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MENLO PARK

Hurricane Irma relief effort draws Bay Area search-and-rescue task force

Some 80 Bay Area specialists in "heavy rescue" were headed for Florida on Thursday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Grand opening party for new Menlo Park furniture store

ANTHEM Home, a new home furnishings store at 889 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, is holding a grand opening party...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park Mama, on Sep 8, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 8447 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Firefighters return from Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts

Some of the Bay Area firefighters who have been helping with water rescue efforts in Texas in response to flooding from Hurricane...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2017 at 2:57 am | 5 comments | 4913 Views

MENLO PARK

New president-rector at St. Patrick's Seminary

St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park welcomed its 17th president-rector, the Rev. George E. Schultze, at a Mass ceremony...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Long time resident, on Sep 7, 2017 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2930 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford's 'Middle Plaza' clears penultimate hurdle

Stanford's proposed 429,739 square-foot development on an 8.4-acre site stretching along El Camino Real in Menlo Park from...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 7, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 4180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office: SUV driver 'at fault' in Portola Valley collision with cyclists

The driver of an SUV involved in an Aug. 5 collision with a group of bicyclists near Portola Valley Town Center at 765 Portola...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3603 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton's Malcolm Dudley retires after 56 years as investment adviser

Just two weeks shy of his 85th birthday, Atherton's Malcolm Dudley has retired from his full-time job as an investment adviser...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Roger & Betty Toguuchi, on Sep 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 3280 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council hashes out details of Sand Hill Road annexation

Members of the Menlo Park City Council were surprised they were expected to approve, upon their first scheduled discussion...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Why approve?, on Sep 5, 2017 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 3803 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M-A High: Twenty-one new classrooms greet students

For the new school year, students at Menlo-Atherton High School are getting a chance to use the new facilities and have classes...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jury finds Menlo Park man guilty of first-degree murder

A San Mateo County jury on Thursday (Aug. 31) found Jerry Coneal III, a 23-year-old resident of Menlo Park, to be guilty...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4440 Views

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Deputies: Woman punched, kicked by boyfriend; Redwood City man arrested.

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched at around 12:15 a.m. Thursday to the Shell gas station at 3201 El Camino Real at Fifth...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 6451 Views

AROUND TOWN

AG warns of sham charities for Hurricane Harvey victims

Californians should be careful when donating money to charities purporting to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, the state's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4604 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton collision's aftermath: Road closed, no power, no water and flooding

Saturday was not a good day for some Atherton and Menlo Park residents: A collision on El Camino Real resulted in a power...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Peter J., on Sep 4, 2017 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 3240 Views

MENLO PARK

Study on displacement of residents raises eyebrows

The Menlo Park Housing Commission and community members who attended its June 29 meeting were dubious at best at conclusions...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 4, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 9 comments | 6409 Views

WOODSIDE

Tech company red-tagged for public health code violations

A bright orange/red placard emblazoned with the words "UNSAFE" and "DO NOT ENTER OR OCCUPY" has been greeting visitors to...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Word, on Sep 4, 2017 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 3800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park firefighters helping to evacuate Texas residents

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District were in Wharton, Texas, on Thursday as part of a Bay Area water...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 4, 2017 at 9:42 am | 6 comments | 5632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire district now taking applications for board appointment

Menlo Park Fire Protection District residents interested in a 15-month term on the district's fire board have until Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2017
Last comment by facts, on Sep 3, 2017 at 11:52 pm | 3 comments | 3370 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Deputy says he'll challenge sheriff in 2018 election

The announcement is not yet official, but Deputy Sheriff Mark D. Melville says he is running for the top job in the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Sep 3, 2017 at 9:23 am | 29 comments | 5752 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Crime reports in Atherton, Woodside, Menlo Park

These reports are from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Sep 2, 2017 at 12:27 am | 2 comments | 2366 Views

FICTION

Warning: Weekend may be a scorcher

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Friday through Monday, with temperatures predicted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 6 comments | 1896 Views
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