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MENLO PARK

Arrillaga eyes El Camino Real properties in Menlo Park

Developer John Arrillaga has his eye on El Camino Real -- more specifically, former auto dealership lots now owned by Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Oct 5, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 28 comments | 8555 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Firefighters flip flapjacks for benefit

Menlo Park firefighters will demonstrate their cooking skills from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Fire Station No....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2583 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases housing plan update

The draft supports legalizing second units, otherwise known as "granny units," and identifying appropriate locations for...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by jANET, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green light for red-light camera reforms

Goodbye, snitch tickets. The latest version of State Sen. Joe Simitian's red-light camera reform bill has been signed into...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Two injured in I-280 crash

All southbound lanes of Interstate 280 were reopened this morning following a solo-vehicle crash near the Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1539 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reconsider Belle Haven 'engagement' plan

A number of questions arise from the City Council's decision late last month to hire a consultant and spend an estimated...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by richard cline, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 13 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts.

San Mateo County Officials are controlling the new jail argument and won't even consider any recommendations made by experts....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2137 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Time running out for ancient oak

It continues to shade the home team dugout at Portola Valley's Ford Field baseball diamond, that solitary old oak with its...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dibs!, on Oct 4, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1654 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District revises budget after county Office of Education rejects it

The Portola Valley Schools Foundation pledges $1.3 million to the school district, allowing it to move into the black. The...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy shoots man along Caltrain tracks

A man was shot by a San Mateo County sheriff's deputy Wednesday following a confrontation on railroad tracks in San Jose,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1699 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Two pedestrians seriously injured crossing El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Monique, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 1775 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Neil Kelly Quartet to Perform at CSMA, Thursday, Oct 4

Admission is FREE to this Faculty Concert at Community School of Music and Arts' Tateuchi Hall. Enjoy the cutting edge...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Scott, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:21 am | 2 comments | 2068 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 2515 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 | 3634 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Talk on next quake in Bay Area

Tom Brocher, director of the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center, will give a talk Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Oct 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2139 Views

SPORTS

Tony Reyes killed on freeway

A 38-year-old San Bruno man was killed after he exited his crashed vehicle, walked onto a northbound lane of U.S. 101 near...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pedro O Flores, on Oct 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo traffic delayed at Santa Cruz & El Camino

Construction error leaves traffic signals malfunctioning in downtown Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12180...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local's film shows local sights

Menlo-Atherton High School and Burgess skate park are featured in a short film by Zachary Clarence (Menlo-Atherton, 2010),...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Weist for Atherton P.D.

Atherton council candidate Cary Weist states on his website that his top issues are: * Ensure that Atherton maintains...

Original post made by Duh... on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:25 am | 17 comments | 1355 Views

OTHER TOPICS

League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to SmartVoter.org and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views
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