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AROUND TOWN

SMCSO Deputy Eric Merti R.I.P.

My thoughts and Prayers are with his family and friends. He was killed in motorcycle crash in Burlingame. http://burlingame-hillsborough.patch.com/articles/motorcyclist-killed...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 31, 2013
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man pleads guilty to tax evasion

Portola Valley resident Christopher B. Berg pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 30, to charges by the U.S. Department of Justice...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by one percent, on Jan 31, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2307 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chief, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1236 Views

MENLO PARK

Former 49er accused of felony assault in Menlo Park

A jury trial for former 49er Kwame Harris, accused of felony assault in a Menlo Park fight, is set for April. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 30, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 6 comments | 1438 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Council: Colleagues question mayor's call for more collaborative spirit

Two City Council colleagues have called into question the sincerity of Atherton Mayor Elizabeth Lewis' statement last month...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Class, on Jan 30, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 11 comments | 1454 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley creates affordable housing panel

Affordable housing was a key topic again at the Portola Valley Town Council meeting Wednesday (Jan. 23), as the council tentatively...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Louis Ebner, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 16 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Got milk? Car thief on the lam steals soy milk

Running from the police makes a man thirsty. When Menlo Park officers caught up with Valentin Arias Jimenez, they discovered...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1126 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga project grows

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Neg impacts, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:52 am | 24 comments | 1814 Views

FICTION

Judge inclined to let Woodell's defamation lawsuit proceed

The defamation lawsuit against a Menlo Park fire board director will proceed if a San Mateo Superior Court judge stands by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Sue, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1914 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley also bans plastic bags at checkout

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed Jan. 23 to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney says his office should not have dismissed case against Menlo Park cop

Review of case filed against Menlo Park police officer caught with prostitute leads to policy changes in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 29, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 11 comments | 2300 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by tired of it, on Jan 29, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 7 comments | 1427 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge inclined to let defamation lawsuit proceed

"If the tentative ruling stands, the San Mateo court would essentially be making new law," said Harmeet Dhillon, who is representing...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by , on Jan 29, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo gun buyback nets 680 firearms

A gun buyback event in San Mateo Saturday collected more than 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by elko-fer, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 1077 Views

MENLO PARK

Defamation lawsuit against a MP FProtection District Board member Virgina Chang Kirlay won't be dismissed.

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_22429443/judge-indicates-he-wont-toss-defamation-suit-against?source=autofeed# "...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Connecting the dots, on Jan 29, 2013 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 2055 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ed Davis, former Portola Valley councilman and mayor, dies

A memorial service for former Portola Valley mayor Ed Davis is tentatively set for Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Community Hall...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Tricia Young, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2307 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Mother, child injured in shooting

A mother and toddler were shot and injured in Menlo Park on Saturday evening in a possible gang-related drive-by shooting,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by karen robinson, on Jan 28, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 964 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gun buyback in San Mateo

People can receive up to $100 in cash for a handgun, shotgun or rifle, and up to $200 for an assault rifle at a gun buyback...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 27, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 14 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

College graduate

Glenn W.K. Shelton of Menlo Park graduated from Humboldt State University in December with a bachelor of science degree in...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dianne Blake, on Jan 25, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans plastic bags at checkout

Earth Day (April 22) will see the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park. The City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 25, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 2270 Views
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