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MENLO PARK

Celebrating the Fourth with parades, festivals, rodeo

Those looking for a way to celebrate Independence Day need look no further than local communities, where lots of activities,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by cmon, on Jul 4, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 634 Views

MENLO PARK

Growing up with Ty Cobb

About 10 years ago Herschel Cobb and his daughter Madelyn were looking at a photo of her as a young child. Suddenly, she...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Taylor, on Jul 4, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local real estate agents among top sellers in country

Three local Realtor teams and 14 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2013, in rankings announced...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jul 11, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 3293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good listeners: Dogs give young readers undivided attention

Robbie came from Redwood City to the Woodside library on June 11 just so he could read to his longtime friend, Annie, who...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Wood, on Jul 12, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2059 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies at age 70

Services will be held Wednesday, July 9, for former state assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented the 21st Assembly District...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by gina, on Jul 10, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 7 comments | 2052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: CEQA prevents expediting fire station remodel

Seven years in the planning, the redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 8, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 13 comments | 12598 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside halts work at mansion

The top floors of the three-story mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside are reported to be resting on steel beams...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Why?, on Jul 12, 2014 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 4522 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

July 9: Portola Valley to hear water-conservation ideas

Portola Valley may hold a community forum on water conservation. It's one of several ideas that a water-conservation task...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 9, 2014 at 9:56 am | 6 comments | 1417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge upholds settlement in Menlo Park fire director defamation lawsuit

A judge has denied a request to nullify the settlement agreement reached in a defamation countersuit between a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by bizarre, on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 2111 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vintage fighting vehicles to be sold in Los Trancos Woods

For those with deep pockets and a deep hunger to own an authentic military fighting vehicle from World War II or the Cold...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hector F, on Jul 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 2840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man allegedly backs truck into police officer

A Menlo Park police officer investigating a code violation complaint wound up being treated at the hospital after being struck...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Really, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 10 comments | 5059 Views

OTHER TOPICS

July hikes, geocaching in open space preserves

For those seeking exercise in the great outdoors in July, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has lined up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District , on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Analysis of specific plan initiative released

There is plenty for Menlo Park residents to evaluate in the analysis of Save Menlo's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jul 15, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 48 comments | 3287 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train in Atherton

A Walnut Creek man, 33, was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by DRose, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 3570 Views

MOVIES

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 12, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1406 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Good move by Woodside commission on construction violations

Every so often city council members and planning commissioners are put in the uncomfortable position of trying to determine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 13, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton resident donates 65 percent of Save Menlo funding

One Atherton resident donated 65 percent of the funding during the first half of this year for grassroots coalition Save...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 33 comments | 5648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Downtown fitness fest

Another event is joining Menlo Park's roster of downtown festivities: The city is partnering with SBM Fitness in August to...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Jul 14, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 1310 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Teens robbed at gunpoint in Willows

A man armed with a semi-automatic pistol confronted two teenagers on Sunday night, demanding they hand over their wallets...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ellis Johns, on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:15 am | 8 comments | 5281 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton may name project manager for Town Center

Finalizing a contract with mack5, the company chosen to manage the building of a new Atherton Town Center, will be on the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Jul 15, 2014 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 828 Views
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