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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to install 120-foot-tall police antenna/transmitter

Rampant tree growth may be great for the arcadian feel of Menlo Park's Civic Center, but it has had one negative effect....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Dec 19, 2016 at 9:12 am | 8 comments | 5811 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park gives $266,000 to nonprofits

Menlo Park will give more than a quarter of a million dollars to local nonprofit organizations under the city's community...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 5811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dan Ghiorso named chief of Woodside fire district

Battalion Chief Dan Ghiorso will take over as fire chief of the Woodside Fire Protection District on May 1, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by rmpereira, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 5811 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5811 Views

ATHERTON

Students gain skills to make change at Menlo School's 'action summit'

Over a hundred students from 12 different Bay Area schools, including Menlo-Atherton High, Castilleja in Palo Alto, and Eastside...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5811 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents, public agencies stockpiling sand before storm

A flash flood watch and high wind warning have been issued by the National Weather Service in advance of the storm expected...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 10, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 5810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New members bring business experience to Las Lomitas board

Two new members have taken their seats on the Las Lomitas Elementary School District governing board: Parents Dana Nunn and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Katie, on Mar 27, 2019 at 10:04 pm | 2 comments | 5810 Views

SPORTS

Marathon spirit: Three Menlo Park runners participate in the race where it all started

Intrigued by the origin of the marathon — the 26.2-mile race Arlene McCarthy and I had each run elsewhere 10 times...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cara, on Dec 17, 2007 at 7:47 am | 3 comments | 5810 Views

MENLO PARK

Greenheart to offer free Caltrain passes to residents, workers at its new complex

If Greenheart Land Co. gets city approval to build a 420,000-square-foot office and housing complex on El Camino Real in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by More housing = less traffic, on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 21 comments | 5809 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel may produce $600K in city taxes its first year

"Public benefits" was a refrain at the Nov. 16 Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting, this time with regard to Pollock Financial...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Downtown-err, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 5808 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 5808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wow! Dow Closes Above 12,000

Market peak means party time. Menlo Park resident Doug McGee, a Senior Vice President at Wachovia Securities in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Doug McGee on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 20, 2006 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 5808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman struck and killed on Caltrain tracks

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain's Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ally, on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 5808 Views

WOODSIDE

Private meeting held between Facebook officials and East Palo Alto advocates

A private town hall meeting was held at the East Palo Alto Senior Center on Monday, Nov. 28, between Facebook executives...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5808 Views

MENLO PARK

Nostalgiac for that Neighborhood Feel

Written 5 years ago. A Neighborhood Loses its Soul There is an awkward stretch of about two blocks in West Menlo...

Original post made by Ray Billburn on Dec. 6, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5807 Views

MENLO PARK

It’s Time for Some Straight Answers. Is Allied Arts Being Sold?

My girlfriend works in real estate in San Francisco, and she gave me some very disturbing news. A number of banks and real...

Original post made by A Concerned Arbor Road Neighbor on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Orwell, on Jul 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 5807 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs significant changes in city's general plan for development

A set of policies for what can get built in Menlo Park between now and the year 2040 was approved 4-1 late Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by working relationship, on Dec 5, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 28 comments | 5807 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Secrecy surrounds the now-closed Al's Nursery

Al's Nursery, an institution for 51 years in Portola Valley, closed on March 16. The doors of the nursery building at 900...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Mar 26, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 5807 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: Frustration rises over child care program

With fingers pointing every which way over the alleged mismanagement of Menlo Park's Burgess preschool child care program,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by MCC Parent, on May 23, 2009 at 10:29 am | 60 comments | 5806 Views

MENLO PARK

Police: Man brandishes firearm while stuck in Willows traffic

Menlo Park police arrested a Danville man at about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Willows neighborhood on charges...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 8, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 5806 Views
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