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AROUND TOWN

Train breaks down in Menlo Park

Caltrain southbound train No. 258 broke down in Menlo Park around 4:20 p.m. Monday, blocking traffic on Ravenswood Avenue,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by electrifcation, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stranger than fiction: Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1556 Views

OTHER TOPICS

League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to SmartVoter.org and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local's film shows local sights

Menlo-Atherton High School and Burgess skate park are featured in a short film by Zachary Clarence (Menlo-Atherton, 2010),...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views

SPORTS

Tony Reyes killed on freeway

A 38-year-old San Bruno man was killed after he exited his crashed vehicle, walked onto a northbound lane of U.S. 101 near...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pedro O Flores, on Oct 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 2139 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Talk on next quake in Bay Area

Tom Brocher, director of the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center, will give a talk Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Oct 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2324 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Two pedestrians seriously injured crossing El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Monique, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy shoots man along Caltrain tracks

A man was shot by a San Mateo County sheriff's deputy Wednesday following a confrontation on railroad tracks in San Jose,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1877 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Time running out for ancient oak

It continues to shade the home team dugout at Portola Valley's Ford Field baseball diamond, that solitary old oak with its...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dibs!, on Oct 4, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts.

San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2230 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Two injured in I-280 crash

All southbound lanes of Interstate 280 were reopened this morning following a solo-vehicle crash near the Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green light for red-light camera reforms

Goodbye, snitch tickets. The latest version of State Sen. Joe Simitian's red-light camera reform bill has been signed into...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 2159 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases housing plan update

The draft supports legalizing second units, otherwise known as "granny units," and identifying appropriate locations for...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by jANET, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Firefighters flip flapjacks for benefit

Menlo Park firefighters will demonstrate their cooking skills from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Fire Station No....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2785 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Museum upgrades exhibit on county history

The San Mateo County History Museum is reopening its exhibit space, "Joseph W. Welch Jr. Gallery: Journey to Work," on Sunday,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 5, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 2698 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Significant' mail theft reported in Woodside

A "significant theft" from mail boxes at Bear Gulch Road and Skyline Boulevard in Woodside occurred from Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Oct 6, 2012 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 2784 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tutor sentenced in molestation case

A former Menlo Park City School District employee was sentenced Oct. 5 to three years in state prison for two counts of felony...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2644 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

In this undated photo, Sister Maria Christine drives a tractor on the grounds of the 11-acre cloistered monastery for Dominican...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Honore, on Oct 11, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside works on affordable housing; councilman pushes back

Staff in Woodside Town Hall are at work resolving three high-priority items among the town's affordable housing obligations...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views

MENLO PARK

Scene of bike fatality to get better bike lane

Safety is expected to improve for westbound bicyclists on Alpine Road as they pass under Interstate 280. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1738 Views
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