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Reverend Gladstone H. Stevens (President-Rector of St. Patrick's Seminary) and Galway Mayor Donal Lyons at entrance to Seminary's chapel in Menlo Park (3/11/2015). Mayor Lyons was in Menlo Park in conjunction with a friendship agreement signed by Galway and Menlo Park in 2013. Submitted by Jym Clendenin on Mar 21, 2015

 
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Menlo Park: Trial changes coming to Ravenswood intersection near rail crossing
Drivers will need to find alternate routes to the Civic Center in Menlo Park, when the city launches a 6-month trial of prohibiting turns to and from Alma Street at the Ravenswood Avenue intersection. Wednesday, 11:35 AM | 7 comments

Today: Atherton council looks at cabling town for free Internet
Atherton's City Council members have a busy day today with a goals-and-strategy session starting in the morning and a late afternoon study session devoted to the idea of installing optical fiber cable throughout the town, which could be used to provide free basic high-speed Internet connections to everyone in Atherton. Wednesday, 10:01 AM | 4 comments

Police calls: Mike's Camera hit again; 15 cameras stolen
Crime and accident reports from Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Wednesday, 7:28 AM | 2 comments

Deputy Juan Lopez sues Sheriff's Office
Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff's Office, alleging retaliation over his decision to run for sheriff against sitting Sheriff Greg Munks in 2014. Wednesday, 7:32 AM

Fire district faces challenges of development
Should Atherton residents care if fire trucks are getting caught in traffic on Menlo Park's Willow Road, on their way to ever-more-frequent emergency calls from East Palo Alto and Belle Haven? According to Chief Harold Schapelhouman, of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, they should. Tuesday, 7:03 PM

County committee delays decision on O'Connor Street transfer request
Faced with a stack of new information, the members of the San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization have decided to postpone until June whether 31 properties on Menlo Park's O'Connor Street may transfer from the Ravenswood to the Menlo Park school district. Tuesday, 11:11 AM | 10 comments

Greenheart starts building Menlo Park apartment complex
Greenheart Land Company's planned 195-unit apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in Menlo Park has started construction. Tuesday, 11:37 AM | 8 comments

Saturday: Affordable home loan workshop
Learn how to join the affordable home loan program administered by HEART of San Mateo County for first-time home buyers at a workshop on Saturday, May 9. Wednesday, 7:25 AM

Menlo Park: Suspects charged in home invasion, attempted murder of police officers
Two suspects in custody for a violent Fremont home invasion that led to a police pursuit into Menlo Park, complete with shots fired at officers, will be prosecuted by Alameda County, according to the District Attorney's Office. A third suspect remains at large. Tuesday, 8:58 AM

Update: SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park dies at 47
Tributes are flowing in for 47-year-old Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park. The CEO of SurveyMonkey and the husband of Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, he was on vacation in Mexico with his wife when he died on Friday. Monday, 11:26 AM | 3 comments

Woodside turns out for town's 93rd May Day celebration
As it has for 93 years, Woodside on Saturday, May 2, shut down its main street for a parade featuring kids in costumes, dressed-up horses, cool old cars and local "dignitaries." Monday, 7:44 AM

Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes
James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014 intrusion into an Atherton home and the burglary of a Menlo Park home, has been ordered to pay restitution of more than $19,000 to one of his victims, according to district attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Monday, 10:08 AM | 4 comments

JobTrain seeks supplies

Searsville Dam will stay for now; changes will allow fish passage

Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Four teens arrested in pistol-whipping, robbery

Menlo Park: Two of three suspects arrested after firing at police during pursuit

Atherton's municipal trailer park on last legs

 

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