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Deputy pleads not guilty to conspiracy charges

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office pleaded not guilty on Tuesday (Dec. 16) to two charges of conspiracy...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Holly L., 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 517 Views

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Candidate for sheriff in June election arrested in Alameda County last night

Juan Lopez, a deputy in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and a candidate for sheriff in the June 2014 election, was...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 18 hours ago | 52 comments | 4968 Views

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Menlo Park: Laundry room bandit strikes at apartments

A laundry room bandit or bandits swarmed through Menlo Park recently, hitting coin-operated laundry machines in apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Chance, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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Atherton police: Beware 'plumbers' at the door

A pair of men posing as plumbers talked their way into two Atherton homes on Monday, Dec. 15, stealing money and jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Dec 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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Menlo College terminates contract with tweeting San Jose cop

Phillip White, a San Jose police officer who generated widespread outrage after tweeting threatening statements about civil...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Dec 16, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

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Pedestrian Safety

At about 5:30pm last night, my daughter and I were driving South along Alameda de las Pulgas in Menlo Park. As we approached...

Original post made by pogo on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 15, 2014 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 164 Views

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Tuesday: Meeting on document examining San Carlos Airport's effects on neighbors

A meeting to discuss the draft of a document that looks at the current and projected effect of the San Carlos Airport on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 972 Views

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Judge orders property owner to reopen gate at Martins Beach

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Friday issued a final ruling affirming that a Silicon Valley entrepreneur...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 8 comments | 1777 Views

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The Cop Mind by David Brooks

If you want an intelligent insight into the challenges and complexities of being a police officer in today's society then...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 175 Views

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Atherton, Big Wind and Rain warning. Trees.

Heavy rainfall is expected throughout the Bay Area, especially in the North Bay. The volume of rainfall is expected to overwhelm...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

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County election stats: 66 percent vote by mail

Only 46 percent of the registered voters in San Mateo County voted in the Nov. 4 election, and twice as many voted by mail...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Santa, on Dec 5, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1051 Views

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Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 5, 2014 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 2789 Views

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John Johns pursues lawsuit against Atherton

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is pursuing the $500,000 wrongful termination lawsuit against the town that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 770 Views

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Body-worn cameras help, hurt law enforcement in Menlo Park

The fatal shooting by three Menlo Park police officers of a burglary suspect who reportedly drew a gun during a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Dec 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 23 comments | 3105 Views

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Wagstaffe & Munks Tag TEAM against Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez and others.

e-mail sent 4/25/07 10:20 AM Greg and Carlos Just a quick word of support from me as you go through a difficult time. To...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:37 am | 17 comments | 397 Views

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DA sheds more light on sheriff employees' arrests

Prosecutors will seek to revoke bail this morning (Nov. 20) for a Hells Angels member accused of conspiring with sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1190 Views

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Sights of the season

Holiday lights along Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Friday, Nov. 28. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/29/sights-of-the-season...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Nov 30, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 1139 Views

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Sugar Shack bids farewell to downtown Menlo Park

The memories are sweet, but Sugar Shack proprietor Suzi Tinsley is closing the door of Menlo Park's downtown candy store...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jeannie Reeves, on Nov 28, 2014 at 7:27 am | 7 comments | 4500 Views

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PETS IN NEED TO HOLD “BLACK FURDAY” ADOPTION EVENT

(REDWOOD CITY, CA) –Pets in Need will hold a “Black Furday” Adoption Event on Friday, Nov. 28. All dogs and cats in costume...

Original post made by Kate Levin on Nov. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 127 Views

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Policies regarding the use of Body Worn Cameras by police

Recent incidents in Menlo Park and Fergusson MO underscore the value of having the police use Body Worn Cameras (BWC's)....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by all things, on Nov 26, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 158 Views
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