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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: New bike racks installed downtown

Bikers pedaling into downtown Menlo Park now have more spots to lock up their wheels on Santa Cruz Avenue. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 2078 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving historic properties in Woodside

In Woodside, there is a list of 22 structures of historic significance to the town. Included are the Albert Shine house,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 2078 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident accuses city of racial profiling

Police say they stopped Darryl Warren because he didn't have a bike light. He says they stopped him because he's black. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:11 am | 6 comments | 2077 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Hit-and-run felon sentenced to prison

Valentin Arias Jimenez pleaded no contest Wednesday to two felony hit-and-run with injury charges and one felony car theft...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Perplexed, on Aug 27, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker, Gordon neck-and-neck in fundraising

Candidates Rich Gordon and Josh Becker have kept pace with each other in fundraising over the past two months as they compete...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Chilco Street to get long-awaited sidewalks

Chilco Street, located between U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expresway, is scheduled to get sidewalks in 2016, under a plan unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 16, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 17 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Kids, parents invited to Halloween parade

About 300 kids and their parents are expected to participate in a local Halloween parade on Sunday, Oct. 31, says Mara McCain,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chika, on Oct 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Linden Avenue in Atherton closed due to fallen tree

Linden Avenue in Atherton is closed at Elm Place in the Lindenwood neighborhood of Atherton by a fallen tree, town officials...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 27, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

FICTION

App aims to make friendly messages more personal

Your phone buzzes. You look down and see you have a new audio message. You hit play, but instead of a nagging "Hiiiii, call...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Nevet, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 2076 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District voters may be asked to approve $23 million bond measure

School board members on Tuesday (June 11) will consider a staff recommendation to ask residents of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Another Concerned Citizen, on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 14 comments | 2075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district races not contested

There will be no contests for two open seats each on the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park City school district boards, with only...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by David Henig, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2075 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jerry Hill aims to toughen DUI laws

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs could soon become a permanent scar on one's record if legislation proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 1, 2010 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 2075 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2075 Views

MENLO PARK

American made

There was a time when growing crops commercially in the United States meant entering the domain of draft horses and the iron,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Donally, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views

MENLO PARK

Political committees pump cash into Assembly campaigns

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Destinee, on May 24, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2074 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Affordable home loan workshop

Learn how to join the affordable home loan program administered by HEART of San Mateo County for first-time home buyers at...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2074 Views

WOODSIDE

Unspoiled Peninsula now on display in Woodside Town Hall

Robert L. Buelteman Jr., a Woodside native and practiced maker of fine art with a camera, is also an admirer of the B-2 stealth...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by moo, on Nov 12, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2074 Views

MENLO PARK

MP police to see hours cut and MP council members wary of outsourcing

Some Menlo Park council members wary of outsourcing http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18160298?nclick_check=1 Menlo...

Original post made by Bob on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 2073 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2073 Views

ATHERTON

Special meeting of Atherton council this Saturday

More than 50 applications for Atherton's interim town manager position will be the focus of a special City Council meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Salerno, on Nov 7, 2010 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 2073 Views
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