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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 | 3666 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 | 3373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officers issues 252 traffic tickets on Wednesday in Atherton and Menlo Park

Officers on motorcycles from agencies around San Mateo County spent Wednesday (Sept. 17) patrolling parts of Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Disillusioned, on Jun 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 3792 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 | 2504 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 | 955 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 | 3935 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 | 2474 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 | 3685 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon's Menlo Gateway hotel project moving forward

A new full-service luxury hotel is on Menlo Park's horizon: Developer David Bohannon said he has found a "very capable, very...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 4119 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 | 2824 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 | 6743 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 | 4915 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside may block construction of 'super basements'

Construction of super-sized basements in Woodside in recent years has been disrupting land formations, drainage and ground...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Status Quo, on Apr 21, 2015 at 7:02 am | 13 comments | 2041 Views

MENLO PARK

New mixed-use complex finished in Menlo Park

Construction has finished on a 16-unit townhouse complex with a two-story office building of approximately 26,800 square...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:38 am | 13 comments | 1987 Views

MENLO PARK

Spreading the Menlo Spark

The nine founding members of Menlo Spark -- a small group with a big goal -- are setting out on a mission to guide Menlo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Go ask Alice, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 13 comments | 3332 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City manager awaits contract renewal

City Manager Alex McIntyre's employment contract is scheduled for a renewal vote on June 2, prompting residents to offer...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Faint praise, on Jun 3, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 2320 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: 'National conversation on race' must begin among the young

I attended a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer at the home of Rep. Anna Eshoo in Atherton c. 2005. Sen. Boxer made an unsolicited...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 13 comments | 583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton's Cheryl Burke turns thumbs down to Trump's pageant

Cheryl Burke, a 2002 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School and a well-known professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Jul 7, 2015 at 11:24 pm | 13 comments | 2323 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission meeting on Facebook development proposal

The Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight will consider a proposal by Facebook to develop its 58-acre third campus with...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Jul 19, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 13 comments | 2935 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 | 4200 Views
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