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AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 on Dec. 1 to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 1646 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suspects in Sonoma burglary resided in rural Skyline area

The suspects in the burglarizing of the home of a Sonoma family killed in a crash last weekend resided on Marine Road in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Outraged, on Dec 3, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1404 Views

MENLO PARK

City reaches agreement with employee union

Menlo Park has reached a contractual agreement with the union that represents city management. The deal calls for a "two-tiered"...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by frugal, on Dec 3, 2009 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 1588 Views

AROUND TOWN

City tries 3-hour holiday parking limit

Holiday shoppers, be warned: If you're planning a marathon shop-'til-you-drop spree in Menlo Park, you may have to move your...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Need more parking, on Dec 2, 2009 at 11:45 pm | 3 comments | 1375 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man chases burglar from Menlo Park home

A Menlo Park man chased a burglar from his home Friday, Nov. 13, though he wasn't able to recover the doormats the man stole. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by west.land, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district bans wood burning on Thanksgiving

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man, 30, injured in shooting

A 30-year-old Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Monday evening, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by old man, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views

MENLO PARK

Hackers steal electronic data from top climate research center

An article in the Washington Post illustrates what behind the scenes has been know from several years. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/20/AR200911200...

Original post made by is climate chnage nonsense on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer2, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 1551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Short Takes

<B>Damage control, or just damage? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8931 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 1, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1557 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Menlo Park's downtown plan doomed to failure?

This was posted in the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log. Couperus &lt;couperusj@sbcglobal.net&gt; | Sat, Nov 21, 2009...

Original post made by News Guy on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by get modern, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 22 comments | 2654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man, 79, in shoplifting spree

Police arrested a 79-year-old Daly City man following a shoplifting spree in downtown Menlo Park on Nov. 17. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Lux, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views

ATHERTON

Junior League holds house tour in Atherton

For the second year, the Junior League of Palo Alto/Mid Peninsula will host "Finishing Touches," a holiday house tour and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1383 Views

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High rent forces out local advocate of affordable housing

Elizabeth Lasensky stood in front of Eileen Donahoe's Portola Valley residence on a chilly night in February 2007, waiting...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by not a fan, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:38 am | 25 comments | 1973 Views

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Asian Art Museum program at Atherton Library

A docent from the Asian Art Museum will give a slide lecture on their newest exhibit, "Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and Burma,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 1, 2009
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Grandparenting program at Atherton Library

Be a go-to grandparent whether you're near or far. Join Donne Davis, a contributor to "The Art of Grandparenting," for conversation...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1201 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail planners ramp up communication spending; locals skeptical

Critics see the new $9 million public relations contract as an effort to stifle dissent, rather than promote dialogue. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by OH NO IT IS REAL, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 6 comments | 1700 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Another option for rail corridor

Are there alternatives for bringing a high-speed rail connection from San Jose to San Francisco that won't involve a king's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 1947 Views

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Portola Valley struggles with defining open space

The state has a definition for open space in a town's general plan, and Portola Valley is now working on a related definition:...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Nov 30, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

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Ristorante Mataro opens in downtown Menlo

Ristorante Mataro, Menlo Park's newest Italian restaurant, recently opened at 827 Santa Cruz Ave. in space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by yummo!, on Nov 30, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1852 Views
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