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ATHERTON

Atherton police chief, city manager reach out to public

Atherton officials are stepping up their public outreach efforts, announcing a community meeting at 6: 30 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 1490 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Open question

A Portola Valley committee toured the former Spring Down equestrian facility adjacent to Town Center on Thursday, Feb. 11,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Janine O'Neill, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community support for those impacted by EPA plane crash

This tragedy is a good opportunity for the citizens of the mid-peninsula to reach out to comfort the families of those who...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 18, 2010 at 6:33 am | 3 comments | 1234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Youngsters escape Atherton house fire

A fire caused more than $200,000 in damage to a large ranch-style home in Atherton late Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 16), Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas trustee resigns

David Bailard, a member of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District board, resigned on Monday, Oct. 5, district officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by anomynous, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:46 am | 25 comments | 8254 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Road reopens after accident reconstruction

Authorities have reopened a portion of Bayfront Expressway (Highway 84) in Menlo Park that was shut down this morning so...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Feb 16, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1432 Views

MENLO PARK

Why businesses consider Menlo Park to be an unfriendly City

Over a year ago the Menlo Park Fire Protection District entered into a lease with Stanford University for one of the many...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 16, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 60 comments | 2336 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ceramic tiles proposed for exterior of community hall in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Cultural Arts Committee wants to decorate the redwood exterior of the town's community hall with ceramic...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Feb 16, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 2728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Mark Church to run for county post

There's already a contender for Warren Slocum's old job. San Mateo County Supervisor Mark Church has announced on Feb. 11...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by George, on Feb 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district superintendent Pat Gemma to retire

Patrick Gemma, the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District since February 2003, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charlene, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 9 comments | 2181 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 3176 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail officials will present plans in Menlo Park on Friday, Feb. 19

Local residents interested in the design of the California high-speed rail system can get an early look at the rail agency's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 1659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What's your view on high-speed rail?

Residents concerned about the impact of the California high-speed rail project on local towns have an opportunity to voice...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 80 comments | 4622 Views

SPORTS

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1529 Views

ATHERTON

Breaking the Blue Code of Silence

REQUIRED READING FOR THE TOWN COUNCIL AND TOWN MANAGER. From the Wikipedia article on the "Blue Code of Silence" quoted...

Original post made by Police Ethics on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sheriff Ray Nash, on Feb 14, 2010 at 2:49 am | 7 comments | 2440 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton chief, manager to meet with residents

Atherton officials are stepping up their public outreach efforts, announcing a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:00 am | 9 comments | 1743 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Council should oppose huge Cargill project

News of Cargill's development plans for 12,000 homes and 30,000 new residents on the Redwood City baylands should attract...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Edward Whittington, on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2106 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Cargill has massive plans for Redwood City baylands

DMB, the Arizona-based developer hired by Cargill, has announced its plan to build 12,000 housing units and one million square...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Griffin McKinney, on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1828 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Allied Arts Guild gives $110,000 to hospital

The Allied Arts Guild Auxiliary recently donated $110,000 to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The auxiliary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by SF Auxiliary for LSPCH, on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inglewood gang member arrested, suspected of raping runaway Menlo Park girl

An Inglewood gang member has been arrested on suspicion of raping a runaway girl from Menlo Park and holding her against...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by TB, on Feb 12, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 1667 Views
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