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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Rescue plan for 'Granny' sounds solid

The future of "Granny," the centuries-old heritage oak tree that was threatened by crews installing a new Hetch Hetchy waterline,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Jill Andre, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 968 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Spencer Harris memorial

Tonight the friends and family of Spencer Harris will gather to honor the 74-year-old Menlo Park man who died on May 17....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by James Madison, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

Marvel Comics guru Stan Lee once half-jokingly described the first adventure of Captain America as "so full of lightning-swift...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 4054 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Posh Bagel reopens in Menlo Park

Posh Bagel reopens on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Saturday, July 23, a little more than a year after a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by StructuredSettlements, on Jul 23, 2011 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1198 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission examines downtown plan sans fiscal impact analysis

When the Menlo Park Planning Commission commenced its multi-session review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police name 'persons of interest' in homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department reports that it has identified persons of interest in the recent homicides of Catherine...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by .... , on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:05 am | 1 comment | 1224 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo police salaries, parking meters

The Menlo Park City Council sits down on Tuesday, July 26, to debate the finer points of police salaries and installing paid...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 1008 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo moves closer to greener building standards

Revised standards for green building returned to the Menlo Park City Council on July 19, about a month after it asked staff...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Woody Woodpecker, on Jul 24, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1010 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich May sports field benefits from PV event

Dana Cappiello recently turned her Portola Valley home into a Parisian flea market for the day, raising $10,000 for a sports...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Carpetandbag, on Jul 27, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

AROUND TOWN

I've seen Fire and I've seen Rain, I've seen Global Warming I thought would never end

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Original post made by James Taylor on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton trash-bin clutter: Residents face fines

Atherton's City Council has adopted a new ordinance regarding the timely rolling out and rolling in of recycling and trash...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Phil Lopwno, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1332 Views

MENLO PARK

Homeless vets: Shelter Network lands grant

Shelter Network, a nonprofit that provides services for homeless people on the Peninsula, has been awarded a federal grant...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Live music at Marsh Manor

Steel Jam will perform "Caribbean music and more" at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Marsh Manor Shopping Center, 3700 Florence...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Jul 28, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Monday morning (Aug. 1) in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Aug 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

SPORTS

Charity horse show set for Aug. 9-14

The 41st annual Menlo Charity Horse Show will take place Aug. 9 to 14 at the Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane in Atherton....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Tour de Peninsula traffic advisory

You can expect some traffic congestion and lane closures Sunday, Aug. 7, due to Tour de Peninsula, expected to attract 1,500...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on Aug 5, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1025 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Nutrition in age of obesity

With obesity and Type 2 diabetes considered national epidemics, nutrition professor Marjorie Freedman will talk about her...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Four arrested after thefts from nonprofit

Four boys were arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of stealing computer and electronic equipment from a nonprofit...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by BoarderMom, on Aug 11, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1146 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Burlgary suspect on the loose near Woodside/Portola Valley border

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are looking in Portola Valley and Woodside for a burglary suspect described...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by artist sketch, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 1657 Views
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