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AROUND TOWN

Not Ready For Prime Time scam unwinds

At a household in Menlo Park's Sharon Heights neighborhood (the resident requested anonymity), the phone calls began Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 12, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1791 Views

ATHERTON

Does our City Council Deserve a Passing Grade?

In 2000, Jerry Carlson wrote a short essay on why he intended to vote no on Measure C. As reasons for voting against Measure...

Original post made by smarter voter on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Evidence, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1791 Views

ATHERTON

Report: Economic impact of electric Caltrain

Modernizing the Caltrain corridor with electrified trains and updated signal systems could create 9,600 jobs in the Bay...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 13, 2012 at 4:01 pm | 4 comments | 1791 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Crushes Woodside, 12-0, to Stay Perfect in League Play

Starting pitcher Patrick Moriarty hurled six shutout innings and Menlo-Atherton cracked a season-high 16 hits to defeat Woodside,...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1790 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police nab suspects in midday gas station robbery

Menlo Park police recovered cash and cigarettes, and made two arrests on Jan. 1 in connection with a midday armed robbery...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Slain activist Dave Lewis is celebrated

Supporters of a program that helps parolees transition back into their communities held a celebration Wednesday honoring...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bob Cancilla, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1790 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park change council elections?

Menlo Park, like most cities of similar size, elects at-large council members -- in this case, five -- that represent the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gov't Out of Control, on Aug 28, 2013 at 12:42 am | 5 comments | 1789 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley hearings tied to affordable housing

==B Tonight:== Portola Valley will hold two hearings Wednesday, Dec. 12, that are tied to the town's affordable housing plans....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by more to it, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Atherton, Menlo Park garden tour

Six gardens in Atherton and Menlo Park will be on the Master Gardeners "Advice to Grow By" educational garden tour from 11...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Positions on Finance/Audit Committee

The Board of Education of the Menlo Park City School District is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Finance/Audit...

Original post made by cmetzler@mpcsd.org on Nov. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walgreens appeals denial of permit to sell alcohol

Walgreens has filed an appeal of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's 4-3 denial of its request to sell beer and wine at...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Leyla S., on Jul 19, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: County workshop on climate change

A workshop to discuss how San Mateo County can address climate change and be more energy efficient will be held at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doyle, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Belle Haven pool adds hours for water polo

Tim Sheeper of Menlo Swim and Sport will open the Belle Haven pool six days a week starting the month for water polo season,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1787 Views

ATHERTON

Junior League holds house tour in Atherton

For the second year, the Junior League of Palo Alto/Mid Peninsula will host "Finishing Touches," a holiday house tour and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1787 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews development plan for El Camino site

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo environmental quality commissioner appointed

Christina Smolke, recently seen asking the Menlo Park City Council to spare a heritage redwood tree located on a neighbor's...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by chop chop, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 3 comments | 1786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Memorial for teacher at La Entrada

A memorial service will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, for Jason Picetti, the La Entrada Middle School teacher...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 20, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1786 Views

ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen's Quiet Revolution

Tonight's election of Bill Widmer and re-election of Jim Dobbie to the Town Council has ushered in what will hopefully be...

Original post made by Hooray! on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres Trial

The trial of Dr. William Ayres has been going on for the last several weeks now. Recently one victim who used to live in...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain ridership hits new high

The annual head count of riders on Caltrain found that the average weekly number of passengers has hit 58,245 -- a 71 percent...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by mo' better trains, on May 13, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 1785 Views
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