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AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Raccoon chase goes south

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process, ending with the dog, in frustration, walking...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by david gregg, on Jun 28, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Questions in Menlo Park man's death

Lawrence Cronin, 67, was stabbed during a robbery attempt in March. His family said that his death two months later has been...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools: looking for more cuts

The 2012-13 budget is balanced, with $2.1 million in spending cuts, but the Portola Valley School District board and staff...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by hmmm..., on Jul 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog maroons self in raccoon chase

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process. In Step 1, the dog chases the raccoon up the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by marione, on Jul 4, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

MENLO PARK

Dry bones: Are fossils secreting information about soft tissue? Will X-rays reveal it?

"Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7418 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Monokoora, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

WOODSIDE

Menlo Park: $5,500 losses in home break-in

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11551...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by DRUG HABIT, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Briefs: Public comment sought on plastic bag ban report

Those plastic bags at the local grocery store are a step closer to extinction. Menlo Park and 24 other Peninsula cities may...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Tigerlily, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1000 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Location of new library a matter of trust

This issue has now become an issue of trust. The circulation of the citizens' petition, which has garnered more than 200...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Brown Act, on Jul 11, 2012 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1095 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI to develop natural gas storage for vehicles

SRI International in Menlo Park will receive $875,000 in federal funds to develop technology related to using natural gas...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by marty, on Jul 14, 2012 at 12:57 am | 1 comment | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

MP Mongolian BBQ opens in Menlo Park

El Camino Real has a new tenant: MP Mongolian BBQ opened its doors recently in the spot formerly home to Deeelish in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Roland Kelly, on Jul 15, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you Betsy Shneider for doing your job.

She was appointed by the city of San Carlos to the LAFco committee, she was the only person out of the entire oversight group...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 19, 2012 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

ATHERTON

Election: Candidate filing period opens

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 1117 Views

ATHERTON

Candidate filing period opens for November election

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by The Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cohen signals re-election run

Fresh off a short-lived campaign for the county Board of Supervisors, Andy Cohen took out papers Tuesday (July 17) to run...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Jul 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Which way did the food trucks go?

Coca-Cola braised pork steamed buns? Check. Chicken tikka masala burrito? Check. Refrigeration, potable water, clean food...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Foodie, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volleyball: Kings Mountain Fog teams win gold

The Kings Mountain Fog men's volleyball team defeated the defending champions, Sao Paulo Masters from Brazil, in the men's...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by abdul ghori, on Jul 23, 2012 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Bridge now reaches 400 students

Peninsula Bridge, which for 22 years has conducted summer enrichment programs for motivated kids from under-resourced communities,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Bebop more, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:55 am | 1 comment | 1169 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man drowns in Minnesota

A 75-year-old Menlo Park man was swimming in a Minnesota lake on Saturday afternoon when he went under, according to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Jul 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, seems like a man who really could give you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1038 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Stoplights not best option for Ladera

County supervisors did the right thing July 10 when they put the brakes on a Department of Public Works recommendation to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views
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