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Our "me first" society

Another thread on this site is discussing someone who is putting tacks on Woodside's roadways to hurt bicyclists. As expected,...

Original post made by pogo on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by not optimistic, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 79 Views


Thank you PG&E

Thank you PG&E for being a Platinum donor to the 2015 Fall California Republican Convention. The Platinum level is the...

Original post made by Menlo Park delegate to the CRP on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Katie, 9 hours ago | 24 comments | 680 Views


Bridge instruction

Looking for either a beginning bridge class or private instruction. Would like to stay within Palo Alto or Menlo Park. (Palo...

Original post made by Jan on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 51 Views


Early reactions to Stanford's revised development plans for Menlo Park

Since Stanford submitted its revised proposal Sept. 28 to develop its 8.4-acre property along roughly half a mile of El...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 1, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 813 Views


Tacks scattered on Woodside roads are hazard to bicyclists

Bicyclists have a nemesis roaming the upper reaches of Kings Mountain Road in unincorporated Woodside. Someone is scattering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Local, on Oct 1, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 24 comments | 5748 Views


San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 67 comments | 10835 Views


Police calls: Arsonist sets roadside couch on fire

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Keerer, on Sep 29, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1441 Views


Atherton gives go-ahead to new bike routes

The Atherton City Council has unanimously approved plans for the first phase of the town's Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Bam!, on Sep 28, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 945 Views


Consultants: Delays add $2.8 million to cost of Atherton civic center

It took five tries, but the committee charged with advising Atherton's City Council about the plans for the town's new civic...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Disclosure, on Sep 27, 2015 at 8:07 am | 6 comments | 1723 Views


Students lead tour of JobTrain facilities

In a blur of activity, beaming students led visitors through an open house Sept. 17 at the Menlo Park JobTrain facilities...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 26, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 884 Views


Bradley's Funky Franks: new hot dog joint in Menlo Park

Bradley's Funky Franks, a gourmet hot dog restaurant owned by award-winning Chef Bradley Ogden, opened its doors to customers...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Sep 25, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 953 Views


Arizona man sentenced to 13 years for Woodside home burglary

A man accused of flying to the Bay Area from Arizona to burglarize a Woodside home in 2012 was sentenced to 13 years in...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by welp, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views


Arrested deputy sues, claims retribution

The year 2014 had some tough stretches for Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, according to the lawsuit...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Wait a minute, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:49 am | 31 comments | 3183 Views


Atherton says PG&E can start process to remove 16 trees

Atherton's City Council has agreed to let PG&E begin the process to remove 16 trees on private property in the town that...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Sep 23, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 5 comments | 1625 Views


Atherton moves toward town-wide, high-speed optical fiber system

Mike Farmwald says his plans to install a state-of-the-art optical fiber cable stystem in Atherton would provide the town...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Perpective, on Sep 22, 2015 at 5:40 am | 4 comments | 1803 Views


It's all but over for Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

For almost 30 years, Sung Lee has been managing his Fosters Freeze burger and ice cream joint, a Menlo Park landmark at...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Mary Leslie Fehrt, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:11 pm | 27 comments | 4084 Views


Menlo Park man, 27, charged with rape of 15-year-old girl

Isaac Adam Rodriguez, 27, of Menlo Park, pleaded not guilty Friday, Sept. 18, to six felony charges relating to the alleged...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Shivaun, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views


Almanac website back online after cyber attack

The five online news sites of Embarcadero Media Group, including, were hacked Thursday night at about 10:30...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Sep 21, 2015 at 1:44 am | 7 comments | 2744 Views


Saturday: Kepler's celebrates 60 years in Menlo Park

A grand public party on Saturday, Sept. 19, will mark the 60th birthday of Kepler's Books. But the iconic bookstore in downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Bettina, on Sep 17, 2015 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views


Jail smuggling defendants appear in court

Seven defendants including three San Mateo County sheriff's employees accused of a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and drugs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 16, 2015 at 6:42 am | 20 comments | 3340 Views
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