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AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Couple fined for illegally downing trees

In an echo of its last encounter with a Woodside property owner who had felled major trees without a permit, the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 27, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 4479 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Menlo Park council sets goals

In the civic equivalent of making New Year's resolutions, the Menlo Park City Council will meet Monday afternoon to set goals...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two sentenced to prison for embezzling from mosquito district

Two former mosquito district employees convicted of embezzling more than $450,000 from the district were sentenced to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by mpcyclist, on Jan 27, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man convicted of child molestation fails to appear for sentencing

A 50-year-old Menlo Park man found guilty of multiple counts of felony child molestation didn't show up for sentencing on...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by A disgrace, on Jan 27, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 3975 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Kids write computer code

During the recent Computer Science Education Week, educators across the nation were encouraged to spend an hour teaching...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jan 27, 2014 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1986 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A New Year's invitation from Menlo Park's mayor

Menlo Park is many different things to many different people. To some, it is the country's foremost venture capital destination....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 3463 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney: No charge in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by what de ...., on Jan 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 23 comments | 9286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Driver responds to lawsuit over crash that injured 6-year-old twins

The 90-year-old driver of a car that reportedly pinned two 6-year-old twin brothers against a wall on Santa Cruz Avenue has...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Experienced Misdirection, on Jan 26, 2014 at 1:41 am | 95 comments | 59456 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flegel's named small business of the year

Flegel's Home Furnishings, which is observing its 60th anniversary in Menlo Park this year, has been named Small Business...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rebecca Nelson, on Jan 25, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-flying aircraft still trouble local towns

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

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:23 am | 45 comments | 5752 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases first annual report on complaints made against police

A score of 0.066 percent on an exam would usually equal one big red "F" and a possible reconsideration of majors. As for...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Oversight, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:09 am | 3 comments | 4154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off-duty sheriff's deputy who stole trumpet takes plea deal

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested in December 2012 for snatching and later discarding an...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 5 comments | 3649 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$200,000,000 Bond Measure for MROSD

Property owners in Portola Valley, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Woodside, Atherton, Redwood City and San Carlos take note. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 617 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton looks at rate hike for green waste collection

Garbage rates may be going up again in Atherton, but this time the increases are reserved for those residents who use more...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2479 Views

MENLO PARK

With 24K On The Line, Council Should Take A Second Look

At last week's City Council meeting, council was asked to select which slight modification to the current logo would be used...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 420 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: History of Park Theatre, from owner's perspective

By Howard Crittenden I know many residents of Menlo Park were disappointed and frustrated when the Park Theatre was demolished...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 614 Views

SPORTS

Atherton OKs Little League ballpark plan on 3-2 vote

It took four years, but the Menlo-Atherton Little League has finally won permission to build new facilities on the baseball...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Confused, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 2100 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Permanent solution needed for noisy planes

Surely there is a way for the Federal Aviation Administration to address the sea-change in noise impact caused by a small...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 80 comments | 12794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Gym teacher's firing still hurts

Despite a state ruling that there was no illegal behavior involved prior to the dismissal of Menlo Park gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bring Back Teacher Michelle, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2113 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo renews contract for red-light cameras

City will add a fifth camera at Chilco and Bayfront Expressway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14530...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jan 22, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 5 comments | 1534 Views
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