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MENLO PARK

Residents protest private club's wish for public well

The city's proposal to install an irrigation well in Nealon Park, a popular communal open space owned by Menlo Park, aroused...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by 30yr_resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1211 Views

OTHER TOPICS

F.B.I. EX AGENT MANAGING SOLYNDRA

FREMONT..........It seems that more than a few FBI agents are around the Silicon Valley area with former agent Neilson taking...

Original post made by R.Gordon on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.gordon's mom, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1211 Views

MENLO PARK

Olympian, WWII vet speaks at church

With an extraordinary life story as told in the bestselling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, 94-year old Louis Zamperini...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager gets compensation boost, sort of

With one council member calling the change "outrageous," the Atherton City Council last night (May 15) approved a compensation...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sort of??, on May 16, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development projects clog local streets?

Any commuter who uses Marsh Road to get to U.S. 101 — and there are quite a few of them — could tell you about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumping Iron for People in Need: Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit

On Saturday June 5th at 10:00 a.m., the third annual ‘Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit’ will kick off at the San Mateo Elks...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

The HSR Looks Inevitable

Again, it is unstoppable, because it is necessary for OTHER citizens of California, and the construction of the S.F. terminal...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1210 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda this evening, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 4, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 5 comments | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

Where's a code enforcement officer when you need one?

We'll find out. Below is a copy of a complaint of a zoning ordinance violation I sent via e-mail to Mr. Bob Cushing of the...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by size matters, on May 3, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

Another closed session mystery

The following item is on tonight's closed session agenda. C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – POTENTIAL LITIGATION (Subsection...

Original post made by snoop on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Supes agree to plan to reopen Flood Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved a plan that will temporarily keep Flood Park open through...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Jun 23, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Young man killed on train tracks in Palo Alto

A white male in his early 20s was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen attacked for bike

Two teenagers were arrested on Tuesday for attacking a 15-year-old boy and stealing his bike at a local park. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 13, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Got milk? Car thief on the lam steals soy milk

Running from the police makes a man thirsty. When Menlo Park officers caught up with Valentin Arias Jimenez, they discovered...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO: Atherton Library Building Steering Committee Nov 3 Meeting

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Original post made by APOA on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1208 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 | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trust -- at what cost?

Why would a man who is trusted, admired and looked up to by his community betray them? That question is now being asked by...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golden Shears celebrates 50th year

When Louis Arenas opened his barbershop in downtown Menlo Park, he wanted it to be an old-fashioned type of place, where...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 17, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 1208 Views
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