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Menlo Park debates body-worn camera policy

Changes to the Menlo Park Police Department's policy on how officers use body-worn cameras are not quite ready for prime...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by dashcam, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:52 am | 3 comments | 4017 Views

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Menlo Park's Measure M opponents outspent proponents by factor of 1.3

The final batch of campaign finance reports for the 2014 election were due Feb. 2, and the numbers show serious money –...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Responsible Too, on Feb 12, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 3792 Views

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Mandarin immersion backers respond to county analysis of proposed charter school

Representatives of the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School have responded to the County Office of Education's analysis...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by ken, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 3319 Views

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Ex-Wildcat Edelman stars in Super Bowl

Julian Edelman, quarterback on Woodside High's championship 2004 football team, was a star of Sunday's Super Bowl as a wide...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Woodside Mom, on Feb 3, 2015 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 3013 Views

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Carl Djerassi, 'Father of the Pill,' dies at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3826 Views

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Wednesday: Should Atherton become a charter city?

Two items that could affect most of Atherton's residents -- whether the town should adopt its own charter, and changes to...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 5, 2015 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2513 Views

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County board unanimously denies Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Board of Education on Wednesday night, Feb. 4, unanimously denied the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Enough already!, on Feb 6, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 5793 Views

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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by short scottie, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:01 am | 11 comments | 3161 Views

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Citations for selling liquor to a minor issued at three Menlo Park restaurants

A decoy operation on Friday, Feb. 6, in which a minor attempted to buy alcohol at 10 Menlo Park locations, resulted in citations...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bill Weiss, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 20 comments | 5718 Views

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Construction, building interests give $357K to pass community college bond measure

Construction and building interests were in a class by themselves in contributing $357,100 in 2014 to the campaign for Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 2550 Views

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Traffic disruptions expected for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is at Stanford today (Friday, Feb. 13) for a cybersecurity summit, and local commuters should expect...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:33 am | 3 comments | 3077 Views

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Police calls: Owner of vehicle in hit-and-run incident claims it was stolen

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 3919 Views

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Hundreds of Filoli volunteers may quit if forced to sign new agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 82 comments | 13659 Views

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Atherton: Stoplights or fewer lanes on El Camino?

Whether Atherton should drop the idea of reducing El Camino Real from six travel lanes to four will be considered when the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 20 comments | 3403 Views

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Pet of the week: Bronco

Special delivery from our foster home to your permanent home: Meet Bronco, a 1-year-old, 60-pound, neutered pit bull, available...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Scott Delucchi, on Feb 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 2260 Views

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Defense attorney accuses DA of vendetta in prosecution of sheriff's deputy

The attorney for a former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused in 2014 in a jail smuggling case and last week in a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:10 am | 43 comments | 6110 Views

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Summit Prep resumes classes after 911 call

Redwood City police are reporting that the emergency incident at Summit Preparatory Charter High School is over, that students...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 4 comments | 3404 Views

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Train strikes occupied vehicle in Menlo Park

Catrain reported at 4:46 p.m. today that a train has struck an occupied vehicle at Ravenwood Avenue in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 6 comments | 917 Views

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More traffic control coming to Alpine Road/I-280

To encourage drivers to pay attention to stop signs at the intersection of Alpine Road and Interstate 280, the state is installing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Feb 25, 2015 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

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Menlo Park kickstarts redesign of Ravenswood train crossing

Thirteen years ago, Menlo Park decided to look at separating the railroad track crossings at Ravenswood, Encinal, Glenwood...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Thierry, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:26 am | 41 comments | 6701 Views
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