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Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2248 Views

ATHERTON

Tracking deer to reduce vehicle collisions

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate 280 in San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2248 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County looks to reduce greenhouse gases

Desalinization plants, bike paths, electric vehicle recharging stations, native meadows instead of front lawns, local agriculture...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local high school graduates off to West Point, Annapolis

Grace Hamilton reported Monday to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Kevin Flaherty began his "plebe summer" Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's funding candidates for Menlo Park City Council?

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 26, Menlo Park's three City Council candidates, who are running for two council seats, continued...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Love Realtors, on Nov 4, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 2247 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2247 Views

MENLO PARK

Tips for starting a vegetable garden

<B>Start small:</I></B> Decide which vegetables you like best and figure out how much room they need &#8212; tomatoes and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by PaulC, on Aug 5, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2246 Views

MENLO PARK

Gordon forms housing review committee

About a dozen representatives from cities within Assemblyman Rich Gordon's district will join him on a new committee to review...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Feb 21, 2013 at 3:40 am | 4 comments | 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Mean-spirited editorial on Everest charter

As a regular booster of Almanac coverage, I am mystified at the almost mean-spirited editorial on Feb. 25 regarding the Everest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: SusieCakes opens with Sock Hop

SusieCakes, an "all-American home-style bakery," will hold a grand opening Sock Hop event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week: Bronco

Special delivery from our foster home to your permanent home: Meet Bronco, a 1-year-old, 60-pound, neutered pit bull, available...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Scott Delucchi, on Feb 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 2246 Views

ATHERTON

Labor council steps into Atherton staff layoff fray; council meets today

The San Mateo County Central Labor Council sent a sharply worded message to Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie last week, urging the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 2246 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Transportation Committee Mar 13 2012

ATHERTON TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE March 13, 2012 Special Meeting Video Broadcast Brought to you by the men and women...

Original post made by APOA on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2246 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton selects new city manager

A tumultuous chapter in Atherton's history may be drawing to a close with the announcement that the council has finally agreed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by marinster, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 2246 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Amazon is trying to thwart new tax policy

There has been increasing media coverage of the sales tax equity fight in California in recent weeks. A few days ago, Board...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Cargill development is a Menlo Park issue

When a mini-city is proposed for the wetlands adjoining Menlo Park's Bayfront Park, the proposal becomes an issue for Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park studies housing plan update

Location, location, location: Which neighborhoods -- and by extension, schools -- in Menlo Park should bear the burden of...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 2244 Views

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A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Is this it?

The plan to re-imagine the downtown/El Camino Real areas of Menlo Park began five years ago, in 2007. "We need to do something,"...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by zoom zoom, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views
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