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MENLO PARK

Deconstructing history: old gym comes down

A worker uses a hose to control dust created by the demolition of the old gymnasium at the Menlo Park Civic Center. A new...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by History, on Jun 25, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

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Philz Coffee shop coming to Facebook campus

Employees clocking long hours at Facebook's new Menlo Park campus require fuel in the form of caffeine, of course, so Philz...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by better coffee, on Nov 12, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Jul 23, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 920 Views

ATHERTON

As predicted - Garbage rates to have BIG increase

When the current garbage rates were being debated I predicted that the adopted rates would not cover the costs and that next...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 919 Views

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Volunteers build playground in one day

Volunteers from Adobe, KaBOOM!, SAP America Inc. and the Ravenswood City School District, as well as residents of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Parcel Tax Being Used for Benefit of Residents?

From the November 2 police blotter: 18:35 SPECIAL DETAIL 111102033 Occurred at Port Of Oakland Outside Agency assist...

Original post made by Occupy Oakland? on Nov. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 919 Views

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Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 7 comments | 919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: 'Life of Pi'

In Ang Lee's exhilarating "Life of Pi" -- based upon the bestselling novel by Yann Martel -- a boy adrift reads a "Survival...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Uriah, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 919 Views

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Locals plead not guilty to pornography charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo Park resident Charles Vela Reyes Jr. have pleaded not guilty to charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lock them up, on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 918 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights residents rally against 'affordable housing' site

Clearly the key to community engagement in Menlo Park is to suggest building "affordable housing" in Sharon Heights, in a...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 918 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton tops county in property-value growth

During a period when the average growth rate of San Mateo County's assessed property value is 3.3 percent, Atherton officials...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 918 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New El Camino bus service

A pilot program that has been running buses along El Camino Real from Daly City to Palo Alto on weekends has been so successful...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Irvin, on Aug 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 918 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo testifies on impact of Lehman collapse

U.S. representatives Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, testified before the House Financial Services...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Caryotakis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 917 Views

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Kepler's Best Sellers - 2/27/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Palo Alto James Franco 3 Swamplandia Karen Russell 4 West Of Here Jonathan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 917 Views

MENLO PARK

No one-stop shop for alcohol at Walgreens

With far less contention than accompanied BevMo's successful request to sell alcohol on El Camino Real, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 917 Views

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Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by pj, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 917 Views

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Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

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Left Bank hires architect for new steakhouse

The new year will welcome a new Left Bank steakhouse at 898 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, the former location of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Downtown Neighbor, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 917 Views

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Man who broke into Jerry Hill's home meets assemblyman, asks forgiveness 11 years later

Mark Harvin was 18 years old when, high on crystal meth and alcohol, he broke into the garage of Jerry Hill, a San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by thrilled, on Feb 21, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 917 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: McKeithen not running; filing period extended

==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== With three-term incumbent Kathy McKeithen giving up...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views
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