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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Home design doesn't fit neighborhood, commission decides

The architect of a two-story 3,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style home on Middle Avenue was sent back to the drawing board...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by For guidelines, on Jan 28, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 22 comments | 11470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kathleen Daly honored as Willows 'superhero'

Just how much Willows residents love Cafe Zoe restaurant owner Kathleen Daly was apparent Tuesday night, Jan. 14, when dozens...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local piano teacher behind band nominated for Grammy Award

Many solo artists and musical groups perform for decades without receiving a Grammy nomination. The Pacific Mambo Orchestra,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 28, 2014 at 7:11 am | 3 comments | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Couple fined for illegally downing trees

In an echo of its last encounter with a Woodside property owner who had felled major trees without a permit, the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 27, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 4185 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Menlo Park council sets goals

In the civic equivalent of making New Year's resolutions, the Menlo Park City Council will meet Monday afternoon to set goals...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two sentenced to prison for embezzling from mosquito district

Two former mosquito district employees convicted of embezzling more than $450,000 from the district were sentenced to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by mpcyclist, on Jan 27, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of child molestation fails to appear for sentencing

A 50-year-old Menlo Park man found guilty of multiple counts of felony child molestation didn't show up for sentencing on...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by A disgrace, on Jan 27, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 3795 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Kids write computer code

During the recent Computer Science Education Week, educators across the nation were encouraged to spend an hour teaching...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jan 27, 2014 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1877 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A New Year's invitation from Menlo Park's mayor

Menlo Park is many different things to many different people. To some, it is the country's foremost venture capital destination....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2773 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney: No charge in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by what de ...., on Jan 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 23 comments | 8162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Driver responds to lawsuit over crash that injured 6-year-old twins

The 90-year-old driver of a car that reportedly pinned two 6-year-old twin brothers against a wall on Santa Cruz Avenue has...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Experienced Misdirection, on Jan 26, 2014 at 1:41 am | 95 comments | 59035 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flegel's named small business of the year

Flegel's Home Furnishings, which is observing its 60th anniversary in Menlo Park this year, has been named Small Business...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rebecca Nelson, on Jan 25, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-flying aircraft still trouble local towns

For years, at Peninsula community roundtable discussions with noise-abatement officials, representatives from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:23 am | 45 comments | 5099 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases first annual report on complaints made against police

A score of 0.066 percent on an exam would usually equal one big red "F" and a possible reconsideration of majors. As for...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Oversight, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:09 am | 3 comments | 3814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off-duty sheriff's deputy who stole trumpet takes plea deal

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested in December 2012 for snatching and later discarding an...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 5 comments | 3479 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$200,000,000 Bond Measure for MROSD

Property owners in Portola Valley, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Woodside, Atherton, Redwood City and San Carlos take note. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 550 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton looks at rate hike for green waste collection

Garbage rates may be going up again in Atherton, but this time the increases are reserved for those residents who use more...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2396 Views

MENLO PARK

With 24K On The Line, Council Should Take A Second Look

At last week's City Council meeting, council was asked to select which slight modification to the current logo would be used...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 369 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: History of Park Theatre, from owner's perspective

By Howard Crittenden I know many residents of Menlo Park were disappointed and frustrated when the Park Theatre was demolished...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 555 Views

SPORTS

Atherton OKs Little League ballpark plan on 3-2 vote

It took four years, but the Menlo-Atherton Little League has finally won permission to build new facilities on the baseball...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Confused, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1968 Views
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