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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACTORS committee submits formal letter to Supervisors,re: the DA's mistreatment of Juan Lopez and the Greg Munks incident

The Ayres blog has the link to the document that was submitted by ActForUS last week to all of the Board of Supervisors and...

Original post made by Activism on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 24, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 12 comments | 469 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Obama's Role in Israel's Prime Minister Election

The Hill.com has an interesting perspective on the role President Obama played in Israel's recent election for prime minister. http://thehill.com/policy/international/236565-neta...

Original post made by Hill.com Reader on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 16 comments | 248 Views

FICTION

Boots on the ground

Lean, mean craftsmanship defines the compact (para)military thriller "'71," set during the titular time of the Troubles in...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nate@bestcombatboots.net, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 482 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Downtown parking on Menlo council agenda

Downtown parking, that perpetual agenda topic in Menlo Park, will reappear yet again before the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 625 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe says" Must pay consequences."

"it's simply if someone violates the law they have to pay the consequences, to Katie Utehs KTVU 2 no motivation other...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 24, 2015 at 10:52 am | 11 comments | 500 Views

MENLO PARK

Growing up with Ty Cobb

About 10 years ago Herschel Cobb and his daughter Madelyn were looking at a photo of her as a young child. Suddenly, she...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Marian Lones Jacoby, on Mar 23, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Truck smashes through camera shop; cop chases, catches suspect

After a silver Nissan pickup truck smashed the rear glass door of Mike's Camera in downtown Menlo Park early Sunday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Three arrested on burglary charges after Menlo Park pursuit

Three men were taken into custody Friday (March 20) following a pursuit sparked by a resident who reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 2788 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: New leadership needed at Filoli

Unanswered questions about controversial decisions affecting some 1,500 volunteers at the historic Filoli estate continue...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 22, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 24 comments | 2566 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans cancels second herbicide spray date on Highway 84

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), which had said it would spray herbicides along Highway 84 west of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by JENNIFER HEIT, on Mar 22, 2015 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1216 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police department names employees of the year

Code enforcement officer Eleonor Hilario has been tapped as the Menlo Park Police Department's 2014 employee of the year,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Guest, on Mar 21, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Frederick's Follies in Portola Valley

The Police, Kiss and the Beach Boys are among the rock bands that will be impersonated at the 11th production of Frederick's...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by I was in this performance , on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man found not guilty of assault on officer

A jury delivered a "not guilty" verdict in the case of a 65-year-old Menlo Park man charged with backing a pickup truck into...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Romin, on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 8 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

The **Downton Abbey** Republican congressman resigns

Rep. Aaron Schocks (R-Ill.) new office in the Rayburn Office Building, which was designed to resemble the dining room of...

Original post made by Schlock on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Schlock, on Mar 21, 2015 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy warns Woodside drivers to be more careful near school

An email sent March 19 to parents at Woodside Elementary School by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Ron DeRespini warns...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Host an AFS Exchange Student. Gain a global family member for a lifetime!

​Hosting a foreign exchange student can be an amazing, heart-warming, and wonderful learning experience for your family--and...

Original post made by Susan Allen on Mar. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 82 Views

MENLO PARK

Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalk plan approved

The Menlo Park City Council has approved a plan to install sidewalks along Santa Cruz Avenue between Olive Street at Hillview...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by facts?, on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:05 am | 32 comments | 2597 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo Park

Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded this week to a motorist's report of seeing herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Iberia restaurant plans to move at year-end

By year-end, it will be off to a new, out-of-town home for Iberia, the popular Spanish restaurant on Alma Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by predictable, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:34 am | 20 comments | 3208 Views
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