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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police select officer for Facebook-funded position

What was described as a "win win win" is now a "win win win win" situation, at least for one Menlo Park police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 4018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 4017 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

La Honda Winery vintner offers sampling of wine from grapes grown in Peninsula's backyard

Anyone who thinks of winemakers and wine aficionados as pretentiously, overbearingly serious really should meet Ken Wornick. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by STEVE Haynes, on Dec 7, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 4016 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train in Atherton

A Walnut Creek man, 33, was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by DRose, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 4014 Views

MENLO PARK

The real reason behind red light cameras

Editor: The decision by the Menlo Park City Council to install red-light cameras is motivated by greed, not public safety. I...

Original post made by Claude Leglise on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 4012 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit regulations approved

If you live on a lot in Menlo Park that's at least 6,000 square feet and meets some other requirements, including setbacks,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 21, 2014 at 8:05 am | 10 comments | 4005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fails to report Serious Incident for 22 days. Why?

August 24, 2012 8:25AM a northbound train was stopped at 590 Bubuque Ave S.S.F. letting passengers off and on. At the same...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 22 comments | 4003 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New look at grade separations

They aren't sure what they plan to do with the money, if anything, but the Menlo Park City Council decided to ask for county...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Dec 17, 2012 at 11:35 am | 25 comments | 4001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Theatre plans take shape in Menlo Park

The peeling fašade of the long-vacant Park Theatre may give way to a mix of office space and retail, according to owner Howard...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by sammymiami, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 4000 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Releases Code Complaint on home of Charles Marsala

The following letter was forwarded to me today. It contains the results of an allegation that the home of Charles Marsala...

Original post made by mike murphy on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Aug 4, 2010 at 12:37 am | 21 comments | 3998 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Cyclist seeks to heal rifts with drivers

It's so easy to elicit sighs of exasperation from officials in towns such as Woodside and Portola Valley and the law enforcement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cyclone, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 23 comments | 3997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Court needs chance to overturn Citizens United

On June 14, the United States Supreme Court will have its first opportunity to revisit the infamous Citizens United decision,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Jun 16, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 25 comments | 3997 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: David Palecek, 37, father of four

David Vaclav Palecek, an Atherton resident and a partner at McKinsey & Co. management consulting firm, died from complications...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 3996 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal

Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 38 comments | 3994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Conclusive testimony on artificial turf left out

In last week's otherwise fine article regarding Portola Valley's Town Council rejection of an expensive consultant study...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Socrates, on Mar 31, 2008 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 3991 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 3990 Views

MENLO PARK

Studio Red lobby a scene of destruction after car crashes through front window

Models that took "thousands of hours" to construct were destroyed, but product design and development company Studio Red...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by confounded, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 3989 Views

AROUND TOWN

School Teacher victim description of some San Mateo County Deputies

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Brandon Hatt arrested and charged with Grand Theft. The victim Jesse Mathews a school teacher...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Holly L., on Dec 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 18 comments | 3987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: What will new school look like, and how much should it cost?

What kind of school do Menlo Park City School District residents want to see built on the district's former O'Connor School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on May 28, 2013 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 3986 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe faces uncertain future

The Willows neighborhood may need to fight for Cafe Zoe, a popular community hangout, as the landlord of Menalto Corners...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by boxer, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 3986 Views
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