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Menlo Park celebrates the Fourth

Kids with their decorated bikes, trikes and wagons paraded down Santa Cruz Avenue and headed for a festival in Burgess Park...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Lshore, on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:00 am | 6 comments | 1612 Views


Menlo Park police focus on Ravenswood Avenue traffic problems

Menlo Park police have been more visible lately along Ravenswood Avenue, concentrating traffic enforcement efforts there. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by try one-way streets, on Jul 6, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 34 comments | 3925 Views


CalTrain loses attempt to circumvent electrification project from CEQA

In a unanimous decision by the 3 member federal STB, the board ruled today, and denied CalTrain's petition to have federal...

Original post made by morris brown on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by local impacts matter, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 418 Views


Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 5, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 2803 Views


Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:56 am | 16 comments | 8145 Views


Lindenwood Fox Family - Lessons learned

Two months ago I discovered first a single fox and then a family of two adults and four kits living under the deck in our...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 4, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 369 Views


Atherton, Menlo Park police warn about fireworks, firearms

Atherton and Menlo Park police are reminding residents that all fireworks are illegal in every city in San Mateo County except...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1861 Views


Clean up your dog poop!

When I walk my dog around Menlo Park I am disgusted by how much dog poop is left for someone else to deal with. This morning...

Original post made by Disgusted on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by mark gilles, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 385 Views


Woodside: Jasmine spends month on the lam

The bichon frise, not much more than a ball of fluff at less than 15 pounds, was lost and wandering the hills of Woodside,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water , on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2551 Views


There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 1490 Views


Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 3147 Views


Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 1513 Views


Atherton: Police give safety tips after attack on runner

Atherton police are offering tips for runners and walkers after a 17-year-old Atherton girl out on a noon-time run was grabbed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Annabelle, on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2310 Views


Trainers should monitor all high school athletes for concussions, grand jury says

High schools in San Mateo County need to take steps to detect concussions in athletes in all sports and use care in determining...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Play Safe, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 1675 Views


Portola Valley: Road, trail improvements draw focus in new budget

Town Hall in Portola Valley is projecting a budget deficit for the coming fiscal year, but it's a year that follows previous...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Terry, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views


Woodside: Real estate icon Frances Bohannon Nelson dies

Frances Bohannon Nelson, a resident of Woodside for 55 years and a Peninsula real estate icon and philanthropist, died in...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by ari s perez, on Jun 30, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 4422 Views


Stanford Driving School closes; students stranded

One of the Bay Area's oldest driving schools suddenly closed its doors last month, and hundreds of parents and student drivers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mother of teen driver, on Jun 29, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2237 Views


Atherton philanthropist Lorey Lokey is honored

Business Wire founder and Atherton philanthropist Lorry Lokey received an honorary doctorate degree recently from Tel Aviv...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 29, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views


Menlo Circus Club watering fields at 11am

Can someone please explain what Menlo Circus Club is doing watering their grass polo fields at 11am on Tuesday 6/16? I am...

Original post made by Please Save Water on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Circus Club Misusing Water?, on Jun 29, 2015 at 8:15 am | 54 comments | 2662 Views


Cars gone wild: Menlo Park trial street barriers lead to unusual driving

After Menlo Park installed barriers to limit turns at the Ravenswood Avenue and Alma Street intersection, some drivers apparently...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 27, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 43 comments | 5312 Views
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