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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 | 3303 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 | 1168 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 | 2001 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 | 1931 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 | 1580 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 | 1746 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 | 1363 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 | 1167 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 | 499 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 | 2575 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 | 686 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 | 1037 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 | 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people require surgery after car crashes into Palo Alto restaurant

Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by voice_of_reason, on Aug 3, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 14 comments | 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Applewood Pizza robbed at gunpoint

A man wearing a black mask robbed Applewood To Go pizza restaurant at gunpoint around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howcome, on Aug 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

There have long been notable connections between filmmakers and magicians. Houdini became a film star, Orson Welles delighted...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2014 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1548 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Accepting consultant's report a 'great disservice' to voters

By law, the city is not allowed to take sides in elections. All materials provided by the city must consider all important...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 6, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 27 comments | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park city hall remodel still on hold

Frustrations arose at a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting over plans to renovate city hall. The council and the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by old timer, on Aug 2, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton man, Menlo Park woman arrested in connection with burglary investigations

An Atherton man and a Menlo Park woman, both age 22, were arrested Saturday in connection with an investigation into recent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 3, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3197 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans for tighter water restrictions

With more than half of California experiencing "extreme drought," Menlo Park's greenery will look thirstier than ever starting...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 12, 2014 at 8:05 am | 3 comments | 1362 Views
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