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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman killed at El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park woman was struck by a vehicle and killed June 18 while walking at the intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by pogo, 2 hours ago | 61 comments | 7133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by local impacts matter, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 856 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 658 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, 18 hours ago | 16 comments | 7460 Views

MENLO PARK

Heroin ring has ties to Menlo Park, police say

Bay Area law enforcement agencies have arrested the alleged leader and three alleged co-conspirators in a heroin distribution...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by trw, on Jul 4, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lindenwood Fox Family - Lessons learned

Two months ago I discovered first a single fox and then a family of two adults and four kits living under the deck in our...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 4, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 66 Views

OTHER TOPICS

BREAKING: Trump leads all Republicans

"according to the Huffington Post Pollster poll average, Donald Trump now sits atop the GOP field..." There ya go, bongs...

Original post made by News of the weird on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by view from my desktop, on Jul 4, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 258 Views

MENLO PARK

CalTrain loses attempt to circumvent electrification project from CEQA

In a unanimous decision by the 3 member federal STB, the board ruled today, and denied CalTrain's petition to have federal...

Original post made by morris brown on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 4, 2015 at 8:21 am | 6 comments | 155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park police warn about fireworks, firearms

Atherton and Menlo Park police are reminding residents that all fireworks are illegal in every city in San Mateo County except...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clean up your dog poop!

When I walk my dog around Menlo Park I am disgusted by how much dog poop is left for someone else to deal with. This morning...

Original post made by Disgusted on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by mark gilles, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 119 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Jasmine spends month on the lam

The bichon frise, not much more than a ball of fluff at less than 15 pounds, was lost and wandering the hills of Woodside,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water , on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 1861 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use

With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 12 comments | 2761 Views

MENLO PARK

There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 1007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 2508 Views

WOODSIDE

Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 990 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police give safety tips after attack on runner

Atherton police are offering tips for runners and walkers after a 17-year-old Atherton girl out on a noon-time run was grabbed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Annabelle, on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

SPORTS

Trainers should monitor all high school athletes for concussions, grand jury says

High schools in San Mateo County need to take steps to detect concussions in athletes in all sports and use care in determining...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Play Safe, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Road, trail improvements draw focus in new budget

Town Hall in Portola Valley is projecting a budget deficit for the coming fiscal year, but it's a year that follows previous...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Terry, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 756 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Real estate icon Frances Bohannon Nelson dies

Frances Bohannon Nelson, a resident of Woodside for 55 years and a Peninsula real estate icon and philanthropist, died in...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by ari s perez, on Jun 30, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 4162 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police focus on Ravenswood Avenue traffic problems

Menlo Park police have been more visible lately along Ravenswood Avenue, concentrating traffic enforcement efforts there. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 30, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 31 comments | 3155 Views
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