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THE LOCAL DISH

Thieves burglarize cars Thursday morning while hikers walk The Dish

Thieves broke into and burglarized six vehicles parked at the informal dirt parking area at the Alpine Road intersection...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 27, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 9080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 9/25/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Language of Flowers Vanessa Diffenbaugh 2 Reamde Neal Stephenson 3 State of Wonder Ann Patchett 4 Night...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1486 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Revenue on a $60 Million Parcel?

Here's a parcel that covers the better part of a city block in Atherton: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704187604576289141515370306.html Has...

Original post made by Ho Cus Po Cus on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 4 comments | 1598 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fire destroys house in Portola Valley

A two-alarm fire completely destroyed a home at 35 Valencia Court in Portola Valley on Friday evening, Sept. 23, Chief Dan...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ola Kudu, on Sep 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 5800 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail along Alpine Road

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by concerned resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to help fund Summit Public Schools, other charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Do Her Fair Share", on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 34 comments | 3879 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rebuilding veterans

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are creating disabled veterans in greater numbers due to advanced life-saving techniques...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by donald sexton, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2390 Views

MENLO PARK

CHP searching for pickup that caused fatal collision

A Daly City woman was killed in a collision on southbound U.S. Highway 101 Sunday morning in Menlo Park, and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1581 Views

MENLO PARK

Congressman Nunes and former CHSRA Chairman Pringle on TV last night on HSR and green jobs.

Here is a short video on California and High Speed Rail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYm0TjyhSes&feature=channel_video_title Over...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1443 Views

ATHERTON

Developer accepts reduced refund from Atherton

The town of Atherton will pay a Menlo Park development firm $72,500 to settle a lawsuit over road-impact fees -- a sum that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2451 Views

FICTION

HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 4467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car hits girl walking bike across street and flees

A14-year-old girl walking her bike across the street in a crosswalk had a too-close-for-comfort encounter with a car that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1727 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion and cub reportedly spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion with a cub was reportedly seen in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Farnsworth, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 2315 Views

ATHERTON

As predicted - Garbage rates to have BIG increase

When the current garbage rates were being debated I predicted that the adopted rates would not cover the costs and that next...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1588 Views

OTHER TOPICS

One of Menlo College's Wealthiest Grads Accused of Sexual Assault

Billionaire Menlo College graduate Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, nephew of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, is being investigated...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 2760 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park picks legal battles

There's no shortage of opportunities for a city like Menlo Park to see some legal action in the courtroom, but on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 25, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 6 comments | 1659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Coach Parks

<I>The following information was published in the Almanac's print edition, with photos by Michelle Le.</I></B> Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Victor Perez, on Sep 25, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wengert to seek re-election to PV council

Ann Wengert, whose term on the Portola Valley Town Council expires in November, said she plans to run for re-election. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 2645 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Investigation leads CHP to change findings on Alpine Road fatal bicycle-truck accident

Human DNA found near the front axle of a tractor-trailer truck has led investigators from the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mike patterson, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 31 comments | 4229 Views

MENLO PARK

The state of Menlo Park: Good - for some

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline found himself doing something he'd never expected on Thursday night &#8211; delivering the annual...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views
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