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MENLO PARK

Two local schools hit by burglars in one week

Reading, writing, breaking and entering -- two local schools discovered an unfortunate addition to their curriculum during...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field opens

Soccer balls will soon be flying on the new playing field at Hillview Middle School, which has been closed since summer for...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Drainage, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 1671 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now departing: The year 2011

What happened in 2011? The better question might be: What didn't happen? ==B Photo:== Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg checks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 29, 2011 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1671 Views

ATHERTON

Proud of the Atherton Town Council

I have just returned form a Special Session and the public portion preceding a Closed Session of the Atherton Town Council. In...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 17, 2010 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars clean out Lutticken's cash registers

Sometime during the dark, damp hours of Saturday night and Sunday morning, burglars broke into Lutticken's Deli and cleaned...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1671 Views

ATHERTON

Search is on for New Atherton City Manager

Yes, this is wishful thinking. However when it does become time to look for Gruber's replacement, the City Council would...

Original post made by talent scout on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Jan 26, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 11 comments | 1671 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton looks at police oversight

The Atherton City Council is set to take up the question of who should police the police at the Wednesday, March 17, meeting....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on Mar 18, 2010 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 1671 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman donates money to replace stolen bike

"Don't let the good in the world be overshadowed by these people," said a note from an anonymous woman to a 14-year-old boy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1670 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A sad performance from Menlo council

Asking Menlo Park voters to bless the council's approval of a development agreement between the city and the Bohannon Co.'s...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1670 Views

MENLO PARK

Unions sue city over pension measure; council meets to discuss

==BI (This is an expanded version of a previously posted article)== A Menlo Park resident and two unions representing Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 4 comments | 1670 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo gun buyback nets 680 firearms

A gun buyback event in San Mateo Saturday collected more than 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by elko-fer, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 1670 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bill Lane honored at Town Council meeting

The Portola Valley Town Council honored one of its own on Wednesday, Aug. 25, by setting out the chair usually occupied by...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Philippe Cohen, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1670 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 | 1670 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almanac editor, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1670 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton considers spiffed-up baseball park

The town of Atherton is moving forward cautiously to examine a proposal by the Menlo Park-Atherton Little League to rebuild,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by collect on delivery, on May 19, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas school district faces big cuts

Faced with the prospect of a $1.6 million deficit next school year if significant cuts aren't included in the new budget,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Well Put Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 5:34 am | 8 comments | 1669 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra says

"A Police Officer falsifying a police report isn't unprecedented in Atherton." " The report could have been altered, but...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 15 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Combating Sudden Oak Death

Atherton residents wanting to help combat Sudden Oak Death (SOD) disease that threatens trees in their town can join an effort...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on May 18, 2010 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 1669 Views
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