honors history association

More than 500 riders turn out for Tour de Menlo

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

 

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