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Menlo Park kickstarts redesign of Ravenswood train crossing

Thirteen years ago, Menlo Park decided to look at separating the railroad track crossings at Ravenswood, Encinal, Glenwood...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by yes to grade separations, 39 minutes ago | 39 comments | 3829 Views

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Letter: Why is Wagstaffe prosecuting Lopez?

I am acquainted with sheriff's Deputy Juan Lopez, and DA Steve Wagstaffe. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2015/02/25/letter-why-is-wagstaffe-prose...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 200 Views

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Residents upset with Caltrans' plans to spray herbicides on roadsides March 3, 10

Local residents say they are unhappy to hear Caltrans plans to spray herbicides along county roadways in March, despite a...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by chicken little, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 1241 Views

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Young entrepreneurs from India to train in Menlo Park

Menlo Park will launch an economic exchange program this spring, with 100 young entrepreneurs and students from India coming...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 843 Views

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Editorial: What's behind the Filoli fiasco?

Administrators of the historic Filoli estate have a lot to answer for with their strangely inept handling of introducing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Volunteer, on Feb 26, 2015 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2046 Views

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Chronicle story: Deputy Lopez's attorney Stuart Hanlon Accuses DA Wagstaffe of Retaliating against Lopes for Running Against Sheriff Munks

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/San-Mateo-deputy-in-smuggling-case-accused-of-6089967.php Lopezís attorney, Stuart...

Original post made by Holly L. on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:46 am | 25 comments | 910 Views

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More traffic control coming to Alpine Road/I-280

To encourage drivers to pay attention to stop signs at the intersection of Alpine Road and Interstate 280, the state is installing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Feb 25, 2015 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

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Defense attorney accuses DA of vendetta in prosecution of sheriff's deputy

The attorney for a former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused in 2014 in a jail smuggling case and last week in a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:10 am | 43 comments | 4010 Views

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Train strikes occupied vehicle in Menlo Park

Catrain reported at 4:46 p.m. today that a train has struck an occupied vehicle at Ravenwood Avenue in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 6 comments | 511 Views

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Summit Prep resumes classes after 911 call

Redwood City police are reporting that the emergency incident at Summit Preparatory Charter High School is over, that students...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 4 comments | 2065 Views

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Hundreds of Filoli volunteers may quit if forced to sign new agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 82 comments | 9305 Views

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Pet of the week: Bronco

Special delivery from our foster home to your permanent home: Meet Bronco, a 1-year-old, 60-pound, neutered pit bull, available...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Scott Delucchi, on Feb 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

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Atherton: Stoplights or fewer lanes on El Camino?

Whether Atherton should drop the idea of reducing El Camino Real from six travel lanes to four will be considered when the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 20 comments | 1262 Views

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San Mateo County Community Action Meeting on Anti-Human Trafficking; January 19, 2015, with video

On January 10, 2015, the San Mateo County hosted a Community Day of Action on Human Trafficking in San Mateo County. The...

Original post made by Citizen Activist on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Durga Mori, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:58 am | 5 comments | 346 Views

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Menlo Park debates body-worn camera policy

Changes to the Menlo Park Police Department's policy on how officers use body-worn cameras are not quite ready for prime...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by dashcam, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:52 am | 3 comments | 2268 Views

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Police calls: Owner of vehicle in hit-and-run incident claims it was stolen

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 2363 Views

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Traffic disruptions expected for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is at Stanford today (Friday, Feb. 13) for a cybersecurity summit, and local commuters should expect...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:33 am | 3 comments | 1910 Views

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Citations for selling liquor to a minor issued at three Menlo Park restaurants

A decoy operation on Friday, Feb. 6, in which a minor attempted to buy alcohol at 10 Menlo Park locations, resulted in citations...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bill Weiss, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 20 comments | 3849 Views

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Jail smuggling defendants appear in court

Seven defendants including three San Mateo County sheriff's employees accused of a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and drugs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 15 comments | 2115 Views

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Construction, building interests give $357K to pass community college bond measure

Construction and building interests were in a class by themselves in contributing $357,100 in 2014 to the campaign for Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views
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