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AROUND TOWN

Democrats likely to lose the Senate in the 2014 Mid-Terms

Mid-term elections are more a referendum on the President than on the candidates for House or Senate. President Obama's 44...

Original post made by Mid Term Election Watch on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 10, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 11 comments | 922 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama Has piled up over $7 Trillon in Debt

President Obama has been in office for 2,022 days and has 900 days remaining in his term. So far he has increased the national...

Original post made by Fed Busters! on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Hawk led, on Aug 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 15 comments | 818 Views

MENLO PARK

Pet of the week

Meet Kelly, a large, 9-month-old female rabbit available for adoption at the Peninsula Humane Society's Center for Compassion...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Aug 9, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 1364 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 5032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gimme A Break, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 2521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RCSD defends itself against Charter invasion

In an earlier topic(Charter schools and teacher unions) http://almanacnews.com/square/2014/06/18/charter-schools-and-teacher-unions...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 689 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Lanza appoints himself as King of Menlo Park

Lanza "said Save Menlo is putting together a slate of candidates to run for three council seats in the November election." Will...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:19 am | 13 comments | 1676 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 8 comments | 4345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge pleads not guilty to drunken driving

A San Mateo County judge pleaded not guilty in a Redwood City courtroom Tuesday (Aug. 5) to a misdemeanor charge of driving...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 2433 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Crystal Sanchez, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:22 am | 8 comments | 3925 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car

When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 7, 2014 at 6:52 am | 6 comments | 4698 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Greenheart's mixed-use complex draws kudos, questions

During their discussion Monday night of the environmental impact report and architectural features of Greenheart's proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by MOE, on Aug 6, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 3438 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Accepting consultant's report a 'great disservice' to voters

By law, the city is not allowed to take sides in elections. All materials provided by the city must consider all important...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 6, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 27 comments | 1464 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Charity Horse Show jumps into its 44th year

The 44th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, benefiting Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, will be held Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 2686 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton homeowner fined, barred from use of home

The owner of a home on Redwood Way in Atherton has been barred from his home for a year and fined after a judge ruled in...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by support your local sheriff, unless..., on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 5358 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors finest work....Ordinance No.04430

ORDINANCE NO. 04430 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA Chapter 2.04.010 Purpose The County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Roger Medler, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1659 Views

MENLO PARK

Ex-police officer sues Menlo Park over firing

Rolando Igno, formerly of the Menlo Park Police Department, has filed a lawsuit against the city on grounds that previous...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Unreal, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 2722 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park looks at Greenheart mixed-use project on El Camino Real

The scope of an environmental impact report for Greenheart's proposed 420,000-square-foot mixed-use development on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by interesting, on Aug 4, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 4 comments | 2000 Views

MENLO PARK

Big changes next door while Menlo Park is paralyzed by the Fry/Lanza Initiative

"Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans Host of new shops, restaurants and enhanced outdoor spaces...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 690 Views
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