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MENLO PARK

Our Regional Heritage

The Bayshore highway between San Francisco and San Mateo opened in 1929 and reached Menlo Park in 1931. The two-lane highway...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2010 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city manager gets more time to repay loan

Terms of the bridge loan from the city that was part of Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas' employment agreement have been...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 25, 2010 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 1739 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside murder case: death penalty possible

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh, a resident of unincorporated Woodside and a real estate investor, has been charged with premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2479 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside town manager 'cautiously optimistic' on weathering recession

As predicted last year at this time by Woodside's town manager, the local economy has bumped along and is pretty much where...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 5 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:59 am | 9 comments | 2312 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Shaping the character of Portola Valley

It will never be obvious to the causal observer, but for as long as Portola Valley remains the town it is today, a green,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Born Portolan, on Jun 23, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 2087 Views

WOODSIDE

Letter: Devastated by loss of pet parrot to coyote

My parrot was taken off his perch by a coyote last week at 12:30 a.m. I had witnessed a coyote on my property three weeks...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Private, on Jun 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 3123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canning program at Atherton Library

Tonight, Wednesday June 23 at 7 PM: Preserving the Harvest, a free program on how to get started in canning. Want to learn...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Impasse brewing over Alpine Road trail

When cyclists and equestrians meet on the Alpine Trail, a high, narrow, rocky path running along the south side of Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jimmae, on Jun 23, 2010 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1944 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manager [Rojas] wants loan extension

The Daily Post has yet again scooped all other local papers with the article titled, "City manager wants loan extension." The...

Original post made by Joanna on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:46 am | 5 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crash takes out fence, street sign, three vehicles

Police arrested a 23-year-old East Palo Alto man Sunday, June 20, after he drove his car in a wild ride in the Willows area...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2010 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 1455 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Time for residents to step up in Atherton

I am writing to extend the public dialogue on getting to a balanced budget in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9780...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley, Woodside pay $216,000 each for second patrol by deputy sheriff

Portola Valley's balanced general fund budget for the next 12 months is $3.8 million, with a reserve of about $2.6 million....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 6 comments | 1668 Views

MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Busy ballot for Menlo voters

Deciding between Jerry Brown or Meg Whitman will not be the only tough choice for Menlo Park voters when they go to the polls...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

North Fair Oaks meets on high-speed rail

Representatives from the California High-Speed Rail Authority addressed residents' concerns at a North Fair Oaks Council...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1671 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Traffic signal at Hillview intersection?

Should the city of Menlo Park push to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Santa Cruz Avenue and Elder Avenue,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by flush, on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 12 comments | 1769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ax falls on Las Lomitas School District budget

Just as Las Lomitas School District board members were preparing to begin the painful process of cutting the district budget...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jose, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 25 comments | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending June 20, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 2 Spies Of The Balkans Alan Furst 3 Innocent Scott...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1574 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry project gets back in line

A stalled development project for a parcel between El Camino Real and the train tracks looks set to start moving through...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by long time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 13 comments | 1906 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire forces out four businesses

An attic fire at the corner of Evelyn Street and Santa Cruz avenues at around 5:10 p.m. today (June 16) triggered the interior...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by lon time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 1643 Views
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