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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bigger isn't always better: Menlo Park's zoning wars

The polarization in Menlo Park is not between pro-development and anti-development contingents, but between those who support...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Stefan P, 4 minutes ago | 49 comments | 764 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed Trap

On Wednesday August 20th while driving from my home in Atherton to my office in San Francisco, I was pulled over by a motor...

Original post made by Tom Newon on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 26 minutes ago | 15 comments | 390 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Matt H, 1 hour ago | 20 comments | 1749 Views

SPORTS

Oaks open football season Saturday with a home game

==BI Menlo report == Wade Hawkins took over quarterbacking duties in the third week of last season. The fifth-year senior...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 13 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School safety gets boost with upgraded crosswalks, path

The safety of students getting to and from Woodside Elementary School has taken a big step forward. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 65 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clerk sentenced in fake back-injury case

A hidden video was the undoing of a San Mateo County medical-records file clerk who had been drawing workers compensation...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 273 Views

MENLO PARK

Man suspected of burglarizing Sharon Heights home arrested

After a brief chase, deputies with San Mateo County Sheriff's Office captured and arrested a 34-year-old Belmont man Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anon, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M freezes Menlo Park into the past

Measure M freezes these definition: ECR SPECIFIC PLAN AREA VOTER-ADOPTED DEVELOPMENT DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS. 1 - ECR...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 109 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 44 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 8 hours ago | 79 comments | 2101 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 15 hours ago | 11 comments | 922 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cindy, 17 hours ago | 20 comments | 4919 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, 18 hours ago | 13 comments | 1611 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: New bright green bike lanes on Middlefield near Marsh

Bright green paint and new pavement markings reminding motorists to share the road with cyclists can now be seen on both...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Atherton Student, 19 hours ago | 7 comments | 762 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help a real estate developer who is suing him for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Larry , 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Bills would help curb growing crisis over antibiotics

Good news hails from Sacramento in the form of two bills successfully sponsored by Sen. Jerry Hill. Both are important first...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Fernando, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 559 Views

MENLO PARK

It's back to class for local students

Students in the Almanac area go back to school either this week or next. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/21/kids-head-back-to-school...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 356 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 29 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

We are all Ferguson…Stop Military Creep

We must stop Military Creep to all of our Police Departments and Sheriff Office. Law Enforcement by Peace Officers is extremely...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 21 comments | 314 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Upper Alpine Closed Sep 2 to Oct 31

Upper Alpine Road, between Willowbrook and Joaquin, will be closed to through traffic from September 2nd to October 31st...

Original post made by amhey on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 534 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 3,094 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,361 views

Just say no
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 1,293 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 834 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 4 comments | 285 views