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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires interim chief

Veteran police chief Lee Violett will step in as departing Menlo Park chief Bryan Roberts steps out, the city announced on...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 2015 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail director resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 12, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil held for Gulf of Mexico victims

Residents of Portola Valley and nearby communities gathered in Triangle Park in Portola Valley on Tuesday for one of 200...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 8 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban at checkout counters

With the support of Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and most other city and town governments in San Mateo County, the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by More Food For Thought, on Apr 25, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: U.S. 101 auxiliary lane ribbon-cutting

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, dignitaries will gather to commemorate the construction of U.S. 101 auxiliary lanes between...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Rob, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rabbit Dating Game'

Meet Christopher, sure to be a coveted bachelor this Saturday, May 9, during "The Rabbit Dating Game," our version of the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Incorrect Date!, on May 8, 2015 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 2015 Views

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Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student, and a resident of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 2014 Views

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Menlo Park: Fired gymnastics instructor says she's filed complaint with state

The public doesn't know the results or how much it cost, but it now knows that on April 29, Menlo Park got the final report...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on May 8, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 2014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday shooting: Victim probably shot himself

A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon probably shot himself, Police Chief Ronald...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by LMGTFY, on May 20, 2013 at 10:08 am | 12 comments | 2014 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Logic says library should go in the park

The controversy over the Atherton library is between those residents who use logic in their decision-making processes and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Wise to the ALBSC, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2012 Views

ATHERTON

My Boss is Jerry Gruber

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra From a article in todays The Daily News: Resident urges police oversight committee "Since...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Can't stop laughing, on Feb 7, 2010 at 1:25 am | 7 comments | 2012 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2012 Views

MENLO PARK

For some, gym decision pitted athletes v. library patrons

Menlo Park's decision to place a new gymnasium near the library in the Civic Center complex has set up an opposition reminiscent...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 2011 Views

MENLO PARK

In high-speed rail lawsuit, Menlo Park resident seeks clarity

Menlo Park resident Russ Peterson has had a lot of mud thrown at him recently in blogs on the high-speed rail issue, he says,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Grandpa Ira, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 2011 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 2011 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsements

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10262 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 15 comments | 2011 Views

MENLO PARK

Nak's is closing!

I was in town today, (Santa Cruz Ave) doing some shopping when I walked by Nak's. Ken Kurose, the son in law of Ken Nakumura...

Original post made by Suzanne on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on May 21, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 12 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans 2 sets of Books according to NBC We Investigate

Tonight at 11 the follow up report will be aired. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0YpDYgFabc Last year I asked the Board...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Chris J Smith, on Feb 14, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2011 Views
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