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MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council to consider pension petition

Menlo Park's City Council will consider whether to adopt a "pension reform" initiative circulated by Menlo Park residents...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2010 at 7:42 am | 39 comments | 2534 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Wagstaffe: Almanac Got it Wrong

On April 21, 2010, The Almanac Editor Renee Batti wrote an article entitled "Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 1875 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton shocks St. Francis in CCS baseball opener

Menlo-Atherton's Nils Gilbertson shut out the potent St. Francis lineup over the first five innings, scattering five hits...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by former M-A parent, on May 20, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 2749 Views

MENLO PARK

Water rates rising for Menlo residents

Water rates for customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District are set to rise at an even steeper rate than in recent...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on May 20, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M-A grad, M-A/Summit Dad, on May 19, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 1333 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Time to rethink the parking structures

I live in Menlo Park and have gone to the latest downtown planning meeting. I have a copy of the draft plan and was noticing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by fan of the town, on May 19, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1564 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park property owners organize to oppose plan for downtown area

A group of downtown property owners that opposes the city of Menlo Park's long-term plans for its downtown area now has a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 19, 2010 at 12:32 am | 5 comments | 1408 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Middle College appeals to many high school students

Traditional high school was not the right fit for Melissa Sandoval. When one of Melissa's teachers at Woodside High School...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by unknown, on May 18, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 2062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Combating Sudden Oak Death

Atherton residents wanting to help combat Sudden Oak Death (SOD) disease that threatens trees in their town can join an effort...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on May 18, 2010 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 1514 Views

MENLO PARK

Is downtown plan a new direction for Menlo Park?

Some property owners see the end of small-town Menlo Park as they know it; planners maintain that the plan is in line with...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 17, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 1459 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's patience running out on high-speed rail

Joe Simitian, the state Senator from Palo Alto who has consistently expressed support for "high-speed rail done right," warned...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 17, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 1644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain CEO: 'We're at critical crossroad'

Caltrain is "in deep financial trouble," said CEO Mike Scanlon. Caltrain is bleeding money for a number of reasons, including...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 16 comments | 1894 Views

MENLO PARK

Union uses High Speed Rail to Attack Candidate

Today I received a flyer from the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council in San Jose that slams Yoriko Kishimoto candidate for the...

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on May 17, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 8 comments | 1658 Views

MENLO PARK

Goats return to Sharon Hills Park

Weed-eating goats will return to Sharon Heights the week of May 17, providing a service to both Menlo Park's park maintenance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on May 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Bicycle race passes through Woodside

An 811-mile bicycle race passes through Woodside on Tuesday, May 18, between 1 and 2 p.m. via Kings Mountain and Woodside...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 17, 2010 at 7:51 am | 5 comments | 1393 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Local pension reform: misguided, mean-spirited

The so-called Menlo Park "pension reform" advanced by former City Council members Lee Duboc and Mickie Winkler is completely...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 64 comments | 11794 Views

SPORTS

Four Menlo-Atherton Tennis Players take 1st Place at USTA Awards

The Menlo-Atherton High School tennis team had four players who were presented with 1st Place awards at the USTA Northern...

Original post made by calfan on May. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2465 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters Should Reject Proposition 16

Proposition 16 is a cynical and misleading effort by PG&E, a for-profit corporation, to protect its business from competition....

Original post made by Martha Beattie on May. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1315 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man killed in fire likely inhaled superheated air, say coroner and fire chief

The Menlo Park man who died in a fire that nearly completely consumed a two-story Berkeley Avenue home on the morning of...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Greg Sulger, on May 15, 2010 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1293 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders welcome backyard habitat

In Woodside, where there is no shortage of wildlife, families have been signing up to register their yards as natural, sheltering,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Wildaboutit, on May 15, 2010 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 2161 Views
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