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AROUND TOWN

Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park

A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2877 Views

AROUND TOWN

College district puts $388 million bond measure on November ballot

The San Mateo County Community College District is going back to voters and asking them to approve a large bond measure for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Maxine Terner, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 13 comments | 2193 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Con men scam local author and physician

It can happen to the best and the brightest, apparently. Physician, author, speaker and world traveler Walter Bortz of Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Glenn, on Aug 15, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 5053 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 3441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcycle cops issue 82 tickets for 'distracted driving' in Atherton, Menlo Park

Officers on motorcycle patrols in Atherton and Menlo Park issued 76 tickets to drivers using cellphones illegally and six...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by JGB, on Sep 17, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 13 comments | 3177 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2014 at 7:56 am | 13 comments | 1882 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure M raises concerns

As long-term owners of Menlo Park family-owned businesses, we — along with representatives from Alys Grace, Borrone's,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Draegers?!, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:10 am | 13 comments | 818 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police release names of officers involved in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect are veterans with more than a decade...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Doug Dietz, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 13 comments | 3562 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 | 2285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter backers appeal to county board of education

The group trying to establish a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District has appealed to...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 13 comments | 3229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district to train six teams to use camera-equipped drone

If you're flying a remote-control plastic helicopter, even one with four rotors, one thing you probably want to avoid is...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2015 at 9:50 am | 13 comments | 2386 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Motorcyclist killed in collision with dump truck

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck in Woodside on Monday afternoon (Feb. 16), a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Freebug, on Feb 26, 2015 at 1:46 pm | 13 comments | 6017 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed to "opt...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by volunteer, on Feb 20, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 13 comments | 4313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie, on Mar 28, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 13 comments | 2624 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park utility tax -- how much is enough?

With about 11,000 people voting in Menlo Park, the Utility User's Tax passed by just 45 votes or less than one half of one...

Original post made by Neighbor on Dec. 1, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 9, 2006 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 4112 Views

MENLO PARK

What do people want in a new city manager?

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Feb. 8, so members of the public can tell the council what...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by debunker, on Feb 11, 2007 at 11:18 am | 12 comments | 3152 Views

MENLO PARK

Can someone please explain?

I have waited long enough, and now I finally want and explanation. Why are certain people allowed to set-up milk crates and...

Original post made by new guy on Apr. 28, 2007
Last comment by Good Christian, on May 14, 2007 at 10:09 am | 12 comments | 3400 Views

MENLO PARK

$204k for a City Manager????

From the Almanac: "Mr. Rojas will start Aug. 2, at a salary of $204,000 a year -- a 25 percent increase over the $163,233...

Original post made by AreYouKiddingMe!!! on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Pseudonyms Are Fun, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 3154 Views

MENLO PARK

Seven Wonders of Menlo Park, and more....

Efforts are currently underway to provide a delightful, fun-filled day to view Menlo Park in a very special way. It is tentatively...

Original post made by Tour Guide on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Tour Guide, on Nov 21, 2007 at 7:40 pm | 12 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP schools pursue off-site child care

There is a "high likelihood" that a child care organization in the community could accommodate as many as 80 district students...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by M * 2, on Apr 29, 2008 at 1:08 pm | 12 comments | 2564 Views
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