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Menlo Park: Man found not guilty of assault on officer

A jury delivered a "not guilty" verdict in the case of a 65-year-old Menlo Park man charged with backing a pickup truck into...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Romin, on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 8 comments | 1648 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Little opposition to recording license plate data

In the second of two forums to gauge community sentiment in Portola Valley on whether to mount license-plate reading cameras...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

MENLO PARK

Man, 89, struck by car on Stowe Lane at Alpine Road

An 89-year-old man from British Columbia who was visiting his son in Stanford Weekend Acres found himself entering Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by reckless driver, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 2006 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: New leadership needed at Filoli

Unanswered questions about controversial decisions affecting some 1,500 volunteers at the historic Filoli estate continue...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 22, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 24 comments | 2825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Iberia restaurant plans to move at year-end

By year-end, it will be off to a new, out-of-town home for Iberia, the popular Spanish restaurant on Alma Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by predictable, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:34 am | 20 comments | 3478 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton to ink deal with civic center architect

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to approve tonight an initial contract with WRNS Studios, the architectural firm that...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Mar 19, 2015 at 7:09 am | 2 comments | 780 Views

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Caltrans delays, but won't stop, spraying

For the second week in a row, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) at the last minute on March 10 postponed...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Patty Mayall, on Mar 18, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 322 Views

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Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo Park

Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded this week to a motorist's report of seeing herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 2327 Views

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Caltrans cancels second herbicide spray date on Highway 84

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), which had said it would spray herbicides along Highway 84 west of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 17, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 5 comments | 1373 Views

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State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 19, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 3 comments | 992 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 2969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy warns Woodside drivers to be more careful near school

An email sent March 19 to parents at Woodside Elementary School by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Ron DeRespini warns...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Frederick's Follies in Portola Valley

The Police, Kiss and the Beach Boys are among the rock bands that will be impersonated at the 11th production of Frederick's...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by I was in this performance , on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 662 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police department names employees of the year

Code enforcement officer Eleonor Hilario has been tapped as the Menlo Park Police Department's 2014 employee of the year,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Guest, on Mar 21, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Truck smashes through camera shop; cop chases, catches suspect

After a silver Nissan pickup truck smashed the rear glass door of Mike's Camera in downtown Menlo Park early Sunday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 2470 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission studies El Camino Real options

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a study session tonight (March 23) to evaluate how to improve El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Apr 4, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 35 comments | 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Three arrested on burglary charges after Menlo Park pursuit

Three men were taken into custody Friday (March 20) following a pursuit sparked by a resident who reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 2994 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Downtown parking on Menlo council agenda

Downtown parking, that perpetual agenda topic in Menlo Park, will reappear yet again before the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 747 Views

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Obituary: John Bacon, 84, of Atherton; long career in lumber, nursery business

Funeral services are set for Friday morning, Nov. 21, for John William Bacon, who died at his Atherton home of cardiac arrest...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cecelia Roddy, on Mar 29, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 724 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit against Menlo Park fire district over crash is dismissed

A lawsuit brought against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District over a collision between a car and an emergency vehicle...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 1945 Views
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