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ATHERTON

Atherton reduces size of planned civic center

The size of Atherton's new civic center has been cut by 1,600 square feet, shaving at least $2 million from the budget for...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 30, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 9 comments | 1399 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disappearing oaks: County stops short of moratorium on tree removals

New stricter rules to protect trees in unincorporated San Mateo County are needed, the county's Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 4 comments | 1747 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Helping women reboot their careers and skills

Now that Wendy Petersmeyer of Atherton has reinvented herself as a professional life coach, she is helping others reinvent...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 3251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 264 Views

AROUND TOWN

"We Have No Homeless Services in Menlo Park"

Today at Trader Joe's in Menlo Park there was a young very fail woman woman with a child in a stroller asking for help -...

Original post made by Charity on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 29, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 6 comments | 388 Views

MENLO PARK

DOWNTOWN PARKING

Anyone that thinks that the parking availability and overtime parking enforcement has changed in the Menlo Park downtown...

Original post made by x - Downtown Customer on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 11 comments | 398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Man fined $212K for cutting down mature trees

The previous owner of a vacant 3.2-acre parcel at 205 Mountain Wood Lane in Woodside was assessed a fine of $212,500 on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by skeare, on Jul 28, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 20 comments | 4804 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office gets permit to build employees-only rooftop pool

Instead of a mid-day coffee break, people who work at the Menlo Business Park on O'Brien Drive in eastern Menlo Park may...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 28, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1722 Views

ATHERTON

Remembering the Atherton of his youth

It's been many years since Jonathan Berg has lived in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/07/27/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by More than "just a mom", on Jul 28, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 269 Views

MENLO PARK

Newspaper racks

Does anyone ever pay attention to the newspaper racks in and around downtown Menlo? Especially in front of McDonald's? Broken...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 286 Views

MENLO PARK

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Quiet and Proud, on Jul 27, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 1740 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Supervisors vote on putting sales tax extension on ballot

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors votes Tuesday on whether to put a measure to extend an existing half-cent general...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 27, 2016 at 6:12 am | 4 comments | 1226 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expanding to SF !!

Now we hear rumors that Facebook will also expand to offices in SF. http://sfist.com/2016/07/26/facebook_eyes_san_francisco_office.php Good,...

Original post made by old timers on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 121 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: A new tool for funding 'affordable' housing?

The city of Menlo Park could have a new way to increase funding for housing that's affordable to middle- and lower-income...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Jul 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 2578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cover story: Gay Chinese Christian talks about what it's like to not fit in

Jeff Chu knows what it is to be different. He's Chinese, with a white spouse. He's a Bible-quoting Christian living in Brooklyn's...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Conversion Therapy?, on Jul 26, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton police looking for mail thieves

Four people were seen taking mail from mailboxes in the Lindenwood and North Fair Oaks neighborhoods on Sunday morning, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 25, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 9 comments | 3072 Views

MENLO PARK

Shots fired at home, vehicles in Menlo Park

Several gunshots were fired at a home and a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of Carlton Avenue in Menlo Park on Monday night,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Foreign Fer-ners!, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 2371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Square CineArts is closing in August

In case the Almanac hasn't covered this news, Palo Alto is losing a great theater and we are all going to suffer. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2016/07/20/cinarts-to-shutter-...

Original post made by Palo Alto News on Jul. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 245 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 3003 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Housing Commission calls for more affordable housing

As Menlo Park updates its general plan, the city's Housing Commission intends to push the City Council to get built as many...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by See what happens in Mtn. View, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 1170 Views
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