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AROUND TOWN

Filoli's D'Agosta addresses volunteer agreement issue

Filoli's beleaguered executive director, Cynthia D'Agosta, who had refused to speak to the Almanac since Feb. 15, sat down...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by pearl, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 497 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by voter, 2 hours ago | 33 comments | 2320 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Jose Police Officer Killed

A San Jose Police Officer was killed today. I will be waiting with baited breath for the protests and riots regarding his...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Robert Cronin, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 313 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Kudos to watchdog and city, but herbicide spraying issue is unresolved

Janet Davis of the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood, known by many as a watchdog of public works and traffic-related services...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Evan Snyder, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 616 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to look at extending parking time limits downtown

Menlo Park will be looking at four changes to downtown parking, including letting people park in the downtown plazas for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by MP Resident, 6 hours ago | 18 comments | 1579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Lorraine W, 17 hours ago | 12 comments | 1893 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission studies El Camino Real options

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a study session tonight (March 23) to evaluate how to improve El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Joseph Baloney, 18 hours ago | 34 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple's $50 million donation is part of pledge to give away half their wealth

Mark and Mary Stevens, the Atherton couple who have given $50 million to USC's Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, are...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Kim Walsh, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hands-on learning

Many students at Menlo-Atherton High School are going on to college after they graduate. Assuming they have had the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Watching, on Mar 25, 2015 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 143 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93

Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson hired retired U.S....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 25, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple give brain research institute $50 million

Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton have given the University of Southern California $50 million to endow and name the USC...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Lselkins, on Mar 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2057 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit against Menlo Park fire district over crash is dismissed

A lawsuit brought against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District over a collision between a car and an emergency vehicle...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 1452 Views

ATHERTON

USC to receive wonderful gift from Atherton family

According to the LA Times Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton "are donating $50 million to a USC brain research institute in...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 45 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACTORS committee submits formal letter to Supervisors,re: the DA's mistreatment of Juan Lopez and the Greg Munks incident

The Ayres blog has the link to the document that was submitted by ActForUS last week to all of the Board of Supervisors and...

Original post made by Activism on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 24, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 12 comments | 451 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Obama's Role in Israel's Prime Minister Election

The Hill.com has an interesting perspective on the role President Obama played in Israel's recent election for prime minister. http://thehill.com/policy/international/236565-neta...

Original post made by Hill.com Reader on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 16 comments | 219 Views

FICTION

Boots on the ground

Lean, mean craftsmanship defines the compact (para)military thriller "'71," set during the titular time of the Troubles in...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nate@bestcombatboots.net, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 395 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Downtown parking on Menlo council agenda

Downtown parking, that perpetual agenda topic in Menlo Park, will reappear yet again before the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 534 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe says" Must pay consequences."

"it's simply if someone violates the law they have to pay the consequences,” to Katie Utehs KTVU 2 “no motivation other...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 24, 2015 at 10:52 am | 11 comments | 470 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: John Bacon, 84, of Atherton; long career in lumber, nursery business

Funeral services are set for Friday morning, Nov. 21, for John William Bacon, who died at his Atherton home of cardiac arrest...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 572 Views
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Continuation of Office Cap Discussion
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