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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:54 am | 14 comments | 1713 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic-enforcement drive nets 211 citations

More than 200 drivers in San Mateo County received citations last week as part of the county's Saturation Traffic Enforcement...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by petrified pedestrian, on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 882 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Council Feb 2013 Regular Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT FEB 20, 2013 REGULAR MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The...

Original post made by APOA on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by APOA, on Feb 25, 2013 at 5:55 am | 1 comment | 654 Views

MENLO PARK

Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marion Softky covered community for 40 years

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Maryann Harvey, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPERA IL TROVATORE at FOX THEATER REDWOOD CITY

By Giuseppe Verdi April 28, 2013 at 2pm Fox Theater Redwood City, 2223 Broadway, CA 94063 FOR TICKETS $22-$42 call 650-FOX-7770...

Original post made by Jenny Studley on Feb. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 568 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPERA IL TROVATORE at the FOX THEATER REDWOOD CITY

Bay Shore Lyric Opera in collaboration with Verisimo Opera Hear some of Verdiís most melodious music including his exciting...

Original post made by JEnny Studley on Feb. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man assaults 72-year-old cyclist in Menlo Park

A 72-year-old man walking his bike along El Camino Real was hit and then chased, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by confused, on Feb 24, 2013 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Su Hong's owner says it's closed for remodeling

Su Hong restaurant, a popular Menlo Park institution since 1977, closed suddenly June 13. The sign on the door at 1039 El...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 24 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Three cities hold gun buyback

Three Peninsula cities, including Menlo Park, will hold a gun buyback from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in East...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 673 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by smilingparent, on Feb 22, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 5354 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sen. Jerry Hill pitches bill to ensure funding for Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: M-A fashion show

Menlo-Atherton's annual fashion show unfolds on Saturday, Feb. 23. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13113&e=y...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 703 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking' parts of El Camino plan

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 61 comments | 28315 Views

AROUND TOWN

County settles lawsuit alleging discrimination

In settling a lawsuit brought by six county citizens in 2011 -- three of Asian ethnicity and three of Latino -- the county...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 762 Views

MOVIES

Atherton Library Family Movie Night

Friday, February 22 at 7 pm, the library will be showing "Brave" for Family Movie Night. This film is rated PG and is 93...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 21, 2013
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OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District - Masters of Deceit

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO, Lee Michelson, in a letter published in today's Daily Post http://www.xshcd.com/LMSHCDPOST.jpg...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 1496 Views

MENLO PARK

Gordon forms housing review committee

About a dozen representatives from cities within Assemblyman Rich Gordon's district will join him on a new committee to review...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Feb 21, 2013 at 3:40 am | 4 comments | 639 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park trees defeat duplex

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 1159 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council nixes adding 9 full-time planners

The easy question was whether Menlo Park needs more planning staff. The consensus was yes, given the number of incoming projects...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by mistake, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 785 Views
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