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AROUND TOWN

IBM withdraws $7 billion offer for Sun Micro

After weeks of negotiations, IBM withdrew its $7 billion bid for Sun Microsystems on Sunday, one day after Sun's board balked...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

M-A Vikings finish Pop Warner season, now enter playoffs

Finishing their first season in the strong Division 1 tier of the Peninsula Pop Warner Conference, the M-A Vikings prepare...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1929 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor says city will consider raising tax

Taxing residents might be the best way to balance Menlo Park's budget, Mayor Heyward Robinson said in his March 10 "state...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by angela, on Mar 18, 2009 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 1928 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrillaga thanks Chamber for Golden Acorn Award

John Arrillaga, center, and his wife, left, speak with Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas before the beginning of the 2010...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Outside looking in, on Sep 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 1928 Views

AROUND TOWN

No "clear mandate" for closing healthcare district

Jack Hickey didn't get his "clear mandate for dissolution" of the Sequoia Healthcare District, coming in third behind two...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 14, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 1928 Views

ATHERTON

Council takes first look at cuts in Town Hall staff

The Atherton City Council is beginning to look at how to cut costs in Town Hall. Atherton is home to many wealthy residents,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Why Not?, on Aug 28, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 15 comments | 1928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why did Sequoia Healthcare District give $102,500 to Star Vista?

Star Vista, formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services (name change courtesy of $55,000 pro bono services of the Taproot...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1927 Views

WOODSIDE

Old La Honda Road now open

Old La Honda Road in Woodside, which was closed this morning due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer, is now open, San Mateo...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Oct 4, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Clogged El Camino a perennial embarrassment

I have lived on the Peninsula for 25 years and in Menlo Park for 18. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8477...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by patience please, on Aug 29, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 4 comments | 1926 Views

MENLO PARK

Ride-along on 'saturation' traffic enforcement day

In enforcing traffic laws out on the streets, officers on motorcycles have advantages, police say. They have a higher seat...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tanya, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1926 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need a staff-size reduction policy

Why do we care about employee costs? Not surprisingly, employee costs constitute the single largest city expenditure. When...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 6 comments | 1925 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Atherton needs to OK widening Marsh Road

In response to your May 23 article "Atherton threatens to sue Menlo, Facebook," I am convinced now more than ever that the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by another view, on Jun 1, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 1925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friday: Frederick's Follies is back in town

Frederick's Follies celebrates 10 years of entertaining the Corte Madera school community with an anniversary production...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Shazia Jang, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials break ground on water pipeline today

Construction of a pipeline that could be critical in protecting the Bay Area's water supply after a major earthquake is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chaz, on Apr 16, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 1925 Views

MENLO PARK

For some, gym decision pitted athletes v. library patrons

Menlo Park's decision to place a new gymnasium near the library in the Civic Center complex has set up an opposition reminiscent...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 1924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education secretary starts tour at Sequoia High

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was at Sequoia High School in Redwood City on Wednesday (Sept. 12) to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Former Cherokee, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing teen located, no merit to abduction

A teenage boy believed to have been abducted from his home this week was located by police Saturday morning (April 18)...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mildred, on Apr 19, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP arrests 208 for DUI over New Year's weekend

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that it made the same number of DUI arrests in the Bay Area over the holiday compared...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

ATHERTON

Your help is needed...

The San Mateo County Library is leading an effort to understand the current and future needs regarding the Atherton Library....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1924 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton, Caltrain squabble over train horns

Atherton's quiet zone, where trains aren't to blow their horns near the Fair Oaks Lane crossing except in an emergency, went...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 9 comments | 1924 Views
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