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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

MENLO PARK

Train hits car; two sent to hospital

A commuter train struck a car in Redwood City on Thursday evening, sending the car's two occupants to the hospital, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1167 Views

ATHERTON

Recollection of old Atherton PD Case involving officer?

Does anyone recall a case, more than 30 years ago, when an Atherton officer killed someone in self-defense and/or in defending...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5822 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police: Teams of daytime burglars move quickly

Teams of daytime burglars use methods refined for quick and efficient action that does not draw attention to what they're...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 9, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 5 comments | 3237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Charity Horse Show this weekend

More than 600 of the West Coast's top equestrians are taking part in the 43rd Menlo Charity Horse Show, running from Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 9, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2492 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton parcel tax a political football

Every four years Atherton ties itself in knots when first discussing, and then voting on, whether to renew the $750 parcel...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by frightenedbyatherton, on Aug 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 18 comments | 2050 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district may put bond measure on spring ballot

As Woodside Elementary School District officials consider asking residents to pass a bond measure next spring for construction,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 3180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook interns serve Peninsula community

It's not all Hackathons and free food: 160 Facebook interns recently participated in the company's fifth annual day of service. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 954 Views

ATHERTON

The 70% Solution

Question: How many private companies do you know of that make an employee's 401(k) contribution for him in addition to providing...

Original post made by Common sense on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 7, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 853 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Second candidate for council seat

Diane Sandhu, a member of the town's Audit/Finance Committee, has qualified for a spot on the November ballot in the race...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 928 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Subcommittee Violates Process

The Council Subcommittee of Kirsten Keith and Catherine Carlton have violated their own process rules for facilitating discussions...

Original post made by disappointed resident on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by disappointed resident, on Aug 7, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 8 comments | 989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Taking steps to fight cancer this weekend

This weekend, Betty and Ernst Meissner are among those who will participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ada Reid-Watson, on Aug 7, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Las Lomitas school board may place $60 million bond measure on November ballot

Voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District may be asked in November to approve a $60 million bond measure to upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Aug 7, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Cajun music in Menlo Park

Tom Rigney and Flambeau will perform Cajun, zydeco and blues music at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Aug. 7, in Fremont Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Wednesday, August 7th at 3:30 pm: Sweet Strawberry Snakes (food art for kids). Thursday, August 8th at 4 pm: Musical Family...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public comment sought on redistricting

The office of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has released 10 online maps that experiment with redrawing the boundaries...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 983 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park police advisory group has representatives from every neighborhood

Menlo Park's new police advisory group may be the only assembly of civic volunteers under the city's auspices with representatives...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1162 Views

AROUND TOWN

QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1282 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views
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