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MENLO PARK

Letter: Stunned to see BevMo approval

I attended the August Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting regarding the use permit for BevMo. Approval of the permit was...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1294 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council meetings canceled

One hopes Menlo Park's gadflies have backup plans for their Tuesday nights, as the City Council has canceled its Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1547 Views

ATHERTON

Teacher put on leave after student calls cops

A teacher at Selby Lane School in Atherton has been placed on paid administrative leave after a 13-year-old student in his...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 19, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 1682 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors fight to protect Flood Park

What is a neighborhood park worth? San Mateo County estimates $205,000. To those living near Flood Park, its value is more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on May 25, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 9 comments | 2168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kaygetsu prepares to say goodbye

Kaygetsu, a seven-year-old Japanese restaurant in Menlo Park that made Zagat's top 10 list and has consistently made the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by twgp, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 2095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board examines 'achievement gap'

The persistent academic achievement gap among the schools and students in the Sequoia Union High School District is the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Clarification, on Mar 19, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Morantes is best choice for supervisor

Thank you for your story last week covering the San Mateo County supervisor race. I believe Memo Morantes appears to be the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 30, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 19 comments | 2507 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Election 2012: Warren Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by not susan, on Jul 28, 2012 at 11:18 am | 5 comments | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-flying aircraft still trouble local towns

For years, at Peninsula community roundtable discussions with noise-abatement officials, representatives from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:23 am | 45 comments | 9276 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking' parts of El Camino plan

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 61 comments | 53260 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson to leave Atherton City Council post

Atherton City Councilman Jerry Carlson announced Wednesday night that he will be moving out of town and stepping down from...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Greg Conlon, on Apr 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 4611 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Seeing what others don't

Sick in bed with a fever, 5-year-old Guillermo Rivas flipped through an old family photo album to pass the time. Entranced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Guillermo Rivas, on Jun 26, 2013 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 3247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 12: Housing element workshop

Menlo Park's "housing element" has made the news all year, but what exactly is a housing element? The Housing Leadership...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 6, 2013 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1373 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton, Menlo Park residents advised to shelter in place due to fire at scrap metal yard

Atherton and Menlo Park police advised residents this afternoon to shelter in place with windows closed if they smell smoke...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 68 comments | 35077 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Making roads safer for bicyclists, walkers

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 4014 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park looks at changing pesticide policy

In the wake of residents' concerns about Menlo Park's spraying of a synthetic herbicide called "Roundup," the city is working...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 2, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2431 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Transit CEO Michael Scanlon to retire

After 15 years leading San Mateo County's transit operations, Michael Scanlon has decided to retire. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Sep 10, 2014 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 1571 Views

ATHERTON

Hit and run driver knocks out power in parts of Atherton and Menlo Park

A hit and run driver struck a power pole on Bay Road early Saturday morning, knocking out power to as many as 300 people...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 3, 2015 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 4377 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley takes pass on license-plate-reading cameras

There will be no cameras recording the license-plate numbers of all vehicles passing through Portola Valley anytime soon,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by cameras count, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2062 Views
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