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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park won't enforce overnight parking restrictions Dec. 23-Jan. 3

Menlo Park police will not enforce overnight parking restrictions from the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 23, to the morning...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 27, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments | 2620 Views

MENLO PARK

Christmas Eve memorial service for jogger fatally struck by car in Menlo Park

A memorial service is set for Thursday, Dec. 24, for a Palo Alto man who was struck and killed by an SUV on Saturday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by MP resident, on Dec 26, 2015 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 2986 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook, Little House give to senior center

Red umbrellas hung festively from the ceiling of the Menlo Park Senior Center while the girl scouts of Beechwood Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Dec 24, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Another accident takes down fence on Marsh Road

Marsh Road will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to make repairs to the Atherton Channel fence, something...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by MP Resident, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm | 24 comments | 5115 Views

MENLO PARK

The gift of hearing

"Ga ga ooh la la." Five-year old Ivan "Vanya" Priimak, sat on the floor of a Menlo Park home, glued to an iPad streaming...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Tracy S, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 4325 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police chase, arrest suspect in Trader Joe's robbery

After a "lengthy foot pursuit," police captured and arrested a 56-year-old man Monday afternoon on suspicion of stealing...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 4493 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park may oppose PG&E fee hike

Menlo Park's City Council may vote Tuesday, Dec. 15, to send a [http://menlopark.org/DocumentCenter/View/8950 letter] to...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 3371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Borrone MarketBar to host holiday pop-up event

Six months after its unexpected closure, Borrone MarketBar, the neighboring sister restaurant of the ever-popular Cafe Borrone...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Dec 22, 2015 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 3137 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki has announced plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat currently...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pay Attention, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal crash closes Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Menlo Park this morning (Dec. 19) that has closed Sand Hill Road. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 21, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 14 comments | 12687 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: Former client now contributes to Ecumenical Hunger Program

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Ecumenical Hunger Program. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/12/21/holiday-fund-former-client-now-contri...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 2145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bracing ourselves for El Nino storms

El Nino, the periodic concentration of unusually warm water in the Pacific Ocean, may result in severe storms this winter,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 21, 2015 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 3702 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Home fire destroys workshop on Olive Hill Lane

A residential fire Thursday evening at 275 Olive Hill Lane in Woodside destroyed a workshop and the tools and materials inside....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wd, on Dec 21, 2015 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 2677 Views

WOODSIDE

Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Atheists have a philosophical belief in common with the Rev. Ama Zenya, the interim head of the congregation at the Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by sj burns, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 3 comments | 5800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Holiday Light Displays?

Can anyone recommend local neighborhoods with lovely light displays for the holidays? There's of course Christmas Tree Lane...

Original post made by Water on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Why Bother?, on Dec 20, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 827 Views

MENLO PARK

Safeway denies bank card skimming at its Menlo Park stores

Safeway Inc. is denying reports that incidents of bank card skimming may have occurred at stores in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Dec 20, 2015 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 4070 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mixed reception to changes in home-design review

A change to the Woodside municipal code designates one person rather than a review board to determine whether applications...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:49 am | 7 comments | 3617 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Virginia Chang Kiraly admonished for serving two masters

Concerns about Virginia Chang Kiraly holding two incompatible offices surfaced during public comment at the Dec. 16, 2015...

Original post made by Greed & Hubris on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by FYI, on Dec 19, 2015 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contest

In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 2460 Views

MENLO PARK

CBS SF Bay Area: Safeway Investigates Possible Card Skimming At Some Bay Area Stores

CBS News says ATM cards numbers and PIN numbers have been stolen from Menlo Park Safeway since September: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/12/16/safeway-possible-card-skimming-...

Original post made by shopper on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by shopper, on Dec 18, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views
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