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AROUND TOWN

Atherton man, Menlo Park woman arrested in connection with burglary investigations

An Atherton man and a Menlo Park woman, both age 22, were arrested Saturday in connection with an investigation into recent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 3, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3191 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

There have long been notable connections between filmmakers and magicians. Houdini became a film star, Orson Welles delighted...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2014 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park city hall remodel still on hold

Frustrations arose at a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting over plans to renovate city hall. The council and the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by old timer, on Aug 2, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 263 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Hillary Clinton Book Signing Protest

While her fans were inside the Chappaqua library getting autographed copies of her latest book, people were outside exercising...

Original post made by New York Ex-Pat on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hayseed, on Aug 2, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park

A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park studies lane changes to El Camino Real

The quest for a wider El Camino Real -- three lanes in each direction -- is moving forward in Menlo Park, but as always,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by not whatever, on Aug 2, 2014 at 9:37 am | 15 comments | 1990 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Applewood Pizza robbed at gunpoint

A man wearing a black mask robbed Applewood To Go pizza restaurant at gunpoint around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howcome, on Aug 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad pleads no contest in stalking case

People say it's really hard to completely delete information from a computer. Erin Umberg, 28, is finding that the district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:13 am | 8 comments | 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto restaurant

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1028 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto coffee shop

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 664 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboarding experiment takes next step

A low-cost experiment on the value and popularity of a skateboard facility in Portola Valley got rolling Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by skaters of PV, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 479 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: More must be done for safety on El Camino

The death last week of 32-year-old pedestrian Shahriar Rahimzadeh, who was struck by a car and killed while crossing El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 31, 2014 at 8:47 am | 24 comments | 3281 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Report says dog in distress rescued by passersby and deputy

Passersby and a deputy from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office rescued a Husky dog from heatstroke in Woodside over the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage in West Menlo Park

A power outage in West Menlo Park is affecting traffic lights at two intersections on Alameda De Las Pulgas: at Sharon Road...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 30, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 1565 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park: New daycare with hourly drop-offs gets a boost

County supervisors recently added momentum to plans to proceed with a daycare center in West Menlo Park, one designed for...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:19 am | 19 comments | 2971 Views

FICTION

Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

MENLO PARK

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gymnastics teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public -- usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by N.D., on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 86 comments | 7006 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton pedestrian struck by car dies of injuries

Atherton resident Shahriar Rahimzadeh, 32, died at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital of injuries sustained...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 126 comments | 12921 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Yee accused of racketeering in expanded indictment

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 others were charged in federal...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by IMPEACH, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:04 am | 6 comments | 799 Views
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