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High-speed rail, loan on Menlo Park council agenda

Menlo Park's City Council will consider whether to reverse a policy designed to keep high-speed rail out of the city; consider...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by stop studying and do, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:40 am | 7 comments | 5280 Views

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Ladera: Woman using fake license convinces teller to hand over $8,300 check

A woman carrying a fake Florida driver's license walked into the Chase bank in Ladera on Dec. 30 and convinced a teller to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 15, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 12612 Views

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Menlo Park rail policy unchanged

The Menlo Park City Council did not change its rail policy at its meeting last night (Jan. 14), but not because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 3166 Views

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Couple arraigned in the case of stolen Portola Valley Porsche

A San Jose couple suspected of involvement in several Peninsula burglaries and the theft in September of a Porsche from a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 4561 Views

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Menlo Park: Woman charged with DUI in crash

The 26-year-old driver in a crash that left her and a passenger seriously injured has been charged with multiple counts related...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by oearl, on Jan 21, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 4006 Views

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Kathleen Daly honored as Willows 'superhero'

Just how much Willows residents love Cafe Zoe restaurant owner Kathleen Daly was apparent Tuesday night, Jan. 14, when dozens...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 3878 Views

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Woodside: Couple fined for illegally downing trees

In an echo of its last encounter with a Woodside property owner who had felled major trees without a permit, the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 27, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 7298 Views

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Editorial: Gym teacher's firing still hurts

Despite a state ruling that there was no illegal behavior involved prior to the dismissal of Menlo Park gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bring Back Teacher Michelle, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 4454 Views

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Off-duty sheriff's deputy who stole trumpet takes plea deal

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested in December 2012 for snatching and later discarding an...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 5811 Views

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East Palo Alto chooses new interim police chief

A former San Bruno police chief who has assisted numerous Peninsula cities while they searched for new chiefs will step into...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by S, on Apr 19, 2014 at 12:08 am | 3 comments | 4733 Views

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Two sentenced to prison for embezzling from mosquito district

Two former mosquito district employees convicted of embezzling more than $450,000 from the district were sentenced to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by mpcyclist, on Jan 27, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 3545 Views

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Menlo Park man convicted of child molestation fails to appear for sentencing

A 50-year-old Menlo Park man found guilty of multiple counts of felony child molestation didn't show up for sentencing on...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 7111 Views

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Portola Valley military tanks heading to East Coast

At this time a year from now, about 80 armored vehicles of war from the Jacques Littlefield collection in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Tanks a lot!, on Jun 30, 2014 at 11:20 am | 12 comments | 11317 Views

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Borrone MarketBar: An exciting new addition to an old favorite

Since Cafe Borrone opened nearly 25 years ago, Menlo Park has made it its "go-to" place. In the Readers' Choice 2013 competition,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joann, on Feb 2, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 11 comments | 16690 Views

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Arson suspected in Sims metal recycling fire

An arsonist may have set a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metal recycling center on Dec. 17, investigators say. Burning...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 30, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 3401 Views

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Public urged to step up water conservation

As state, regional and local water agencies step up efforts to encourage water conservation in the wake of the governor's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 31, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 3237 Views

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Woman struck and killed on Caltrain tracks

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain's Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ally, on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 4526 Views

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Menlo Park: Storm claims tree

While this week's rain was good news for a community worried about drought, it was bad news for one Menlo Park tree. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Not A Lumberjack (Still Okay), on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

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State senator introduces bill to reopen public access to Martin's Beach

Legislation introduced Monday would help restore public access to a popular surfing beach near Half Moon Bay that has...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 17 comments | 10387 Views

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'Noon ride' of cyclists stop for safety clinic

About 75 cyclists on the well-known "noon ride" voluntarily stopped their lunchtime workout on Jan. 23 in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by cars too?, on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 4243 Views
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