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ATHERTON

Compost set Willow Road house on fire

It was the compost that set a Willow Road house in Menlo Park on fire March 6, displacing a family of four for at least a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old MacDonald, on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Derrick Gaines killed by SSF Police Officer

Derrick Gaines killed by SSF Police Officer. My condolences to his family and friends, We San Mateo County must put a...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 9 comments | 1125 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to outsource police services

With the Police Chief's departure It is time to stop the bleeding - Menlo Park should outsource its police services to the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 9 comments | 1207 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Donated stock takes a dive

The town of Portola Valley has begun selling 100,000 shares of stock that were donated to the town to reserve naming rights...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 12, 2012 at 6:48 am | 9 comments | 1202 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley examines 'affordable housing'

A team of Portola Valley officials spent two hours Wednesday night (July 11) fielding questions and comments from an audience...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Wants furter info, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 9 comments | 1359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A New Climate Change Consensus

A thoughtful and measured opinion piece from Fred Krupp about climate change from today's Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444320704577569231537...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Denier fantasies, on Jul 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 1179 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sought for taking video of girl in park

A girl at Willow Oaks Park on Monday morning reported that a man was shooting video of her, according to Menlo Park police....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:57 am | 9 comments | 1099 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Vote Yes on Proposition 32

"The measure (Proposition 32) would change campaign finance rules by banning corporations and unions from contributing to...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2641 Views

MENLO PARK

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County getting a JAIL because of a small group.

There are not that many people in San Mateo County that want a New Jail that we can not afford or the annual $27,000,000...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 21, 2013 at 8:16 am | 9 comments | 1635 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 2658 Views

ATHERTON

The videos the APOPA don't want you to see

http://www.youtube.com/user/AroundAtherton?feature=CAQQwRs%3D Around Atherton. Mayor Bill Widmer tells it like it is....

Original post made by Way to go Bill! on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by mark, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1311 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Increasingly biased agenda on Athertonians blog

With less than two weeks before the close of our election season voters in our community are being inundated with campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Library at Additional Cost , on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 9 comments | 1405 Views

SPORTS

M-A Vikings reach Pop Warner semifinals

The Menlo Atherton Vikings, the local Pop Warner football organization, hosted the first round of the Peninsula Pop Warner...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nice work!, on Nov 11, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 2178 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police search flower shop

The owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts has not had an easy year -- a string of legal troubles culminated last week in the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Christine, on Dec 21, 2012 at 11:56 am | 9 comments | 1840 Views

ATHERTON

Honoring Kathy McKeithen

Tomorrow night will be Kathy McKeithen's last as an Atherton council member. She has served this community for twelve...

Original post made by Grateful resident on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Thanks to LizLewis, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1553 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes in Menlo Park campus

SRI International proposes a 25-year plan to "revitalize and upgrade" its 63-acre campus without changing the overall size...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by manage traffic, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 1603 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Grant Applications oversubscribed

In a press release from District PR guy, Don Shoecraft (a.k.a. MTK Communications http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=8177),...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:41 am | 9 comments | 10587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Local effort to help Guatemalan women

Sallie DeGolia of Portola Valley reads aloud to Guatemalan children from the community of San Jorge during a visit that included...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Harry Turner, on Jan 24, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 11081 Views
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