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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park revises parking task force

Which comes first, defining the mission, or choosing the crew? The Menlo Park City Council pondered that question on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 2, 2012 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 973 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Broken gas line: Ladera residents shelter in place

Firefighters kept things safe in the area of Siesta Court in Ladera this afternoon while PG&E workers shut off gas from a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1091 Views

OTHER TOPICS

About-face: Former climate change skeptic now says global warming is man-made

This is actually pretty big news. One of the biggest climate change skeptics announced over the weekend that his much-publicized...

Original post made by POGO on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could Electronic Monitoring Program for Pre-Trial detainees save tax payers money? Of course it could! Sheriff Greg Munks won't let that happen.

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/documents/grand_jury/2011/emp.pdf San Mateo County probation department uses Electronic Monitoring Santa...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new human resources director

It may be time for Menlo Park's former human resources director, Glen Kramer, to start enjoying a leisurely retirement: the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ex-City Employee, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 1123 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may ask voters to raise sales tax

The county wants your half-cent's worth of opinion on whether to increase the sales tax. After the failure of two tax increases...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 887 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Memorial for Nancy DiSanto of Ladera

A Mass for Nancy DiSanto of Ladera will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Menlo Park. A nurse and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Maia , on Jul 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 1392 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Three more take out papers in Atherton

Denise Kupperman, a leader in the effort to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, Bob Roeser, and Jo-Ann Sockolov...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II vet honored for heroism after 66 years

Carl Clark of Menlo Park told the hundreds of well-wishers at the Jan. 17 ceremony recognizing his World War II heroism that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Thelma, on Jul 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 1459 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Library question heads for ballot after heated debate over language

==B This is an expanded version of an earlier article.== After four and a half hours of at times sniping comments and polarized...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by James "Skip" Law, on Jul 28, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 5 comments | 1099 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Election 2012: Warren Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by not susan, on Jul 28, 2012 at 11:18 am | 5 comments | 1728 Views

MENLO PARK

Five residential burglaries in Menlo Park

==B Police calls:== Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by menlomom, on Jul 27, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: Celebrating life of John Loustaunou

An informal gathering to celebrate the life of John Charles "Jack" Loustaunou, a founder of the Portola Valley Schools Foundation,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Franklin, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Facebook revenues grow 32 percent

Menlo Park-based social-media giant Facebook reported revenues of $1.18 billion in its first quarterly earnings report Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 1032 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may OK bike lane plan

Portola Valley's Town Council may back a plan to create a bike lane on westbound Alpine Road as it passes under Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 1038 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Service set for former Ladera principal John Vincent

A memorial service has been set for Saturday, Aug. 25, for John Vincent, who served as principal of Ladera School from 1968...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Ruder, on Jul 27, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Leslie Lambert talks of life after brain injury

On waking up in the morning, those of us in normal good health have abilities that are all but instinctual: knowing how to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by KC, on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

MENLO PARK

Funds OK'd to speed up Hillview rebuild

With crews working overtime to complete the rebuilding of Hillview Middle School before the first day of school, the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Incumbent files for school board race

Incumbent Maria Hilton has filed papers for a second term on the Menlo Park City School District board, and incumbent Jeff...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Give Me A Break, on Jul 27, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 1631 Views
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