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MENLO PARK

Those were the days

Before there was the Ladera we know today, the La Siesta ranch occupied the hilly landscape that was dotted with blue, valley...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 18, 2013 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 7817 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Barry Rosen, pioneer of addiction medicine, dies at 61

Dr. Barry Rosen, who was recognized internationally for his expertise on the disease of addiction, died at his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Louis Morin, on Nov 16, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 5 comments | 9369 Views

MENLO PARK

Students, parents rally to win tenure for La Entrada teacher

Students and former students of Michael Dumbra's Latin classes whooped and hollered and clapped for joy on Friday, March...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Lakshmi, on Nov 16, 2013 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 8191 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Towns look for volunteers for planning and architectural review panels

The town councils of Woodside and Portola Valley are looking for volunteers to serve on advisory panels. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 15, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 16854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 15648 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park working to improve emergency alert coverage

Smoke and confusion lingered in the air after Sunday's fire at a metal recycling plant left Menlo Park residents trying to...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Use what we have!!, on Nov 14, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 12382 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton, Menlo Park residents advised to shelter in place due to fire at scrap metal yard

Atherton and Menlo Park police advised residents this afternoon to shelter in place with windows closed if they smell smoke...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 68 comments | 26174 Views

MENLO PARK

Election turnout only 25 percent

Only 25 percent of registered voters in San Mateo County cast ballots in the Nov. 5 election, according to county Elections...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Nov 14, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 7506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Birthday Virginia Chang Kiraly!

And thank you for all you have done for San Mateo County. The San Mateo County grand jury brought attention to the pension...

Original post made by FOV on Nov. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 304 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Alleged drunken driver pleads not guilty in fatal crash

A woman accused of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 13, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1996 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stanford student pleads not guilty after fatal crash

A Stanford Graduate School of Business student pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple felony charges related to a fatal...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:58 am | 2 comments | 1876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district's $60 million bond measure passes

Voters said yes to the Las Lomitas School District's construction plans for its two schools by approving Measure S, a $60...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 24 comments | 14924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials investigate Sims fire

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is investigating Sunday's fire at a scrap metal recycling facility in Redwood...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 5 comments | 18349 Views

MENLO PARK

Why are good people leaving Menlo Park City Hall?

In the last 4-5 years these people have left. Planning Engineer Community Development Director and before that Community...

Original post made by Long Time Menlo Man on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 6 comments | 4245 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans and Whistleblower's statement false financials.

These allegations should be very easy to verify. Note Mike Scanlon is a very busy man with many hats in San Mateo County,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 12, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 2428 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Workshop ahead on water district's future

There is uncertainty ahead for residents within the Los Trancos County Water District. The district's seven-year habit of...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Portola Valley Resident, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 4575 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Finally, a Purple Heart for a slain soldier

It took 43 years and the insistence of family and friends, but finally a Vietnam War soldier was given a Purple Heart posthumously. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Actually, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 14213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Farewell to longtime M-A Jazz Band leader Frank Moura

After 39 years as the director of the Menlo-Atherton High School Jazz Band and a music teacher, Frank Moura will retire in...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bryce, on Nov 11, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 12456 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Shell gas station may expand repair shop

The Shell gas station at 1400 El Camino Real and Glenwood Avenue in Menlo Park may be undergoing some changes. According...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 5 comments | 13861 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bank robbed

A woman walked into the U.S. Bank in Menlo Park on Friday afternoon and, after handing the teller a note demanding money,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 7479 Views
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