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MENLO PARK

Saturday: Emergency training drill in Redwood City

To prepare for a train-related emergency, Caltrain and SamTrans, along with local public safety agencies, will conduct an...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jim , on Nov 1, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 9734 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich resigns from Menlo school board after 15 years

Laura Linkletter Rich, a member of the Menlo Park City School District board since 1998, is resigning her post, citing "increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park parent, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 9722 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bank robbed

A woman walked into the U.S. Bank in Menlo Park on Friday afternoon and, after handing the teller a note demanding money,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 9642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 20 comments | 9638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday in Menlo Park: Kelley brothers at Kepler's

The whirlwind that is Tom Kelley was heading to San Francisco International Airport for "the ninth city in 10 days" on Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Quimby, on Nov 6, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 9620 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district chief returns to work after paralyzing fall

About nine months after a catastrophic fall, Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman is back on the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:34 am | 33 comments | 9613 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Housing complex previewed

The Belle Haven neighborhood is seeing an influx of proposed housing complexes, and with a cyber cafe, dog wash and play...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jun 6, 2014 at 8:12 am | 17 comments | 9608 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

Before there was the Ladera we know today, the La Siesta ranch occupied the hilly landscape that was dotted with blue, valley...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 18, 2013 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 9605 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Another huge project beckons in Menlo Park

Just as some Menlo Park City Council members were surprised when Stanford sought approval to develop its entire 8-acre holding...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 9588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools: Audit shows lax oversight

What has emerged from the recent forensic audit of the school district finances overseen by Tim Hanretty is a picture of...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by A. Parent, on Jun 29, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 18 comments | 9577 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo takes up chloramine question

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has arranged a meeting in early September between local opponents of the water additive chloramine...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:29 am | 41 comments | 9558 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Mountain lion kills three goats

A mountain lion killed three dwarf goats in a fenced enclosure on Tripp Court in Woodside on Nov. 14, but the chances of...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by C, on May 8, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 6 comments | 9517 Views

MENLO PARK

Did Menlo Park fire district chief put TV show ahead of accident response?

There is little or no disagreement from Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman on the facts in an...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 228 comments | 9506 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Little League structure too big for the park?

When Atherton voters approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only park, many believed...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mighty casey, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 49 comments | 9491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Thomsen, Sarver for Sequoia district board

Three candidates are running for two seats on the Sequoia Union High School District board: incumbents Alan Sarver and Chris...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 9472 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents advised to shelter in place due to fire

Menlo Park police advised residents this afternoon to shelter in place with windows closed if they smell smoke or see a smoke...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by yo yo, on Nov 10, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 9470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen in critical condition after shooting

A 17-year-old boy was in critical condition Saturday evening after a shooting at 2:10 p.m. in the 2500 block of Farrington...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 9453 Views

MENLO PARK

Ballot initiative would target large office complexes in Menlo Park

After Menlo Park's specific plan survived its first annual review mostly unscathed, opponents weren't ready to give up. Save...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2014 at 9:52 am | 50 comments | 9431 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Conflicting info on sale of Menalto Corners retail center

The sale of Menalto Corners, a 4,400-square-foot retail center at 1923-1929 Menalto Ave. in Menlo Park, in a quick deal may...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 9381 Views

SPORTS

Sunday: Belle Haven Pool celebration

Belle Haven Pool will host the Menlo Masters and the Belle Haven aquatic community for a Menlo United celebration from 1...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by guppigirl, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 9358 Views
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