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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man dies of burns from fireworks explosion in Arizona

Randy Mark Feldman of Menlo Park died on Feb. 27 in a Las Vegas hospital from severe burns suffered when fireworks in the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by A tragedy, on Mar 8, 2014 at 2:51 am | 5 comments | 4645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park OKs Facebook's offer to fund police officer

Calling it a "win win win," the Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously last night to accept Facebook's offer to fund a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police select officer for Facebook-funded position

What was described as a "win win win" is now a "win win win win" situation, at least for one Menlo Park police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 3660 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Jim Dobbie resigns from council

Jim Dobbie, a six-year Atherton City Council member, has resigned his post, only eight months before his term was to end....

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 3250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mail theft suspect arrested in Menlo Park

Police have made an arrest in connection with thefts of mail from residential mailboxes, including in West Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dane, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3685 Views

WOODSIDE

Winemaker Tom Mudd dies at 65

A celebration of the life of Cinnabar Winery founder and longtime Woodside resident Henry Thomas "Tom" Mudd is set for 5...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by dean chavers, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 3796 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over crash that injured twins

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 9 comments | 3193 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook sous chef dies at 31

Ezekiel Duru, a Menlo Park resident and the executive sous chef at Facebook, died Feb. 20 at the age of 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2344 Views

MENLO PARK

Biotech innovator Alejandro Zaffaroni of Atherton dies at 91

Alejandro Zaffaroni, an innovator in biotechnology and drug delivery systems, and generous humanitarian with close ties to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 4352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 25 comments | 8821 Views

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Menlo College student faces drug-dealing charges

A preliminary hearing is set for next week for a Menlo College student arrested Feb. 28 by Atherton police and charged with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 3292 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo gymnastics team finishes second in tourney

The Level 4 & 5 Menlo Park Boys gymnastics team competed Feb. 8 in the Gold Country Classic in Oakland. Combined scores...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth Ouren, on Mar 6, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 238 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1135 Views

MENLO PARK

Big changes ahead for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

One hundred and forty years ago, the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church first took shape in a small building on Santa Cruz Avenue....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 5, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 2761 Views

MENLO PARK

City, developers comment on proposed initiative

Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Be Rational , on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

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Mad Science for Children

Atherton Library is hosting Bay Area group Mad Science on Monday, March 10th at 4 pm. They will be sharing a program called,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 295 Views

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High school district puts $265 million bond measure on June ballot

The Sequoia Union High School District board decided on Wednesday (Feb. 26) to put a $265 million bond measure on the June...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 5, 2014 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 4020 Views

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Duluth Breaks All Time Record for Consecutive Days Below Zero

The cold weather record has been broken with 23 consecutive days of temperatures below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Never in the...

Original post made by Frosty the Snowman on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 67 comments | 1760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over car crash

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 1245 Views
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