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UPDATE: Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 80 comments | 4317 Views


Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Russ Parman, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 4317 Views


Vikings Pop Warner teams open season

The six teams of the Menlo-Atherton Vikings in the Pop Warner football league kicked off the season playing the Bayside Broncos...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Sep 19, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 4316 Views


Police calls: Ten home burglaries reported

Police Calls from Ladera, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Thief with the munchies, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 4316 Views


Allied Arts gets Cool -- hooray!

I'm thrilled to hear that Jesse Cool is bringing her food wizardry to Allied Arts Guild. I was there a few days ago, and...

Original post made by Cool Fan on Apr. 18, 2007
Last comment by Miss Picky, on Apr 19, 2007 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 4315 Views


Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 4313 Views


Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jun 27, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 12 comments | 4312 Views


Cover story: Stanley Hiller: Nice guy finishes first

From teenage aviation genius to rescuer of failing corporations, Stanley Hiller of Atherton, who died April 20 at age 81,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Shannon Borri, on May 5, 2008 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 4312 Views


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 | 4312 Views


The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 4311 Views


Family of cyclist Rodney Smith files wrongful death lawsuit

A more detailed picture of the circumstances surrounding the car accident that killed cyclist and former Altera Corp. chief...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Peninsula Cyclist, on Jan 2, 2008 at 9:57 am | 11 comments | 4311 Views


Maasai warrior hikes Wunderlich Park

Maasai warrior and chief Sabore Ole Oyie is in the United States to solicit aid to drill 400 wells to provide safe drinking...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 4311 Views


Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative signatures certified

The grassroots initiative to change sections of Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real plan has enough registered voter signatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 46 comments | 4310 Views


Don't bother with a brunch menu at Il Fornaio

For my money, the only thing worth getting at brunch at Il Fornaio is the French toast. The lump of melting marscapone cheese...

Original post made by Prima Collazione on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Joanne, on Dec 14, 2006 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 4310 Views


When will city repave Middle Avenue?

Does anyone know when the city is going to get around to repaving Middle Avenue? The potholes are getting deeper and deeper...

Original post made by Local reader on Sep. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4309 Views


Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees

In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Oct 5, 2016 at 12:05 am | 90 comments | 4307 Views


Judge: City erred in referring to prior allegations of lying when firing police officer

A judge has ruled that the city of Menlo Park should not have mentioned prior allegations of dishonesty on the job when it...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Don't count on it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:37 am | 8 comments | 4307 Views


Not your average ham and cheese sandwich

What the French do with the ham and cheese sandwich -- the Croque Monsieur -- is a marvel. What the Crepes Cafe in Menlo...

Original post made by Donna Con Brio on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Jenna, on Jan 9, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 4307 Views


Fall leaves bicyclist with critical injuries

A 21-year-old man toppled off his bike on Monday night, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:22 am | 20 comments | 4306 Views


Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 4305 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
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Mueller and Taylor for Menlo Park Council
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Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 13 comments | 863 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 704 views