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MENLO PARK

Facebook comment period extended one week

Vowing to keep the Facebook project on schedule, the Menlo Park City Council at its Jan. 10 meeting answered requests to...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by what is the rush, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1693 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside woman seeks high, high office

Woodside resident and documentary filmmaker Michealene Risley has a June deadline. She needs at least 50,000 people —...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Budget, housing on Menlo Park agenda

As the Menlo Park City Council heads into the final weeks before taking a holiday in July, city officials are reviewing "big...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 22, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Service set for former Ladera principal John Vincent

A memorial service has been set for Saturday, Aug. 25, for John Vincent, who served as principal of Ladera School from 1968...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Ruder, on Jul 27, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1924 Views

MENLO PARK

Algae clogs Menlo Park water lines

California Water customers in Menlo Park may have been wondering what's up their pipes after experiencing low water pressure...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Willows resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 2931 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Thank-ster, on Feb 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 14 comments | 2346 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo council forms subcommittee to guide Stanford project on El Camino

After a discussion that started on Tuesday night and stretched into Wednesday morning, the Menlo Park City Council decided...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 107 comments | 12191 Views

FICTION

'Community heroines'

Keiko Franklin sent us this photo of three "community heroines" picking up trash on Sharon Road in front of La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Truedy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Borrone MarketBar: An exciting new addition to an old favorite

Since Cafe Borrone opened nearly 25 years ago, Menlo Park has made it its "go-to" place. In the Readers' Choice 2013 competition,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joann, on Feb 2, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 11 comments | 14062 Views

WOODSIDE

No charges against driver in accident that killed bicyclist Joy Covey

San Mateo County prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against the driver of a delivery van involved in a fatal accident...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 13 comments | 7355 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown plan initiative could affect fire-station remodel

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2014 at 10:45 am | 45 comments | 11925 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police arrest burglary suspect they say entered occupied home

Atherton police are warning residents to keep doors and windows locked after the arrest of a woman who allegedly entered...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 10, 2014 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 2532 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police officer follows nose to pot bust

A Menlo Park police officer following the scent – literally – on Tuesday afternoon reportedly discovered 101 marijuana...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Probation, on Nov 7, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 2875 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Bob Sawyer of Woodside discovers his latent talent in forecasting

An experiment organized by the national intelligence community is attempting to demonstrate that reliable forecasts can be...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 4239 Views

MENLO PARK

Discussion of modifications to Menlo Park rail crossing

A discussion of near-term modifications to the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing is among the items on the agenda for the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by compass?, on Apr 12, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 1351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindles let students read on long school commutes

A pilot program to lend Kindles to Ormondale School students who have long commutes has resulted in more than 1,600 books...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by a very good read, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Arsonist sets roadside couch on fire

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/09/29/police-calls-arsonist-sets-roa...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Keerer, on Sep 29, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 2234 Views

ATHERTON

Jogger reports she was sexually assaulted in Atherton Tuesday evening

Atherton police are seeking video or witnesses who might give them more information about an early Tuesday evening sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 5000 Views

MENLO PARK

Deadline to respond to Greenheart project EIR

The deadline to respond to the environmental impact report for the proposed Greenheart "Station 1300" project on El Camino...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 2183 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside man's yacht makes it to Bay after a few glitches

In 1977, Jimmy Carter took over as president, the Toronto Blue Jays played their first game of baseball, the first Star Wars...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by the reject, on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 18859 Views
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