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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... Last comment 6 hours ago | 27 comments

Menlo Park may join lawsuit over Caltrain electrification EIR
As with two neighboring cities, Menlo Park is considering whether to challenge the environmental impact report for Caltrain's... Last comment 4 hours ago | 22 comments

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"M-A girls hoops win"
Menlo-Atherton's Maddy Kim (23), Naomi Baer (24) and Carly McLanahan (30) were on their feet to celebrate the Bears' 48-35 nonleague win over Sacred Heart Prep on Saturday, Jan. 10. M-A's third win of the week moved the Bears to 10-4. (Photo by Lara Hoyem) Submitted by Richard on Jan 13, 2015

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Menlo School celebrates centennial
Menlo School in Atherton is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a number of activities, including a speakers series and the posting of historical information and photos on its website. Thursday, 2:55 PM

Menalto Cleaners owner pleads not guilty to 40 felony counts
Edwin Gary Smith, the owner of Menalto Cleaners, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 28, to 40 felony counts stemming from alleged credit card fraud. Thursday, 9:53 AM | 3 comments

CJW Architecture designs new Menlo Park firehouse
CJW Architecture of Portola Valley designed the planned new fire station on Oak Grove Avenue at Hoover Street in downtown Menlo Park for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. Thursday, 3:03 PM

Caltrain electrification: Menlo Park, Atherton examine litigation options
Now that the final environmental impact report for Caltrain's plan to electrify its rail service between San Francisco and San Jose has been approved by the agency's board of directors, cities along the Peninsula with concerns about electrification are pondering what steps to take next. Thursday, 9:39 AM | 1 comments

Isaacson named president of real estate association
Chris Isaacson is the 2015 president of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. He grew up in Portola Valley, graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School, and is a Realtor with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Woodside. Thursday, 4:06 PM

Rev. Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification
East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, said the Rev. Jesse Jackson during events on Monday in the city and at Stanford. Otherwise, residents will be pushed out by gentrification, a process that hasn't changed in communities of color since Jackson, 73, began fighting it in the 1960s, he said. Thursday, 8:56 AM | 6 comments

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside
Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Thursday, 8:00 AM

Man, 61, sentenced to 25 years to life for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes
A 61-year-old man who dropped his cell phone and ID while being chased by police, left his DNA and fingerprints at the crime scene and was seen by a witness when he intruded into an Atherton home, has pleaded no contests to charges related to the 2014 crimes. He was sentenced to 25 years to life. Wednesday, 10:55 AM | 3 comments

Feature story: Bob Sawyer of Woodside discovers his latent talent in forecasting
An experiment organized by the national intelligence community is attempting to demonstrate that reliable forecasts can be made about economic and geopolitical events. And that some people, including Woodside resident and investment adviser Bob Sawyer, are good enough at it to earn the title of super forecaster. Thursday, 7:44 AM

Woodside salon focuses on healthful food, habits
SOUL (short for: seasonal, organic, unprocessed, local) Food Salon is so popular it sold out in 12 hours the two times it has happened in Woodside. Thursday, 8:10 AM

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 signed off Tuesday night on letting more restaurants -- and potentially other types of businesses -- put their outdoor space to greater use. Wednesday, 10:49 AM | 27 comments

Police calls: Fire hydrant sheared off by hit-and-run driver in Woodside
Crime and accident reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Wednesday, 9:44 AM

Menlo Park property transfer tax revenue jumps
Menlo Park saw an increase in revenue garnered from the transfer of real estate during the first six months of this fiscal year, as compared to the same time period for 2013-14. Wednesday, 9:25 AM | 1 comments

Editorial: $156K raised for Almanac Holiday Fund

Most popular baby names in San Mateo County

Menlo Park: iPhone heist alleged at Facebook headquarters

Mia competes in three episodes of 'MasterChef Junior' before elimination

Coroner IDs Caltrain fatality

Woodside School District sells $13.5 million in bonds

Obituary: Dr. Norman Coplon, nephrologist and innovator

Obituary: Betty Everson, Menlo Park resident

Menlo Park reports 10% drop in collisions


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