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MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park mayor holds office hours

You'll have four opportunities to share your opinions with Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller on Saturday (July 26) as he holds...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by MP historian, on Jul 26, 2014 at 12:25 am | 9 comments | 978 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 2549 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: 'Fixit' clinic may help you fix your broken products

RethinkWaste — also known as the South Bayside Waste Management Authority — is holding a free "fixit" clinic at...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Corte Madera School principal named

Cyndi Maijala, principal at Bret Harte Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District, has been named principal of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PV Parent, on Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff's Office warning: beware of unsolicited phone calls

The county Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be wary of unsolicited phone calls that make demands for payment and...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Jul 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 494 Views

MENLO PARK

Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

One man is dead and two women injured following a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday night, July 26, East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Susannah, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2168 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Yee accused of racketeering in expanded indictment

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 others were charged in federal...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by IMPEACH, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:04 am | 6 comments | 924 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: More must be done for safety on El Camino

The death last week of 32-year-old pedestrian Shahriar Rahimzadeh, who was struck by a car and killed while crossing El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 31, 2014 at 8:47 am | 24 comments | 4132 Views

FICTION

Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 1476 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park studies lane changes to El Camino Real

The quest for a wider El Camino Real -- three lanes in each direction -- is moving forward in Menlo Park, but as always,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by not whatever, on Aug 2, 2014 at 9:37 am | 15 comments | 2106 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Report says dog in distress rescued by passersby and deputy

Passersby and a deputy from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office rescued a Husky dog from heatstroke in Woodside over the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage in West Menlo Park

A power outage in West Menlo Park is affecting traffic lights at two intersections on Alameda De Las Pulgas: at Sharon Road...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 30, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 1986 Views

MENLO PARK

Election 2014: Five candidates file for school board seats

A total of five people have filed so far to run in the Nov. 4 election for school board seats in the Menlo Park city and...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by MP Teacher, on Aug 3, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments | 2039 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary

Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:00 am | 4 comments | 1672 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboarding experiment takes next step

A low-cost experiment on the value and popularity of a skateboard facility in Portola Valley got rolling Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by skaters of PV, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 800 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car

When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 7, 2014 at 6:52 am | 6 comments | 2887 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto coffee shop

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto restaurant

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park

A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2739 Views
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