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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Community examines rail-crossing hazards

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Mar 6, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 33 comments | 6311 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police substation 'more like a neighborhood service center'

The new Menlo Park Police Department substation holds some surprises for the Belle Haven neighborhood. The long-awaited facility,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by RC101, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 6307 Views

AROUND TOWN

More outdoor dining coming to Menlo Park

A pilot program that tested an expanded outdoor dining area at Left Bank went so well that the Menlo Park City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Feb 3, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 44 comments | 6307 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas main breaks on University Drive

Police and firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are at the scene of a gas-main break in the 1300 block...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 11 comments | 6306 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jack Hickey endorses Michael Stogner for San Mateo County Supervisor

I'll be voting for Michael Stogner for Supervisor. Recently, I chose Michael as one of my running mates for the Sequoia...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo progressive, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:53 am | 48 comments | 6304 Views

MENLO PARK

Biotech innovator Alejandro Zaffaroni of Atherton dies at 91

Alejandro Zaffaroni, an innovator in biotechnology and drug delivery systems, and generous humanitarian with close ties to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 6302 Views

FICTION

Con man Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Glen Turner, on Jan 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 6295 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 6286 Views

ATHERTON

Traffic congestion ahead: Marsh Road closure starts today

The planned 10-week closure of Marsh Road in Atherton begins Tuesday, May 31, as the town starts construction on a replacement...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by JimmyCanDo, on Jun 11, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 6286 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Bob Augsburger dies Dec. 31 at his Portola Valley home

Robert R. "Bob" Augsburger, a former vice president of Stanford University and the first executive director of the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 6283 Views

MOVIES

Locked-in mind becomes a butterfly

This is always my favorite time of year for movies -- when most of the best are let out of the gate to contend for an Oscar...

Original post made by MovieGoer on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 6282 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park works on 'granny unit' regs

The Menlo Park Planning Commission continued its quest to figure out how to encourage construction of secondary units, also...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 6280 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park starts drafting response to Caltrain electrification report

The Menlo Park City Council weighed in on the draft environmental impact report for Caltrain's electrification project, and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 6277 Views

ATHERTON

Another citizen settled with San Mateo for false arrest and police officer falsifying police report

I posted the link to Steve White's case in one of the threads about Jon Buckheit's case, but I think it deserves own thread. I...

Original post made by Lurker on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ree Chard, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:45 am | 11 comments | 6277 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council will review Stanford plan April 16

Stanford University said it will have the latest revision of its proposed eight-acre mixed-used complex ready next week --...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 74 comments | 6273 Views

MENLO PARK

Southbound El Camino at Selby in Atherton closed Friday after major accident

Another traffic snarl developed Friday (Sept. 27) afternoon in Atherton -- this one a major-injury accident that closed southbound...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 8 comments | 6273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School gears up for kindergarten registration

Parents whose children are eligible to attend kindergarten or transitional kindergarten next fall at Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 6270 Views

MENLO PARK

SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE - THE MENLO PARK MYTH

Imagine my surprise when I saw my daughter's picture in the Menlo Park activity guide under the page marked "School Age Child...

Original post made by beyond frustrated on Jul. 29, 2007
Last comment by Work is bad, on Sep 21, 2007 at 11:33 am | 39 comments | 6264 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Kitchen brings Italian cuisine to Ladera

In five weeks time, Mike Wallau has transformed Mike's Cafe, into a rustic Italian restaurant featuring farm-to-table food,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 28, 2013 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 6263 Views

MENLO PARK

No punitive damages in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

A judge has denied a second request to include punitive damages in a lawsuit filed against an elderly driver who crashed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 6261 Views
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