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AROUND TOWN

Unions remain silent about candidate interviews

Menlo Park's six City Council hopefuls are now wading through the nearly endless series of interviews each candidate undergoes...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1270 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 | 1270 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1270 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Learning how to learn

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Larry Tesler, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1270 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside environmentalist Ollie Mayer dies at 94

The Devil's Slide tunnel groundbreaking in 2005 was a triumph for Olive Mayer of Woodside. She wasn't there to cheer the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Fatima Tehranchi, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election night gathering at the Rotunda

Chief Elections Officer Warren Slocum is hosting an election night gathering for those interested in following the returns...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon deal might hinge on cutting car trips

Reducing traffic, carbon emissions will be a focal point in negotiations over Menlo Park development project. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by not enuff, on Nov 25, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

ATHERTON

A.C.I.L. meeting????

I have been wondering for some time what the ACIL is up to. Today I heard they are having their annual meeting at HP pavilion...

Original post made by Ed on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by GINA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested for embezzling from elderly relative

Two people have been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $13,000 from an 81-year-old Menlo Park woman, police...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 2, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Shanahan pushes for spending cuts

Kevin Bryant, Woodside's town manager since January, can add a notch to his belt. In submitting his first budget for review...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2012 at 6:17 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain drops plans for major fare hikes and service cuts

After announcing that major fee hikes and service cuts could be in store for Caltrain as it looks to balance its budget,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local residents hold fundraiser for Harris

Two local residents held a fundraiser Saturday, March 13, that netted $8,000 for the campaign of Kamala Harris, a candidate...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rashmi, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Fair opens

The San Mateo County Fair will take place from Saturday, June 12, through Sunday, June 20, at the San Mateo Events Center...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

MENLO PARK

Hotel financing holds up Bohannon project

Challenges in financing a major hotel are holding up the huge office-hotel project known as Menlo Gateway, developer David...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 1268 Views

ATHERTON

Video of Atherton Council Meeting - May 16, 2012

Town of Atherton City Council regular agenda - May 16, 2012 Video broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of...

Original post made by APOA on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on May 21, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 1268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Warning on eating wild mushrooms

With wild mushroom growth prompted by seasonal rains, the California Department of Public Health has issued a warning...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Porcini Harvesting, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo student, 14, wins high music honors

Pianist Anna Boonyanit, a ninth-grader at Menlo School, was the winner of many awards, including an invitation to perform...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime principal of Hillview school to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced Monday that he plans to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Amber Rice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

5th Annual PAMP Moon Festival - THIS SATURDAY

“When the moon is full, mankind is one!” The Palo Alto Menlo Park Parent's Club is hosting its 5th Annual PAMP Moon Festival!...

Original post made by Asdll on Sep. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1267 Views
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