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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 | 1976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Effects of Tinsley transfer program

==B School desegregation:== A Stanford researcher will discuss the effects of the Tinsley transfer program at a special meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 1976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: Community college district asks voters for $388 million

If it's not broken, why fix it? It's a question one might ask on a tour of Canada Community College on Farm Hill Boulevard...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by education is stoopid. And expen$ive, on Oct 14, 2014 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 1976 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula to elect new state senator

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, whose 19th Assembly district includes most of San Mateo County, is the frontrunner in a four-way...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 1976 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Manager's Intentions Called into Question

It's been just over three months since John Danielson took office as Interim City Manager. Mr. Danielson was selected...

Original post made by Tim J. on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 1976 Views

WOODSIDE

Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK

The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1976 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park drive-by shooting injures two

Two men sitting in the driveway of a Menlo Park residence were shot on Saturday night, June 22, Menlo Park police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 1975 Views

MENLO PARK

License plate data report goes to Menlo Park council

The first report on how Menlo Park's new mobile automated license plate readers are working will be delivered to the council...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kyle, on Nov 23, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 8 comments | 1975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - February 22, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Women - T. C. Boyle 2. Drood - Dan Simmons 3. Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter & Sweet - Jamie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts likely to seek parcel tax measures this spring

Voters may be asked to help shore up the budget at two local school districts. Both Portola Valley and the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Parent of school aged children, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 7 comments | 1975 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 | 1974 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views

MENLO PARK

There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving a life, all in a day's work for Evan Carlton

The story could have ended in so many different ways, few of them good. But as it stands, the life of a grandfather was saved...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor candidates raise $80,000

Over the first two and a half months of 2012, donors gave a total of $79,896 to the eight candidates running for the District...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 7 comments | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Tour de Peninsula cycling event

Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views

ATHERTON

Little League facilities: Too big for the park?

When Atherton voters overwhelmingly approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Good Call, on Feb 15, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1974 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Steel deer sculpture under repair

Portola Valley's rust-brown deer of steel will be returning soon to the lawn at Triangle Park at the corner of Alpine and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jerrie, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1974 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Portola Valley races to town picnic

Running, walking and everything in between will be fine in the Zots to Tots race on Saturday, June 8, to launch the Portola...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views
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