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MENLO PARK

Top MP city staff go for raises again tonight

Who came up w the phrase "tone deaf"? Its so descriptive for decision makers that just don't get it. In June, the upper...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 16, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 652 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District seeks to reschedule August 7 meeting

The Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose board I have served since 2002, has six “regularly scheduled meetings” each year....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by presuming, on Jul 16, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1373 Views

ATHERTON

DeGolia takes out papers to run for Atherton City Council seat in November election

Rick DeGolia, whose hope to be appointed to the Atherton City Council last week ended with a balloting deadlock, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Go RIck, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 733 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'A Walk in the Woods'

"Reflecting Pool, Corte Madera Creek," a black and white digital print, is one of the photographs featured in Alan McGee's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person beaten unconscious in attack

One person was knocked unconscious in an attack in a liquor store parking lot in North Fair Oaks on Saturday, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Broadway by the Bay performs "Oliver" at RWC's Fox Theatre

Betty and I are season's ticket holders for Broadway by the Bay productions. Yesterday, we got our money's worth in one...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion on Louise Street dispute: Don't ignore my property rights

Over a year ago, I bought a home on Santa Cruz Avenue. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14336...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2013
Last comment by Louise Street neighbor, on Jul 14, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 4 comments | 1215 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may try again to appoint a colleague on July 17 and avoid election

==B Update:== Is there a City Council election in the near future for Atherton voters? A November election seemed certain...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner , on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 15 comments | 1168 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Coroner Robert Fourcault's Unnecassary and Insensitive comments.

It was reported last week in the P.A. Daily Post that SMC Coroner Robert Fourcault met with the families of the 2 deceased...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 13, 2013 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 666 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Thief absconds with $5,000 bicycle

Police calls from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13984&e=y posted...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Percy, on Jul 12, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Letter sheds light on gymnastics teacher firing

While the city said the public was not entitled to learn the outcome of an investigation into allegations of harassment and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cousel this, on Jul 12, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 11 comments | 957 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may choose new member today

The Atherton City Council will interview seven candidates for a vacant council seat at a 5:30 p.m. meeting today (July 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 11, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fate of Merry Prankster tree in limbo as neighbors rally

The days of "Chloe's Tree," home to hawks and witness to the Dymaxion dance troupe and Merry Pranksters, may be numbered. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 1479 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC acquires new proprietor

It may take a year to reopen the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park, but those longing for its return can feel optimistic,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 2956 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Burglars enter through unlocked windows; deputies chase crowd from party

Unlocked windows figured in two recent Woodside residential burglaries. In another incident, about 50 people made their way...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 822 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the Centennial of the Hottest Day Ever Recorded on Planet Earth

The national Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada has announced that there will be a centennial celebration of the hottest...

Original post made by Brian on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 11, 2013 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 927 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Atherton native to discuss her debut book

Adrienne McDonnell, a native of Atherton and a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, will give a talk at Kepler's Books...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 864 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
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