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Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, said the Rev. Jesse Jackson during events on Monday in the city...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 0 minutes ago | 3 comments | 911 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez and the alleged photo.

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe told Dave Boyce "Mr. Lopez's cellphone had a photo of the inmate...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 3 minutes ago | 1 comment | 31 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park may join lawsuit over Caltrain electrification EIR

As with two neighboring cities, Menlo Park is considering whether to challenge the environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 29 minutes ago | 22 comments | 1518 Views

MENLO PARK

Menalto Cleaners owner pleads not guilty to 40 felony counts

Edwin Gary Smith, the owner of Menalto Cleaners, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 28, to 40 felony counts stemming from...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, 32 minutes ago | 4 comments | 925 Views

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Pedestrian killed on Caltrain tracks south of Mountain View

A train struck and killed a pedestrian this afternoon on the Caltrain tracks just south of the Mountain View station, an...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Sidney , 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 207 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Big Snowstorm - is Frosty okay?

We usually get a "where's your so-called global warming, lookit all da snow!!!" post from Frosty or one of his alter egos...

Original post made by The Snowman on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Flat Earthers, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 92 Views

ATHERTON

Man, 61, sentenced to 25 years to life for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

A 61-year-old man who dropped his cell phone and ID while being chased by police, left his DNA and fingerprints at the crime...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Robert, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1571 Views

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More outdoor dining coming to Menlo Park

A pilot program that tested an expanded outdoor dining area at Left Bank went so well that the Menlo Park City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by pogo, 3 hours ago | 27 comments | 2004 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain electrification: Menlo Park, Atherton examine litigation options

Now that the final environmental impact report for Caltrain's plan to electrify its rail service between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 1507 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park property transfer tax revenue jumps

Menlo Park saw an increase in revenue garnered from the transfer of real estate during the first six months of this fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Abdominal Pain, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 656 Views

FICTION

Wednesday at Kepler's: Armistead Maupin concludes 'Tales of the City'

With "The Days of Anna Madrigal," the ninth book in his "Tales of the City" series, beloved San Francisco writer Armistead...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Exasperated reader, on Jan 28, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 806 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park prepares to take on downtown parking garage issue

Most people make their resolutions around Jan. 1. For cities, the process is a bit more involved, and Menlo Park is no exception....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 2141 Views

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Menlo Park police propose changes to body-worn camera policy

After the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect by three Menlo Park officers in November went unrecorded by their body-worn...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by curiosities finally answered, on Jan 27, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside council should reject 'art cave' project

The Woodside Town Council should overturn the recent Planning Commission decision to approve a lot line adjustment (reported...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nancy Reyering, on Jan 27, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 827 Views

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Mia competes in three episodes of 'MasterChef Junior' before elimination

Menlo Park's Mia Wurster, the 11-year-old Oak Knoll School fifth-grader, competed in three episodes of the Fox TV show,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by A cook, on Jan 27, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 1485 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down San Mateo bridge

Dozens of protestors, including Stanford students, were arrested Monday night after they shut down traffic for more than...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 2884 Views

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Coroner IDs Caltrain fatality

A 64-year-old San Jose resident was struck and killed by a train at the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto on Sunday,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mark Simon, Caltrain, on Jan 27, 2015 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 1452 Views

ATHERTON

Tuesday: Atherton interviews architect finalists

Atherton will soon choose between two finalists bidding to design the town's new civic center, and is scheduled to sign an...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jan 26, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: iPhone heist alleged at Facebook headquarters

Approximately 30 iPhones ended up in a silver Lexus rather than remaining in storage at Facebook headquarters on Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by KW, on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

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Reubens and brews

Menlo Park's Refuge specializes in an unlikely but tasty duo: pastrami and Belgian beer. The vibrant night spot is a welcome...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 26, 2015 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 868 Views
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