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ATHERTON

Police calls: Big losses in thefts of jewelry and copper wire

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Woodside, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Unbelievable , on Mar 9, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 6 comments | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may put lid on 'noisy aircraft' at San Carlos Airport

San Mateo County has drafted an ordinance that would put a curfew on the hours and numbers of "noisy aircraft" landing or...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 8, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 33 comments | 3806 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park cops catch two teens burglarizing Willows home

On a tip from a Willows resident who saw a suspicious person climbing over a fence of a home in the 400 block of Central...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Mar 8, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 4 comments | 2439 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Most Conservative Paper: Dallas Morning News Endorses Dem Candidate For First Time Since WWII

Ultra conservative newspaper rejects Trump as "hostile to conservatism" & "Resume vs. resume, judgment vs. judgment, this...

Original post made by Conservatives are Revolting on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Cardio-queen, on Mar 8, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 22 comments | 770 Views

ATHERTON

If a tree falls on an Atherton road, who pays to move it?

If a tree falls in Atherton, who pays to get it out of the road? That question was pondered by Atherton's City Council at...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Ah but wait, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Willows residents press city to fight cut-through traffic

Drivers cutting through the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park to get to U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expressway are creating increasingly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Mar 8, 2017 at 11:45 am | 37 comments | 3290 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How Stanford's El Camino project may add to traffic woes

A draft environmental impact report on Stanford University's proposed 459,000-square-foot mixed-use development on El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Mar 8, 2017 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City: Standoff with suicidal man ends safely

A standoff with a suicidal man at a home in Redwood City ended safely this morning with the man in custody, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Ken George, on Mar 8, 2017 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Polls open for school parcel tax voters

Tuesday, March 7, is Election Day in the Menlo Park City School District. Voters will decide whether to approve an annual...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ed Rollins, on Mar 7, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 27 comments | 2331 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Sidewalk work on Santa Cruz Avenue begins

Construction has begun on long-awaited sidewalks on Santa Cruz Avenue bewtween Olive Street and San Mateo Drive in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by M Betsock, on Mar 7, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1542 Views

SPORTS

Girls wrestling: Wilson attracts crowd to help M-A win section title

CCS girls wrestling: Chelsea Wilson and Folashade Akinola won their respective weight classes and Abby Erickson was a runner-up,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by , on Mar 6, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 831 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Driver dead after single-vehicle crash

A man died early Saturday morning (March 4) when a vehicle he was driving left the eastbound lanes of Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by Shellykay, on Mar 6, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 4767 Views

SPORTS

Girls' soccer: Woodside High wins CCS co-championship

The Woodside High varsity girls' soccer team will share the Central Coast Section Division 1 championship with Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by RWC WHS mom, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1061 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Raise for fire chief still leaves him making less than his deputy

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman was given a $15,000 raise -- to $265,000 a year -- by the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 1647 Views

MENLO PARK

Proposed law could halve fines for right-turn-on-red violations

Frank Viggiano of Palo Alto was recently slapped with a $490 fine when a red-light camera caught him turning right at a red...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:07 am | 29 comments | 3065 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Not-so-presidedntial Obama Worrisome

A resident of Sunnyvale Two very desirable and indeed necessary qualities for any president of the United States are wisdom...

Original post made by Peter F. Lindquist on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Lonely V, on Mar 5, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 3204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax election: Backers raise more than $80K for campaign

Backers of the March 7 parcel tax measure in the Menlo Park City School District had reported raising more than $80,000 by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 39 comments | 4965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure X to keep schools thriving

The Menlo Park City School District community is appealing to voters once again to support a parcel tax, 10 months after...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 68 comments | 3402 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford's proposed expansion raises anxieties over traffic

As Stanford University prepares for its next phase of campus expansion, officials are confronting a daunting question: How...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 1116 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans drones, remote-controlled aircraft from parks

After hearing passionate comments by more than 22 people, among them numerous model airplane hobbyists and birdwatchers,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Kirill, on Mar 4, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 9 comments | 3640 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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