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Candidate filing period opens

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 election opens Monday, July 13, and closes Aug. 7. In Almanac towns, a total of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park resident calls cops; three teens nabbed on suspicion of multiple burglaries

A call to police from an alert Menlo Park resident who spotted three people ransacking his car on Stanford Avenue in the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Stats, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:17 am | 5 comments | 2768 Views

MENLO PARK

Heroin ring has ties to Menlo Park, police say

Bay Area law enforcement agencies have arrested the alleged leader and three alleged co-conspirators in a heroin distribution...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 9, 2015 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 3291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents protest plans to cut old oak at new school site

Neighbors are protesting the Menlo Park City School District's decision to remove an old oak tree on the campus where they...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Judy Horst, on Jul 9, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 12 comments | 3203 Views

MENLO PARK

Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2926 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post says Hillary is Dishonest

An excerpt from the CNN interview with Carl Bernstein CARL BERNSTEIN, WASHINGTON POST: "I think she's half right. I think...

Original post made by Carl Bernstein Fan on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jul 9, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 9 comments | 296 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Bike lanes raise concerns by pedestrians

The recently installed temporary bike lanes on Santa Cruz Avenue have left some Menlo Park residents worried that the street...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by More facts, on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:42 am | 9 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman who crashed into and killed Menlo Park couple sentenced to 30 years to life

A woman with a prior DUI conviction who struck and killed a Menlo Park couple walking their dog in 2013 was sentenced to...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 8, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident2, on Jul 8, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 1576 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hillary Clinton due at Atherton fundraiser in August

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to attend an evening fundraising reception at the Atherton home of Chris Kelly...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Limousine Liberal, on Jul 8, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

“We enjoy the scrutiny.” —Chief Private Defender John Digiacinto

San Mateo County Private Defender Program This explains why John Digiacinto enjoyed this Grand Jury Report so much there...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 8, 2015 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 207 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use

With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still wasting water!, on Jul 8, 2015 at 10:49 am | 14 comments | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton's Cheryl Burke turns thumbs down to Trump's pageant

Cheryl Burke, a 2002 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School and a well-known professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Jul 7, 2015 at 11:24 pm | 13 comments | 2364 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Briefs: Cheryl Burke won't host Miss USA pageant

Cheryl Burke, a 2002 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School and a well-known professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Jul 7, 2015 at 11:22 am | 8 comments | 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park celebrates the Fourth

Kids with their decorated bikes, trikes and wagons paraded down Santa Cruz Avenue and headed for a festival in Burgess Park...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Lshore, on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:00 am | 6 comments | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police focus on Ravenswood Avenue traffic problems

Menlo Park police have been more visible lately along Ravenswood Avenue, concentrating traffic enforcement efforts there. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by try one-way streets, on Jul 6, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 34 comments | 3621 Views

MENLO PARK

CalTrain loses attempt to circumvent electrification project from CEQA

In a unanimous decision by the 3 member federal STB, the board ruled today, and denied CalTrain's petition to have federal...

Original post made by morris brown on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by local impacts matter, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 326 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 5, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 2062 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:56 am | 16 comments | 7668 Views
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