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MENLO PARK

Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1432 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire in fireplace may have ignited shake roof

A "little roof fire" reported at 12:35 p.m. Monday, July 12, at a one-story home on Lawler Ranch Road in Woodside took firefighters...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 2472 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12-year-old all-stars go down fighting

Menlo-Atherton's mercurial all-star campaign came to an end on Friday, just as shortstop Arnaud Laprais was starting to get...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - July 11, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 2 Forget Sorrow Belle Yang 3 Spies Of The Balkans Alan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jul. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1541 Views

ATHERTON

Furth Releases Jerry Carlson Conflict of Interest Report

Wynn Furth issued a report on whether Jerry Carlson violated California Fair Political Practices Commission Regulations as...

Original post made by firefly on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by innocent bystander, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:46 am | 35 comments | 2476 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton appoints new police lieutenant

Sgt. Joe Wade begins a new phase of his 11-year career with the Atherton Police Department on July 11, when he assumes the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by right on, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:01 am | 19 comments | 2484 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Hearing on cell phone tower

The Portola Valley Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday, July 7, on a proposal from T-Mobile...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 3060 Views

ATHERTON

Who do elected officials work for?

An attorney, acting on behalf of the Town of Atherton, has written a letter to a citizen informing him that an elected...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 1884 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Promotes Police Lieutenant from Within

In a little heralded press release dated July 1, Atherton announced that Sergeant Joe Wade had been promoted to be Police...

Original post made by Inspector Erskine on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:20 am | 3 comments | 1493 Views

ATHERTON

Supervisor Church to step down in January

San Mateo County District 1 Supervisor Mark Church announced Tuesday (July 6) he will step down from the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 1933 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vice President Biden in Atherton today

Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to be the guest of honor this afternoon (July 8) at a fundraiser in Atherton for California...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Obama, on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 7 comments | 2344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Cities Consortium issues high-speed rail challenge: 'build it right or not at all'

Atherton, Menlo Park and three of its allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by AMAZED, on Jul 10, 2010 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1739 Views

MENLO PARK

After losing contract, garbage company hiked pay

The company that collects garbage for Menlo Park and Atherton granted its employees pay raises of 17 to 19 percent over the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by utility, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:27 am | 15 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools place well in nationwide ranking

The schools in the Sequoia Union High School District with graduating seniors were extraordinary in the 2008-09 school year...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by WP Themes, on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:07 am | 24 comments | 4798 Views

MENLO PARK

Mearsure G Senior citizen tax exemption due

July 15th is the deadline for filing a Senior exemption for the San Mateo Community College District (Measure G) tax exemption. Must...

Original post made by senior citizen on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Suit was a distraction for rail authority

Aristotle wrote that "the law is reason free from passion." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9838...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:17 pm | 18 comments | 2730 Views

ATHERTON

Don't Call Jerry Carlson at Home

Dear Readers: I placed a call to the home of Jerry Carlson last week. I had not heard back from Mr. Carlson after my repeated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parolee program to shut its doors

An East Palo Alto program that has helped hundreds of state prison parolees transition back to life in the community will...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by me - too, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Literacy 'declaration' at Menlo Park Library

Menlo Park Library patrons will have a chance, beginning on Friday (July 9), to put their John Hancock on a document passing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 2721 Views

MENLO PARK

Steve Schmidt says he won't run for council

Former Menlo Park mayor and two-term councilman Steve Schmidt has been coy about whether or not he'll run for City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Distractions, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:25 am | 23 comments | 2790 Views
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