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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

HISTORIC FOLGER ESTATE STABLE FUNDRAISING PROJECT HITS MILESTONE

The Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Park announced that the capital campaign to restore the historic Folger Estate Stable...

Original post made by Judith Schwartz on Oct. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 36 comments | 2599 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater vote/direction this Tuesday

The city council has on its Tuesday agenda consideration of Andy's Duncan's request for either a) a $500,000 loan, or b)...

Original post made by CouncilWatcher on Sep. 29, 2007
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Oct 3, 2007 at 12:21 am | 9 comments | 2598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big high-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park

California High Speed Rail Authority board member Rod Diridon is among the expected speakers at a Sept. 9 study session...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Sep 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 48 comments | 2598 Views

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New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 2598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Park Theater building deserves respect

I support preserving the Park Theater and making a serious application to have it placed on the National Register of Historic...

Original post made by Roslyn Raney on Aug. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Daycare center opponents appeal county's decision

Opponents of a plan to open a 24-child daycare center in a residential area of West Menlo Park say they are already in the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Feb 27, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 7 comments | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. World Without End, Ken Follett 3. Out...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2596 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Facing the challenge of rising tides

Getting your arms around global warming is not easy. The more we learn about the energy-guzzling sins of our past, the more...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:35 am | 6 comments | 2596 Views

ATHERTON

Holbrook-Palmer Park is still best library site, Atherton councilwoman Kathy McKeithen says

Building a two-story library in the park is still the best course for Atherton, City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said this...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by mary awbrey, on Sep 22, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 21 comments | 2596 Views

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No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 35 comments | 2596 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Election: Portola Valley council candidates face voters

Verbal sparks flew briefly Tuesday night at a Q-and-A forum for candidates running for Portola Valley Town Council. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Oct 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2595 Views

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Couple arraigned in the case of stolen Portola Valley Porsche

A San Jose couple suspected of involvement in several Peninsula burglaries and the theft in September of a Porsche from a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2595 Views

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Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supervisor Gordon Celebrates Week of the Young Child with At-Risk Preschoolers

San Mateo County Supervisor Richard Gordon stopped by Family Service Agency of San Mateo Countyís Child Development Center...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on May. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2593 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public pension costs on the rise

With the fund for the California Public Employees' Retirement System dropping 23 percent in the 2008-09 fiscal year, local...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by RHine@AlmanacNews.com, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:01 am | 51 comments | 2593 Views

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Judge sentences driver in Halberstam fatality

A University of California-Berkeley journalism student who was driving during a 2007 Menlo Park crash that claimed the life...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Feb 15, 2008 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2592 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should pay for sidewalks

Now that the City is at least moving ahead with a sidewalk master plan, I am wondering about who is to pay the bill. The...

Original post made by just wondering on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truthieness, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 2592 Views
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