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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district school board to appoint new member

Residents of the Menlo Park City School District interested in serving an eight-month term on the school board have until...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by MP Parent, on Jan 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief ready for new challenges

"I was signing invoices and it felt like I'd never left," said Harold Schapelhouman, reflecting upon his first day back at...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by menlo park, on Jan 21, 2014 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 1714 Views

SPORTS

Two Woodside High basketball coaches dismissed following alleged hazing incident

As the 2014 high school basketball season gets underway, the varsity and junior varsity teams at Woodside High School will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by 'minor' bullying okay?, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 3556 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former deputy faces felony assault charges

A January court hearing is ahead for former deputy Colin Troy Smith of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Smith pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 14 comments | 5374 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park receives commemorative Caltrain plaque

Caltrain made a special delivery to Menlo Park on Saturday (Jan. 18) as part of its celebration of 150 years of passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 2893 Views

MENLO PARK

Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Ike's congressional/corporate/industrial bribe complex, on Jan 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 8 comments | 3258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son bitten by dog - trying to find owner!

Help! At 7:35 this morning, our son and daughter were walking on University Avenue between Rose and Valparaisao on their...

Original post made by Jennie Bernheim on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Jan 19, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 1291 Views

ATHERTON

Six-alarm Redwood City fire under control

Firefighters have controlled a six-alarm fire at a machine shop in Redwood City this morning that spread to four nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dgkasmauskas, on Jan 19, 2014 at 6:46 am | 6 comments | 3074 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans unveiled for new Pope-Chaucer bridge

Even during a prolonged drought, the threat of flooding rarely strays far from the minds of residents around the fickle San...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 3365 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Resident defrauded by vacation home owner

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hanky B, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 4837 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park loans $2.8 million for housing on VA campus

An apartment complex designed for low-income veterans and Menlo Park residents and workers moved a step closer to reality...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 17, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2560 Views

MENLO PARK

Food trucks rolling into Menlo Park next month

Over the protests of nervous downtown business owners and some local residents, Menlo Park's Planning Commission, at a little...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by tom h, on Jan 17, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 29 comments | 9133 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Unions and Howard Jarvis Join Forces to Keep Democracy Private

This was the title of an article on the Association of California Healthcare Districts(ACHD) website. It voiced their opposition...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 17, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 493 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council settles on slight revision in logo

The Menlo Park council decided to spend another $24,000 having 2Sisters Design of Redwood Shores come up with a "style guide"...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by GoodEnough, on Jan 17, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Couple arraigned in the case of stolen Portola Valley Porsche

A San Jose couple suspected of involvement in several Peninsula burglaries and the theft in September of a Porsche from a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district plans new school in 'Menlo Park area'

Enrollment projections for Menlo-Atherton High School show a 31 percent increase by the 2020-21 school year. That number...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by North Fair Oaks should not be divided, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 2704 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Judge lets defamation lawsuit proceed against John Woodell

A judge declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a fire board director against John Woodell, husband of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 17, 2014 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1461 Views

ATHERTON

Aircraft noise over Atherton

Atherton residents have been making some noise of their own over the increase in aircraft noise that's resulted from a start-up...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Jan 16, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 495 comments | 36612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rail policy unchanged

The Menlo Park City Council did not change its rail policy at its meeting last night (Jan. 14), but not because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 1224 Views

SPORTS

Atherton council may be near deal on Little League park facilities

Menlo-Atherton Little League and the town of Atherton may be close to an agreement that will allow the sports league to build...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by LL Parent, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 2654 Views
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