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MENLO PARK

Growing up with Ty Cobb

About 10 years ago Herschel Cobb and his daughter Madelyn were looking at a photo of her as a young child. Suddenly, she...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Taylor, on Jul 4, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

OTHER TOPICS

July hikes, geocaching in open space preserves

For those seeking exercise in the great outdoors in July, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has lined up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District , on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 710 Views

MENLO PARK

Wise Impact report on Specific Plan released

Those willing to spend a few hours reading this 350 page report (cost the City about $430 per page), can entertain themselves. The...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by words and pictures and charts and stuff, on Jul 11, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 305 Views

MOVIES

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 12, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Coldest Antarctic June every recored at French Station

The French Antarctic Dumont d’Urville Station has recorded the coldest June ever since records have been kept....

Original post made by Brian S on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by the Earth is round, on Jul 13, 2014 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 214 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Good move by Woodside commission on construction violations

Every so often city council members and planning commissioners are put in the uncomfortable position of trying to determine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 13, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 672 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative proponents note flaws in consultant's analysis

As several people have noted, there's something for everyone in a consultant's analysis of the specific plan initiative proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Alisa Yaffa, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 555 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fencing setbacks debated

A passionate three-hour conversation about fence regulations? It happened in Independence Hall in Woodside before the Town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Opposed, on Jul 17, 2014 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 347 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac publisher commended

Tom Gibboney, center, who retired June 27 as editor and publisher of the Almanac, was commended by the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bunny of the week

If you are a rabbit fan or curious about bunnies, it doesn't get any better than this. The Peninsula Humane Society is currently...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 902 Views

AROUND TOWN

City launches monthly movie nights

Monthly movie nights are coming to Menlo Park. The first screening will be of the 2013 movie, "Frozen," at 7:30 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Corte Madera School principal named

Cyndi Maijala, principal at Bret Harte Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District, has been named principal of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PV Parent, on Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff's Office warning: beware of unsolicited phone calls

The county Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be wary of unsolicited phone calls that make demands for payment and...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Jul 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 395 Views

MENLO PARK

Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

One man is dead and two women injured following a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday night, July 26, East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Susannah, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

FICTION

Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 1168 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboarding experiment takes next step

A low-cost experiment on the value and popularity of a skateboard facility in Portola Valley got rolling Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by skaters of PV, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto restaurant

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Applewood Pizza robbed at gunpoint

A man wearing a black mask robbed Applewood To Go pizza restaurant at gunpoint around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howcome, on Aug 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton man, Menlo Park woman arrested in connection with burglary investigations

An Atherton man and a Menlo Park woman, both age 22, were arrested Saturday in connection with an investigation into recent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 3, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3197 Views
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