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MENLO PARK

County seeks comment on rehabbing Alpine Road trail

Repaving and creek-bank reinforcement are under consideration for the aged and poorly maintained trail that follows the path...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by Ginger in SWA, on Sep 2, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 2474 Views

MENLO PARK

Two wounded in Saturday night shooting

Two people, including a Menlo Park man, were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto on Saturday night, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by get out of jail card, on Sep 2, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board faces tough decisions on new campus, bond measure

The members of the Menlo Park City School District's board of education have had to make some difficult choices in the recent...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by John Ricky, on Sep 2, 2013 at 12:29 am | 17 comments | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Sup and School Board are at it again

Yet another closed session board meeting has been scheduled for Superintendent Ghysels' evaluation on Friday, September 6....

Original post made by disgusted on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by teddy, on Sep 1, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 4 comments | 2910 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woman killed by train ID'd as Stanford professor

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Stanfordinsider, on Sep 1, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fire in Los Trancos Area

Just watched 8 fire engines turn onto Los Trancos Rd -- some from Woodside FPD, some from Menlo FD. I can see a plume of...

Original post made by D Brinson on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 1, 2013 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1086 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Five deputies honored for bravery

Five members of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office were commended at a ceremony in Redwood City on Thursday morning for...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park votes to keep red-light cameras

Breaking away from a trend of cities canceling red-light camera programs, the Menlo Park City Council decided on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by WoW!, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 32 comments | 3005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former child psychiatrist sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting boys

A former San Mateo psychiatrist did not flinch when a San Mateo Superior Court judge sentenced him Monday (Aug. 26) to eight...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 30, 2013 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 2609 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Man shot in traffic altercation

Police arrested a 21-year-old Menlo Park man Wednesday after a shooting during a traffic altercation in the 1200 block of...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 29, 2013 at 7:22 pm | 3 comments | 1317 Views

OTHER TOPICS

September arraignment set for man accused in Portola Valley incidents

A 21-year-old Palo Alto man arrested in Portola Valley in April in connection with a series of incidents, including assault...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 29, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Thefts, burglaries prompt warning

The Atherton Police Department is reminding residents to lock their vehicles and the doors and windows of their homes on...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Of course, on Aug 29, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park panel meets on housing plan

The last round of meetings for updating the city's housing plan has barely ended, but Menlo Park is now embarking upon the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by heresy, on Aug 29, 2013 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 2002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: No memorial yet for young gymnastics instructor

There's no sign of 19-year-old Cate Fisher on the premises of Menlo Park's gymnastics center, where she taught for nearly...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by gyminstructor1, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 4314 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city employee arrested

A Menlo Park public works employee was arrested Tuesday (July 23) on suspicion of stealing about $1,800 worth of fuel from...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 1305 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley meets on food trucks

On what occasions are food trucks allowed to park and open their shutters to customers in Portola Valley? The Town Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by pvrez, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 4 comments | 1183 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County has 66 firefighters at Yosemite fire

The firefighting crews battling the huge forest fire burning into Yosemite National Park include 66 firefighters from San...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 28, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Manager John Maltbie proposes $2.1B budget

Things are looking great for San Mateo County, we are going from a $1.8B budget to $2.1B We are adding 112 New positions.guess...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park change council elections?

Menlo Park, like most cities of similar size, elects at-large council members -- in this case, five -- that represent the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gov't Out of Control, on Aug 28, 2013 at 12:42 am | 5 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helping 'Dreamers' build their futures

"I Have a Dream" is a national program whose Belle Haven/East Palo Alto chapter "adopted" an entire class of first-graders...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by JoAnne, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 1996 Views
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