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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Interested Party, on May 26, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 104 comments | 13406 Views

WOODSIDE

Neighbors raise concerns about proposed Skyline rehab center

Fear of wildfire permeated the room of the Kings Mountain Community Center on Nov. 20 as the Skyline Boulevard community...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lynn Ross, on Dec 17, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 6 comments | 13391 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council to hear appeal on realtor's proposal for awnings

Awnings will be the subject of a public hearing tonight (Sept. 24) at the Woodside Town Council meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by green fan, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 13359 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside report: Mountain lion and three cubs spotted in Wunderlich park

Deputy sheriffs and park rangers are patrolling the woods at Wunderlich county park in Woodside after the reported sighting...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Old timer, on Sep 15, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 24 comments | 13359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services set for Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by justathought, on Oct 31, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 13331 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rally opposing Prop 8

Several community leaders in San Mateo County, including Supervisor Rich Gordon, will speak at a rally to oppose Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Pledge, on Nov 13, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 248 comments | 13269 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla leaves Menlo Park behind this summer

Tesla Motors is preparing to leave Menlo Park in the rear-view mirror. The electric car retailer recently opened a renovated...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 5, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 41 comments | 13256 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by smilingparent, on Feb 22, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 13232 Views

MENLO PARK

Did Menlo Park fire district chief put TV show ahead of accident response?

There is little or no disagreement from Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman on the facts in an...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 228 comments | 13211 Views

MENLO PARK

State: Insufficient evidence in Sutton discrimination case

Former city gymnastics instructor Michelle Sutton received notice in December from the California Department of Fair Employment...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Almanac Fan, on Jan 9, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 6 comments | 13207 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney: No charge in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by what de ...., on Jan 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 23 comments | 13189 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What are your memories of Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park?

Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park in...

Original post made by Memorie Man on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 28, 2016 at 2:30 am | 64 comments | 13159 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown plan initiative could affect fire-station remodel

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2014 at 10:45 am | 45 comments | 13143 Views

MENLO PARK

Man killed in Menlo Park police shooting

A man is dead this afternoon after reportedly being shot by a Menlo Park police officer. The shooting happened on Willow...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:36 am | 21 comments | 13132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Top stories of 2013

This was not a year reporters spent idling at their desks, desperate for news to write. On the contrary, 2013 brought a deluge...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Feeling defensive?, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 13110 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman dies after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A woman in her 30s died Monday night from injuries sustained when her silver Acura SUV was struck by a southbound train at...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 57 comments | 13014 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 | 12992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike lanes open in memory of cyclist

Cyclists and officials from San Mateo County, the California Department of Transportation, the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 1, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 12970 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors ban most roadside herbicide spraying

County residents who have been trying since 2006 to convince San Mateo County supervisors to find non-chemical ways to kill...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on May 11, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 12964 Views

MENLO PARK

Third generation of Hassetts opens new hardware store

The fifth family-owned Hassett Hardware store has opened in Redwood City, with the family proving that the little guy really...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 3 comments | 12952 Views
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