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PORTOLA VALLEY

Los Trancos Woods: Fire destroys garage, two vehicles and part of house

A two-alarm structure fire significantly damaged a home at 5 Joaquin Road in Los Trancos Woods after destroying the garage,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Amelia Gough, on Aug 28, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1545 Views

MENLO PARK

Roadway 'sharrows' coming soon to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park plans to add shared lane markings — "sharrows" — to portions of Menlo Avenue and University Drive...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Aug 28, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 825 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman donates money to replace stolen bike

"Don't let the good in the world be overshadowed by these people," said a note from an anonymous woman to a 14-year-old boy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain reports record ridership

Caltrain's average weekday ridership in June was a record 50,390, an 11 percent increase over June 2011, the Peninsula Corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Scott Singer, on Aug 28, 2012 at 6:12 am | 6 comments | 829 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to decide on Little League facilities in park, rebuilding Town Center

Atherton voters will be asked on the November ballot whether they want to see permanent Little League structures in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sorry Didi, on Aug 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 1265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Whitman gives $100,000 to Romney super PAC

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, a candidate in the 2010 race for governor, gave $100,000 to a super PAC working for Republican...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Romney is LOSING, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 96 comments | 2994 Views

MENLO PARK

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 1630 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Charles "Chuck" Huggins, top executive at See's Candies

Friends and relatives of Charles "Chuck" Newel Huggins, the noted philanthropist, president and chief executive of See's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by John Straubel, on Aug 26, 2012 at 4:39 pm | 5 comments | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Acrid smell near SRI last night

Did anyone else smell an acrid odor near the intersection of Ravenswood and Laurel last night around 2 A.M.? I've smelled...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began on Thursday, Aug. 23, at about...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mainiero, on Aug 25, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Facebook exec claims British Bankers Club

Eight months after the party stopped at the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park, signs of revival appeared, thanks...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Aug 25, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 1272 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Vote Yes on Proposition 32

"The measure (Proposition 32) would change campaign finance rules by banning corporations and unions from contributing to...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2537 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Time for action on gun violence

Another gun spree killing. This time a house of worship, last time a movie theater, and before that a shopping mall, a campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 8:55 am | 40 comments | 1862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen attacked at Menlo Park skate park

School vacation, a sunny Monday morning in Menlo Park, nowhere else to be -- why not hit the skate park? One 14-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Empathy, on Aug 25, 2012 at 1:31 am | 6 comments | 1373 Views

MENLO PARK

Small turnout for project with huge impact

About 50 people attended the Aug. 16 workshop on a project that will affect all 32,513 Menlo Park residents: figuring out...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Aug 24, 2012 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1656 Views

AROUND TOWN

FPPC is investigating Faro & Shefren of Sequoia Healthcare District

You might recall that they are 2 of the 5 directors that told the 2000-01 Grand Jury to Shove It, when it was recommended...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Pipeline replacement closes lanes

Westbound lanes on Sand Hill Road between Branner Drive and Saga Lane will close during daytime hours as Pacific Gas and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

Thieves break into four cars on Sand Hill Road

Clean cars, dirty cars, BMW, Audi -- the burglars weren't picky as they broke into four vehicles on Sand Hill Road on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Aug 22, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 895 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Candidate Bragg holds 'office hours'

Firefighter Dave Bragg will be available for coffee, questions, and weighty discussions of Menlo Park's future on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by steve4homeorg, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 928 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County should explain the Violent, High Risk, Sex Offender description

the Sheriff's Office used in their alert to the public. Here is a copy of my e-mail sent today to the Board of Supervisors. Derrick...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1099 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,910 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
By Paul Bendix | 6 comments | 1,415 views

All This Arguing . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,335 views