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AROUND TOWN

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1042 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men grab girl's backpack in Menlo Park

A 15-year-old girl walking along Merrill Street snatched her backpack away from two men who tried to steal it shortly before...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 2, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1042 Views

ATHERTON

Earthquake Program at Atherton Library

Tonight, Tuesday April 15 at 6:30 pm: "Loma Prieta- 25 Years Later. Earthquake- What's Next" with Tom Brocher. Join Tom Brocher,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1042 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Cline in ad for Menlo Gateway

I was taken aback by our Mayor allowing his picture and words to be used in the recent ad (last Wednesday) Almanac, urging...

Original post made by just wondering on Sep. 26, 2010
Last comment by behind the scenes, on Oct 3, 2010 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 1041 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Last chance to use Stanford money to fix Lower Alpine Road trail

Did you see the article in the "Daily Post" last Thursday? One extension of the article I draw is that the Lower Alpine Road...

Original post made by Lovinda Beal on Dec. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1041 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars target church parking lot, liquor store

Burglars absconded with $48,000 worth of valuables in weekend incidents in a church parking lot and a liquor store in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1041 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Menlo failed other cities in negotiations

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 1041 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Atherton meets on ballot language

The Atherton City Council will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, to approve language for three measures on the November...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Laurie, on Jul 25, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 4 comments | 1041 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 1041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader makes giant horse for school parade

I made a giant Morgan horse for my fifth-grade state float project at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley. My float was...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

MENLO PARK

Rojas temporary contract approved

It's official: City Manager Glen Rojas will retire on July 15, then return to serve on a temporary contract until December...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Thomas, on Jun 16, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 9 comments | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Holidays on High Note at Menlo Circus Club on Oct. 17

The Foothill Auxiliary to Peninsula Family Service will hold its 12th annual "Holidays on a High Note" benefit from 9 a.m....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Marisa, on Oct 6, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: The Almanac recommends...

There are several important local races in next Tuesday's election. Here is a recap of the Almanac's endorsements in these...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Library parking crunch should not be a surprise

The current concerns about the periodic lack of parking in Menlo Park's Lot 6, between the library and the new Arrillaga...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by reader, on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Candidate Bragg holds 'office hours'

Firefighter Dave Bragg will be available for coffee, questions, and weighty discussions of Menlo Park's future on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by steve4homeorg, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Police bust duo in connection with gun arsenal

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police have arrested two men in connection with a gun arsenal in Redwood City, Officer Veronica...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rational Gun Guy, on Mar 23, 2013 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 1040 Views

MENLO PARK

Kenyan school project flourishes with community support

It all started as a fairly modest plan: Raise about $300,000 to pay for construction of a boarding high school in a Kenyan...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by WillowsGal, on Mar 11, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1039 Views

MENLO PARK

Redistricting still splits city, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1039 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton deal to settle lawsuit over arrest

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by GPS, on Apr 7, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1039 Views
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