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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New mayor, vice mayor chosen

The first Tuesday in December sees a shuffling in the ranks of Menlo Park City Council members each year as they choose...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Dagwood, on Dec 4, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 4038 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Watchdogs happy with judge's high-speed rail ruling

High-speed rail watchdogs in Menlo Park were thrilled when a California judge ruled that the funding plan for the $68 billion...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 3, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 936 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: $10,000 bicycle stolen from locked garage

Crime reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/12/03/police-calls-10000-bicycle-stolen-f...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 3, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 5 comments | 7575 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 516 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Real estate icon Frances Bohannon Nelson dies

Frances Bohannon Nelson, a resident of Woodside for 55 years and a Peninsula real estate icon and philanthropist, died in...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 3532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private schools treated unfairly

Private schools are at a severe disadvantage in the education marketplace. Private schools wishing to build new facilities...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by fwiw, on Dec 2, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 6 comments | 704 Views

AROUND TOWN

New director for human services

Iliana Rodriguez, the current director of child support services in San Mateo County, will take over as director of the Human...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Business Owner, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 6704 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 2314 Views

AROUND TOWN

High Speed Rail project proceeding is questioned

In an unusually frank interview with State Senator Mark DeSaulnier, when asked on a scale of 1 to 10 the chances of the project...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 536 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Group to grapple with aircraft noise

Guaranteed: The snappy response to someone living close to San Francisco International or any other major airport who complains...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 1, 2013 at 2:36 am | 9 comments | 1186 Views

ATHERTON

M-A's growth won't diminish 'excellence,' superintendent says

The more that enrollment grows at Menlo-Atherton High School, the more the school district and M-A administrations will be...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2013
Last comment by concerned , on Dec 1, 2013 at 1:05 am | 4 comments | 1472 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton makes #1 on Forbes list

Congratulations to Atherton, #21 most expensive zip code in the USA according to the November 18, 2013 edition of Forbes. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Snap! on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on Nov 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Thieves abscond with desk, rug and dining room table

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/11/27/police-calls-thieves-abscond-with-desk-rug-and-dining-room-table...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 29, 2013 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 3639 Views

MENLO PARK

Software valued at $500,000 stolen in home burglary

A laptop computer containing proprietary software that the owner says is worth $500,000 was part of the take in a residential...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gun Owner, on Nov 29, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 9 comments | 4690 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit filed against driver who struck 6-year-old twins

A Menlo Park family has filed a lawsuit against the driver of a car that reportedly jumped a curb and pinned two 6-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by javaplace, on Nov 28, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 7 comments | 3134 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Kitchen brings Italian cuisine to Ladera

In five weeks time, Mike Wallau has transformed Mike's Cafe, into a rustic Italian restaurant featuring farm-to-table food,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 28, 2013 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 2570 Views

ATHERTON

Memorial Mass for William Walsh of Atherton

A memorial Mass is set for 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, for William Desmond Walsh of Atherton. Mr. Walsh died Nov. 16 at Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marhy O'Riordan, on Nov 27, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 11452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investigation done in bus vs. railroad crossing gate probe

A SamTrans bus entered a railroad crossing as lights were flashing, but before the gate lowered, according to an internal...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by gina, on Nov 27, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 4340 Views
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