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WOODSIDE

Woodside: Crash near Fogarty Winery leaves one dead, one with major injuries

A crash that left one person dead and one with major injuries was reported Friday night on Skyline Boulevard near the Thomas...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by theater goer, 2 minutes ago | 5 comments | 5037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire board OKs budget, eliminates new positions

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board unanimously approved a new budget June 16 after removing funds for proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Bob, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 659 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Newark man arrested for sexual assault following incidents at Ace Hardware

A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly sexually assaulting two Menlo Park women at Ace Hardware,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by Ummm, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 4933 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park triathlete and coffee entrepreneur to run for City Council

Max Fennell has made a name for himself as a triathlete and entrepreneur living in Menlo Park. Now he's planning to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by DC McGlynn, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 1873 Views

MENLO PARK

San Francisco Boys Chorus Conducting Classes online

FOR POTENTIAL REMOTE LEARNERS BAY AREA COUNTIES: Auditions for the San Francisco Boys Chorus online classes are ongoing....

Original post made by Roberta Bowman on Jul. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 28 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-city fireworks summit examines enforcement, culture change

Loud explosions on East Palo Alto's city streets formed a backdrop for a public meeting on Monday night as leaders from three...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Murican made, on Jul 5, 2020 at 10:07 am | 12 comments | 3355 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's adopted budget cuts 'to the bone'

With a planned surplus of only $1, the Menlo Park City Council voted Tuesday night, June 23, to finalize an unprecedentedly...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2020 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 5375 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Fair Oaks: Man hurt in illegal fireworks explosion

A 20-year-old man suffered lacerations and burns to his face and hand after a glass bottle with illegal fireworks inside...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2020
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2020 at 2:41 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views

MENLO PARK

After 28 years, The Pet Place will close at June's end

Come July, Menlo Park's four-legged residents will lose out on a favorite spot to score free treats and friendly pats, and...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by Rick and Penny Bale, on Jul 4, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 337 Views

MENLO PARK

Unprecedented fireworks explosions frazzle residents

Local police departments say they are responding in force to a growing number of fireworks complaints in Menlo Park, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 3, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wind-driven grass fire threatens homes in East Palo Alto

A rapidly spreading vegetation fire caused the evacuation of homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 3, 2020 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 2084 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County inmates win demands after 10-day hunger strike

Rodrigo Prieto and other inmates in a San Mateo County jail didn't eat for 10 days, striking in protest of unfair food prices...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Dora C, on Jul 3, 2020 at 12:25 pm | 14 comments | 6122 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs partial Santa Cruz Avenue closure for restaurants, shops

As soon as next week, three blocks of Menlo Park's primary downtown thoroughfare, Santa Cruz Avenue, will be closed to allow...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 3, 2020 at 11:49 am | 23 comments | 7360 Views

MENLO PARK

After 28 years, Menlo Park's favorite place for pet supplies and friendly advice is closing down

Come July, Menlo Park's four-legged residents will lose out on a favorite spot to score free treats and those who care for...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by stevebellamy@gmail.com, on Jul 2, 2020 at 7:04 pm | 20 comments | 8147 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The cost of COVID-19 drug remdesivir: $2,340 to $3,120 per patient

Gilead Sciences, the manufacturer of an experimental antiviral drug used to shorten COVID-19's effects, announced on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 1, 2020 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1464 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coroner's Office identifies San Jose woman killed in Highway 280 crash

A fatal solo-vehicle crash was reported Monday afternoon on southbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated San Mateo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by jdonsky, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 5849 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Longtime Almanac lifestyle editor Jane Knoerle dies at 95

Jane Hazelton Knoerle, who worked as a staff writer and lifestyle section editor for The Almanac for four decades and served...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by Sue Dremann , on Jun 26, 2020 at 11:01 pm | 6 comments | 2755 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County supervisors OK hundreds of new Tasers for Sheriff's Office, voice support for Black Lives Matter

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to both pass a resolution in support of the Black Lives...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 26, 2020 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 4123 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Home sales: $4.1 million Menlo Park home is the week’s highest seller

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Menlo Park recorded the highest sale at $4.1 million for a recently...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's police chief was publicly accused of using a racial slur in ethics training. Here's the story.

During a town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss policing in Menlo Park, Housing Commissioner Karen Grove said she'd...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Jun 25, 2020 at 11:08 am | 50 comments | 7808 Views
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