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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need the downtown plan

Have you heard about the draft plan for El Camino Real and downtown? Menlo Park seeks your comments and suggestions to inform...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2088 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory proposes synthetic grass for fields

In its bid to resurface three athletic fields with synthetic grass, Woodside Priory, the private Portola Valley Catholic...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 14, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 3822 Views

ATHERTON

Happy Valentine's Day to Egypt from San Mateo County

Dear Egypt: Here from the home of Google and FaceBook we want to extend our congratulations to you for opting for democratic...

Original post made by Ed on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto youth to get sports field

The "field of dreams" the family of slain East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May has hoped to build in the city since...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 3210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Scouts bring back soap box derby

Spectators are invited to cheer on members of Menlo Park Boy Scout Troop 222 taking part in a soap box derby at 1 p.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by TOM H, on Feb 11, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2007 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Deputies assist lost hikers

Deputies escorted five hikers back to a Woodside retreat center after they ventured off of a marked trail Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community asked to help pick superintendent

Community members, teachers and staff are invited to a series of meetings, starting this week, to say what the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1582 Views

MENLO PARK

Round Table Pizza parent company files for Ch 11 bankruptcy

The first RT was founded over 50 years ago in Menlo Park by Bob Larson. Comapny press release today - ROUND TABLE PIZZA...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1650 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 3562 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park burglary suspects held to answer

An alleged burglary in Menlo Park thwarted by an attentive neighbor landed the three adult suspects in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A vice principal on 'Jeopardy"

Sean Priest, the administrative vice principal at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, is scheduled to appear on the TV...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by sally, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

MENLO PARK

Video from Facebook press conference

Facebook's chief financial officer David Ebersman, left, receives flowers from local florist Katherine Guisto after a press...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by 9Lives, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 2019 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook packs up for Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by NQ, on Feb 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 11816 Views

MENLO PARK

Man, 49, dies after playing basketball at Arrillaga gym

A friendly game of basketball turned tragic Monday at the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium in Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Yada Lee, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Lingering questions over Brown Act violation

Although the district attorney's office concluded Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did not commit a misdemeanor by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1644 Views

MENLO PARK

Salt ponds restoration takes next step

The project that aims to restore historic wetlands near Menlo Park is about to begin the second phase of a 50-year marathon,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Eileen McLaughlin, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online Silent Auciton to Benefit Peninsula Family Service's Education Initiatives

Peninsula Family Service Hillsborough Auxiliary members Susie Huetteman, Crickette Brown Glad and Patti Rosenthal are co-chairing...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1458 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident appeals BevMo approval

Beverages & More won a battle in the years-long fight to open a Menlo Park store, but will they win the war? After the Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 27 comments | 2338 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City struggles to serve the 'media'

We can understand why some government officials believe that answering media queries takes valuable time away from their...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Long time Menlo Man, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 2437 Views
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