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Ballot measures won't fill budget hole

If California voters defy expectations and pass the half-dozen propositions on the May 19 ballot, it will be a start toward...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 20, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 2005 Views


Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on May 29, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 2005 Views


Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began on Thursday, Aug. 23, at about...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mainiero, on Aug 25, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2005 Views


Menlo Park signs off on Facebook agreement

The Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 on Jan. 22 to approve a contract that includes $1.7 million distributed to the city...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by renter, on Jan 25, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 2004 Views


Letter: 'Reasonable solution' could save school

On April 9, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Directors will decide whether or not to terminate its 20-plus-year...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by giselle, on Apr 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2004 Views


Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2004 Views


Tuesday forum: Should Portola Valley traffic be monitored by surveillance cameras?

Should Portola Valley vehicle traffic be monitored by license-plate-reading surveillance cameras? That the topic of a community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slick, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2004 Views


Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views


SamTrans Fraud Rally Oct 7 4-6 PM San Carlos

A group of people who are fed up with bullies are having a rally. Contact your Supervisors and have them give DA Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 2003 Views


Bookkeeper arrested on embezzlement charges

Police on Friday arrested Roger Reynolds Nursery business manager and bookkeeper Evette Christine Weiler on charges of grand...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just me, on May 23, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 7 comments | 2002 Views


Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views


Steeped in coffee

You could say Oscar Nunez, the proprietor of High Note coffee, has coffee in his blood. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 3, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 2002 Views


Guest opinion: A juggernaut heading our way

Rich Cline is mayor of Menlo Park and chairman of the Peninsula Cities Consortium, a group of five cities formed to deal...

Original post made by Postman on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 17 comments | 2001 Views


Moutain lion sighting reported in Woodside

A possible mountain lion sighting was reported at Wunderlich County Park in Woodside at about 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ione, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 2001 Views


Movie filming may cause Sand Hill delays

Menlo Park police are warning drivers to expect delays on Sand Hill Road between Saga Lane and 2700 Sand Hill Road from 7...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:03 pm | 5 comments | 2001 Views


Argument Against the Parcel Tax

Jerry Carlson is flat out wrong. Atherton does not need the parcel tax to function. Here are some reasons why: Developer...

Original post made by news hound on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 2001 Views


Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views


Town Square's Double Standard

Something doesn't quite seem right about the Town Square. An anonymous poster going by the initials JT accuses John Johns...

Original post made by Alan Michaels on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 5:09 am | 12 comments | 2000 Views


Atherton council won't cut parcel tax

Although Atherton is in better financial shape than it has been for years, the parcel tax paid by residents won't be going...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by H. S. Truman, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 2000 Views


Thieves target bicycles and laptop computers

Recent crime reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office show bicycles and laptop computers to be prized objects...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Watchful Neighbor, on Nov 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,742 views

Mueller and Taylor for Menlo Park Council
By Stuart Soffer | 18 comments | 1,144 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 573 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 542 views