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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth, 17, charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Des, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Tip-A-Cop

For one day only, it's OK to offer money to a police officer -- as long as it's part of the Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

In 1998, the 130-year-old Commodore James T. Watkins house was moved from 25 Isabella Ave. to 96 Alejandra Ave. in Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist severely injured in solo accident

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City crashed his bicycle and was unconscious when he was admitted to Stanford Hospital with...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language Exchange holds grand opening

ABC Language Exchange has opened a school in Menlo Park, providing group, private, and virtual lessons (via Webcam) in 10...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rachel Meyer, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Save Flood Park meeting

As Menlo Park prepares to start negotiating to take over Flood Park, residents call a June 13 meeting to figure out how to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jill Olson, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1097 Views

MENLO PARK

Transportation commission scrutinizes downtown plan's environmental impact report

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 940 Views

MENLO PARK

Saving centuries-old oak tree carries steep price

A tunnel might be the key to saving "Granny," the 65-foot-tall heritage oak tree standing in the way of a new Hetch Hetchy...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Draft EIR Fails to Comply with California Environmental Quality Act

Here is a copy of a news release attacking the lousy, ridiculous, $1.5 million down a rathole, proposed Menlo Park specific...

Original post made by interesting on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ernest Goitein, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooter in gang-related incident gets 110 years

A long term behind bars is in store for Manuel Enraine Moreno, an East Palo Alto man convicted by a jury of premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by miguel, on Jun 17, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1203 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans installs 'high tech' fare boxes

New "high tech" fare boxes that accept cash, coins, tokens and paper magnetic-stripe tickets are being installed on SamTrans...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by so last century, on Jun 20, 2011 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1186 Views

MENLO PARK

The good neighbor?

Facebook will soon be moving to MP. An interesting factoid is that Facebook has a phone extension for law enforcement agencies...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

OTHER TOPICS

People: 'Whirlwind on Wheels' crusaded to make trails, parks accessible to all

Friends and admirers of Phyllis Cangemi will gather Saturday, July 14, to celebrate the life and work of the small, passionate,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Save Flood Park, on Jun 21, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Crackdown on trash cans

Atherton residents who leave their garbage cans out on the street for longer than a designated period will be subject to...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 1189 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park BevMo robber is suspect in 20-plus crimes

A man suspected of robbing the Menlo Park BevMo store at gunpoint may have carried out at least 20 similar crimes throughout...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver arrested for homicide in fatal crash

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto woman has been arrested for the death of her friend after a fatal car crash on June 17. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1642 Views
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