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MENLO PARK

Those were the days

Grace Andreen sits in a Flanders motorcar in front of the Andreen Blacksmith Shop in Woodside during the early 1900s. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Archie Bunker, on Feb 3, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council explores binding arbitration in police-discipline cases

What options besides binding arbitration exist for handling appeals filed by police officers facing discipline? The Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 2, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 5 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Borrone MarketBar: An exciting new addition to an old favorite

Since Cafe Borrone opened nearly 25 years ago, Menlo Park has made it its "go-to" place. In the Readers' Choice 2013 competition,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joann, on Feb 2, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 11 comments | 7494 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proceeds with logo, graphic redesign

Since work is already underway and other cities paid more than Menlo Park did for similar projects, the City Council decided...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by LOCO LOGO, on Feb 2, 2014 at 9:35 am | 25 comments | 3925 Views

MENLO PARK

As traffic increases, concerns grow about student safety

As local schools struggle to accommodate larger numbers of students than their campuses were designed for, roadways around...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 22 comments | 4012 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

Felix Buelna, proprietor of Casaz De Tableta (House of Cards), poses with three of his daughters, Guadalupe, Mauricia and...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

MOVIES

Review: The Invisible Woman

History, they say, is written by the victors. Indeed, popular English novelist Charles Dickens was a winner who jealously...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 1, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 807 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 1844 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sinnott files lawsuit over driveway

The battle over a Louise Street driveway in Menlo Park has now moved to the courtroom. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/11/22/sinnott-files-lawsuit-o...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by pathetic, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 8 comments | 5395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public urged to step up water conservation

As state, regional and local water agencies step up efforts to encourage water conservation in the wake of the governor's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 31, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman struck and killed on Caltrain tracks

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain's Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ally, on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Senators try to close transitional kindergarten loophole

The bill is a long way from passage, but at least two influential state legislators, Sens. Jerry Hill and Darryl Steinberg,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Parent 2, on Jan 31, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1165 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents raise issues with Pope-Chaucer bridge project

Despite organizational difficulties and a gym with poor acoustics, Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents clearly voiced their...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 8 comments | 2721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, wife give $5 million to East Palo Alto health center

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $5 million toward construction of a new health center...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Joan, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

ATHERTON

A wonderful example of local government transparency

http://apd.crimegraphics.com/2013/default.aspx Crime Graphics - CitizenRIMS CitizenRIMS GraphicThe Town launched CitizenRIMS...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in Sims metal recycling fire

An arsonist may have set a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metal recycling center on Dec. 17, investigators say. Burning...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 30, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Presentation in Menlo Park on local effects of sea-level rise

A presentation is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, downstairs at the Menlo Park Library at 800 Alma St. on the expectation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by bill price, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 862 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo council looks at binding arbitration, city logo

Following a closed-session negotiation with two of the city's labor unions, the Menlo Park City Council meets tonight (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 933 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 748 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley/Woodside: Should shake roofs be banned?

Wood shake roofs are vulnerable to wildfire. Should Woodside and Portola Valley ban them? Both town councils will discuss...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 2135 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,514 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 29 comments | 1,976 views

All This Arguing . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,214 views

Finding mentors in would-be bosses
By Jessica T | 0 comments | 1,168 views

Menlo Park's Youthful Future
By Paul Bendix | 5 comments | 1,161 views