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MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2427 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Atherton police to close streets near protest

The Atherton Police Department plans to close streets in the vicinity of Edge Road and Oak Grove Avenue in Atherton on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by BillOfRights, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:46 am | 18 comments | 2426 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Time to open discussion on leaf blowers

Attempts by cities to curtail or outright ban the use of leaf blowers over the years have often been defeated by professional...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jay Aarr, on Oct 13, 2015 at 10:53 am | 26 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Revenues down, enrollment up in K-8 district

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fix it right, on Feb 18, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 2426 Views

ATHERTON

Bothun pleads not guilty

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, entered a plea of "not...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Troubled, on May 6, 2009 at 12:23 am | 3 comments | 2426 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police stage training at former school this week

Explosions, gunfire and yelling -- all simulated -- may be heard coming from the former campus of James Flood Elementary...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

District Attorney fails to enforce the law

Dear Mr. Serrato, I am amazed that the District Attorney delegates so much of its legal analysis to the County Counsel...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

John William Smith Molestation Case is reported at the end.

This case was first reported today Monday July 16, 2012 by the Palo Alto Daily Post. John William Smith age 48 represented...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The alert means that air quality is expected to be poor and residents are advised to reduce driving and avoid outdoor activities...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 2425 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sudden oak death test results are in

Last April, residents of Portola Valley and Woodside went out and collected samples to test for sudden oak death (SOD),...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2424 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reward now $8,400 in cat-drowning case

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a Redwood Shores cat drowning has reached $8,400, Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 7, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Ex-firefighter shows paintings

Jerry Peters, firefighter for 30 years and painter for 15, will be displaying some of his works in an exhibit, "Vintage Trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 2424 Views

MENLO PARK

Photos from the scene of the fire in downtown Menlo Park

Firefighters cut through the walls in the office area above Calla clothing boutique to get to the source of the fire. Photo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2423 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to halt Atherton layoffs

The San Mateo County Superior Court this morning denied an injunction to halt the layoff of Atherton employees. The town...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 25 comments | 2423 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations -- Status Please?

It's been awfully quiet from the APOA and the progress of the negotiations over Atherton's dominating budget item, police...

Original post made by My oh my on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 26 comments | 2423 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police budget gets boost due to officer disability

Mounting overtime costs resulting from the number of officers out on disability, coupled with the expense of recruiting new...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by talk about "mud"!!, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:29 am | 8 comments | 2423 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council buys home

As part of its program to expand below-market-rate housing in Menlo Park, the City Council agreed last night (Sept. 14) to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawence, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 19 comments | 2422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ladera school site likely to go to highest bidder

In a move that surprised the Ladera community and officials of the private Woodland School, which leases the former Ladera...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 2422 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 | 2422 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2422 Views
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