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MENLO PARK

Two arrested in Menlo Park burglary

On Friday afternoon, a Menlo Park resident noticed that the house seemed a bit emptier than it had that morning, what with...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 3721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Hidden license-plate cameras captured drive-by traffic

Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 17 comments | 8203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Bicyclist dies 5 months after collision

A bicyclist severely injured last November after colliding with a car has died, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Adina, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 6394 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'

High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Renee, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 4152 Views

AROUND TOWN

No signs of trauma on Menlo Park woman found dead on Mt. Tam

An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 6674 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge delays trial in defamation lawsuit

Will nine months be enough time to settle a defamation lawsuit revolving around campaign sign shenanigans? The defendants,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 946 Views

WOODSIDE

No charges against driver in accident that killed bicyclist Joy Covey

San Mateo County prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against the driver of a delivery van involved in a fatal accident...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 13 comments | 6252 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: To Caltrain: Don't electrocute our trees

Don't electrocute our great trees Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/04/16/guest-opinion-to-caltrain-dont-electrocute-our-trees...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Appreciative, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Inspector Clouseau, on Apr 18, 2014 at 7:46 am | 5 comments | 2687 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA invites comment from residents under flight paths

A strong turnout from Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside is expected at the workshop hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 6 comments | 2313 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two win 2014 environmental awards

Menlo Park bestowed two Environmental Quality Awards this year, one to a resident, and another to a business. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Emergency response exercise at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park

Emergency response teams and community volunteers, in cooperation with the county and Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1234 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Making roads safer for bicyclists, walkers

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 3277 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Menlo Park school district to discuss principles and new funding

Menlo Park City School District will meet on April 21 to discuss guiding principles and a new school funding model. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2554 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report

Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 7854 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2908 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas main breaks on University Drive

Police and firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are at the scene of a gas-main break in the 1300 block...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 11 comments | 4672 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Bicyclists rob man at gunpoint

Two teens riding bikes robbed a Menlo Park man at gunpoint near Ivy Drive and Almanor Avenue on Saturday night, according...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by RU Nutz, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 4370 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 3388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High student sold marijuana-laced treats to fellow students

A 15-year-old student has been disciplined after school authorities learned that she had sold marijuana-laced Rice Krispies...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1979 Views
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