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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To sign or not to sign, that is the question

As Menlo Park waits for a consultant to analyze an initiative to downsize the city's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 102 comments | 167802 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for staging a murderous war that resulted in multiple...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 15403 Views

MENLO PARK

How much should nonresidents pay for recreation in Menlo Park?

How much should people who don't live in the city pay to participate in Menlo Park's recreation programs? Tonight the Parks...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park supporter, on Apr 12, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 43855 Views

MOVIES

Students win Zider scholarships

Student-athletes Leah Hess at Pinewood School and Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park at St. Francis High School are the winners...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 14187 Views

WOODSIDE

Supervisors grant appeal, overturn Planning Commission decision

In a stunning reversal, momentum has slowed and possibly stopped on plans to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by menloparkmom, on Mar 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 5308 Views

ATHERTON

Golf club well proposal resurfaces in Menlo Park

Two years after the idea first came before Menlo Park's environmental quality commissioners, the panel will review a proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 1734 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Initiative supporter explains why she supports a vote

Predictability about development in Menlo Park is important. Developers want as much certainty as possible about what they...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 2890 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Update: Feds unseal charges against Sen. Leland Yee

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today charging state Sen. Leland Yee with crimes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sun Yat Sen, on Apr 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 24 comments | 7771 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Galligan turns to the state Appeals Court for relief

The race for the San Mateo County controller's office in the June 3 election has taken another turn. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 4 comments | 1554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court denies Galligan petition in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:09 am | 9 comments | 5742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spot an endangered checkerspot

<I>By Kathy Korbholz, Friends of Edgewood.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/03/19/spot-an-endangered-checkerspot...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2014 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 748 Views

MENLO PARK

March 29-30: Public invited to Compassion Weekend

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is inviting the public to join in its Compassion Weekend of community service projects on...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mathews, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 3138 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Let them eat bread

As is common among bread bakers, Portola Valley resident and part-time baker Phil Reilly starts his day early. Not 3 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Highway 84 lanes reopened after crash

An injury collision temporarily blocked all lanes of westbound state Highway 84 in Menlo Park near the Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Mar 29, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2121 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sheriff's Office warns public of telephone scam

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of scammers who ask for money due to a failed appearance for...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views

SPORTS

Montgomery calls it a career as a head hoops coach

Former Stanford head coach and longtime Menlo Park resident Mike Montgomery, one of college basketball's all-time winningest...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Art League plans final shows

After 40 years of exhibitions, workshops and community service, the Menlo Art League will host its last show in June. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 2117 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Housing plan update, animal shelter on Menlo Park council agenda

April kicks off with a busy start for the Menlo Park City Council, with homeless shelters, animal shelters and Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by MaryAnn Saunders, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Golf course water well still a bad idea

In the midst of a debilitating drought and just two years after Menlo Park's Environmental Quality Commission turned thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1361 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council open to subdivision on Moore Road

There is one parcel on Moore Road east of Interstate 280 in Woodside that is significantly larger than its neighbors. It...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by bengt henriksen, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 3308 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,177 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,086 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,482 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 469 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 81 views