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Flu: School district urges common sense

In response to growing concerns about a swine flu epidemic, the Menlo Park City School District on Monday sent home a list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl Scouts teach, learn about the world

More than 400 local Girl Scouts, ranging in age from kindergarten Daisies to eighth-grade Cadettes, participated in the recent...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evy Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Rancho Palos Verdes rescinds Widmer's city manager job offer

In the end, Bill Widmer didn't have to decide if he was going to resign from his seat on the Atherton City Council to take...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2433 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Concert benefits children's library

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a concert of music ranging from the Baroque to the present at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Know, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 2432 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park adds part-time budget director

Larry Lisenbee, San Jose's former budget director, has joined Menlo Park part-time, according to a memo sent to city staff. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 2432 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook gives $20,000 to school fire-safety fund

On a mission to connect school fire alarms to fire stations, the new nonprofit Ring the Bell Fund collected $20,000 from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grateful Resident, on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rebuilding veterans

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are creating disabled veterans in greater numbers due to advanced life-saving techniques...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by donald sexton, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 2432 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters defeat two county tax measures

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures Tuesday. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car company...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 2431 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. 2431 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fundraiser to follow Obama's visit to Woodside this Sunday

When President Obama swings south down the Peninsula next Sunday (Sept. 25), he will follow his afternoon fundraising gathering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by neighbori, on Sep 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 2431 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2430 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 4 comments | 2430 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park mayor gives 'state of city' talk

Menlo Park Mayor Catherine Carlton will give a "state of the city" talk Thursday, Oct. 29, on recent city accomplishments...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Follow the money, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:36 pm | 12 comments | 2430 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Does Greenheart development have enough housing?

Housing near the train station, and whether there is enough of it, was a key issue raised March 21 during a Menlo Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vote 4 Housing, on Apr 2, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 2430 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More candidates emerge for local races

A last chance for newcomers to run for election in November brought out a handful of late-filing candidates for local districts....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Former Council Member, on Aug 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 2430 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2011 at 4:58 am | 6 comments | 2430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget, taxes on Menlo Park agenda

It's hard to talk about the city's budget without talking about taxes, as the Menlo Park City Council will demonstrate during...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 2430 Views
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