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ATHERTON

Compost set Willow Road house on fire

It was the compost that set a Willow Road house in Menlo Park on fire March 6, displacing a family of four for at least a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old MacDonald, on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 1516 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library supporters outspend foes

In the battle over whether or not Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Who will Cover the Yes on F Debt, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by water saver 2, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:48 am | 5 comments | 1516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 31st, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help - Kathryn Stockett 2 Scarecrow - Michael Connelly 3 Language Of Bees - Laurie King 4 Tea Time...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forming medical marijuana clubs

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by maria, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Harvest Fest at Allied Arts Guild

Bratwurst, beer and holiday crafts will be featured at the Allied Arts Guild's first Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 31,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Um, on Oct 31, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

Water worries: City nudges, rather than pushes, consumers to conserve water supply

As climate change sparks concerns of dwindling water supply, Menlo Park is trying to encourage people to conserve through...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 3, 2010 at 9:28 am | 10 comments | 1515 Views

ATHERTON

Business as usual for Atherton

What a shame that my husband Jim Dobbie and Mayor McKeithen didn't know that last Wednesday's Town Meeting (which by the...

Original post made by Patricia Dobbie on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 5:39 am | 4 comments | 1515 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Wiest has always stood for working with the community, and a transparent government.

All I read about on the blogs pertains to a fresh start, transparency, new blood without baggage. We finally can vote for...

Original post made by Navy Mans Son on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Time For Change, on Oct 3, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

Rail authority delays study of Peninsula designs

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will delay releasing a highly anticipated analysis of design options for the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by WHOA, on Nov 24, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 1515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars clean out Lutticken's cash registers

Sometime during the dark, damp hours of Saturday night and Sunday morning, burglars broke into Lutticken's Deli and cleaned...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo pool contract receiving deeper study

Plenty of questions remain after Menlo Park disclosed its intention to offer Team Sheeper a new, 10-year contract to privately...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 1515 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

Grand theft reports in Menlo Park, vandalism report in Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9435...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1515 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

Kim Griffin, President of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors defends the District's actions after a scathing...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 1515 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside bans plastic bags at checkout counters

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will follow the lead of county government and ban flimsy plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Quick action needed to stem foreclosures

The real estate market in Menlo Park and the surrounding communities is renowned for its apparent insulation from larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Vanguard, on Apr 15, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1514 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park businesses, property owners organize to oppose downtown plan

Several prominent downtown property and business owners challenge emerging plans to reconfigure Menlo Park's downtown. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by menlo resident, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 11 comments | 1514 Views

ATHERTON

Junior League holds house tour in Atherton

For the second year, the Junior League of Palo Alto/Mid Peninsula will host "Finishing Touches," a holiday house tour and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1514 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A sad performance from Menlo council

Asking Menlo Park voters to bless the council's approval of a development agreement between the city and the Bohannon Co.'s...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study says Facebook probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:55 am | 6 comments | 1514 Views
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