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Menlo Park: Police nab 13-year-old boy driving stolen car

Menlo Park Police are investigating whether a 13-year-old driver and his three passengers, whom officers detained on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Local, on Jan 17, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 4433 Views

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Hartwig to head Portola Valley schools for two more years

Eric Hartwig, hired as interim superintendent of the Portola Valley School District when Superintendent Lisa Gonzales abruptly...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Dick Givens, on Jan 16, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

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Cause for alarm? How Menlo Park Fire Protection District pays its employees

The employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District had the highest average wages of any California government agency...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Any update?, on Mar 21, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 99 comments | 9770 Views

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Saturday: 'Community Action Rally' in Redwood City to follow Trump inauguration

The day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a "Community Action Rally" will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by 10 Actions, 100 Days, on Jan 22, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 36 comments | 8052 Views

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Portola Valley: Council fills out membership of affordable housing committee

Seven residents of Portola Valley, all volunteers, will be studying the question of whether it's feasible to build small...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 24, 2017 at 11:46 am | 10 comments | 1693 Views

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Man who led car chase in Menlo Park gets prison sentence

A man who allegedly ran a stop sign while on the phone in eastern Menlo Park, led a Menlo Park police officer on a car chase...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by The court, on Jan 24, 2017 at 8:17 pm | 3 comments | 1620 Views

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Driver at fault in Jan. 19 car vs. train accident on Palo Alto tracks

An accident between a commuter train and an SUV last Thursday could have resulted in catastrophe, but instead the out-of-town...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by MikeP, on Jan 27, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 1644 Views

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Menlo Park: Tree intended to shade courtyard topples in rain

A heritage oak tree that was to be the centerpiece of a new public courtyard in downtown Menlo Park has toppled, apparently...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Claude Umbro, on Jan 29, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 9 comments | 3167 Views

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Atherton civic center: Tying up loose ends

With the final approval of a design for a new Atherton civic center scheduled for Feb. 15, the City Council meets with the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1146 Views

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Menlo Park: In Trump era, city weighs options, including sanctuary-city status

Four days after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Menlo Park's City Council voted unanimously Jan. 24 for a resolution...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 4, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 21 comments | 2998 Views

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Fire district gets big slice of property taxes

The second in our series on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District looks at how much in property tax revenues it receives...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 31, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views

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State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Sen. Jerry Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by BobD, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 2322 Views

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Girls basketball: M-A clinches third straight title

Girls basketball: Menlo-Atherton, as is its M.O., did not take long in establishing control in a 56-29 victory over visiting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 608 Views

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Knights late score puts them in CCS football title game

Hayden Pegley passed for 378 yards and three touchdowns and the Menlo School football team is headed back to the CCS championship...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 487 Views

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Boys' basketball: Menlo School improves to 3-0 in league play

Menlo School allowed just 12 second-half points in a 45-35 West Bay Athletic League victory over The King's Academy in Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 666 Views

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VanDerveer's 1,000th basketball win will be something special

She's not at Stanford just to collect a paycheck. Tara VanDerveer continues into her 38th year as a women's basketball coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 630 Views

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Artscene: David Byrne and co. blend science and art in Menlo Park

You may find yourself living in the body of a doll. And you may find yourself behind the podium of a moral-dilemma game show....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Byrnie Baker, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2742 Views

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Win No. 1,000 a highlight among many for VanDerveer

Tara VanDerveer, in her fifth decade of coaching basketball, became the second women's Division I coach, and the third overall,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1306 Views

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SHP's Martinelli earns CCS Honor Coach award in hoops

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball coach Tony Martinelli earned Central Coast Section Honor Coach accolades, the CCS office...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 849 Views

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Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1620 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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