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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park looks at changing pesticide policy

In the wake of residents' concerns about Menlo Park's spraying of a synthetic herbicide called "Roundup," the city is working...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 2, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2426 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley takes pass on license-plate-reading cameras

There will be no cameras recording the license-plate numbers of all vehicles passing through Portola Valley anytime soon,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by cameras count, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Driving School closes; students stranded

One of the Bay Area's oldest driving schools suddenly closed its doors last month, and hundreds of parents and student drivers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mother of teen driver, on Jun 29, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2815 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district makes plans for new parcel tax

With the district's current parcel tax set to expire in mid-2017, the board of the Woodside Elementary School District is...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by myopinion, on Jan 13, 2016 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Apple shuttle bus catches fire on I-280; no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 2271 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Deputies' ploy nets burglary suspects in Westridge neighborhood of Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Luc, on Mar 15, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2561 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 1780 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission reviews Off the Grid

Off the Grid, a weekly food truck event, launched in Menlo Park earlier this year over the protests of about 20 downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 10, 2014 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 878 Views

WOODSIDE

High schools: Year of challenges, with more ahead

For a magnet school to fulfill its mission, it must attract students. This year, the high school district board settled on...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 1479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Military tank collector dies at 59

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Liz Ditz, on Jan 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 6279 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Irrigating country club golf course

Although you wouldn't necessarily know it from the title of the agenda item, the Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 20, 2012 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 1326 Views

ATHERTON

Local NJB champions

Teamwork and talent led to triumph for a local Redwood NJB (National Junior Basketball) team when they were crowned champions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by bobby joe fred the 16th, on Apr 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 2119 Views

MENLO PARK

Two officers named to Menlo Park motorcycle patrol

Menlo Park police officers Roy Lacy and Felicia Byars have been appointed to new positions with the recently reinstated motorcycle...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by a.res ident, on Jul 4, 2014 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

PetSmart employee, boyfriend sentenced to 29 years in prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2632 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

A miracle at JZ Cool

Last week, for the first time, I didn't end up with an horribly over-cooked burger at JZ Cool. My child is addicted to...

Original post made by Alleluia on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 28, 2007 at 11:38 pm | 2 comments | 4183 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain to install more fences along tracks

New fencing is being installed along select locations of the Caltrain corridor in San Mateo County this summer as part of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 8, 2007 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 3023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing Menlo Park man is found

Paul McAdoo, an 86-year-old Menlo Park man who has been missing for nearly three weeks, was located at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Care, on Nov 5, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1611 Views

MENLO PARK

Recognition for heroism may be near for Carl Clark

Carl Clark is a survivor, many times over. On Dec. 7, 1941, he was awakened by the sounds of war, and barely escaped serious...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Fred Loveland, on Dec 24, 2010 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1735 Views

WOODSIDE

Noise from low-flying aircraft still troubles towns

For years, at Peninsula community roundtable discussions with noise-abatement officials, representatives from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Grant, on Dec 4, 2012 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 5750 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Finally, a Purple Heart for a slain soldier

It took 43 years and the insistence of family and friends, but finally a Vietnam War soldier was given a Purple Heart posthumously. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Actually, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 20627 Views
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