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MENLO PARK

Judge Kopp continues to distort High Speed Rail

The following appears in a letter to the Almanac Feb 3rd. Rail editorial challenged By Judge Quentin L. Kopp Your...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by backbone?, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Celebrates Black History Month

What Do Jon Buckheit and Rosa Parks have in common? On the surface not much. One is a white male born during the second half...

Original post made by malcom on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:30 am | 4 comments | 1312 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school offered space on WHS campus

The Sequoia Union High School District is offering space on the Woodside High School campus to Everest, a new charter public...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Woodside resident, on Feb 3, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 1822 Views

ATHERTON

Bill of Particulars

I do not support the existing parcel tax, and believe it will fail. However, I would rather light a candle than curse the...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 21 comments | 1900 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 2889 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development projects clog local streets?

Any commuter who uses Marsh Road to get to U.S. 101 — and there are quite a few of them — could tell you about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

ATHERTON

slaughtering the sacred cow

I\'ve done the math. We could contract with Menlo Park, have the same level of protection as our neighbors (as measured...

Original post made by michael stevick on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by holy warrior, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:22 am | 11 comments | 1700 Views

ATHERTON

Resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:13 am | 19 comments | 1618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 1/31/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Bloodroot Amy Greene 2 36 Arguments For The Existence Of God Rebecca Goldstein 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 5 Treasure...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1617 Views

MENLO PARK

Alameda strip with Starbucks, post office gets a facelift

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks, a U.S. post office,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tony Mcmills, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views

MENLO PARK

Community colleges prepare for daylong protest

The community college community is using Wednesday and Thursday this week to prepare for a one-day walkout next month over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Feb 2, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1185 Views

MENLO PARK

Missing girl Jennifer Blair found and is safe, police confirm

Jennifer Blair, the missing Menlo Park teenager, has been found and is safe, police confirmed tonight. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 17 comments | 2009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Sally Stewart to be honored

The public is invited to a two-hour celebration for Sally Stewart, a 26-year member of the governing board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laura Rich, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board edges M-A closer to night games

The long tradition of daytime-only football games at Menlo-Atherton High School is under intensifying scrutiny. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 1648 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police log goes online

Wondering about crime in your neighborhood? The range of Atherton police calls, from vandalism to traffic accidents, medical...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by marc hubert, on Jan 31, 2010 at 11:54 am | 11 comments | 1823 Views

ATHERTON

Former editor pleads guilty in porn case

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by butch cassidy, on Jan 31, 2010 at 10:22 am | 24 comments | 2328 Views

MENLO PARK

After two weeks, Menlo Park's Jennifer Blair is still missing

Jennifer Blair, the Menlo Park girl last seen leaving her home two weeks ago, is still missing and has not been heard from...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Laura Blair, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:41 am | 23 comments | 2540 Views

MENLO PARK

Purpose of Bohannon polls questioned

A polling effort by land developer David Bohannon has elicited "grave concern" from some Menlo Park city officials, and little...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:07 am | 10 comments | 1456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Healthful eating for kids

Psychologist Annye Rothenberg, a former Portola Valley resident, will answer questions at a signing for her book, "I Like...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1433 Views
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