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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Police surround house with burglary suspects inside

As recommended by public safety advocates, residents of Lexington Drive in Menlo Park saw something on the morning of Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harriet, on Jun 10, 2015 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 4511 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trails, dogs and people

I took a walk the other day on the Coal Mine Ridge trail system and almost immediately encountered a covey of quail having...

Original post made by \"Likes to hike\" on Oct. 21, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4511 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8504 posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:51 AM <B>...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:57 am | 20 comments | 4510 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative signatures certified

The grassroots initiative to change sections of Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real plan has enough registered voter signatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 46 comments | 4510 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit filed against Menlo Park police officers

The suit, filed by a Menlo Park resident, alleges that officers violated rights during two traffic stops earlier this year. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Private Investigator, on May 21, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 4509 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to interview building official candidates this week

Atherton officials say that this week they are holding preliminary interviews with applicants to head the town's beleagured...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4509 Views

MENLO PARK

Suspect, 70, leads manager on low-speed chase

Kenji Hamasalui returned to the scene of the crime when he strolled into Village Stationers on Sunday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 4508 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside knocks report on Huddart, Wunderlich parks

Thousands of extra visitors? A wedding reception every day of the year? Parked cars clogging the roads near park entrances?...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Albie, on Sep 25, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 4508 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lousy service plagues MP restaurants

I don't eat out often, but when I do go to restaurants in Menlo Park there is one constant ... service is not good. It ranges...

Original post made by Tipster on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 4507 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local restaurateurs battle labor challenges

Last year, Omar PiƱa's Menlo Park restaurant, Mama Coco, was so short staffed, he had to return to the kitchen for several...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 19 comments | 4504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confronting challenges of teen mental health, stress, suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 9, 2016 at 2:14 am | 5 comments | 4503 Views

WOODSIDE

What do you think of our slide show on the Woodside May Day Parade?

What do you think of the slide show with audio on the Woodside May Day Parade? Check it out on the top of the home page:...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by woodsider, on May 10, 2007 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 4503 Views

MENLO PARK

Consultants want $225K more for ECR Downtown Specific Plan Moneypit

It is endless, on top of the nearly $ 900,000 the city has already paid the consultants working on this project, the staff...

Original post made by Roxie Rorapaugh on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by baby, meet bathwater, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 4502 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police chief's complaint led to finance director's firing

The revelations just keep coming. Atherton's ex-finance director, John Johns, is seeking $500,000 in a wrongful termination...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Smith, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 4502 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley seeks comment on affordable housing

Affordable housing in Portola Valley -- why it's important and how it should be planned for -- is the topic for a community...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Mar 26, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 4500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Challenge Day Program at M-A High

An exciting event is coming up at Menlo-Atherton High School on October 30 & 31st, called Challenge Days. This is the...

Original post made by Margie Lawrence on Oct. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4499 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 17, 2016 at 1:36 am | 18 comments | 4498 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ed Wells, part of Portola Valley's loyal opposition, dies

Ed Wells, a Portola Valley resident since the town was incorporated in 1964, has died. An ardent opponent of the town's utility...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Feb 13, 2015 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 4498 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park prepares to take on downtown parking garage issue

Most people make their resolutions around Jan. 1. For cities, the process is a bit more involved, and Menlo Park is no exception....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 4495 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: M-A, Woodside victorious Friday

The two local high school football powerhouses, Menlo-Atherton and Woodside, chalked up more victories Friday, and both are...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Oct. 21, 2006
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2017 guide to summer camps

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