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AROUND TOWN

From Atherton to Afghanistan

First Lt. Peter Dixon of Atherton is sitting in the front room of a building made of mud in a town in the southern Afghanistan...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Yorck, on Feb 20, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Rail meeting time changed

A presentation on the design of the California high-speed-rail system has been moved from 3:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by no to HSR, on Feb 19, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 1952 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to refund $1.6 million in road fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 16 comments | 1770 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Going daffy

Nearly a million blooms highlight Filoli's 'Daffodil Daydreams' event. The cheery spring bloomers will be celebrated at Filoli...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Judith Wood, on Feb 19, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council takes up Cargill resolution

Menlo Park council members will consider tonight (Feb. 9) a resolution calling for "full restoration" of salt ponds owned...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kristopher Plumber, on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 1796 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton Boys Varsity Basketball outlasts Half Moon Bay

The Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Basketball Team reached the quarterfinals of the Peninsula Athletic League Tournament with...

Original post made by calfan on Feb. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Revenues down, enrollment up in K-8 district

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fix it right, on Feb 18, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 1531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park, Atherton voice preference for underground rail

Responding to a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Menlo Park and Atherton have both sent letters stating...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief, city manager reach out to public

Atherton officials are stepping up their public outreach efforts, announcing a community meeting at 6: 30 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 1405 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Open question

A Portola Valley committee toured the former Spring Down equestrian facility adjacent to Town Center on Thursday, Feb. 11,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Janine O'Neill, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 2088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community support for those impacted by EPA plane crash

This tragedy is a good opportunity for the citizens of the mid-peninsula to reach out to comfort the families of those who...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 18, 2010 at 6:33 am | 3 comments | 1190 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Youngsters escape Atherton house fire

A fire caused more than $200,000 in damage to a large ranch-style home in Atherton late Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 16), Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas trustee resigns

David Bailard, a member of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District board, resigned on Monday, Oct. 5, district officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by anomynous, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:46 am | 25 comments | 7381 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Road reopens after accident reconstruction

Authorities have reopened a portion of Bayfront Expressway (Highway 84) in Menlo Park that was shut down this morning so...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Feb 16, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1370 Views

MENLO PARK

Why businesses consider Menlo Park to be an unfriendly City

Over a year ago the Menlo Park Fire Protection District entered into a lease with Stanford University for one of the many...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 16, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 60 comments | 2266 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ceramic tiles proposed for exterior of community hall in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Cultural Arts Committee wants to decorate the redwood exterior of the town's community hall with ceramic...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Feb 16, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Mark Church to run for county post

There's already a contender for Warren Slocum's old job. San Mateo County Supervisor Mark Church has announced on Feb. 11...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by George, on Feb 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district superintendent Pat Gemma to retire

Patrick Gemma, the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District since February 2003, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charlene, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 9 comments | 2006 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 2876 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail officials will present plans in Menlo Park on Friday, Feb. 19

Local residents interested in the design of the California high-speed rail system can get an early look at the rail agency's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 1594 Views
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