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MENLO PARK

Monday: Save Flood Park meeting

As Menlo Park prepares to start negotiating to take over Flood Park, residents call a June 13 meeting to figure out how to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jill Olson, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1097 Views

MENLO PARK

Transportation commission scrutinizes downtown plan's environmental impact report

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 939 Views

MENLO PARK

Saving centuries-old oak tree carries steep price

A tunnel might be the key to saving "Granny," the 65-foot-tall heritage oak tree standing in the way of a new Hetch Hetchy...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Draft EIR Fails to Comply with California Environmental Quality Act

Here is a copy of a news release attacking the lousy, ridiculous, $1.5 million down a rathole, proposed Menlo Park specific...

Original post made by interesting on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ernest Goitein, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooter in gang-related incident gets 110 years

A long term behind bars is in store for Manuel Enraine Moreno, an East Palo Alto man convicted by a jury of premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by miguel, on Jun 17, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans installs 'high tech' fare boxes

New "high tech" fare boxes that accept cash, coins, tokens and paper magnetic-stripe tickets are being installed on SamTrans...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by so last century, on Jun 20, 2011 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1184 Views

MENLO PARK

The good neighbor?

Facebook will soon be moving to MP. An interesting factoid is that Facebook has a phone extension for law enforcement agencies...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

People: 'Whirlwind on Wheels' crusaded to make trails, parks accessible to all

Friends and admirers of Phyllis Cangemi will gather Saturday, July 14, to celebrate the life and work of the small, passionate,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Save Flood Park, on Jun 21, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Crackdown on trash cans

Atherton residents who leave their garbage cans out on the street for longer than a designated period will be subject to...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park BevMo robber is suspect in 20-plus crimes

A man suspected of robbing the Menlo Park BevMo store at gunpoint may have carried out at least 20 similar crimes throughout...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver arrested for homicide in fatal crash

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto woman has been arrested for the death of her friend after a fatal car crash on June 17. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E pipeline testing should begin next week

A PG&E spokesman told the Woodside Town Council Tuesday night, June 28, that fitness testing of the natural gas mains that...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by pipeline welder, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1221 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds.

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds. Much has been written lately about the FRA grant, obtained...

Original post made by morris brown on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by is it too late?, on Jul 3, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman opens yard to concert series

Eight years ago, Gwendolyn Fuller asked herself, "What are the dreams unlived in my life?" While recuperating from an accident...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why leave home when you have this view?

Adam J. Weissman of Portola Valley sent us these photos of fireworks at Stanford behind the Dish. The photos were taken Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Earthquakes fan, on Jul 4, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views
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