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MENLO PARK

Save Menlo, meet Menlo Park Deserves Better

An election season without opposing factions is like throwing a party no one is invited to. As it turns out, Menlo Park doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 10, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 89 comments | 4577 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: The price of doing business

"Business has quadrupled," said Karla Oliveira, the proprietor of the Build It Again Lego store she opened briefly in Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 4924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High Class of 2014 -- say hello to the future

Some 363 Woodside High School seniors received their diplomas during a sunny morning ceremony on June 6. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 2890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Driver charged with murder in alleged DUI double fatality

An extensive history of driving under the influence and an earlier car accident the same day led to the filing of second-degree...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 8, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside stages 'Wizard of Oz'

For more than half a century, all Woodside School graduates have shared a culminating eighth-grade experience: They have...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by jennifer, on Jun 7, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open-space bond measure 'yes' votes exceed required 2/3rds

The $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District appears to have passed, with the current...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 13 comments | 3473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dismissal of lawsuit against Menlo Park fire board directors may be appealed

Once all the legal maneuvering is over, this may wind up being the most expensive campaign sign in history: John Woodell...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 1961 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Motorcyclist suffers major injuries on El Camino Real

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries late Tuesday night (June 3) after he struck the rear of a car...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by KL, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 3519 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton parcel tax reduction unlikely

The Atherton City Council is poised to approve a full-rate parcel tax for the 2014-15 fiscal year at its regular meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Liars, on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 460 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe to stay on Menalto Avenue

Kathleen Daly, owner of the popular Cafe Zoe at 1929 Menalto Ave. in the Willows area of Menlo Park, said she has signed...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 4 comments | 2555 Views

WOODSIDE

Seven volunteers help Woodside prepare for disaster

In anticipation of a natural disaster -- whether a wildfire, major earthquake, flood or landslide -- the town of Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 889 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Downtown Menlo withstands retail turnover

With rents running to $5 a square foot and possibly more, it is no wonder that small retail businesses are cautious about...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 55 comments | 2105 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge strikes down state teacher tenure laws in suit brought by Menlo Park nonprofit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by PV Parent, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 15 comments | 6718 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ex-employee gets jail for stealing city's gas

A former Menlo Park public works employee charged with stealing gas from city-owned pumps has been sentenced to 60 days in...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Yep, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 1738 Views

OTHER TOPICS

John Tarlton tackles the Race Across America

As anyone who's flown to California from the East Coast knows, the daytime view of fly-over country west of Kansas reveals...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 4041 Views

ATHERTON

Lyme foundation raises $500K at Portola Valley benefit

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation raised nearly $500,000 at its second annual LymeAid benefit concert at a Portola Valley home....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Seidel, on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 8314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond measure pays for more classrooms

Plans to add many more classrooms at local public high schools can now move into a more detailed phase with the passage on...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader makes giant horse for school parade

I made a giant Morgan horse for my fifth-grade state float project at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley. My float was...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge charged with DUI

A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 16, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 18 comments | 2265 Views
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