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Gov Romney explains how he differs from George W Bush

A question asked many times and never answered in the popular forum "Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?" (3199 views, 127...

Original post made by Wally on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by reality-based observer, on Nov 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 38 comments | 7346 Views

MENLO PARK

Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Belle Haven pool adds hours for water polo

Tim Sheeper of Menlo Swim and Sport will open the Belle Haven pool six days a week starting the month for water polo season,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

SPORTS

The Valparaiso Bowl: football for a good cause

The 10th annual gridiron contest for a good cause -- raising money to assist motivated middle school students from low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by with all due respect, on Nov 8, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 5633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley native takes up house-hunting in wake of storm

Portola Valley native Laura MacMillan, 23, was for a time a displaced person. She still lives in Brooklyn, just not in the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

What the next year will bring in Atherton

Hope the Almanac archives this and fact checks it against the state of things one and two years from now, IF the Cary Wiest/Elizabeth...

Original post made by Nostradamus on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Issues, on Nov 8, 2012 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1584 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters reject library in park

After more than a year spent squabbling about a divided City Council's decision to make Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lesson in government, on Nov 8, 2012 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 2098 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks new business development manager

When Business Development Manager Dave Johnson resigned at the end of 2011, many wondered whether Menlo Park would leave...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by MBA, on Nov 8, 2012 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 1621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A Shelly Kessler and Bill Nack taught SMC a lesson

Ten years of 1/2 cent sales tax = $60,000,000 to the General Fund for the Supervisors to spend any way they want. Shelly...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vs. car in Redwood City, 6pm Wednesday

Please folks, do not ever stop on top of the train tracks. Pay attention, the tracks are well marked....

Original post made by resident on Nov. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1243 Views

AROUND TOWN

"The Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To"

This video was played at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLa9Te8Blw If...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Coming GOP Civil War, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:58 am | 93 comments | 6138 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman offers 5-year-old boy candy to get in van

A woman pulled up to a West Menlo Park home on Saturday morning and asked a 5-year-old boy to get in a minivan to go to her...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Charlotte Willner, on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:38 am | 7 comments | 1554 Views

MENLO PARK

Four injured in drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park; suspects at large

Four people were hit by gunfire in a drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park, according to police. One victim was listed...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Familiar, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 11 comments | 2795 Views

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Global Gift Fair at MPPC Gives Back 100% of Sales to Fight Extreme Poverty

Artisans from more than 13 developing countries will benefit from local shoppers at the Global Gift Fair at Menlo Park Presbyterian...

Original post made by Nicole Laubscher on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2099 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District puts Report to Community on its website

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ to see how the District posted its Report to the Community. A magnifying...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Menlo Park City Council Members share vision, policy goals for environment

At the Menlo Park City Council Environmental Candidate Forum, 4 of the City Council candidates shared their vision and policy...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Suppression Attempts in San Mateo County?

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) is reporting that a group called Election Integrity Project will be deploying "poll observers"...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1043 Views

ATHERTON

Charges fly as mailers hit Atherton mailboxes

Atherton residents should probably be forgiven if they were confused by a flurry of last-minute campaign materials they received...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by More questions on facts, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 1540 Views

MENLO PARK

Dave Bragg is a great choice for Menlo Park City Council...

It is my opinion that Mr. Bragg would make a great Councilman. Even though others have bashed him because of a bankruptcy...

Original post made by steve4menlo on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 871 Views

MENLO PARK

Attempted Abduction of 5 year old Boy

2.5 Days after an attempted abduction, a notice is sent to local parents about a child almost kidnapped in front of his house. Can't...

Original post made by MP Mom on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views
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By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,250 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 21 comments | 1,204 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 937 views

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 3 comments | 368 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 195 views