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Menlo Park police release names of officers involved in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect are veterans with more than a decade...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Doug Dietz, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 13 comments | 8202 Views


CalPERS rules that contract work by retired city of Menlo Park personnel director is illegal

The state's retirement agency took a hard line against a retired city employee collecting a pension while working as a contractor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 13 comments | 8200 Views


Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car

When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 7, 2014 at 6:52 am | 6 comments | 8199 Views


Menlo Park has a new mayor: Catherine Carlton

Catherine Carlton will serve as mayor of Menlo Park for the next 12 months, with Rich Cline as vice mayor. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 3, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 8197 Views


Biotech company plans 8-story building in Menlo Park

A 120-foot-high, eight-story building with three levels of structured parking, four floors of offices, a top-floor restaurant,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 18, 2017 at 5:28 pm | 9 comments | 8196 Views


Woodside water use exceeds Portola Valley's

Woodside's per-capita water use grew significantly in 2013, substantially exceeding water consumption even in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by really?, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:26 am | 13 comments | 8195 Views


After a theft, Menlo Park family creates a food locker for the hungry

Last week, Menlo Park resident Xan Craven learned that food and drinks her family had stored in the carport had disappeared....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by S Ellison, on Jan 22, 2021 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 8193 Views


FedEx driver arrested in connection with Atherton, Menlo Park burglaries

A Hayward man and convicted felon, who worked as a FedEx driver on contract, was arrested by Menlo Park police May 23 in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 25, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 8192 Views


Guest opinion: On Caltrain's 'downward path' with high-speed rail

A look at history reveals the downward path which Caltrain is now headed since its involvement with the California high-speed...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 51 comments | 8190 Views


Menlo Park: New mayor's priorities include affordable housing, Caltrain track separation plan

As Menlo Park's mayor for the coming year, Ray Mueller will play a role in shaping what gets put on the City Council's agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jan 23, 2019 at 8:54 am | 54 comments | 8187 Views


MA Pop Warner opens youth football season

The Menlo Atherton Vikings Pop Warner football club opens its season Sunday, Sept 2, at St. Francis High School in Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by football parent, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 8186 Views


Update: Three arrested on burglary charges after Menlo Park pursuit

Three men were taken into custody Friday (March 20) following a pursuit sparked by a resident who reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 8186 Views


Atherton: An appeal for preservation

A volunteer nonprofit group has embarked on a ambitious plan to raise $2.5 million to restore and renovate the Carriage House...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dame Support Needed for Town Center , on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:17 am | 11 comments | 8184 Views


'An uphill battle': How retailers in Menlo Park are preparing to attract holiday shoppers

Throughout downtown Menlo Park, retailers are bracing for the holiday shopping season. As they face increasing competition...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2019
Last comment by Local Resident, on Dec 6, 2019 at 12:56 pm | 10 comments | 8182 Views


Editorial: Downtown between a rock and hard place

Menlo Park's already controversial downtown plan got even more so with the recent release of the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by denver example, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:37 am | 37 comments | 8181 Views


M-A's Class of 2019 says farewell

Menlo-Atherton High School's Class of 2019 received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony held on the school's football...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Kate Kennedy, on Jun 12, 2019 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 8175 Views


Woodside: Annual rodeo draws two protest groups

Two protest groups stood along Kings Mountain Road in Woodside at the entrance to the grounds of the Mounted Patrol of San...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jul 10, 2018 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 8175 Views


Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8172 Views


Residents raise issues with Pope-Chaucer bridge project

Despite organizational difficulties and a gym with poor acoustics, Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents clearly voiced their...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 8 comments | 8171 Views


Critics say Corte Madera controversy is about teaching style, not technology

Teachers, parents, administrators and others in the Portola Valley School District are sharply criticizing an article in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 26 comments | 8171 Views
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