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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Should city survey Willows on traffic?

As anyone who tracks letters to the council's email list knows, the topic of the Willows traffic plan study comes before...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by contrary, on Jun 7, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools celebrate 150 years

Who would guess that a town that is 45 years old would be home to a school district that began 150 years ago? Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Did you read the story, on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 6/5/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Graveminder - Melissa Marr 2 Great Night - Chris Adrian 3 Tiger’s Wife - Tea Obreht 4 Dreams of...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens catch alleged purse snatcher

A Menlo Park teenager was chased down and held for police by two 17-year-old Good Samaritans after he allegedly snatched...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1540 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter #2, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 2018 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suspect arrested in infant's death

East Palo Alto police have arrested a suspect in the Sunday morning shooting and killing of a 3-month-old baby on Wisteria...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth, 17, charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Des, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2732 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan - The Forgotten Issue

On Monday, June 6, the Menlo Park Planning Commission will take up and discuss the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan Environmental...

Original post made by Raymond Mueller on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2183 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: 'Granny' oak worthy of saving

At 300 years of age, they call her "Granny." In truth, she is a healthy, robust middle-ager with others like her having been...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery on Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging gender gap in science

Menlo School has launched a pilot program to boost the number of girls who study science, technology, engineering and math...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 3076 Views

MENLO PARK

MP police to see hours cut and MP council members wary of outsourcing

Some Menlo Park council members wary of outsourcing http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18160298?nclick_check=1 Menlo...

Original post made by Bob on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 2156 Views

OTHER TOPICS

BRITISH HEALTH AGENCY ISSUES PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING ON TOXIC CFLs --- WHERE'S THE EPA?

Britain's Health Protection Agency was the first to confirm consumers' claims that exposure to Compact Fluorescent Light...

Original post made by The Mad Hatter on Jun. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4110 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: rash of thievery hits unlocked vehicles

The Atherton police have been busy. The blotter for Monday (May 9) shows 10 cases of theft or attempted theft and 10 more...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by haha, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:58 am | 4 comments | 1979 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to outsource two departments

The town of Atherton is preparing to outsource its entire building and public works departments, handing 13 of 16 non-management...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 127 comments | 14160 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Downtown between a rock and hard place

Menlo Park's already controversial downtown plan got even more so with the recent release of the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by denver example, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:37 am | 37 comments | 6059 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI investigation in Atherton

Any update on the FBI investigation of Atherton's town government? It's been six months now and I've heard nothing. No subpoenas...

Original post made by JT on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:24 am | 28 comments | 3075 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Ethics board could help Atherton

It is extremely short-sighted for a thin majority of the Atherton Town Council to push aside a proposal that would have at...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 3166 Views

MENLO PARK

What Is New With TESLA MOTORS?

No response from TESLA or anyone where it started,Menlo Park....

Original post made by PALLBEAR on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1538 Views
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