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AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley prepares for emergencies

==B WEDNESDAY:== The Portola Valley Town Council will hear presentations and discuss emergency preparedness at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

MENLO PARK

Split vote denies Walgreens alcohol sales

Who knew wine at Walgreens could threaten the welfare of Menlo Park? After hours of debate, the Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 16 comments | 2390 Views

MENLO PARK

The Almanac launches membership campaign

The Almanac has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of the costs...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Why your help is needed to keep the Almanac and local journalism strong

<I> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11373 posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 12:00...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 1526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2578 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2147 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Alliance hires law firm

Putting its money where its mouth is, the Menlo Park Downtown Alliance hired a law firm to evaluate the environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by what zoning, on Jun 28, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 2102 Views

MENLO PARK

Support Local Journalism

$5 a month to support local journalism - and I remember collecting 35 cents a month from voluntary subscribers for delivering...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 6/26/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 State of Wonder - Ann Patchett 2 Paris Wife - Paula McLain 3 Smokin’ 17 - Janet Evanovich 4 Orientation...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Red-Light Cameras: Taxation Through Citation

Will our city council finally listen and pull the plug on this or do we need a 17-year old to set them straight as well?: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110624/ap_on_re_us/us_traffic...

Original post made by Calling Out The City Council on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by safety first, on Jun 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2249 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pride of Woodside at San Mateo County Fair

Merilee Raynor, a sixth-grader at Woodside Elementary School, poses with Pedro, her new big pet, the Peninsula Pride Steer...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2150 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton June 2011 Council Meeting

Town of Atherton City Council/Channel Drainage District Regular Agenda –June 15, 2011 1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE [Pending...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 28, 2011 at 6:46 am | 9 comments | 1783 Views

ATHERTON

Audit Committee Meeting & Brown Act

The Town just posted the agenda for TOMORROW'S Audit Committee meeting. Aren't they supposed to give 72 hours notice? Perhaps...

Original post made by Business As Usual on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 28, 2011 at 12:27 am | 11 comments | 1659 Views

MENLO PARK

Alcohol sales at Walgreens?

The Walgreens store in Menlo Park wants to sell alcohol and is seeking approval for a permit from the Menlo Park Planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by capitalism rules, on Jun 27, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 5 comments | 1849 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Willows burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A Willows resident spotted two strangers strolling through his neighbor's backyard on Friday, and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2094 Views

SPORTS

Former Alpine Little League Manager featured in Yahoo Sports article

Long-time Alpine Little League manager Joe Mitchner is featured in this article in Yahoo! Sports: http://www.thepostgame.com/features/201106/special-sendoff-little-league-lifer...

Original post made by Colin Jenkins on Jun. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4004 Views

ATHERTON

Censorship and the APOA

With the tremendous service the APOA is doing for the Town in posting meetings to YouTube, I would like to know: 1. Why...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:08 am | 8 comments | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Erroneous Environmental Policy

because getting these wrong will have dire effects for the country. One of them is the environment. Conservatives point...

Original post made by Nathaniel Davidson on Jun. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1549 Views

MENLO PARK

Deconstructing history: old gym comes down

A worker uses a hose to control dust created by the demolition of the old gymnasium at the Menlo Park Civic Center. A new...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by History, on Jun 25, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1292 Views
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