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AROUND TOWN

Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park

A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 1224 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

There have long been notable connections between filmmakers and magicians. Houdini became a film star, Orson Welles delighted...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 56 Views

MENLO PARK

Big changes next door while Menlo Park is paralyzed by the Fry/Lanza Initiative

"Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans Host of new shops, restaurants and enhanced outdoor spaces...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 23 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people require surgery after car crashes into Palo Alto restaurant

Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 1150 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Applewood Pizza robbed at gunpoint

A man wearing a black mask robbed Applewood To Go pizza restaurant at gunpoint around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howcome, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 314 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

In my 11 years as an elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District I have found it impossible to have a dialog with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by yup, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 92 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad pleads no contest in stalking case

People say it's really hard to completely delete information from a computer. Erin Umberg, 28, is finding that the district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, 13 hours ago | 8 comments | 1541 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by BeerSnob, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 1790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto restaurant

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 232 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park studies lane changes to El Camino Real

The quest for a wider El Camino Real -- three lanes in each direction -- is moving forward in Menlo Park, but as always,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Play it again George, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 14 comments | 1151 Views

MENLO PARK

Election 2014: Five candidates file for school board seats

A total of five people have filed so far to run in the Nov. 4 election for school board seats in the Menlo Park city and...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Parent, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 675 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car

When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 836 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto coffee shop

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 212 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboarding experiment takes next step

A low-cost experiment on the value and popularity of a skateboard facility in Portola Valley got rolling Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by skaters of PV, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 35 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

This election cycle will provide voters with some real choices in the Sequoia Healthcare District election. In addition...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Farmville, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 98 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 443 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:37 am | 85 comments | 1858 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary

Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by conspiracy, on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 534 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: More must be done for safety on El Camino

The death last week of 32-year-old pedestrian Shahriar Rahimzadeh, who was struck by a car and killed while crossing El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 31, 2014 at 8:47 am | 24 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Deputies use Taser on 'physically combative' Redwood City man

Allegations of illegal narcotics possession and a physical altercation with deputies in the Woodside town center led to the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 6 comments | 1463 Views
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