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AROUND TOWN

It's showtime

Jeffrey Adair, successful businessman and longtime director of the Menlo School benefit, is back in show business. He's appearing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Danielle Santana, on Sep 7, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged crack dealers arrested in the Willows

Police arrested a Menlo Park couple allegedly selling crack cocaine out of their apartment near Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Former Classmate, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 2229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A commemoration for Bill Lane

As the Portola Valley community mourns the passing of Bill Lane, I would like to share a personal account of how his supportive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions remain silent about candidate interviews

Menlo Park's six City Council hopefuls are now wading through the nearly endless series of interviews each candidate undergoes...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

ATHERTON

Police arrest 167 on suspicion of DUI; 113 vehicles screened in Atherton, but no arrests

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1528 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton / Alameda - Cell Tower

Who authorized the new cell tower at the intersection of Atherton and the Alameda. Unsightly! They could have at least put...

Original post made by Casper on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1439 Views

WOODSIDE

Those were the days

This circa 1890s view of Menlo Park shows the home of William A. Doyle. The woman standing on the porch is not identified....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 6, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1902 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Beltramo's townhomes on agenda

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will hear a presentation by Beltramo's Investment Company tonight (Sept. 1) regarding the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Smith, on Sep 5, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 1560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need players for 14U girls softball Fallball SPIN

Hi Our 14UsSoftball team needs a couple more players for Fall ball - its a super fun team and this Fall we're going to be...

Original post made by Casey on Sep. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3054 Views

ATHERTON

Firms to compete for city attorney position

The Atherton City Council agreed in principle, in a unanimous vote on Aug. 18, to invite area law firms to make their cases...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bronze horse descends on Woodside hill

"Spring," a bronze mare sculpture that weighs 1,200 pounds, is hoisted into place Tuesday (Aug. 31) on Village Hill along...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by EGregson, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1695 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council dives into pool bids

Considering that it was a Menlo Park City Council meeting, there was little dissent among council members on Aug. 24 as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 18 comments | 1815 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking changes coming to Menlo Park

The New Year will herald new parking rules for Menlo Park. The City Council voted 4-1 to test a plan that changes the configuration...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 2129 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by M.C., on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1677 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A moves ahead on lights and expands usage hours

From The Daily Journal: "On Wednesday, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees will consider adopting a...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:59 am | 27 comments | 1970 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 3857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consolidating Menlo Park and Atherton

Both Menlo Park and Atherton are facing severe financial difficulties and both suffer from a lack of strong political leadership...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by it is what it is, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 60 comments | 3814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

Employees at four Menlo Park businesses fell for the police department's minor decoy trap on Saturday (Aug. 28). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Exactly, on Sep 2, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 32 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

<B>Reduced parking time in Menlo will hurt business Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10067...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park siblings arrested in hotel robbery

A brazen late-night attack on a Palo Alto hotel worker in his room has ended with the arrest of two Menlo Park siblings....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 2, 2010 at 12:50 am | 1 comment | 1739 Views
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