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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board meets on 'Mandarin immersion'

A Mandarin-language immersion program for the Menlo Park City School District will be one of the topics on the agenda when...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by watchful eye, on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 12 comments | 5153 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park compiles comments on Caltrain electrification impact report

About 20 people attended a meeting in Menlo Park last night to chime in on the draft environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent Coroner Foucrault Faces Challenger

Robert Foucrault, longtime San Mateo County Coroner , faces a challenger this year. Some may remember that in 2006 a...

Original post made by Good for Dalton on Apr. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 536 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking

The City Council will hold a study session on the topic of Downtown Parking this coming Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm....

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Apr. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Business: Pacific Union opens new Menlo Park office

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller will join Pacific Union executives to cut the ribbon on Pacific Union Real Estate's new office...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Terri Tiffany, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2339 Views

MENLO PARK

'No spray zone' sprayed with pesticide in Menlo

The patch of roadside scrub that was supposed to be set aside as a pilot "no spray" zone this winter in Menlo Park was in...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 12 comments | 2051 Views

ATHERTON

Judge dismisses charges against man shot by CHP in Atherton following high-speed chase

A judge has dismissed charges against a man accused of driving a car at California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by nick s., on Apr 27, 2014 at 9:46 am | 7 comments | 2013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 2954 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by The plot thickens, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:22 am | 5 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Blasts Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts says Obamacare will bury the Democrats. Boston Herald radio has a taped radio talk...

Original post made by Beantown Ex Pat on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 24, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 557 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Mueller to travel to China

I see where our Mayor is about to enjoy one of the perks of the job. He is going on one those "junkets" to China. Presuming...

Original post made by old timers on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Apr 24, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 360 Views

SPORTS

Rugby on wheels

The squeal of metal against metal, the smack of rubber against flesh: Murder was in the air as Kentucky hosted the national...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Aggie, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1040 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SHD Committed to Governance Transparency

The Sequoia Healthcare District has a much improved website.http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/shcd-committed-to-governance-transparency/...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 384 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report

Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 7322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect arrested in Menlo Park robberies

A fake gun, a purse and several stolen cellphones led police on Monday night to arrest a Menlo Park teenager on suspicion...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by prefer not to say, on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot

The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 2942 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police substation 'more like a neighborhood service center'

The new Menlo Park Police Department substation holds some surprises for the Belle Haven neighborhood. The long-awaited facility,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by RC101, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 4498 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Bicyclists rob man at gunpoint

Two teens riding bikes robbed a Menlo Park man at gunpoint near Ivy Drive and Almanor Avenue on Saturday night, according...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by RU Nutz, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 4136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ian Steven, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 6857 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park hosts small business roundtable

Menlo Park will host its first quarterly meeting for small businesses, defined as those with 100 or fewer employees, on Monday,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 924 Views
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