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AROUND TOWN

Top stories of 2013

This was not a year reporters spent idling at their desks, desperate for news to write. On the contrary, 2013 brought a deluge...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Feeling defensive?, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 3825 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'

There's enough spin at work in "Saving Mr. Banks" -- a Walt Disney Pictures account of the making of the 1964 Disney musical...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by K.A., on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 3121 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police officer in lawsuit identified

When a Menlo Park resident filed a lawsuit that alleged illegal stops, searches and harassment and named three police officers,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by reader between the lines, on Dec 29, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

MENLO PARK

Long-time city employee Pat Carson bids farewell to Menlo Park

Thirty-two years ago, Pat Carson came to work for the city of Menlo Park. Now the executive secretary to the city manager,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Curtis Brown Jr., on Dec 29, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 2582 Views

SPORTS

Local AYSO girls, boys teams win division titles

The Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Girls under 12 and Boys under 12 soccer teams both won in their respective divisions at the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 29, 2013 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 1354 Views

WOODSIDE

Friendly persuasion

If films and TV shows about the Old West are any guide, cowboys and ranchers back then persuaded a horse to perform on command...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Holly W, on Dec 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 27 comments | 3250 Views

MENLO PARK

ECR safety

Caltrans is planning on a new signal at Selby and ECR. It would really improve pedestrian safety to install a signal at...

Original post made by whatever on Dec. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another 'Spare the Air' alert Friday

More air will be spared on Friday, as a series of "Winter Spare the Air" alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 27, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bohannon to tweak Menlo Gateway

It's back to the drawing board for at least part of Menlo Gateway. The project remains a concept three years after voters...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassed...for you., on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1334 Views

MENLO PARK

ClimateGate ---

The following message from respected scientists should be noted here in our local paper. It is time to reassess climate change...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 26, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 113 comments | 5070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful Christmas Tree At El Camino & Ravenswood

Who can we thank for the strikingly beautiful lighting on one of the towering redwood trees at this busy intersection. This...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Dec. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wood burning banned on Christmas Day

It's official: Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 25, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 1393 Views

MENLO PARK

Holiday hours at Menlo Park Civic Center

Menlo Park City Hall will shut down Dec. 23 through Dec. 27, as will the Arrillaga Recreation Center. The Gymnastics Center...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

MENLO PARK

Spare the Air day on Monday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Monday, Dec. 23, a "Spare the Air Day," with the air quality in...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by about time, on Dec 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside gives green light to 'safe routes to school'

On the annual Walk to School day at Woodside Elementary School, about 300 students walk or ride bikes to school. This exercise...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1765 Views

ATHERTON

Park Theatre torn down

Demolition work at the building housing the old Park Theatre, built in 1947 and closed in 2002, was underway Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just curious, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:35 am | 29 comments | 4517 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park specific plan review culminates in medical office cap, minor changes

Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan emerged in one piece following its first review: The council decided to...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by WakeUpMenlo, on Dec 21, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 90 comments | 10011 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: St. Anthony's helps its neighbors

<I>By Patricia Papalian, development committee volunteer, St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room.</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 21, 2013 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City officials meet with Sims on fire prevention

Redwood City officials met Wednesday with Sims Metal Management after a second fire in two months broke out at the recycling...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty gets pension despite his conviction

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was recently released on probation from state prison...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 3934 Views
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