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MENLO PARK

Act of kindness leads to $93,000 for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2337 Views

MENLO PARK

State agrees with Andy Cohen's complaint regarding conflict of interest in Cargill case

The state has ruled in favor of a complaint filed by Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen. The issue is the Cargill/Saltworks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 2883 Views

ATHERTON

Three file for Atherton council race so far

Incumbents Jim Dobbie and Jerry Carlson, and town Audit Committee member Bill Widmer have filed papers to run for a seat...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 25 comments | 4971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Totally predictable law suit against Sequoia Union High chool District

Last January I called on the SUHS District to enter into discussions with their MA High School neighbors to develop a mutually...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 1731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 8/15/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Star Island Carl Hiaasen 2 Lovers Vendela Vida 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Internet 'e-personation' law passes Legislature

A bill that would make it a misdemeanor to maliciously impersonate someone on the Internet was passed by the state Legislature...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early morning police call evacuates Safeway

People shopping at the Sharon Heights Safeway in Menlo Park around 1 a.m. Monday morning (Aug. 16) got more than they bargained...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1866 Views

MENLO PARK

Hill hosts high-speed-rail bus tour

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7169 posted Saturday, August 14, 2010, 10:40...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Richard V, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 1888 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local resident test-drives plug-in Prius

Sally Cooper never minded answering market research questions. And now that responding to some questions over the phone and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by INSIGHT, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Z Prize

The California HSR Authority has budgeted $5 BILLION dollars for the San Jose - San Francisco segment. My challenge to...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents losing patience with incomplete Watkins Avenue project

Nearby residents are losing patience with the stalled construction project at Watkins Avenue and El Camino Real, whose fencing...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by PLUMP, on Aug 15, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 19 comments | 7526 Views

SPORTS

Locals win titles at Pony Club championships

The Horse Park in Woodside is hosting the U.S. Pony Club's Championships West competition through Sunday (Aug. 15). Some...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Aug 15, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 3970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victim uses app to recover stolen iPhone

In the ongoing struggle between crime and crime-fighting technology, one man claimed victory this week after his iPhone...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jail Break, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 2644 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A juggernaut heading our way

Rich Cline is mayor of Menlo Park and chairman of the Peninsula Cities Consortium, a group of five cities formed to deal...

Original post made by Postman on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 17 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Paris Window Shopping' in Atherton

"Vintage Haute Couture" is one of 21 oil paintings of Paris shop windows that Susan Payne Trutna, a resident of Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 14, 2010 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1575 Views

FICTION

Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 13 comments | 5961 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Election assured for Menlo Park council

Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith filed her candidate papers today (Aug. 11) to make a run for a seat on the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 2584 Views

MENLO PARK

The endless excuses about removing the fence at 1906 El Camino

When is the city of Menlo Park going to take action on the fence along El Camino at 1906 El Camino? Is the city content kowtowing...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1506 Views

ATHERTON

Four vie for three Atherton council seats

Voters will have a choice of four candidates to choose from in filling three vacant seats on the Atherton City Council on...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 12, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 2105 Views
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