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MENLO PARK

Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 4, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy, 12, shot in East Palo Alto

A 12-year-old boy on Friday night became the latest shooting victim in a series of gun violence against young people in East...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1943 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lions Club accepts Grants from Healthcare Districts

Lions Club International Foundation on it’s website http://www.lcif.org/EN/about-us/index.php says “LCIF helps Lions...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Louise, on Jan 3, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Caltrain can survive without high-speed rail

Caltrain has two alternatives: One involves introducing high-speed rail to the Peninsula, which most residents have now learned...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by J. Wong, on Jan 3, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1667 Views

MENLO PARK

Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1683 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Woodside resident killed

The man who was shot and killed in Hillsborough on June 15 has been identified by Hillsborough police as Christopher Calvache,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Trish, on Jan 2, 2012 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1794 Views

OTHER TOPICS

D.A.: Middle-school boys assaulted girls

Five Redwood City middle school boys have been arrested for allegedly attempting to sexually assault two 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 31, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments | 3023 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State court says yes to RDA shutdown

Menlo Park bids farewell not only to 2011 this week, but also its redevelopment agency (RDA). The California Supreme Court...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 31, 2011 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 3103 Views

ATHERTON

Las Lomitas offers transitional kindergarten

For the first time, the Las Lomitas School District is offering a transitional kindergarten program called "Young Fives,"...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local partying, dining out on New Year's Eve

Many local restaurants are planning special events for New Year's Eve. Among them: the British Bankers Club, Madera restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by RJ, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 2831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now departing: The year 2011

What happened in 2011? The better question might be: What didn't happen? ==B Photo:== Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg checks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 29, 2011 at 7:19 am | 2 comments | 2706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Left Bank hires architect for new steakhouse

The new year will welcome a new Left Bank steakhouse at 898 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, the former location of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Downtown Neighbor, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over recently by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her car...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 4685 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Coroner identifies man killed in motorcycle crash

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 1...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2637 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton won't book large events in park

Wedding bells will not be ringing in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park next year, after a divided City Council on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Davena, on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 3193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Yakoub, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2131 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Supervisors to say "yes" to Stanford's offer of $10 million for trails

Dear Supervisors Groom, Tissier, Jacobs Gibson, Pine, and Horsley, Stanford’s offer to fund the research and planning...

Original post made by Lovinda on Dec. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2815 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Recognition for World War II heroism may be near for Carl Clark

Carl Clark is a survivor, many times over. On Dec. 7, 1941, he was awakened by the sounds of war, and barely escaped serious...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Byron Stout - Kansas, on Dec 25, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 3821 Views
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