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MENLO PARK

Lingering questions over Brown Act violation

Although the district attorney's office concluded Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did not commit a misdemeanor by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1360 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living with coyotes in Almanac country

Missing cat posters are a common sight in some parts of Woodside, where cats disappear on a regular basis. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cat Owner, on May 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Wide opposition to Cargill's 'Saltworks' project

Cargill's effort to persuade Redwood City, the Peninsula and the region of the supposed benefits of their city in a salt...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 9, 2011 at 10:07 am | 10 comments | 2375 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opponents release poll on Saltworks project

If the decision were up to the participants in a recent survey of 350 residents of Redwood City, they would reject a proposal...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by AboutEIRs, on May 26, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 10 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

D.A. Steve Wagstaffe determines CHP and Sheriff got it wrong in Klien DUI

CHP and San Mateo County Sheriff's reported .08 and transported Vice Mayor Andy Klien to First Chance. Now Steve Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boss Hogg, on May 24, 2011 at 10:52 pm | 10 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Legal Eagle, on May 30, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 1948 Views

MENLO PARK

Zuckerberg speaks to Belle Haven grads

Families of approximately 75 eighth-graders graduating from the K-8 Belle Haven School in Menlo Park got a surprise Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by jk, on Jun 12, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 10 comments | 1668 Views

ATHERTON

THE GAUNTLET

Have the recent proclamations by John Danielson and Jim Dobbie crossed a line? Is that line the law on the books about...

Original post made by C. Eastwood on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thomas (Sharon Heights), on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 10 comments | 1550 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Congressional district shift won't hurt Belle Haven

When the boundaries of congressional districts represented by Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier were released by the California...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 17, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 2012 Views

MENLO PARK

Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 1257 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail along Alpine Road

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by concerned resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 1704 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan saves day planner

A man got a mysterious call from a stranger in Menlo Park, who said she'd found his day planner abandoned by the side of...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1100 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo eyes eight possible sites for one club well

The Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club's dream for one public well to water its private golf course now has eight chances...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo College students arrested in thefts

Two Menlo College students were arrested this week after a security guard said he saw them stealing backpacks at neighboring...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 1682 Views

MENLO PARK

The right to remain silent

Quiz time: You get a "traffic violation notice" from the Menlo Park police department in the mail saying you must identify...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by RogerJ, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:09 am | 10 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pop Warner football: Vikings advance

Championship Pop Warner football frenzy continues to heat up for the Menlo-Atherton Vikings, as the local PeeWee squad prepares...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jen, on Nov 27, 2011 at 9:48 am | 10 comments | 2184 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Field Poll shows 2:1 against High Speed Rail

See the Field Poll results as shown on KTVU http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/palo-alto-field-poll-shows-growing-opposition-for/vFRKg/ ...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 1220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park church founder Hattie Bostic dies at 76

The rafters may ring again at Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, but...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by MELODY, on Jan 14, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 10 comments | 5331 Views

MENLO PARK

Postal Service to move out of main Menlo office

==B Update:== The U.S. Postal Service plans to move its operations out of its main Menlo Park post office at 3875 Bohannon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Homer Boushey, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 10 comments | 1343 Views
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