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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vernon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 16354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Steeped in coffee

You could say Oscar Nunez, the proprietor of High Note coffee, has coffee in his blood. "Coffee has always had a place in...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Polash, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Stanford offers should encourage more talks

Now that Stanford has agreed to meet some of the concerns raised by opponents of its proposed office, retail and housing...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:56 am | 15 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by really?, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 32 comments | 1570 Views

ATHERTON

It's like deja vu all over again

Peter Carpenter, commenting today, on the fire board election: "Hopefully the voters will appreciate what is at stake...

Original post made by Yogi Berra on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Not a fan, on Aug 17, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 956 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: $100,000 in jewels reported stolen

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are reporting a theft from a Greer Road residence in Woodside of about...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Davis, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School Violations

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30649 http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23874966/palo-alto-private-schoo Castilleja...

Original post made by Old PA on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Old PA, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shelter dogs graduate with help from inmates

Four Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA shelter dogs once burdened with "questionable adoption potential" graduated from an...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by lisa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

MOVIES

Woodsider captures Burning Man festival on film

"It's a great time for a new generation of directors to enter the film industry," says Steve Brown of Woodside, a first-time...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Debra Amador DeLaRosa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3019 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo grad dies when truck strikes her bike

A bicyclist who was struck and killed by a semi truck in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 16, 2013 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 1554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Armed man confronts resident

A man armed with a shotgun climbed through a window and confronted a resident in Menlo Park on Thursday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by InMenlo2, on Aug 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 20 comments | 1847 Views

ATHERTON

LETTERS

<B>Letter: What you can do to Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14460 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 885 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ride home turns into rescue

A life may have been saved on Sunday, July 21, after a cycling incident outside the Horse Park at Woodside, the equestrian...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by glad, on Aug 15, 2013 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1382 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton removes Circus Club tax hike from ballot measure

After hearing from a number of unhappy residents and having second thoughts about a July 17 decision on the town's parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas school board acts to put $60 million bond measure on November ballot

Voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District will be asked in November to approve a $60 million bond measure to pay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 3307 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park may keep binding arbitration for police misconduct cases

A proposed contract with the police sergeants union eases Menlo Park's retirement obligations for new employees. But the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gov't out of control, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2881 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Woman killed in fatal head-on

==B Update:== A woman visiting from India was killed in a head-on crash on Skyline Boulevard near Woodside on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie Anne, on Aug 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 3716 Views

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Peninsula bike-share program launches Aug. 28

A bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1584 Views

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Menlo Park fire election: 4 qualified so far

Four out of five prospective candidates have now qualified for the upcoming election for three seats on the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 5142 Views
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