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FICTION

Boots on the ground

Lean, mean craftsmanship defines the compact (para)military thriller "'71," set during the titular time of the Troubles in...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nate@bestcombatboots.net, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1545 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to look at extending parking time limits downtown

Menlo Park will be looking at four changes to downtown parking, including letting people park in the downtown plazas for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 27 comments | 3227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple give brain research institute $50 million

Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton have given the University of Southern California $50 million to endow and name the USC...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Lselkins, on Mar 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2895 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93

Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson played a major role...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hands-on learning

Many students at Menlo-Atherton High School are going on to college after they graduate. Assuming they have had the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by stephanie, on Apr 9, 2015 at 10:36 am | 18 comments | 9380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple's $50 million donation is part of pledge to give away half their wealth

Mark and Mary Stevens, the Atherton couple who have given $50 million to USC's Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, are...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 4032 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Kudos to watchdog and city, but herbicide spraying issue is unresolved

Janet Davis of the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood, known by many as a watchdog of public works and traffic-related services...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Evan Snyder, on Mar 27, 2015 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Filoli executive talks about moving past recent turmoil

Filoli's beleaguered executive director, Cynthia D'Agosta, who had refused to speak to the Almanac since Feb. 15, sat down...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 33 comments | 5467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by War on Women, on Apr 2, 2015 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 3213 Views

WOODSIDE

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Skylonda

Electric cars and their charging stations have had the alternative-fuel spotlight mostly to themselves in Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 2508 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two cited for buying minors alcohol

Two adults were cited for misdemeanors after they bought alcohol for a minor decoy working on behalf of the Menlo Park Police...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Shirley, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

ATHERTON

Another daytime car burglary reported in Holbrook-Palmer Park

For the second time in a little more than a week, Holbrook-Palmer Park was the site of a broad-daylight vehicle burglary...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1617 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man cited after claiming to be police officer

A "driving incident" on Crane Street led to the citation of a Menlo Park man for allegedly impersonating a police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Makes sense, on Mar 30, 2015 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 2590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park police officer honored for work with kids

Going to school pays off, both for the students and for the Menlo Park police officer whose mission it is to make sure the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park studies proposed M2 zoning changes

It's time for the decision-makers to take a first look at what residents have said they hope to see in Menlo Park's M2 industrial...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by more verification, on Mar 31, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 4 comments | 1072 Views

ATHERTON

What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?

Atherton property owners pay a library tax that generates about $1 million a year more than is needed to operate the Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Duh?, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 641 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook opens west campus

It's no longer "the Gehry building" -- Facebook's newest Menlo Park office has been dubbed "MPK20" as employees start moving...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Willows Neighbor, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 4054 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ballast rock update expected by Friday

After holding a meeting with an estimated 45 Belle Haven residents concerned about the dusty piles of ballast rock stored...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jason L. Tulock, on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views
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