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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proceeds with logo, graphic redesign

Since work is already underway and other cities paid more than Menlo Park did for similar projects, the City Council decided...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by LOCO LOGO, on Feb 2, 2014 at 9:35 am | 25 comments | 9595 Views

MENLO PARK

As traffic increases, concerns grow about student safety

As local schools struggle to accommodate larger numbers of students than their campuses were designed for, roadways around...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 22 comments | 8224 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

Felix Buelna, proprietor of Casaz De Tableta (House of Cards), poses with three of his daughters, Guadalupe, Mauricia and...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

MOVIES

Review: The Invisible Woman

History, they say, is written by the victors. Indeed, popular English novelist Charles Dickens was a winner who jealously...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 1, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 983 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sinnott files lawsuit over driveway

The battle over a Louise Street driveway in Menlo Park has now moved to the courtroom. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/11/22/sinnott-files-lawsuit-o...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by pathetic, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 8 comments | 12661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public urged to step up water conservation

As state, regional and local water agencies step up efforts to encourage water conservation in the wake of the governor's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 31, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman struck and killed on Caltrain tracks

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain's Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ally, on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Senators try to close transitional kindergarten loophole

The bill is a long way from passage, but at least two influential state legislators, Sens. Jerry Hill and Darryl Steinberg,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Parent 2, on Jan 31, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1397 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents raise issues with Pope-Chaucer bridge project

Despite organizational difficulties and a gym with poor acoustics, Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents clearly voiced their...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 8 comments | 3013 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, wife give $5 million to East Palo Alto health center

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $5 million toward construction of a new health center...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Joan, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

ATHERTON

A wonderful example of local government transparency

http://apd.crimegraphics.com/2013/default.aspx Crime Graphics - CitizenRIMS CitizenRIMS GraphicThe Town launched CitizenRIMS...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in Sims metal recycling fire

An arsonist may have set a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metal recycling center on Dec. 17, investigators say. Burning...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 30, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Presentation in Menlo Park on local effects of sea-level rise

A presentation is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, downstairs at the Menlo Park Library at 800 Alma St. on the expectation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by bill price, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 1234 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo council looks at binding arbitration, city logo

Following a closed-session negotiation with two of the city's labor unions, the Menlo Park City Council meets tonight (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 1748 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 2077 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley/Woodside: Should shake roofs be banned?

Wood shake roofs are vulnerable to wildfire. Should Woodside and Portola Valley ban them? Both town councils will discuss...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 2671 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge lets defamation lawsuit proceed against John Woodell

A judge declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a fire board director against John Woodell, husband of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by What the Dickens?, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 57 comments | 9048 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Home design doesn't fit neighborhood, commission decides

The architect of a two-story 3,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style home on Middle Avenue was sent back to the drawing board...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by For guidelines, on Jan 28, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 22 comments | 10799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kathleen Daly honored as Willows 'superhero'

Just how much Willows residents love Cafe Zoe restaurant owner Kathleen Daly was apparent Tuesday night, Jan. 14, when dozens...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1956 Views
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