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MENLO PARK

Living with uncertainty

Imagine growing up in the shadows in Silicon Valley. Your parents work long hours and are terrified of the police, but you...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by beatrice fioretti, on Dec 27, 2017 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

MENLO PARK

Bats find shelter with patron saint of animals

A Menlo Park resident discovered some unexpected neighbors after a crew hired to power wash her home on Dec. 26 found a...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 27, 2017 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 3356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycling children hit by cars in two separate incidents

Four children riding their bicycles were struck by cars in two separate collisions roughly a mile away from each other in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Peter F Carpenter , on Dec 27, 2017 at 8:40 am | 23 comments | 4273 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton battling Caltrain over electrification poles

It was clear at a Dec. 20 meeting of the Atherton City Council that Atherton and a number of its residents don't want Caltrain,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 26, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 30 comments | 3237 Views

SPORTS

Panthers get the better of Tigers in girls hoops event

Ila Lane recorded her third consecutive double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds and the Priory girls basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 26, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bidding wars: Midpeninsula homes sell for $1M over asking prices

Realtors say low inventory combined with sales strategies from the dot-com boom are playing a role in bidding wars. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 25, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 3855 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Murderer denied parole for the seventh time

Stanley Bockman, convicted of a Menlo Park murder in 1985, was denied parole at a Dec. 20 parole hearing at a state prison...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Dec 24, 2017 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alerts in effect through Christmas Eve

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Spare the Air alerts through Christmas Eve. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Dec 23, 2017 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Dave Bertini named interim police chief

When Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen departs to head Palo Alto's police department on Jan. 5, Menlo Park will have in...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Citizen, on Dec 22, 2017 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park brothers are chess champs

Shawnak and Sahil Shivakumar, Menlo Park brothers and Laurel School students, both placed recently in the national grade-level...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Edward, on Dec 22, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac's Holiday Fund: New data shows one in four residents at risk for hunger

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit Second Harvest Food Bank and nine other community organizations. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1126 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen's alleged stalker to be evaluated for competency to stand trial

A Menlo Park man who has pleaded not guilty to charges of stalking a teen girl will be evaluated by a doctor to determine...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Dec 22, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district board approves $2.5 million in additional spending

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District voted on Tuesday night to give its chief authority to spend $2 million...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 21, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 15 comments | 1704 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire officials share insight on recent fires, local prevention

The conditions that led to the recent North Bay fires -- hot weather, low humidity, strong winds and lots of fuel -- could...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Maggie Mah , on Dec 21, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park district fire chief seeks nearly $3M in new spending to respond to development boom

Citing challenges caused by increased traffic and development, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has asked...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 21, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 17 comments | 2169 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sentenced to 14 years in state prison for Atherton, Menlo Park home burglaries

Hayward resident and Federal Express contract driver Kevin Eugene Baker was sentenced Tuesday to 14 years and eight months...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside school board agrees, again, to comply with open meeting law

The Woodside Elementary School District's board has, for the second time in less than six months, had to change the way...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 20, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1179 Views

MENLO PARK

New turn restrictions in Willows take effect

City officials are warning drivers near Willow Road in Menlo Park to brace for a temporary worsening of traffic as several...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 20, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 2660 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission hits pause button on three-story Santa Cruz Avenue project

The Menlo Park Planning Commission wants to conduct further review of plans to knock down the building that is home to Juban...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Dec 20, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2509 Views

ATHERTON

How much should Atherton spend to protect trees?

Trees will take up most of the Atherton City Council's discussion Wednesday during a short meeting starting at 6 p.m. in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Get on with it, on Dec 19, 2017 at 11:00 am | 6 comments | 1490 Views
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