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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two armed robberies on Sunday

Police report two armed robberies in Menlo Park on Sunday. At the new BevMo liquor store at 700 El Camino Real, the robber...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Complexity, on May 3, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 2752 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood faces critical parcel tax decision

Voters in east Menlo Park and East Palo Alto who are in the Ravenswood City School District have an important parcel tax...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 2511 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New HSR group focuses on Caltrain corridor

A new high-speed rail group on the Peninsula says it's trying to fill a void in the discussion by concentrating on the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by RayofSunshine, on May 1, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 2957 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Palo Alto could help Menlo on impact

There is no question that Stanford's $3.5 billion project to upgrade and enlarge its two hospitals on Sand Hill Road will...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2011 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 2201 Views

SPORTS

Bears Bats beat Hillsdale 10-3

The MA Bears varsity baseball team put it all together and with pitching, defense, hitting and base running, evened the...

Original post made by lindalange@earthlink.net on Apr. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher on medical leave after tirade

A Selby Lane School math teacher whose angry tirade and aggressive actions prompted a student to leave his classroom and...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Ethan, on Apr 29, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 2065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Car collides with school bus in Menlo Park

An alleged drunken driver traveling south on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park collided with a school bus carrying 32 students...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by JG, on Apr 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sacred Heart to rebuild its Lower & Middle Schools

Founded in the 19th century, Sacred Heart Schools will offer 21st century teaching and learning for its Lower and Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 28, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 28 comments | 4104 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trucker in bike fatality seeks indemnity

Truck driver Gabriel Vera and his employer are seeking indemnity from San Mateo County in connection with a lawsuit brought...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 2429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Double Dipping in San Mateo County

Article today about merger creating double dipping for some. http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/bay-area/2011/04/merger-police-services-san-mateo-county-creates-salary-double-dippin...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man accused of faking police lights with cellphone app

A 23-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Monday night for allegedly impersonating a police officer by using a cellphone...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by It's only fair, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 2 comments | 1763 Views

MENLO PARK

Community activist tells of terrifying night

A Saturday drive for Chinese takeout turned into a terrifying night in Menlo Park, said Vicki Smothers. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Brian_12, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Carlos to pursue hybrid fire department

The San Carlos City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin negotiations with Redwood City to create a hybrid...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Perfect Storm Revisited - Local elected officials need to pay attention

In December 2008 I wrote the attached Guest Opinion for the Palo Alto Weekly. Now, 2 1/2 years later, in light of the current...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1619 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's dilemma: How to replace Rojas

If Glen Rojas returns as an interim city manager after retiring in July, he would become a second high-level employee in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by hopeful, on Apr 27, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 5 comments | 1673 Views

WOODSIDE

Two more mountain lion sightings in Woodside

Two more mountain lions were spotted in Woodside, one at 2:45 a.m. today near Woodside and Whiskey Hill roads, and another...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 2762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School competes in mock trial

Menlo School beat state champion Hillsdale High School in the final round of the San Mateo County Mock Trial Championship,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sudden switch for high-speed rail

The blockbuster suggestion that the proposed high-speed train system share the Caltrain tracks on the Peninsula should make...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Apr 27, 2011 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1453 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan: “Take your plan and shove it”

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to the Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan:: “Take your plan and shove it.” On Monday (4-18-2011),...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 7:23 am | 30 comments | 3029 Views

MENLO PARK

Community activist tells of night of terror

A Saturday drive for Chinese takeout turned into a terrifying night in Menlo Park, said Vicki Smothers. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Vargas, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 1572 Views
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