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Portola Valley: Hidden license-plate cameras captured drive-by traffic
Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing... Last comment 1 hour ago | 6 comments

Body of Menlo Park hiker found on Mt. Tamalpais
Authorities used fingerprints to identify a body found this morning (April 12) on a slope of Mt. Tamalpais as the body... Last comment 2 hours ago | 31 comments

Menlo Park school district sued over student injured by piano on playground
In the land of earthquakes, even IKEA has kits to bolt heavy indoor furniture to the walls just in case. Turns out, securing... Last comment 26 minutes ago | 16 comments

 
 
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Gentaro King, 7, flys his kite at Bedwell-Bayfront Park. Gentaro bought his kite on vacation in China and it is made of more than 30 paper pieces. Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

 
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No signs of trauma on Menlo Park woman found dead on Mt. Tam
An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday, showed no obvious signs of trauma, Marin County sheriff's officials said this afternoon.
Tuesday, 3:18 PM | 1 comments

Menlo Park: Bicyclist dies 5 months after collision
A bicyclist severely injured last November after colliding with a car has died, according to Menlo Park police. Tuesday, 10:10 AM | 5 comments

Portola Valley: Hidden license-plate cameras captured drive-by traffic
Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing double duty recently: informing motorists of their forward velocity and taking photographs of their license plates. Tuesday, 8:58 AM | 6 comments

Woodside: Revolver on console undermines driver's statement
Police calls: Deputies headed west on Kings Mountain encountered a vehicle traveling east and made a traffic stop. The driver, when asked if there were firearms in the vehicle, said "No," but a deputy saw a revolver on the center console. Tuesday, 8:59 AM

Wednesday: Carriage house restoration plan on Atherton council agenda
Plans for a $2.5 million renovation of the carriage house in Holbrook-Palmer Park will be presented to the Atherton City Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 16. Tuesday, 1:56 PM

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'
High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church mission in Costa Rica, has earned her a national award. Tuesday, 10:13 AM | 1 comments

Two arrested in Menlo Park burglary
On Friday afternoon, a Menlo Park resident noticed that the house seemed a bit emptier than it had that morning, what with computers, electronics and jewelry missing, and called police to report a burglary. Monday, 9:44 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park rescue team member describes grim search for mudslide victims
A Menlo Park firefighter and another member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District-based search and rescue team are working alongside as many as 500 other rescue professionals and volunteers in the effort to find the remains of victims of the massive March 22 mudslide that devastated an entire neighborhood in Oso. Friday, 11:32 AM | 1 comments

Stanford professor and poet Wesley Trimpi dies at 85
Wesley Trimpi, a poet and professor emeritus of English at Stanford University, died on March 6 at the age of 85. He is remembered fondly by his former colleagues and students as a dedicated academic who inspired others through his lectures, writings and poetry. Monday, 8:01 AM

City looks into flooding near Nealon Park
Menlo Park Public Works Director Chip Taylor said the city is working to fix a flooding problem at the intersection of Middle Avenue and University Drive, near Nealon Park. Monday, 8:48 AM

Body of Menlo Park hiker found on Mt. Tamalpais

Mosquito with potential to carry yellow fever found again in Menlo Park

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Menlo Park starts drafting response to Caltrain electrification report

No punitive damages in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

Earth Day scavenger hunt in progress until April 21

 

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