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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, 9 minutes ago | 32 comments | 505 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, 12 minutes ago | 2 comments | 219 Views

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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 Fernando, 14 minutes ago | 10 comments | 743 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 Justin Tyme, 18 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1340 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 Tunbridge Wells, 22 minutes ago | 6 comments | 316 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 Menlo Voter, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 1286 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, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 129 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, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 90 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, 5 hours ago | 74 comments | 1905 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, 8 hours ago | 29 comments | 1335 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, 17 hours ago | 21 comments | 307 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. 350 Views

WOODSIDE

Three women arrested in stings on two massage parlors

Police investigations into two Redwood City massage parlors for alleged prostitution ended with the arrest of three women,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ryan Page, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 852 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council 8-19-2014 --- comments on Initiative

Former Mayor Heyward Robinson and former Planning Commissioner Patti Fry made comments at the Council Meeting last evening...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 69 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

This election cycle will provide voters with some real choices in the Sequoia Healthcare District election. In addition...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by da guv, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 10 comments | 259 Views

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Menlo Park: Tom Wing & Sons closing at end of September

After seven years in Menlo Park and more than 40 years in business, Tom Wing & Sons is closing its Menlo Park store and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by The Old Sage, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 907 Views

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Queen Hillary's Speeches

The price of Hillary Clinton's scheduled speech and UNLV fundraiser could be going up. Las Vegas Review Journal, which obtained...

Original post made by Martin O\\\'Malley Fan on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 4 comments | 62 Views

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Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 19, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 14 comments | 2658 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Drought, Monte Rosa stop signs on Menlo Park council agenda

A presentation on the mayor's trip to China, followed by a study session on drought control measures, kicks off tonight's...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Annabelle, on Aug 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 444 Views

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Trio allegedly robs, attacks man on bicycle in East Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto males, two adults and one juvenile, were arrested Thursday after they allegedly attacked and robbed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gina, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 859 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,887 views

Chai Brisket
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 2,062 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,228 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 778 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 0 comments | 54 views