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ATHERTON

Atherton council proceeds with outsourcing

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night to proceed with...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oh Brother, on Aug 23, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools celebrate 150 years

Who would guess that a town that is 45 years old would be home to a school district that began 150 years ago? Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Did you read the story, on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2037 Views

MENLO PARK

Hillview school: Report details traffic, noise

A study of plans to rebuild the Hillview Middle School campus in Menlo Park shows significant traffic and noise, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rosie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 2036 Views

MENLO PARK

SusieCakes moves to Menlo Park

A new business is coming to town, and that business needs new employees. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10640...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District puts Report to Community on its website

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ to see how the District posted its Report to the Community. A magnifying...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 7 comments | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park planning commissioners selected

A new face has joined the return of a familiar one on the Menlo Park Planning Commission. The City Council has reappointed...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2014 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 2036 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: $40,000 in unauthorized charges

When a resident of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley was out of the country on a two-week vacation, someone ran up $40,000...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2036 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan - The Forgotten Issue

On Monday, June 6, the Menlo Park Planning Commission will take up and discuss the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan Environmental...

Original post made by Raymond Mueller on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2035 Views

MENLO PARK

Styrofoam gone on Nov. 1

That might be an exaggeration, but the Menlo Park City Council did pass an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene containers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2035 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Specific Plan flawed; needs to be revised

For the benefit of Old Timers and others: While I agree with some of SaveMenlo's objections to the Specific Plan and to Stanford's...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by time for review, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

College graduate

Glenn W.K. Shelton of Menlo Park graduated from Humboldt State University in December with a bachelor of science degree in...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dianne Blake, on Jan 25, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 2035 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Alliance hires law firm

Putting its money where its mouth is, the Menlo Park Downtown Alliance hired a law firm to evaluate the environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by what zoning, on Jun 28, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 2034 Views

MENLO PARK

Election: Bohannon adds $325,000 to Measure T campaign

Thanks to developer David Bohannon, financial support has skyrocketed for Measure T, the ballot proposal that would allow...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Like....totally...., on Nov 1, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 13 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia race: Olivia Martinez moves into third place

Olivia Martinez, one of two incumbents who ran for re-election to the board of the Sequoia Union High School District, has...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 2033 Views

OTHER TOPICS

One confirmed dead from 6-alarm fire

One victim died in a six-alarm apartment building fire in Redwood City Sunday that also injured 21 people, fire officials...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 4 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Menlo grows while neighbors shrink

Months after census workers canvassed local neighborhoods, the 2010 census data is trickling out for public consumption....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Census is very valuable IF, on Mar 10, 2011 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Meeting on document examining San Carlos Airport's effects on neighbors

A meeting to discuss the draft of a document that looks at the current and projected effect of the San Carlos Airport on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a miracle

It was 2 a.m. on July 12 and her husband and two daughters were half a world away, visiting his parents in France, when Marisa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 11, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sergeants in line for 30 percent pay raise over 30 months

Sergeants in the Menlo Park Police Department are set to get a 30 percent raise over the next two and a half years. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 2032 Views
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