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AROUND TOWN

Consultant skeptical of FAA's interest in reducing aircraft noise

An airline industry consulting firm, hired by the town of Portola Valley, is skeptical of an FAA proposal to analyze noise...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 1440 Views

MENLO PARK

Another longtime barbershop to close in downtown Menlo Park

The Master. "Hair Magician." Therapist. All of these titles have been at various times bestowed on Moses Moreno, a barber...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 12 comments | 1878 Views

WOODSIDE

Don't change name of Sellman Auditorium, crowd urges Woodside school board

Two dozen people showed up at a Woodside Elementary School District governing board meeting yesterday with a clear message...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Desi Gagianas Evangel, on Jan 29, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 12 comments | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bail Increased to $2M for Manuel Anton Sedillo-Messer

Bail set, 3rd time is a charm for former Sam Mateo County Social Worker. http://thissideofthehill.com/threads/bail-increased-to-2m-for-manuel-anton-sedillo-messer-s-m-c-c-p-s-a.1...

Original post made by Sarah Navratil on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 140 Views

MENLO PARK

Sketch released of suspect in break-in of occupied house

Detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office have released a sketch of a man suspected of breaking a glass door...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 29, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Bay Club to run Menlo Gateway fitness center

Bay Club, a California-based country club network, plans to run the 41,000-square-foot fitness facility at Menlo Gateway,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Jan 29, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters, cops deliver thousands of toys to kids

Christmas came early this year for hundreds of local children, thanks to the efforts of a large group of volunteers involved...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1649 Views

FICTION

MPPD says it won't tolerate home fireworks or firearms New Year's Eve

Even on New Year's Eve, it is illegal to discharge a firearm and to use or possess fireworks within the city of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 599 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: 'Clean energy' program the right choice for local towns

All towns and cities in the county are being asked to participate in what Supervisor Dave Pine calls "the biggest single...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Michael Closson, on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 1559 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Students approached by strangers offering rides

Woodside Elementary middle school students walking to, from and around Roberts Market in Woodside have been approached by...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Jan 28, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 3 comments | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cruz beating Trump in California

According to the Chronicle - Cruz beats all GOP candidates, including Trump. I'm speechless....

Original post made by Java Jake on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Seq, on Jan 28, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 55 comments | 929 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Driving alert: Expect traffic delays on Willow Road today

Drivers should expect traffic delays on Willow Road on Thursday, Jan. 28, due to traffic signal work at the Willow Road and...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by acomfort, on Jan 28, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 726 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalWater scrambling to repair multiple water-main leaks

Emergency plans of California Water Service Co.'s Bear Gulch District have been tested since Monday, Jan. 25, when an afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2129 Views

MENLO PARK

Heat wins 3rd/4th-grade basketball title

The Heat has been crowned champion of the 94 teams in the third/fourth-grade division of the Silicon Valley National Junior...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jeffrey, on Jan 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 2474 Views

MOVIES

Filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman reflects on four decades of work

"It all started with LSD," says Menlo Park filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman, launching into the story of how she began her career...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Dorothy Fadiman, on Jan 27, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 222 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton boring?

Tired of hearing how our local communities top lists for the most expensive real estate, wealthiest populations or highest...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 20 comments | 2697 Views

MENLO PARK

Rash of vehicle-related burglaries, thefts in Menlo Park

Police calls: Nine laptop computers and five tablet computers stolen in smash-and-grab burglaries from vehicles and thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 2409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Car windows smashed at equine therapy center

Deputies don't yet have a suspect in the case of two Jan. 19 auto burglaries on the grounds of the National Center for Equine-Facilitated...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Menlo Park looks at 'E-bikes', bike lanes at special joint session

Menlo Park's transportation issues will get a closer look Tuesday, Jan. 26, when the Menlo Park Bicycle Commission, Transportation...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Michael Meyer, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:22 am | 6 comments | 827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Intruder breaks into occupied home; second incident in a week

For the second time in less than a week, a stranger entered a local occupied home after dark, this time in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 3330 Views
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