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AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

ATHERTON

Resources on Police Oversight and Review Committees

1 - http://www.cabq.gov/council/completed-reports-and-studies/police-oversight-task-force-report 2- http://www.parc.info/oversight_agencies.chtml 3...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Fair Elections' rally

A pilot program to offer public funds to statewide political candidates will be the subject of a rally Saturday, Feb. 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 2527 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development clog local streets?

Several major land development projects in the works could mean greatly increased traffic on several streets in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 4 comments | 1031 Views

MENLO PARK

Alameda de las Pulgas building gets a facelift

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks and the post office is...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Appreciative Neighbor, on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 1142 Views

ATHERTON

My nomination for ACIL League of Merit 2010

Each year the ACIL honors one Atherton resident for his or her outstanding contribution to the community. My nomination...

Original post made by board member on Feb. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1378 Views

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 | 1545 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 | 1313 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 | 2598 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 | 1901 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 | 2900 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 | 1701 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 | 1620 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. 1619 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 | 1140 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 | 2012 Views
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