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Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 7, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 21 comments | 1365 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Supes give red light to Ladera traffic lights

The county has put the brakes on a controversial proposal to spend $500,000 to install traffic lights on Alpine Road at...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:26 am | 21 comments | 1996 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley to buy 'affordable' housing site

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to buy a 1.68-acre site for housing that would be affordable to people of moderate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:53 am | 21 comments | 3112 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sells Hamilton Avenue land

Greenheart Land Company came away as the top bidder for the city's seven lots on Hamilton Avenue. The Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Justice for all, on Nov 15, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Time to hold elderly drivers accountable

The tragic accident on Interstate 280 (Dec. 14) brought a fresh reminder of a growing danger among us, elderly drivers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:12 am | 21 comments | 3940 Views

MENLO PARK

Defamation lawsuit against a MP FProtection District Board member Virgina Chang Kirlay won't be dismissed.

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_22429443/judge-indicates-he-wont-toss-defamation-suit-against?source=autofeed# "...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Connecting the dots, on Jan 29, 2013 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner confirms girl was killed by truck

The San Mateo County coroner Friday confirmed that a 16-year-old girl was fatally struck by a fire truck at the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by ndnorth, on Jul 23, 2013 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 1347 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to buy surveillance equipment, but delay use until crafting privacy policy

After several hours of sometimes spirited discussion on Tuesday night, the Menlo Park City Council voted to approve the purchase...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 6396 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested for alleged molestation

San Mateo County sheriff's deputy arrested for alleged molestation http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2013-10-01/san-mateo-county-sheriffs-deputy-arrested-for-alleged-m...

Original post made by Lurker on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by another, on Oct 3, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 21 comments | 6718 Views

AROUND TOWN

The other big project in downtown Menlo Park

While attention has been focused on what Stanford University plans to build in Menlo Park, another developer has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by cassandra, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 17043 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:46 am | 21 comments | 10611 Views

SPORTS

Guest opinion: Bleachers wrong for Atherton park

In the fall of 2012, Atherton voted to "Save Our Park" by aborting well-thought-out plans for a library, which might have...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Now what?, on Feb 5, 2014 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 7721 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit discussion continues

The Planning Commission is in the throes of figuring out how to incorporate secondary units, also known as "granny units,"...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Homeless Person, on May 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 7721 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police consult FBI on vandalism targeting wealthy

The Atherton Police Department is reviewing material on security cameras made available by residents and consulting with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Whats_U_Gonna_Do?, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 21 comments | 5639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent faces watchdog in District 3 supervisorial race

Big differences in beliefs on government's proper role in our lives, and on local government's effectiveness in fulfilling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 2924 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Aug 23, 2014 at 2:45 am | 21 comments | 5698 Views

AROUND TOWN

We are all Ferguson…Stop Military Creep

We must stop Military Creep to all of our Police Departments and Sheriff Office. Law Enforcement by Peace Officers is extremely...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 21 comments | 462 Views

WOODSIDE

Man, 27, convicted of Woodside burglaries, sentenced to 33 years in prison

Justin Ralph Mitchell, 27, of Redwood City, who was convicted in June of two Woodside residential burglaries, was sentenced...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by pogo, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 1553 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fired finance director seeks to block investigation report

The murky details surrounding the unceremonious firing of Atherton Finance Director John Johns on Oct. 29 might be revealed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OutsideObserverLOL, on Dec 12, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 20 comments | 3386 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
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A Surprise!
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheart’s expensive potion
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