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MENLO PARK

Judge sides with Menlo Park, Atherton over flaws in high-speed rail review; could delay project

Opponents of a plan to send high-speed trains shooting down the Peninsula's Caltrain corridor -- including the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 22 comments | 2138 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Acorn Award winners announced

Menlo Park's Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Golden Acorn Awards, recognizing community service and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by C. Gump, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

MENLO PARK

Huge crowd vents high-speed rail woes

Panel members face many questions and concerns following the meeting on high-speed rail in the Menlo Park City Council chambers...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 1597 Views

MENLO PARK

In high-speed rail lawsuit, Menlo Park resident seeks clarity

Menlo Park resident Russ Peterson has had a lot of mud thrown at him recently in blogs on the high-speed rail issue, he says,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Grandpa Ira, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 1657 Views

WOODSIDE

Couple found dead in Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office today discovered an elderly married couple dead in a home on Woodside...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 2478 Views

WOODSIDE

REAL ESTATE: Woodside home sells for $1.1 million

A house on Ware Road in Woodside sold for $1,125,000 on July 21, 2009. The house previously sold for $1,595,000 in October...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Puzzled, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jackson makes contact with Cleveland

Nate Jackson's professional football career was extended Monday when the former Menlo College All-American signed with the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

MENLO PARK

Report forecasts Bay Area growth

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tempers flare in debate over public pay

Long-simmering political tensions boiled over at Menlo Park's City Council meeting Aug. 25, sparked by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 1969 Views

MENLO PARK

MP man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barry Ister, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 1525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

Over a month after local residents started complaining about the greatly increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by PA neighbor, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 18 comments | 2911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Everest opens auspiciously, despite Sequoia district's obstacles

The founders and leadership team of the area's new charter high school should take a bow. In spite of all the obstacles placed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 51 comments | 3248 Views

MENLO PARK

New restaurant to open at Allied Arts

A new restaurant, Cafe Primavera, will open Friday, Sept. 4, at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park. It replaces...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Noreen, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1644 Views

WOODSIDE

Solar array to offset huge electricity bills

A Woodside homeowner who pays about $40,000 yearly for 105,000 kilowatt hours of electricity is having a 10-500-square foot...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 2252 Views

MENLO PARK

Applying for medical marijuana permits

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Right on, on Sep 4, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools gets $2.9 million

The 735-student Portola Valley School District hit the jackpot in the recent lottery for federal stimulus money. The district...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tim Hanretty, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 1852 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1483 Views

MENLO PARK

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a town hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at M-A High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 8, 2009 at 6:42 am | 28 comments | 1926 Views
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