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AROUND TOWN

Firefighters, cops deliver thousands of toys to kids

Christmas came early this year for hundreds of local children, thanks to the efforts of a large group of volunteers involved...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2474 Views

FICTION

MPPD says it won't tolerate home fireworks or firearms New Year's Eve

Even on New Year's Eve, it is illegal to discharge a firearm and to use or possess fireworks within the city of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1301 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Students approached by strangers offering rides

Woodside Elementary middle school students walking to, from and around Roberts Market in Woodside have been approached by...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Jan 28, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 3 comments | 2302 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Driving alert: Expect traffic delays on Willow Road today

Drivers should expect traffic delays on Willow Road on Thursday, Jan. 28, due to traffic signal work at the Willow Road and...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by acomfort, on Jan 28, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalWater scrambling to repair multiple water-main leaks

Emergency plans of California Water Service Co.'s Bear Gulch District have been tested since Monday, Jan. 25, when an afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 3339 Views

MENLO PARK

Heat wins 3rd/4th-grade basketball title

The Heat has been crowned champion of the 94 teams in the third/fourth-grade division of the Silicon Valley National Junior...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jeffrey, on Jan 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 3447 Views

MOVIES

Filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman reflects on four decades of work

"It all started with LSD," says Menlo Park filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman, launching into the story of how she began her career...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Dorothy Fadiman, on Jan 27, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton boring?

Tired of hearing how our local communities top lists for the most expensive real estate, wealthiest populations or highest...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 20 comments | 4011 Views

MENLO PARK

Rash of vehicle-related burglaries, thefts in Menlo Park

Police calls: Nine laptop computers and five tablet computers stolen in smash-and-grab burglaries from vehicles and thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 3629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Car windows smashed at equine therapy center

Deputies don't yet have a suspect in the case of two Jan. 19 auto burglaries on the grounds of the National Center for Equine-Facilitated...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Menlo Park looks at 'E-bikes', bike lanes at special joint session

Menlo Park's transportation issues will get a closer look Tuesday, Jan. 26, when the Menlo Park Bicycle Commission, Transportation...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Michael Meyer, on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:22 am | 6 comments | 1702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Intruder breaks into occupied home; second incident in a week

For the second time in less than a week, a stranger entered a local occupied home after dark, this time in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by CC, on Jan 27, 2016 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 4381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax is subject of special Menlo Park City School District meeting

A possible parcel tax election is the subject of a special meeting of the governing board of the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 26, 2016 at 11:24 pm | 10 comments | 3024 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council considers basement ordinance

The Woodside Town Council tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 26) will consider formal definitions for several below-ground residential...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by What???, on Jan 26, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1442 Views

ATHERTON

Clarice Merrill, 69, of Atherton has died

Frank Merrill says you can understand a lot about the kind of person his wife Clarice was by what she did after she knew...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sandy Crittenden, on Jan 26, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 6674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park-based InnVision Shelter Network unveils new brand

After a year in the works, a new name and brand for InnVision Shelter Network, the Menlo Park-based homeless services nonprofit,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 26, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Public meeting on Alpine Road corridor study

Travel along Alpine Road between Junipero Serra Boulevard and Ladera has been less than ideal for a long time. A community...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by pvrez, on Jan 25, 2016 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 2200 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Gateway project resurfaces at Planning Commission

Developer David Bohannon will disclose tonight (Monday) new details about the hotel, health club and office building planned...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 25, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 2487 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision

Women have had the right to choose for 43 years. Thanks largely in part to to Republican Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun...

Original post made by Pro Choice Republican on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 24, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical leader and surgeon R. Hewlett Lee dies at 89

R. Hewlett "Hewey" Lee, M.D., a leader for decades in medical affairs in Palo Alto, Stanford University and statewide, died...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Brendan, on Jan 22, 2016 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1912 Views
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