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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion on Louise Street dispute: Don't destroy our neighborhood

On July 16 the City Council will vote on an issue that raises fundamental questions about the nature of our community, and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:37 am | 115 comments | 5465 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest attempted suicide.

This story is finally coming to light, I had heard about it from 3 sources when it first happened, I even sent that info...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 26, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments | 1574 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why the Censorship

Early this morning I read a post regarding the 44th anniversary of the tragedy at Chappaquiddick. Later this morning I saw...

Original post made by Sharon Heights Resident on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wendy Baldwin, on Jul 26, 2013 at 11:05 am | 6 comments | 4959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Child-porn sentencing delayed

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, who in March pleaded no contest to possession of child pornography, was to be sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

Reconstructing Hillview playing field

Turf that for only a few months covered the playing field at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park is being carted away as...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 5937 Views

WOODSIDE

County parks nonprofit hires program manager

Portola Valley resident Carrie Davis has been named program manager for the Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks, a nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 26, 2013 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Chief ushers in new public transparency

Robert Jonsen, Menlo Park's new police chief, is bringing a touch of Los Angeles sunshine to his post: The department will...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by The Voice, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights lawyers scrutinize school district

In a bid to start a conversation on addressing poor academic performance among students from the Ravenswood City School District...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 22 comments | 19839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire chief returns home after fall

After three decades in a career that saw him deployed for 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing, Katrina and local emergencies...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 1764 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A call for Mayor Ohtaki's resignation

What does Menlo Park Mayor Peter Ohtaki do when faced with hundreds of requests from Menlo Park residents to review the specific...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Planner, on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 1462 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to expand surveillance

Four surveillance cameras will be added to the Menlo Park Police Department's arsenal if city officials agree. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by where is the LINE, on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:41 am | 12 comments | 1389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, July 25 at 4 pm- Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, July 26 at 7 pm- Family Movie Night featuring "James...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 712 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley weighs future of farmers' market

The Portola Valley Town Council in April approved a six-week trial for the Thursday afternoon farmers' market. On Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

ATHERTON

What's with all the off leash dogs at Holbrook Palmer Park?

What's with the increase in off leash dogs there? Is it suddenly legal to have one's dog off leash & not responsive to voice...

Original post made by Hmmm on Jul. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 943 Views

WOODSIDE

Open space district opens new trail

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Tuesday (July 23) opened a one-half mile trail connecting the Skyline Trail/Bay...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 24, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Menlo Park police arrest fugitive

Menlo Park police and FBI agents arrested on Monday a 48-year-old Newark man who has been on the run from police in connection...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 24, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 2836 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested in hit-and-run in downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park police arrested and booked into county jail Michael Ford, 38, of Palo Alto on felony charges of leaving the scene...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 23, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

FICTION

Kepler's reboot enters second year

Kepler's, the "Silicon Valley bookstore that keeps reinventing itself," appears to be enjoying a new lease on life after...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dizzy, on Jul 23, 2013 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner confirms girl was killed by truck

The San Mateo County coroner Friday confirmed that a 16-year-old girl was fatally struck by a fire truck at the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by ndnorth, on Jul 23, 2013 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 1391 Views
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