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AROUND TOWN

Surf Air planes still overhead, despite OK to fly Bay route

Joining Adam Ullman in his North Fair Oaks backyard for a weekday morning cup of coffee makes it clear just what he means...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 1808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Look for traffic conditions to change as students return to class

Morning and afternoon traffic conditions will be subject to seasonal change starting Wednesday, Aug. 17, as the school year...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Calypso41, on Aug 17, 2016 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: New bike racks installed downtown

Bikers pedaling into downtown Menlo Park now have more spots to lock up their wheels on Santa Cruz Avenue. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 2109 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsider homeowners respond in survey of town's building-review process

For years, Woodside town officials have heard complaints from homeowners and others that the process for getting a building...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Canada rd, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five years, four months in state prison for Menlo Park, Atherton burglar

A 24-year-old Menlo Park resident, Porfirio Cruz Jimenez-Pimental, was sentenced on Aug. 12 to five years and fours months...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 6 comments | 3286 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: A dozen campaign yard signs go missing overnight

Twelve yard signs supporting Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller's re-election were reported stolen within hours from...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by probably kids, on Aug 15, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 1438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Video: M-A grad makes micro-film about police, race tensions

A viral Facebook post has become the subject of a two-minute film by Zachary Clarence, a Menlo-Atherton High School graduate...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 3192 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Men rob Trader Joe's at gunpoint

Trader Joe's employees were held at gunpoint by two men during an armed robbery of the Menlo Park store around 9:15 p.m....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 4955 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Best buds at Gorilla Foundation

Actress Betty White is a "close friend" of Koko the gorilla and a long-time supporter and board member of the Gorilla Foundation...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 3054 Views

WOODSIDE

Former Jackling home focus of exhibit

The former home of copper baron Daniel C. Jackling may have been demolished, but in Woodside it is not forgotten. A new exhibit...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Sister Andrea Marie, on Aug 15, 2016 at 12:48 am | 4 comments | 2717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cruz beating Trump in California

According to the Chronicle - Cruz beats all GOP candidates, including Trump. I'm speechless....

Original post made by Java Jake on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by for the Donald!, on Aug 14, 2016 at 5:18 pm | 57 comments | 1431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo School students write code for educational tool

The Looma resembles little more than a makeshift wooden box containing a projector with some techy-looking doodads inside....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Anita, on Aug 14, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Deleting Documents after illegal appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos to Sheriff

I said the July 12, 2016 appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos to Sheriff was illegal and a Coup. The appointment was not on...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 138 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trial date set for lawsuit by driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician seriously injured in December 2012 when her...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 13, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 2646 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Little Hoover Commission to update Special District Report

I recently received the June ADVOCACY ALERT of the Association of California Healthcare District's(ACHD) sent to directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2016 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 191 Views

MENLO PARK

Did she remit the 12% transient occupancy tax

Quite a bit in other news sites including local news stations about the MP woman who Airbnbed a room in her home for a while...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 129 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Michael O'Connell, airline machinist

An Irish wake for Woodside Glens resident Michael Dan O'Connell is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Bach Dancing &...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jan Sollish, on Aug 12, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail smuggling defendants appear in court

Seven defendants including three San Mateo County sheriff's employees accused of a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and drugs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 35 comments | 4443 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Political leaders call for Caltrans to act on El Camino hazards

After hearing of the verdict assigning Caltrans most of the blame for a 2010 death in a crosswalk on El Camino Real in Atherton,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 12, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 1507 Views

FICTION

Police calls: Thefts from home construction site in Portola Valley

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/19/police-calls-levels-and-job-site-radio-...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2622 Views
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