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Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 3972 Views


Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be on the lookout for a telephone scam involving callers pretending...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by G.L. Stein, on Jul 15, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 2157 Views


Bald eagle spotted in Woodside

Jeff Degnan, who lives on Canada Road in Woodside, saw this bald eagle over his house today (July 5). His daughter Emily...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Southbound 280, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 2136 Views


As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by acomfort, on Jul 15, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1172 Views


Menlo Park woman killed at El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park woman was struck by a vehicle and killed June 18 while walking at the intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 67 comments | 8833 Views


Middlefield Re-Striping Concern

Is the merging lane when turning East on Marsh from Middlefield going away? With the new painting going on, it looks like...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 254 Views


How big is too big?

Make a large hole in the ground and line it with concrete and there will be impacts. It may interrupt an underground stream...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Canada, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views


Arizona man pleads no contest in Woodside residential burglary case

One of two Arizona men accused of burglarizing a Woodside home in 2012 pleaded no contest on July 13 to three felonies in...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 14, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1417 Views


Local Rotary clubs help launch West Bank birthing center

After a seven-year effort by Donna Baranski-Walker of the Rotary Club of Woodside/Portola Valley, a birthing center and pre-natal...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Margo, on Jul 14, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 2133 Views


Breaking: Trump leads all Republicans

"according to the Huffington Post Pollster poll average, Donald Trump now sits atop the GOP field..." There ya go, bongs...

Original post made by News of the weird on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by view from my desktop, on Jul 14, 2015 at 8:33 am | 14 comments | 820 Views


Menlo Gateway unveils plan for 250-room hotel in Menlo Park

The view from the Bayshore Freeway in Menlo Park may be about to change: Developer David Bohannon, hotel partner in hand...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 33 comments | 7602 Views


A page from our history

Former U.S. Sen. Milton S. Latham bought a 380-acre property east of the railroad tracks in Menlo Park from the estate of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 12, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1999 Views


Prosecutorial Misconduct causes Jury Conviction to be tossed in X Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith case.

June 26, 2015 Redwood City, California Courtroom 2A 1PM Hon. Judge Leland Davis lll granted a New Trial because the District...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 504 Views


Police calls: Tools stolen from locked storage containers in Ladera

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside, West Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by deep research , on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views


Purpose of the Second Amendment

What is the purpose of the Second Amendment? It is ironic that some people seem to think the reason for the Second Amendment...

Original post made by Howard Myers on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Jul 10, 2015 at 6:12 pm | 23 comments | 776 Views


Candidate filing period opens

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 election opens Monday, July 13, and closes Aug. 7. In Almanac towns, a total of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1568 Views


Menlo Park resident calls cops; three teens nabbed on suspicion of multiple burglaries

A call to police from an alert Menlo Park resident who spotted three people ransacking his car on Stanford Avenue in the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Stats, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:17 am | 5 comments | 3091 Views


Heroin ring has ties to Menlo Park, police say

Bay Area law enforcement agencies have arrested the alleged leader and three alleged co-conspirators in a heroin distribution...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 9, 2015 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 3929 Views


Residents protest plans to cut old oak at new school site

Neighbors are protesting the Menlo Park City School District's decision to remove an old oak tree on the campus where they...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Judy Horst, on Jul 9, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 12 comments | 3718 Views


Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 3510 Views
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