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ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton hosts 'Meet Your Neighbors'

To launch its series of activities in 2012, the Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is hosting a "Meet Your Neighbors"...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Coleen Anderson, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1951 Views

MENLO PARK

Green parking lots in city's future?

In reviewing preliminary plans for renovation of a parking plaza between Crane and Chestnut streets at Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Downtown plan a disaster in the making?

The Menlo Park City Council has confirmed the outline for a specific plan for downtown and El Camino Real and reaffirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by reality bites, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1950 Views

MENLO PARK

Setback in court, but coach says he will re-file lawsuit against Encinal PTO

A former volunteer coach for Encinal School basketball team who is suing the Encinal School PTO and three volunteer parents...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by mp parent, on Jan 7, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 1950 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theatre in the Woods review: 'The Frogs' shines with fine acting, innovation

The winds of change are unrelenting, tastes and attitudes shift with the times, the players' brief candles burn out and the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Betsy, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Six vie for three Menlo Park council seats

Described by more than one candidate as a "battle for the soul of downtown" Menlo Park, this year's election will decide...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Greg Munks to retire in mid July

Sheriff Greg Munks announced today that he will retire July 16 due to the effect a "not life-threatening" heart condition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views

ATHERTON

Repeat DUI driver pleads not guilty in Menlo case

An Atherton woman charged with six counts of felony drunken driving posted higher bail on Tuesday, and is once again out...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Athertonian Mother, on Apr 15, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 1949 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg to raise funds for Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jan 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 1948 Views

ATHERTON

Two Atherton Police Officers Under Investigation

I am in receipt of a letter dated May 26, 2010 from from Chief Guerra advising me that administrative investigations into...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 17, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments | 1948 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1948 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Putting a true value on sergeants' pay raise

I have no idea how much is reasonable in our lopsided economy for a police officer to earn. I do know that it is important...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 11, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four vie for three seats on Menlo Park school board

Growing enrollment, shrinking revenue. Increased pressure on school districts to find ways to slash spending without harming...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Current parents please, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district goals topic of roundtable at Encinal School

The Menlo Park City School District's top five goals will be the topic of discussion at a roundtable set for Wednesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1947 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 1947 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The alert means that air quality is expected to be poor and residents are advised to reduce driving and avoid outdoor activities...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1947 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police budget gets boost due to officer disability

Mounting overtime costs resulting from the number of officers out on disability, coupled with the expense of recruiting new...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by talk about "mud"!!, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:29 am | 8 comments | 1947 Views
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