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Friday: Event to focus on high-speed-rail outreach

Peninsula residents concerned about California's proposed high-speed-rail system will have an opportunity Friday (Nov. 6)...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 5, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Bill Lane turns 90 and is still going strong

==I Bill Lane's birthday is on Saturday, Nov. 7 -- not Friday. The editor regrets the error.== Former Sunset publisher,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ghizela Tamas, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2417 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sudden oak death test results are in

Last April, residents of Portola Valley and Woodside went out and collected samples to test for sudden oak death (SOD),...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1998 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Body found in covered pool in Hoover Park

A decomposing body was found Thursday in a Redwood City public swimming pool that had been covered since July, police said....

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1736 Views

MENLO PARK

Police tie incident at BBC with 7-11 robbery

Menlo Park police arrested thee men on Thursday, Nov. 5, in connection with a bottle-throwing incident at the British Bankers...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Nov 9, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Baier of Troop 64 achieves Eagle Scout rank at age 12

George Baier of Troop 64 in Portola Valley was recently honored at a Court of Honor for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1629 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Imagine Menlo 30 years from now

Does anyone remember what downtown Menlo Park looked like in the 1940s, the 50s and the 60s? Were the stores on Santa Cruz...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House nominates Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to U.N. ambassadorship

The White House on Monday, Nov. 9, announced the nomination of Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 14 comments | 2643 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Palo Alto council stood up to union

The bold Palo Alto City Council should be commended for finally standing up to the SEIU. Even those who have been backed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by LOL, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 1304 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Downtown plan a disaster in the making?

The Menlo Park City Council has confirmed the outline for a specific plan for downtown and El Camino Real and reaffirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by reality bites, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1708 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park asks for underground rail system

After some wrangling, Menlo Park's City Council approved the text of a letter to the High-Speed Rail Authority at its meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 16, 2009 at 9:24 am | 33 comments | 2622 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Comment sought on open space plan

The public is invited to a hearing on Thursday, Nov. 12, to comment on a 30-year master plan being considered for the La...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Leigh Ann Maze, MROSD, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1765 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park baker wins $10K in Cake Challenge

BethAnn Goldberg, who bakes amazing cakes in her Studio Cake shop in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, whipped up an...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Allen Moench, on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Preuss Pharmacy in downtown Menlo Park to close; business sold to Safeway

Preuss Pharmacy, in business in downtown Menlo Park since 1947, will close Nov. 19, owner and chief pharmacist John Celedon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Chris Preimesberger, on Nov 24, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 16 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Menlo Park to hold special meeting

The city of Menlo Park has scheduled an additional closed session meeting to discuss negotiations with its non-police employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1455 Views

MENLO PARK

Arrest made in Menlo Park sexual assault

A man was arrested this morning (Nov. 13) in connection with the sexual assault of a 25-year-old man near the Alma Lane and...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 17, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1476 Views

MENLO PARK

Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Familiar with Case, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 2087 Views

MENLO PARK

Laurel student, 6, dies in hit-and-run crash

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl who died after a hit-and-run accident Thursday has been identified as Lisa Xaiver, a student...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 2846 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: In favor of low density downtown

I have been a Menlo Park resident since 1998 and am a regular shopper and diner in the town. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8832...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Long time resident, on Nov 25, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 14 comments | 1954 Views
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