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MENLO PARK

Distraction subtraction

What does your smartphone have in common with a 4-year-old child? "When they want your attention, they want it right now....

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 3479 Views

MENLO PARK

TechShop in Menlo Park faces eviction

TechShop, the do-it-yourself haven in Menlo Park's industrial zone that, since opening in 2006, has expanded around the country,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 3381 Views

MENLO PARK

Warren Slocum guest opinion: Housing donors needed for victims of Redwood City fire

Imagine how you would feel if you and your family lost everything in a fire and you couldn't find a new place to live? Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 3389 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Memorial service for Amélie Le Moullac

A memorial service took place Aug. 22 at Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto for Amélie Le Moullac, the 24-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 2781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: North Fair Oaks Community Festival

The North Fair Oaks Community Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, on Middlefield Road in Redwood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chuchee, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain parking fees increase

The daily parking fee at Caltrain stations will rise to $5, with the monthly fees at $50, starting Sept. 1. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School Facilities Bond Open House Dates

A note from Dr. Polito copied verbatim from the Woodside School Website: "Facilities Bond As I mentioned in my message...

Original post made by Alfred Woodsider on Aug. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 9811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's office. Under the law, people...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Emily lozano, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council says no to Louise Street driveway

Louise Street resident Michael Schwarz said his neighbors were determined to stop developer Sam Sinnott from building a driveway...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Santa Cruz Ave Resident, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 22 comments | 3513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Menlo Park stop or expand its red-light camera program?

Should Menlo Park add a fifth red-light camera, or shutter the program altogether? That question comes before the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by James C. Walker, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 25 comments | 4597 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Specific Plan flawed; needs to be revised

For the benefit of Old Timers and others: While I agree with some of SaveMenlo's objections to the Specific Plan and to Stanford's...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by time for review, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1474 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Parcel Tax: Yes or NO

Now is an excellent time to start a discussion on the forthcoming Atherton Parcel Tax vote which will occur in November....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peter Carpenter running for Menlo Park fire board

Peter Carpenter has qualified for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District election on November 5, 2013. Peter Carpenter...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 44 comments | 7509 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Developer Sam Sinnott asks for police presence at City Council meeting

Menlo Park council meetings are generally noted for a lack of physical, if not verbal, violence, but developer Sam Sinnott...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassing, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 42 comments | 2550 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council asked to fix the Specific Plan

To the Menlo Park City Council: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14495 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 20, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Battle heats up over Stanford's proposed mixed-use project on El Camino

Even as Stanford confirms that it has agreed to make changes to its proposed eight-acre complex on El Camino Real, according...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 63 comments | 148127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Republican dinner in San Mateo

The San Mateo County Republican Party Central Committee's Lincoln Day Dinner will take place Friday, May 10, at the BPO...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 20, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 1054 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority.

Judge Kenny rules against the HSR Authority. Finally! Judge Kenny has ruled the California High Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1479 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: 'Bay Area Backroads' talk

Doug McConnell, the host of the "Bay Area Backroads" television program that ran from 1993 to 2009 on KRON-TV, will share...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Pren, on Aug 19, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vernon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 16561 Views
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