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MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras cause an increase in Traffic Deaths

People are making unsafe stops when the traffic light turns yellow. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in rear end...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:47 am | 23 comments | 3744 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No overnight parking enforcement through Jan. 4

Guests driving in from out of town to celebrate the holidays? They now have a place to park overnight without fear of tickets,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by k, on Dec 25, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 3743 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera barber Aram Chirkanian to put down the scissors after 50 years

After 20 years living on a 38-foot yacht in Redwood City and 50 years cutting men's hair in Portola Valley, Woodside and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by The Truth, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 3743 Views

ATHERTON

What do you think of Atherton's appointment of a new building official?

Atherton has hired its senior building inspector, Mike Wasmann, to head the town's building department. It's been a tumultuous...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3741 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trails, dogs and people

I took a walk the other day on the Coal Mine Ridge trail system and almost immediately encountered a covey of quail having...

Original post made by \"Likes to hike\" on Oct. 21, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3741 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lousy service plagues MP restaurants

I don't eat out often, but when I do go to restaurants in Menlo Park there is one constant ... service is not good. It ranges...

Original post made by Tipster on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 3740 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck crash?

Does anybody know anything about a truck crash on Ramona Road? There's been no report, although the road was closed all...

Original post made by Alekaneleno on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 3740 Views

MENLO PARK

VTA cuts MP bus service from train station

Beginning next year public transit riders will no longer be able to travel from the Menlo Park train station to Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by public transit supporter, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 3739 Views

ATHERTON

Statement on recent mountain lion attack

Contact: Mountain Lion Foundation, Karen Cotton 800-319-7621 ext 110 In response to the recent mountain lion attack on...

Original post made by Karen Cotton on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3739 Views

MENLO PARK

Congrats to the new Housing Commissioner ...

Dear Don Brawner, I am writing to congratulate you on being the newest member of the Housing Commission. I applaud you for...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Dean, on Jan 28, 2007 at 8:04 am | 11 comments | 3738 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven parents protest after-school merger

The city of Menlo Park wants to merge the after-school program it runs in Belle Haven with the Boys and Girls Club of the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pat Watkins, on May 23, 2012 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 3738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Weapons brandished along El Camino Real in two incidents, police say

Two separate disputes along El Camino Real in Menlo Park led to weapons being brandished: in one case a pistol, and in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 26 comments | 3738 Views

ATHERTON

Is the recall still on?

I haven't heard a word about the recall of Kathy McKeithen in ages. What happened? Did those people get bored and give up...

Original post made by Baffled in Lindenwood on Nov. 6, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by slight abdominal bulge, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 27 comments | 3737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 3736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiply your gifts with Almanac's Holiday Fund

For the 20th year, the Almanac offers readers the opportunity to increase their charitable donations with gifts to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3736 Views

MENLO PARK

New initiatives to make Menlo Park more green, bike friendly

The Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission during its meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28, discussed several topics near and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 7, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 50 comments | 3734 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Six seek Menlo Park council seats

Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by dream on, on Oct 17, 2014 at 9:18 am | 19 comments | 3733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley's Bob and Myrtle Carey celebrate 60 years

Bob and Myrtle Carey of Portola Valley celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 21 at the University Club of Palo Alto....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dawn Carey Schaniel, on Jan 9, 2008 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 3732 Views

ATHERTON

Bothun charge dismissed in court

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exonerated, on Jan 25, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 3732 Views
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