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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: St. Anton to start building 394-unit apartment complex

Developer St. Anton Partners is ready to start building its 394-unit apartment complex at 3639 Haven Ave. in Menlo Park....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 17, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 7 comments | 2647 Views

MENLO PARK

Today the Sun will be above the Horizon in Menlo Park for Greater than 12 Hours

Today Menlo Park will have 12 hours and 1 minute of daylight. Sunrise at 0717 PDT and sunset at 1918 PDT. It is also the...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 17, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Airport uses GPS to track ride-sharing services

San Francisco International Airport is using a GPS-based system to track traffic from ride-sharing services such as Lyft...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pirate Cab to the mat, on Mar 17, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments | 1467 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Little opposition to recording license plate data

In the second of two forums to gauge community sentiment in Portola Valley on whether to mount license-plate reading cameras...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Lavorato wins Positive Coaching Alliance award

Sacred Heart Prep football coach Pete Lavorato has won Positive Coaching Alliance's coveted Double-Goal Coach Award presented...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by SHP parent, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

It's Bacon, not Corned Beef

For those of you wearing green today, I shall throw a grenade into the mix today and suggest that eating corned beef today...

Original post made by really? on Mar. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 121 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ireland revisited: Much has changed, but country's beauty and friendliness are as satisfying as they were two decades ago

More than two decades ago Dan and I spent part of our honeymoon in Mrs. Murphy's B&B in the Irish village of Macroom, where...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

O'Connor Street residents ask for transfer into Menlo Park school district

Menlo Park residents on the north side of O'Connor Street, just about a block from where the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Support Public School, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:34 am | 23 comments | 4583 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Belle Haven community garden is growing bigger

Twelve fruit trees and 10 additional garden beds are on the way to the Belle Haven community garden, thanks to an $8,000...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans names Jim Hartnett to replace Mike Scanlon as CEO

San Mateo County Transit District Names Jim Hartnett As New Chief; Will Lead SamTrans Caltrain and SMCTA March 11,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 394 Views

AROUND TOWN

New transit district CEO to get $434K in annual compensation

A former Redwood City councilman and member of the California High Speed Rail Authority board was appointed Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 26 comments | 4433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight in Atherton: Forum eyes regional traffic problems

A public forum about innovative ways to deal with regional traffic problems, featuring a speaker from the Grand Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Mar 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1873 Views

MENLO PARK

Must electricity come from PG&E?

Town councils in Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park have taken the first steps in working with San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Linda S., on Mar 16, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 1932 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council likes what it sees of new Menlo Gateway plan

Developer David Bohannon presented revamped plans for the Menlo Gateway development to the Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Mar 16, 2015 at 10:45 am | 12 comments | 1850 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: A volunteer's view on the turmoil at Filoli

In response to the turmoil over the recent rollout of Filoli's new volunteer agreement, Heidi Brown, president of the Friends...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Former NE volunteer, on Mar 15, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 18 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maureen Dowd's Column in Today's NYT

Maureen Dowd, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner, wrote an interesting article on Hillary Rodham Clinton...

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 15, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 8 comments | 328 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Happy Pi Day!

Congratulations Almanac readers. As you read this article, there won't be another "Pi Day" like this for 1,000 years. It's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pot Pie, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1415 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Residents rightfully miffed over roadside spraying

To spray or not to spray? That is a question — but certainly not the only one — residents of unincorporated San...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 922 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agency

Although one council member was strongly opposed to the idea, Atherton's City Council has voted to allow the town to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by I got a better idea, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Me and my BMW: a match just meant not to be?

Somehow I feel I am being punished for being too smugly happy about the fact that with all my children gone from home, I...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Lucky lady, on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 1819 Views
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