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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 | 3359 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 | 1507 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park looks at Greenheart mixed-use project on El Camino Real

The scope of an environmental impact report for Greenheart's proposed 420,000-square-foot mixed-use development on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by interesting, on Aug 4, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views

WOODSIDE

Reporter's Notebook: Respect for the cows and the horses, but the pigs? No.

Respect seemed the order of the day at the junior rodeo in Woodside. If the cows and horses were stressed, they weren't...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

College district puts $388 million bond measure on November ballot

The San Mateo County Community College District is going back to voters and asking them to approve a large bond measure for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Maxine Terner, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 13 comments | 2048 Views

MENLO PARK

Ex-police officer sues Menlo Park over firing

Rolando Igno, formerly of the Menlo Park Police Department, has filed a lawsuit against the city on grounds that previous...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Unreal, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 2858 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton homeowner fined, barred from use of home

The owner of a home on Redwood Way in Atherton has been barred from his home for a year and fined after a judge ruled in...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by support your local sheriff, unless..., on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 4015 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Greenheart's mixed-use complex draws kudos, questions

During their discussion Monday night of the environmental impact report and architectural features of Greenheart's proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by MOE, on Aug 6, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 2248 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Charity Horse Show jumps into its 44th year

The 44th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, benefiting Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, will be held Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 2462 Views

MENLO PARK

Pet of the week

Meet Kelly, a large, 9-month-old female rabbit available for adoption at the Peninsula Humane Society's Center for Compassion...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Aug 9, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge pleads not guilty to drunken driving

A San Mateo County judge pleaded not guilty in a Redwood City courtroom Tuesday (Aug. 5) to a misdemeanor charge of driving...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by concerned MPCSD parent and tax payer, on Oct 6, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 62 comments | 12071 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 3452 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fergusson joins council race

A familiar name has popped on to the list of contenders for the 2014 Menlo Park City Council election: Kelly Fergusson, who...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by sally, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:44 am | 57 comments | 17145 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside horseback vaulters win national competition; now on to world championship

Woodside happens to be the home of two internationally competitive athletic teams: the Woodside Vaulters and Pacific Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Susan Frankel, on Aug 11, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 4321 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Menlo Park seeks views of downtown business owners

The city of Menlo Park is trying to make communication a two-way street, but so far the response from downtown business owners...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 10, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 278 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 2994 Views
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