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Bicycling children hit by cars in two separate incidents

Four children riding their bicycles were struck by cars in two separate collisions roughly a mile away from each other in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Peter F Carpenter , on Dec 27, 2017 at 8:40 am | 23 comments | 4206 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton battling Caltrain over electrification poles

It was clear at a Dec. 20 meeting of the Atherton City Council that Atherton and a number of its residents don't want Caltrain,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 26, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 30 comments | 3158 Views

SPORTS

Panthers get the better of Tigers in girls hoops event

Ila Lane recorded her third consecutive double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds and the Priory girls basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 26, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bidding wars: Midpeninsula homes sell for $1M over asking prices

Realtors say low inventory combined with sales strategies from the dot-com boom are playing a role in bidding wars. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 25, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 3786 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Murderer denied parole for the seventh time

Stanley Bockman, convicted of a Menlo Park murder in 1985, was denied parole at a Dec. 20 parole hearing at a state prison...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Dec 24, 2017 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alerts in effect through Christmas Eve

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Spare the Air alerts through Christmas Eve. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Dec 23, 2017 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Dave Bertini named interim police chief

When Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen departs to head Palo Alto's police department on Jan. 5, Menlo Park will have in...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Citizen, on Dec 22, 2017 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park brothers are chess champs

Shawnak and Sahil Shivakumar, Menlo Park brothers and Laurel School students, both placed recently in the national grade-level...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Edward, on Dec 22, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac's Holiday Fund: New data shows one in four residents at risk for hunger

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit Second Harvest Food Bank and nine other community organizations. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1081 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen's alleged stalker to be evaluated for competency to stand trial

A Menlo Park man who has pleaded not guilty to charges of stalking a teen girl will be evaluated by a doctor to determine...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Dec 22, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district board approves $2.5 million in additional spending

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District voted on Tuesday night to give its chief authority to spend $2 million...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 21, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 15 comments | 1638 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire officials share insight on recent fires, local prevention

The conditions that led to the recent North Bay fires -- hot weather, low humidity, strong winds and lots of fuel -- could...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Maggie Mah , on Dec 21, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park district fire chief seeks nearly $3M in new spending to respond to development boom

Citing challenges caused by increased traffic and development, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has asked...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 21, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 17 comments | 2103 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sentenced to 14 years in state prison for Atherton, Menlo Park home burglaries

Hayward resident and Federal Express contract driver Kevin Eugene Baker was sentenced Tuesday to 14 years and eight months...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1892 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pressure grows for downtown parking garage

A group of Menlo Park's downtown business owners is rallying community support for a downtown parking garage. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Apple, on Dec 20, 2017 at 10:21 pm | 21 comments | 1946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside school board agrees, again, to comply with open meeting law

The Woodside Elementary School District's board has, for the second time in less than six months, had to change the way...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 20, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1127 Views

MENLO PARK

New turn restrictions in Willows take effect

City officials are warning drivers near Willow Road in Menlo Park to brace for a temporary worsening of traffic as several...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 2603 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission hits pause button on three-story Santa Cruz Avenue project

The Menlo Park Planning Commission wants to conduct further review of plans to knock down the building that is home to Juban...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2409 Views

ATHERTON

How much should Atherton spend to protect trees?

Trees will take up most of the Atherton City Council's discussion Wednesday during a short meeting starting at 6 p.m. in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Get on with it, on Dec 19, 2017 at 11:00 am | 6 comments | 1417 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Hearing tonight for three-story development on Santa Cruz Avenue

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a hearing to discuss the future of the current site of Juban Yakiniku, Union...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by new blight, on Dec 19, 2017 at 8:16 am | 10 comments | 1718 Views
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