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MENLO PARK

MP man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barry Ister, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

Over a month after local residents started complaining about the greatly increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by PA neighbor, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 18 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Everest opens auspiciously, despite Sequoia district's obstacles

The founders and leadership team of the area's new charter high school should take a bow. In spite of all the obstacles placed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 51 comments | 3122 Views

MENLO PARK

New restaurant to open at Allied Arts

A new restaurant, Cafe Primavera, will open Friday, Sept. 4, at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park. It replaces...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Noreen, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1581 Views

WOODSIDE

Solar array to offset huge electricity bills

A Woodside homeowner who pays about $40,000 yearly for 105,000 kilowatt hours of electricity is having a 10-500-square foot...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 2158 Views

MENLO PARK

Applying for medical marijuana permits

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Right on, on Sep 4, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools gets $2.9 million

The 735-student Portola Valley School District hit the jackpot in the recent lottery for federal stimulus money. The district...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tim Hanretty, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1427 Views

MENLO PARK

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a town hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 1981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at M-A High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 8, 2009 at 6:42 am | 28 comments | 1843 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forbes: Atherton home asking prices drop

Are there bargains to be had in the Atherton real estate market? Forbes, which ranks Atherton No. 2 on its list of "America's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forming medical marijuana clubs

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by maria, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corte Madera middle school graduates 72 students

Corte Madera School in Portola Valley graduated 72 eighth-grade students on Friday, June 12. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8181...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by diana boyle, on Sep 7, 2009 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers' Choice awards

In a league of their own are the folks at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park, which won for best live music and tied with Cafe Borrone...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Tee Hee, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 4 comments | 8596 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two masked men armed with handguns invaded an occupied home in the 700 block of Ivy Drive in Menlo Park on Saturday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Worried Resident, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 1678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Social networking feeds food bank

It began as a generous gesture at Trader Joe's in Menlo Park. As of last week, Carolee Hazard's kindness to a stranger had...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Testa Piena, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 1449 Views

MENLO PARK

No housing proposed in 1300 ECR project

Plans for new development on El Camino Real proceed without housing units, which some say are sorely needed. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 15, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 5323 Views

MENLO PARK

Comment deadline on Bohannon project

Sept. 21 is the deadline to comment on the environmental impact report for the Menlo Gateway office-hotel project proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 1318 Views
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