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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park studies lane changes to El Camino Real

The quest for a wider El Camino Real -- three lanes in each direction -- is moving forward in Menlo Park, but as always,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Play it again George, 1 hours ago | 14 comments | 794 Views

MENLO PARK

Election 2014: Five candidates file for school board seats

A total of five people have filed so far to run in the Nov. 4 election for school board seats in the Menlo Park city and...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Parent, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad pleads no contest in stalking case

People say it's really hard to completely delete information from a computer. Erin Umberg, 28, is finding that the district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1492 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car

When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 545 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto coffee shop

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 156 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboarding experiment takes next step

A low-cost experiment on the value and popularity of a skateboard facility in Portola Valley got rolling Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by skaters of PV, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 24 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

This election cycle will provide voters with some real choices in the Sequoia Healthcare District election. In addition...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Farmville, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 96 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 266 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jim Lewis, 9 hours ago | 85 comments | 1852 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary

Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by conspiracy, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 403 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: More must be done for safety on El Camino

The death last week of 32-year-old pedestrian Shahriar Rahimzadeh, who was struck by a car and killed while crossing El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by pogo, 12 hours ago | 24 comments | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Deputies use Taser on 'physically combative' Redwood City man

Allegations of illegal narcotics possession and a physical altercation with deputies in the Woodside town center led to the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 6 comments | 1448 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Report says dog in distress rescued by passersby and deputy

Passersby and a deputy from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office rescued a Husky dog from heatstroke in Woodside over the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage in West Menlo Park

A power outage in West Menlo Park is affecting traffic lights at two intersections on Alameda De Las Pulgas: at Sharon Road...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 30, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 866 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park: New daycare with hourly drop-offs gets a boost

County supervisors recently added momentum to plans to proceed with a daycare center in West Menlo Park, one designed for...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:19 am | 19 comments | 2155 Views

FICTION

Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 369 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by jamie, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 16 comments | 4525 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by MPGIRL, on Jul 29, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1766 Views

MENLO PARK

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gymnastics teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public -- usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by N.D., on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 86 comments | 5193 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton pedestrian struck by car dies of injuries

Atherton resident Shahriar Rahimzadeh, 32, died at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital of injuries sustained...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 126 comments | 10813 Views
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