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MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 10929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters at San Carlos Airport complain of Surf Air noise

Customers of Surf Air arriving or departing from the San Carlos Airport Saturday morning, June 17, were greeted by a crowd...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by As to SA, on Jul 17, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 50 comments | 10928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo-Atherton, Menlo take No. 1 seeds into CCS volleyball

The Menlo School and Menlo-Atherton girls received No. 1 seeds in their respective divisions for the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 11, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 10926 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Surf Air noise: Will county go beyond voluntary measures?

After years of working with Surf Air to try to find ways the airline could voluntarily do something to reduce the noise its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Livesnearairports, on Jan 10, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 113 comments | 10915 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police release sketch of 'distraction' burglary suspect

Atherton police have released a sketch of a man who posed as a plumber, walked uninvited into a home on Mesa Court, and distracted...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Sep 8, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 10910 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Facebook fund new police unit in Menlo Park?

A proposal by the Menlo Park Police Department to accept a Facebook offer of $9 million over five years to get a head start...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Apr 3, 2017 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 10905 Views

AROUND TOWN

New transit district CEO to get $434K in annual compensation

A former Redwood City councilman and member of the California High Speed Rail Authority board was appointed Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 26 comments | 10897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park red-light cameras under scrutiny

Menlo Park transportation commissioners saw red, then gasped as they watched video footage of drivers running red lights...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 10894 Views

FICTION

Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 10886 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford 'conflicted' about continuing talks before Measure M is decided

Will they or won't they? Stanford University's abrupt announcement that it would postpone negotiations over its proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Skip Hilton, on Oct 6, 2014 at 10:10 pm | 100 comments | 10879 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside has lost its 'Music Man,' Richard Gordon

There's an empty music stand in Woodside right now, a conductor's baton waiting to be used. The town's own "Music Man," Richard...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Julianna , on Nov 15, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 10877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mental health clinic for youth coming to Menlo Park

Three local women who have parented children with mental illnesses, including one who lost a daughter to death by suicide,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Paula, on Oct 13, 2016 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 10868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate for sheriff in June election arrested in Alameda County last night

Juan Lopez, a deputy in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and a candidate for sheriff in the June 2014 election, was...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 17, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 52 comments | 10865 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Bag ban goes back to drawing board

The Town Council in Woodside is doing some trailblazing as it moves the town toward a presumably greener future. The council...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 1, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 10864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 55 comments | 10845 Views

MENLO PARK

Molestation retrial ends in conviction for Menlo Park man

A second trial on multiple charges of child molestation ended with a conviction for a 50-year-old Menlo Park man on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Seeker of truth, on Feb 5, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 10843 Views

MOVIES

A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 12, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 10840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police prepare for Obama visit to Facebook for 'town hall'

Palo Alto police will beef up staff and work with neighboring law-enforcement agencies when President Barack Obama comes...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 25, 2015 at 2:04 am | 20 comments | 10828 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Measure M debate: council control

Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 202 comments | 10821 Views

MENLO PARK

It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customers

The manager of the California Water Service's Bear Gulch District said Tuesday that the district is working on a plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sharif, on May 1, 2015 at 7:08 am | 38 comments | 10818 Views
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