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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police chief: Pursuit, fatal shooting 'happened in seconds'

"Seconds is how quickly everything went down. Literally seconds," said Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen in describing the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 22 comments | 2890 Views

MENLO PARK

Fatal shooting by police officers may not have been recorded

Only two of three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect on Nov. 11 were wearing...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by t3, on Nov 29, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 96 comments | 4639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sugar Shack bids farewell to downtown Menlo Park

The memories are sweet, but Sugar Shack proprietor Suzi Tinsley is closing the door of Menlo Park's downtown candy store...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jeannie Reeves, on Nov 28, 2014 at 7:27 am | 7 comments | 4528 Views

AROUND TOWN

PETS IN NEED TO HOLD “BLACK FURDAY” ADOPTION EVENT

(REDWOOD CITY, CA) –Pets in Need will hold a “Black Furday” Adoption Event on Friday, Nov. 28. All dogs and cats in costume...

Original post made by Kate Levin on Nov. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vida Verde expands horizons for underserved kids

Two former teachers are working hard to offer free outdoor education to thousands of underserved students in the Bay Area....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Nov 26, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1125 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside plans to replace, rehabilitate old bridges

With the completion of a $190,000 engineering study, the future is now less uncertain for four elderly but vital two-lane,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Coasting Along, on Nov 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Policies regarding the use of Body Worn Cameras by police

Recent incidents in Menlo Park and Fergusson MO underscore the value of having the police use Body Worn Cameras (BWC's)....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by all things, on Nov 26, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 161 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo College wants to buy, preserve Sunset campus

An idea that could preserve the existing Sunset Magazine buildings has been put forth by Menlo College, which has outgrown...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 20 comments | 3668 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo voters defeat Measure M

Measure M, the resident-sponsored initiative to change the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, has been the center of...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 25, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 159 comments | 6715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cassidy Ahead of Landrieu in Early Voting

Early voting on the Louisiana Senate Seat began this past Saturday. Every Single Poll has Bill Cassidy ahead of Mary Landrieu...

Original post made by Ragin Cajun on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by humor, on Nov 25, 2014 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Don Horsley's son is a SMC Sheriff Deputy

November 19, 2014 Matt Horsley was sworn in as a San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 24, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 225 Views

SPORTS

Volleyball: M-A girls win CCS title 3-1 over Homestead

The top-seeded Menlo-Atherton girls won the second Central Coast Section volleyball title in program history with a 25-22,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by retired teacher, on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 502 Views

MENLO PARK

VA leases Menlo Park land to developer for housing

The Department of Veteran Affairs has made a long-term agreement with Willow Housing L.P. to lease just under two acres of...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1153 Views

MENLO PARK

License plate data report goes to Menlo Park council

The first report on how Menlo Park's new mobile automated license plate readers are working will be delivered to the council...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kyle, on Nov 23, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 8 comments | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 6134 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wants residents to pay town's costs for special events

Atherton residents who host events that cost the town money for police or other services, ranging from presidential visits...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by The Rev. Loon, on Nov 23, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 1581 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Council makes appointment to architecture review board

In a 5-2 vote after 30 minutes or so of deliberation, a majority on the Woodside Town Council on Nov. 18 approved the appointment...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1197 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton moves ahead with Pedestrian Bicycle Master Plan

Moving ahead with a plan to add bike lanes and to make it easier to get around town on foot, Atherton has adopted a Pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

WOODSIDE

Facebook shuttle drivers vote to form union

After presenting a petition and holding a rally at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, the 87 drivers who take Facebook...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Nov 22, 2014 at 9:26 am | 13 comments | 2036 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputy, two correctional officers arrested

A deputy sheriff and two correctional officers were arrested Nov. 13 on charges that they smuggled cellular phones and drugs...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 384 Views
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