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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district sued over crash

A collision between a fire vehicle and car last fall has led to a lawsuit filed against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

PHS offers $1,000 reward in shooting of dog in Menlo Park

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views

ATHERTON

Con men scam local author and physician

It can happen to the best and the brightest, apparently. Physician, author, speaker and world traveler Walter Bortz of Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by "Living Longer for Dummies.", on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 605 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Four candidates for three council seats

With the close of the filing period on Aug. 8, Atherton has an official roster of City Council candidates for the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 470 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA finds no criminal misconduct in SamTrans accounting probe

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe has concluded his office's investigation into allegations of improper...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 17, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 5 comments | 1695 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Con men scam local author and physician

It can happen to the best and the brightest, apparently. Physician, author, speaker and world traveler Walter Bortz of Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Glenn, on Aug 15, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 4782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: BevMo burglar gets away with an empty box

A burglar apparently stole a valuable bottle of 30-year-old MacAllan whisky from Beverages and More at 700 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 15, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 8 comments | 2254 Views

WOODSIDE

Three women arrested in stings on two massage parlors

Police investigations into two Redwood City massage parlors for alleged prostitution ended with the arrest of three women,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ryan Page, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 2962 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: After fogging, no mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

After fogging 1,300 acres of Menlo Park with insecticide, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District announced...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by why?, on Aug 15, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 10 comments | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park, Las Lomitas school board elections over before they began

The election is over before it began in the Menlo Park City and Las Lomitas school districts because only three candidates...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2199 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by at what cost?, on Aug 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1381 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hosts downtown fitness event

Booths for more than 30 local fitness businesses lined Santa Cruz Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 13, for the city of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by PlayaFit, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 7 comments | 2196 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: North Fair Oaks festival

The 13th annual North Fair Oaks Community Festival will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m on Middlefield...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 942 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced to 17 years for assault and resisting arrest

A 21-year-old Menlo Park man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for multiple felony convictions related to a shooting...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trio allegedly robs, attacks man on bicycle in East Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto males, two adults and one juvenile, were arrested Thursday after they allegedly attacked and robbed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gina, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 3816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mary S, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 6957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1388 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: 'Extreme cowboy' racing in Woodside

Extreme cowboy racing is coming to the Horse Park at Woodside on Saturday, Aug. 23, thanks to local organizer and competitor...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More than their 15 minutes

It's a small exhibition, only 10 works of art, but "Pop Art from the Anderson Collection," on display at the Cantor Arts...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1970 Views
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