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Search is on for missing Menlo Park girl

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 1884 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain Lion Sightings

I was walking down Alpine Road on Jan 1 and at 4:30 pm saw a jogger with binoculars - looking in the field that is just below...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Cindy, on Jan 18, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 5249 Views

SPORTS

Local Soccer Team Finishes Second In State Cup Competition

The MP Strikers Under 11 division one boys soccer team competed for a chance to win the NorCal State Cup title on Saturday,...

Original post made by J Morgan on Jan. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2725 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill would require people under 18 to wear helmets when skiing or snowboarding

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Portola Valley and Woodside, has proposed legislation that would require...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Crash, on Jan 18, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist convicted on drug, intoxication charges

After a two-day trial and deliberations of about an hour, a San Mateo County jury convicted Menlo Park resident Ervin Gene...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Jan 16, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views

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Director of California High-speed Rail Authority resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 16, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

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Two men hit in drive-by shooting

Two men standing in a their driveway were shot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by More to Follow, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ollie Brown retires, after 47 years, from fire service

When Ollie Brown, at right, heard sirens blaring from trucks leaving the fire station he grew up near in Toledo, Ohio, he...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duboc calls for ballot initiative on pensions

After months of toying with the idea in e-mails she sends to supporters, former Menlo Park council member Lee Duboc is calling...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 36 comments | 1878 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested again for drug trafficking

Menlo Park police raided a Belle Haven home and arrested a 30-year-old man on federal drug trafficking charges on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

MENLO PARK

Big issues at play in Menlo Park debate over new restrictions on lawn sizes and watering

Debate in Menlo Park over a revised water-efficient landscaping ordinance has centered around questions of environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dude, on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 1910 Views

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In defending police lawsuit, Menlo Park runs up tab of nearly $350,000

In a lawsuit that may have revealed more about our litigation-happy society than about the law enforcement abuses it sought...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by no winners, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:15 am | 13 comments | 4762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Julie Falconer wins
"Face of Ascot" competition

Julie Falconer of Portola Valley was about as familiar with world-famous Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, England, as Eliza...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1613 Views

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High-speed rail director resigns

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High Speed Rail Authority, is stepping down at the end of March....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 12, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1610 Views

MENLO PARK

Sprinkler discussions pushed back

Discussion on two hot-button issues in Menlo Park involving fire sprinklers and lawn watering has been pushed to the Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 12, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1243 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park poised to buy foreclosed home

Menlo Park's City Council at its Jan. 12 meeting could approve the purchase of a home in the Belle Haven neighborhood. It...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 12 comments | 1577 Views

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Family of Officer Richard May furious about leak

The family of slain East Palo Police Officer Richard May -- including stepfather Frank Merrill of Atherton -- is outraged...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:38 am | 16 comments | 2128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of January 4, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help Kathryn Stockett 2 Cutting For Stone Abraham Verghese 3 Girl Who Played With Fire Stieg Larsson 4 Noah's...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man exits Assembly race

Kai Stinchcombe, a 2005 Stanford graduate and a start-up founder, has dropped out of the race for a state Assembly seat in...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by harry, on Jan 11, 2010 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 1644 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officials: Silence on settlement an oversight

Atherton officials said that the failure to inform residents about a $230,000 pay-out to a former police officer was an oversight,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 1739 Views
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