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SMOKERS WIN BIG VICTORY IN SUNNYVALE!!!

Less than a month after the Mountain View City Council passed its controversial draconian anti-smoking ordinance which takes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 11, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 1542 Views

ATHERTON

Mayor Widmer's Unauthorized of Town Funds During Elections

The Town Council approved of Mayor Widmer to issue a press release, but instead he instructed staff to mail out a letter...

Original post made by Town Funds on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Poetic justice, on Nov 11, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 916 Views

SPORTS

M-A Vikings reach Pop Warner semifinals

The Menlo Atherton Vikings, the local Pop Warner football organization, hosted the first round of the Peninsula Pop Warner...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nice work!, on Nov 11, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 1871 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park launches new grant program for performing arts center

Calling all performing groups -- Menlo Park has officially launched its new grant program, and the Dec. 1 deadline is right...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Nov 11, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1284 Views

MENLO PARK

Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

A lone woman on a corner of Alameda de las Pulgas waved a sign for Romney 2012/Catherine Carlton/Yes on Prop 32. She got...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:45 am | 18 comments | 2496 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- the hospital district that won't die

cTypeface:Bold>Editor's Note:</I></B> Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 947 Views

ATHERTON

Lewis, Wiest win Atherton council seats

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Tuesday, winning 1,690 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Nice try, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

County to ban plastic bags at most checkout counters

On Earth Day (April 22) in the spring of 2013, retailers in Ladera, West Menlo Park and other unincorporated communities...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Armand, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at knifepoint in Jack Lyle Park

If you go walking after midnight, keep an eye out. Late Wednesday night, two men robbed a third who was strolling through...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by get a clue, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 1005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Positions on Finance/Audit Committee

The Board of Education of the Menlo Park City School District is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Finance/Audit...

Original post made by cmetzler@mpcsd.org on Nov. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1009 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gov Romney explains how he differs from George W Bush

A question asked many times and never answered in the popular forum "Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?" (3199 views, 127...

Original post made by Wally on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by reality-based observer, on Nov 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 38 comments | 5979 Views

MENLO PARK

Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Belle Haven pool adds hours for water polo

Tim Sheeper of Menlo Swim and Sport will open the Belle Haven pool six days a week starting the month for water polo season,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 933 Views

SPORTS

The Valparaiso Bowl: football for a good cause

The 10th annual gridiron contest for a good cause -- raising money to assist motivated middle school students from low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by with all due respect, on Nov 8, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 2785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley native takes up house-hunting in wake of storm

Portola Valley native Laura MacMillan, 23, was for a time a displaced person. She still lives in Brooklyn, just not in the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

ATHERTON

What the next year will bring in Atherton

Hope the Almanac archives this and fact checks it against the state of things one and two years from now, IF the Cary Wiest/Elizabeth...

Original post made by Nostradamus on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Issues, on Nov 8, 2012 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1517 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters reject library in park

After more than a year spent squabbling about a divided City Council's decision to make Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lesson in government, on Nov 8, 2012 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 1563 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks new business development manager

When Business Development Manager Dave Johnson resigned at the end of 2011, many wondered whether Menlo Park would leave...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by MBA, on Nov 8, 2012 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 1519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A Shelly Kessler and Bill Nack taught SMC a lesson

Ten years of 1/2 cent sales tax = $60,000,000 to the General Fund for the Supervisors to spend any way they want. Shelly...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vs. car in Redwood City, 6pm Wednesday

Please folks, do not ever stop on top of the train tracks. Pay attention, the tracks are well marked....

Original post made by resident on Nov. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1174 Views
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