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AROUND TOWN

Reported mountain lion sightings way up

Mountain lion sightings in Woodside, Portola Valley and other wooded areas of San Mateo County are on track to treble or...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 25, 2010 at 9:20 am | 5 comments | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why we need the downtown plan

Have you heard about the draft plan for El Camino Real and downtown? Menlo Park seeks your comments and suggestions to inform...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens catch alleged purse snatcher

A Menlo Park teenager was chased down and held for police by two 17-year-old Good Samaritans after he allegedly snatched...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

$5,000 reward for info on abandoned dogs

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to whoever abandoned two emaciated dogs...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Mar 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1088 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 | 1088 Views

MENLO PARK

Action on the pension front

Menlo Park residents concerned about the escalating cost of public employee compensation and benefits got a lift last week...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on May 12, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - September 26, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Freedom Jonathan Franzen 2 Room Emma Donoghue 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 4 Cookbook...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1087 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Calls Saturday 3 pm Special Meeting

Now I have heard everything. The town council called a meeting on 3 pm Saturday with the absolute minimum notice requirement...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Oct 15, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a really smart transit agency deals with bike-to-rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Historic' Toyota/Tesla deal will use NUMMI plant

A historic partnership between Toyota Motor Corporation and Tesla Motors to produce electric vehicles will bring jobs back...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park woman's act of kindness leads to $93,000-plus for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Aug 11, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local firefighters help out in San Bruno

Local firefighters played a role in fighting the massive residential fire that began with the explosion of a gas pipeline...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

Councilman Jim Dobbie responds to last week's editorial in the Almanac, which, he says, "is counter to what I am seeing as...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Poster, on Feb 7, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Arrests former D.A. Employees

Bob hasn't posted anything recently to suggest the FBI investigation of the San Mateo D.A. was fabricated. Maybe that's...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1086 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley meets on affordable housing site

The Portola Valley Town Council plans to meet in closed session at 5 p.m. Monday, July 2, to discuss the terms for acquiring...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Lane-Jacobson, on Jul 5, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1086 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Sister City Program

Nowadays news about international events fills our airwaves and newspapers nearly 24/7. One way to help connect both individuals...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Mar. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

President raises funds at two Atherton events

The president got into some trouble at the Goldman home when he referred to California Attorney General Kamala Harris as...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by insert name here, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 22 comments | 1086 Views

MENLO PARK

City weighs changes to downtown parking

Menlo Park has plenty of parking spaces in its downtown area, but many business owners and customers say they're frustrated...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1085 Views

MENLO PARK

Pool mishap: Why did city wait eight days to report it?

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac II, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1085 Views
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